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Backpack to school
Backpack project2
Lacy Garrison photo Lanie Patrick, 5, selects a pink backpack stocked with back-to-school supplies at Bobby Ray registration Monday. There were 350 backpacks donated by Westwood Church of Christ and Tree City Church along with clothing, food and other services.
The cost of school supplies can quickly add up. Using a list provided by one of Bobby Ray’s second-grade teachers, Southern Standard went shopping at Walmart to get an idea of the average cost of back-to-school supplies per student. The 23-item list included basic supplies like crayons, pencils and notebook paper.