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Purchasing Information

All purchasing must comply with the District Purchasing Handbook. To assist with meeting these requirements, the following is a list of approved vendors on New York State contract or other cooperative purchasing contracts and information on discounts and shipping. Be sure to list the contract number (PC..., Omnia..., etc.) on the requisition to obtain a discount.

If purchasing from Federal Grant funds, be sure to consult the Federal Funds Procedural Manual.

I. Books

II. Industrial & Commercial Supplies & Equipment

III. Music Supplies, Instruments, & Sheet Music

IV. Office Supplies

V. Physical Education Supplies

VI. School, Art & Science Supplies


Books

Barnes & Noble 

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.: PC69890
Expires August 31, 2027
0%-25% Discount off retail price
Free Shipping to LCS
For a Quote Contact: Jessie Corgan, Community Business Development Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 330 Greece Ridge Center Drive, Rochester, NY 14626
Email: crm2848@bn.com


Scholastic, Inc.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.: PC69948
Expires  August 31, 2027
25-40% Discount off retail price
Free Shipping to LCS
For a Quote Contact: Eric Mitchell, Upstate New York Account Executive
Email: emitchell@scholastic.com Classroom Book Specialist Phone: 680-214-7793

Various other publishers are also on this NYS Contract. Contact the Business Office for more details.


II. Industrial & Commercial Supplies & Equipment

Grainger

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.: PC69879 
Expires March 21, 2028
Various Discounts up to 90%
Click here for the Price List
Free Shipping


III. Music Supplies, Instruments, & Sheet Music

Music and Arts

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: Omnia R191201
Expires: October 31, 2024
20% Discount on Sheet Music
Various Other Discounts available on the Educator Website
Free Shipping on orders above $25


IV. Office Supplies

Staples

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref.: SW #012320-SCC
Expires: April 6, 2025
Select "Purchase Online" in the requisition to see contract pricing
Free shipping - No Minimum Order
For items not listed online, contact our sales rep, Jason Gladfelter for a quote: Jason.Gladfelter@staples.com

Quill, LLC

Req Source: BOCES
Contract/Bid Ref: GVB-23-30730
Expires December 31, 2024
5% Discount
Free Shipping
All PO's must reference: Bid #23-30730

V. Physical Education Supplies

BSN Sports

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: Omnia #R201101
Expires September 30, 2023
Free shipping - No Minimum Order

Gopher Sport

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: SW 071819-PRO (Sourcewell)
Expires October 03, 2023
11% Discount off retail price (3% discount on Gopher only items)
Free shipping - No Minimum Order (except truck shipping)
Contact Gopher for a quote 855-257-9200 or jordanstolp@gophersport.com

 

Nasco - see below under School Supplies

School Specialty - see below under School Supplies


 

VI. School, Art & Science Supplies

Cascade School Supplies, Inc.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70362
Expires May 28, 2029
35% Discount off retail price
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_Cascade.pdf
Free shipping - No Minimum Order

Demco, Inc.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.: PC70366
Expires  May 28, 2029
5% Discount off retail price
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_Demco.pdf

Discount School Supply

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70367
Expires May 28, 2029
7.5% Discount off retail price
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297ContractorInfo.pdf

EAI Education

Req Source: BOCES
Contract/Bid Ref: GVBOCES-25-N
Expires December 31, 2024
15% Discount off retail price with certain exclusions
Free Shipping on orders over $99.00, $9 shipping on order under $149.00

Flinn Scientific, Inc.

