Start of school sales start now, with school supply shopping online

At the start of summer vacation, some elementary and middle schools are already thinking about fall school supplies.

▪  Wolf Branch Elementary: Kits range from kindergarten’s $37.81 to $74.38 for third grade. No kits include a backpack or lunchbox. To order online, go to Shipping costs are not included.

▪  Wolf Branch Middle School: Kits start at about $73 for fifth-graders (Girls’ cost two cents more) to $92 for seventh grade. Go to to order online; shipping costs are not included.

▪  Mascoutah Elementary School: Kits start at $40.97 for kindergarten up to $61.51 for second grade. Go to; orders placed by June 1 can be shipped to the school for free, cost does not include shipping to home.

▪  Belle Valley Elementary School is offering school supplies through Educaational Products. Go to and use the school identification of BEL211 by June 15. Prices range from $35 for second-graders to $65, which include hand sanitizer and antibacterial towelettes.