Back to School with Dollar General

August 06, 2018

School bells are ringing! With a new school year approaching, it’s time to begin checking items off the school supplies list. Make shopping a breeze by finding all the essentials for less at Dollar General.

Backpacks often see wear and tear after a year, so this everyday staple may need to be refreshed. From simple one tone to sparkles and ladybugs, find a variety of affordable backpack options that are cool for school at Dollar General. Pencil pouches and lunch boxes to match can also be great additions to the shopping list and help keep students organized.

Keep your budget happy by saving on pencils, notebooks, folders and more. Find unique and nostalgic back-to-school supplies like the exclusive Lisa Frank collection kitten notebook. For those who enjoy staying organized, affordable planners and binder calendars can help to keep track of important homework assignments and schools events. Consider adding cute stickers throughout to personalize the pages.

With the backpack ready to go, don’t forget the lunch basics like sandwich and lunch bags.  Find more tips and tricks to getting ahead on meals with our Meal Planning blog.

School supply shopping costs can quickly add up, consider signing up for Dollar General’s Digital Coupons Program that helps to provide customers with an easy-to-use platform and digital coupons.  Sign up today by clicking here, by visiting or accessing coupons on the Dollar General mobile app. Customers can load coupons to the account and redeem at check out during their next visit!

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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