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: TIPS 230805
Expires October 31, 2026
10% off retail price except Live Material, Lab Furniture, Flinn Spectrophotometer & Accessories, Computer Software, Technology Products, ELearning

For Questions or Quotes contact: Cari Shaw, (630) 389-3787, cshaw@flinnsci.com

Free Shipping - No Free Shipping for Live Material, Lab Furniture, Haz Mat Surcharges, Technology Products & Items

Island School & Art Supplies

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70373
Expires: May 28, 2029
20% Discount off retail price
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_Island.pdf
Free shipping - No Minimum Order

Kaplan Early Learning

Req Source: BOCES
Contract/Bid Ref: GVBOCES
Expires December 31, 2024
15% off Art materials, Early Learning Math & Science, Educational Puzzles and Games, Children's Literature & Literacy (some exclusions)
Free shipping
 

Kurtz Bros.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70375
Expires:  May 28, 2029
32% discount

New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_KurtzBros.pdf

 

Lakeshore Learning Materials LLC

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70376
Expires  May 28, 2029
7.5% Discount
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_Lakeshore.pdf
Free shipping - No Minimum Order
For Questions or Quotes contact: Tamara Serrato, Sales Representative by email tserrato@lakeshorelearning.com

Nasco

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: CP 22/038SG (Use Quote 52737 on website)
Expires September 15, 2023
Arts & Crafts Catalog 20% Discount
Science Catalog 15% Discount
Physical Education Catalog 10% Discount
Family & Consumer Sciences Catalog 10% Discount
Math Catalog 15% Discount
Early Learning Catalog 15% Discount
Elementary Education Catalog 15% Discount
Hands-On-Health Catalog 10% Discount
Special Education Catalog 15% Discount
Ag Sciences Catalog 10% Discount
Items with an "NA" or "NZ" prefix are not discounted
Free Shipping with $199 minimum order (after discount)
For Questions or Quotes contact quotes@enasco.com, (800) 558-9595

Oriental Trading Company

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: CP 22/038SG-27
Expires August 16, 2024
5% Discount off retail price in current catalog
Free shipping with $150 minimum order
For Questions or Quotes, contact 1-800-526-7400 or orders@oriental.com - be sure to mention Choice Partners contract and the 5% discount.

Really Good Stuff

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.: PC67632
Expires September 8, 2023
7.5% discount off retail price
Click here for the Pricelist
Free shipping - No Minimum Order
Account Manager: Tracy Gavern (contact for questions, quotes, order assistance)
Phone: 888-674-6891, Fax: 203-268-8120
tgavern@reallygoodstuff.com

S&S Worldwide, Inc.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70379
Expires  May 28, 2029
23% Discount off retail price
New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_S&S.pdf
Free shipping - No Minimum Order

Sargent Welch / VWR International

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: SPS18-002
Expires March 1, 2019
(Piggyback Bid from Southampton CSD)
33% discount off catalog except all items designated by catalog & web pricing ending with a “9” (i.e. $XX.09, 5.49, 12.89, etc.), which include, but are not limited to Vernier, Ward’s DataHub and BioBioRad Brand products. Special orders are also excluded from any discounts.
Free shipping - No Minimum Order, with the exception of living/perishable items, hazardous materials, and items required to ship via motor freight. Hazardous surcharges will be charged one (1) flat fee of $27.50, per order, per shipping location.

School Specialty, LLC (also includes Sax, Childcraft, Sportime, Abilitations & Frey Scientific)

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70380
Expires  May 28, 2029
35.5% Discount off retail price on School Supplies

New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_SchoolSpec.pdf
Free Shipping
For Questions or Quotes, contact Jeffrey Hill -  jeffrey.hill@schoolspecialty.com 

Phone: (315) 409-5824-direct

 

Ward's Science

Req Source: Other
Contract/Bid Ref: SPS21-002
Expires March 1, 2023
(Piggyback Bid from Southampton CSD)
15% discount on Catalog except all items designated by catalog and web list pricing ending with a “9” (i.e. $XX.09, 5.49, 12.89, etc.)
Free shipping over $25.00
Flat Rate Shipping is $7.00 for orders under $25.00.

W.B. Mason, Co., Inc.

Req Source: State Contract
State Contract No.:  PC70386
Expires  May 28, 2029
Various discounts by category

New pricelist link: https://online.ogs.ny.gov/purchase/spg/pdfdocs/2310023297PL_WBMason.pdf

Free shipping