Airbac Airtech backpack (see below)

Next-Generation Supply List

Summer is over and it’s back to the books. Knock out the anxiety and make life easier by grabbing these necessities for an exciting school year.


Cateenna Davis

Published date: 

Aug. 1, 2016

For students from middle school to college with all the latest gadgets, an Airbac Airtech backpack is the way to go. It offers wide, air-padded strips for carrying comfort, a 15-inch padded laptop pocket, space for cellphones and places to hold cords for all the gadgets plus room for those things called books. $90, Available at JCPenney. See image above.

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Sachi Classic Insulated Lunch tote from Sachi’s Classic Collection comes the perfect lunch tote for the student who wants to stand out at lunchtime. The trendy plaid bag features a roomy interior with inside side pocket and enough space for two drinks. $24.99, Available at Bed Bath and Beyond.


Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones Quiet is a must when studying, but it can be hard to block out noise from your surroundings. With Bose QuietComfort noise-canceling headphones, you get all the quiet you need. And of course, you can also use them to listen to the sweet sounds that make studying fun. $349.99, Available at Best Buy.

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Seagate 2TB portable hard drive with mobile device backup Sharing notes or backing up research has never been easier. Simply connect your Seagate portable hard drive to a computer. No more writing or hoping the email doesn’t get lost in cyberspace. It also connects to a mobile device so you can transfer pictures and video. $89.99, Available at Staples.


Moll Champion student desk The desk features a split desktop with an adjustable desktop panel for ergonomic angles allowing for easy drawing, reading and writing. It has a flat, level surface for laptops and other stationary items. The innovative design fits the needs of the modern student who requires a versatile work space. $1,321.29, Available at Staples.