Announcements

Check PupilPath Daily!!

At this point, ALL students and parents should be registered for Pupil Path, and checking posted homework assignments, test grades, and project deadlines daily. The red "PupilPath" navigation bar at the top of our homepage menu provides easy access.

Links
PupilPath Log-In Page
Quick Guide to Pupil Path

Important: Mandatory Spring Break Math Assignments

All students are required to complete the math assignments appropriate to their grade or specialized class. All work is to be completed directly in the packets; any extra paper needed must be labeled with the question number and stapled to the packet. Due Wednesday, 4/23 and counts as 2 homework assignments!!

Links
Grade 6 April Break Assignment 
Grade 7 April Break Assignment
Grade 8 April Break Assignment
Integrated Algebra Spring Break Assignment-Multiple Choice

Paulo's Online School Newspaper

Our beautifully done school newspaper enthusiastically announces the arrival of Spring with our most recent issue of Paw Prints! Check out the interesting articles, great poetry, and the monthly mystery teacher contest!

Link
April 2014 Paw Prints

Grade 7 Trip to Medieval Times

Friday, May 16 will be the Seventh Grade Trip to Medieval Times in Lyndhurst, NJ. The $70 fee for the day includes transportation, admission, a huge medieval-themed lunch, and a T-shirt especially designed for this year's 7th grade class. Cash or money order (no checks, please!) must be  submitted along with parental consent forms no later than Friday, April 4.

Links:
Medieval Times Letter and Permission Slip
Required Parental Consent Form

Senior Trip to Great Adventure

$80 fee for Senior Trip should have been submitted by Friday, March 14 together with the Chancellor's Parental Consent Form that appears below.
Links:
Letter on Great Adventure Trip
Chancellor's Regulation Parental Consent Form

School Dress Code Regulations

As the weather warms, please be familiar with all aspects of the school dress code regulations (including footwear), and adhere to them consistently, as they will be strictly enforced.

Link:
2014 Dress Code Letter

Important Parent Resources

Excellent resources on everything from how to increase your child's reading skills to how to help them stay safe online or stay physically fit are at your fingertips under the red Parent Resources tab on our homepage. The PTA Newletters tab also summarizes all you need to know on a monthly basis regarding life at IS 75 for both you and your child. Finally, the Parents' Guide to Success with the Common Core by grade is also available under the red Common Core State Standards Initiative tab.

Paulo's Recycling Program

Did you know that Paulo is one of the top recycling brigades in the entire New York City area?

Links:
Recycling Parent Letter.
Items that can be Recycled for Cash (2 cent donation to our school per item) tells how you can help.
Cash for Trash (New York Daily News article about our innovative recycling program).


IS 75 Bus Stop Schedule

A comprehensive list of all IS 75 bus stops, including arrival and departure times, is available here:

Link:
IS 75 BUS STOPS 

JCC's Beacon Program

JCC's  Beacon Program
 operates on Fridays from 6:30-9 p.m., and Saturdays from 12-3 p.m., offering free recreational activities for middle school students. Contact Mr. Frank Sciarabba at (718) 356-0130 or
Fsciarabba@schools.nyc.gov. 

Donations for The One Stop Panther Shop

Check out these suggestions for small items you can donate, and support our store during lunch periods on Tuesday and Thursdays to purchase school supplies, cool pens, and much more!

Needed Donations for the Panther Shop

Useful Math Resources 

A  list of valuable Math practice links appears below.

Link: 
Paulo Math Resources 

Bread of Life Food Drive 

Earn service credits and help members of our Staten Island community in great distress by bringing in some needed food items (nothing in glass please). See link below for suggestions and more information. The drive ends on April 10.

Link:
Bread of Life Letter

IS 75 Bell Schedule 

Link:
 
Official Paulo Bell Schedule - September 2013

Parents of English Language Learners:

Click on the links below to access important forms, notifications, answers to frequently asked questions, and a parent orientation video, all made specifically for Parents of English Language Learners. (Please note that all forms, resources, and videos are easily accessed in the family's native language).

Links:
Important Family Resources for ELL Students
Parent Orientation Video for ELL Students

A comprehensive guide for parents of students with disabilities is available below in English and nine other languages. This document provides helpful information regarding special education processes, procedures, and policies to assist parents in making informed educational decisions for their children. Hard copies of this document are also available at each school to assure additional convenience.

Link:
A Parent's Guide to Special Education Services for School-Age Children

Sign-Up Procedure for Emergency Updates

All New York City public school families can sign up for Notify NYC updates on emergency situations at their children’s schools by phone, text message, or e-mail. To register, click on the link below or call 311.
"Notify NYC" assures immediate notification in real-time on delayed school openings, early dismissals, student relocations, and temporary school closures related to weather or other unexpected events. Alerts can be requested for schools in up to five zip codes.

Link:
Register here for Notify NYC
Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.  -Unknown

Wednesday, April 23
School Leadership Team Meeting
Meerting at 3:15 pm
School Resumes
Welcome back from Spring Break!
Thursday, April 24
HS Info Night
High school information night will be held at 7:30pm  following the PTA meeting at 7pm.
PTA meeting
PTA Meeting will be held at 7:00pm
Friday, April 25
"Frozen" Movie Screening
Join us at the FREE screening of Disney's "Frozen" from 2:30-4:30pm Take this time to relax and hang out with your friends at school!
3rd Marking Period Report Card
distributed today in pm homeroom

Today, 4/23/2014
High: 56 Low: 36
Breezy
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/24/2014
High: 60 Low: 41
Breezy
0% chance of precipitation.