Breaking news: Polka dots are in! Repeating: Polka dots are popular once again -- on folders at least.
And, with soon-to-be 7th-grader Kaitlyn Hudgens, so are any school supplies that are colorful.
“I like orange or lime green,” she reports.
Only the holiday shopping season outdoes this time of year, as Kaitlyn, 12, and her mother, Gayla, join the masses, checking out back-to-school sales on binders, pencils, folders, and paper during the last few days before schools open for another year.