Important Washington, D.C. Trip Meeting
On Tuesday evening, October 20, at 5:30 p.m., there will be a MANDATORY meeting in the school auditorium for parents and students to discuss the upcoming Washington, D.C. trip. At least ONE parent/guardian for each child attending the trip is required to be present with their child.
October 20 Washington DC Trip Parent/Student Meeting
Grade 6 Halloween Dance
Sixth graders are cordially invited to attend our annual Grade 6 Halloween Dance - a signature event here at Paulo! The dance will take place on Friday, October 23, 2015, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Costumes are optional, but prizes will be awarded for the best ones, so get creative! There will also be a DJ, free chips and soda, and candy available for purchase. Admission fee ($3 STAR member, $5 non-STAR) and permission slip are due to homeroom teachers by Thursday, October 22. See below for the permission form and more information.
Grade 6 Halloween Dance 2015
Our Next PTA Meeting/High School Articulation Workshop
Out next PTA meeting will be held on Monday evening, October 19, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.Immediately following, at 7:30 pm, our Guidance Department will present a very important High School Articulation Workshop, which will provide critical information on the high school application process as a whole, can't-miss deadlines, and key testing dates. Come have all your questions answered and be well-prepared for the high school selection process. All Grade 8 parents in particular are strongly encouraged to attend!
Color Run Fundraiser Coming to IS75
Join in the fun on Saturday, November 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., when Paulo launches our first ever "Color Run" to help promote awareness about healthy living, make friends, and raise money for our school. Faculty, staff, students, and their families are all invited to participate in a cool run/walk experience along the perimeter of the school and schoolyard. Color "splash zones" will be set up along the 2 mile route, so wear white and prepare to get wet! A $25 registration fee gets you a race bib, a Color Run t-shirt, and an individual color packet. A DJ will help us really get the party started, and food and refreshments will be available for purchase. You can also have friends and family sponsor you to help you reach your goal. See the links below for the registration form (due by October 23), the pledge form, and other important details. Come be part of an exciting new Paulo tradition!
Color Run Information Flyer
Color Run Registration Form and Permission Slip
Color Run Sponsorship Pledge Form
More Information on Color Run
Senior T-Shirt Contest Has Begun!!
Attention Eighth Grade Artists and Designers!! All grade 8 students are encouraged to submit designs that reflect our Senior theme this year, "Make Your Mark," to Mrs. Runfolo in Room 418 by Nov. 20. Four finalists will be selected, and the senior class will then vote for the winning design. So get creative and get busy! Maybe YOUR design will be featured on this year's senior t-shirt!
Beacon Program at Tottenville High School
The Beacon Program at Tottenville High School offers a fantastic FREE recreation program to I.S. 75 students from 6:30-9:00 p.m. on Friday evenings and 12 noon-3 p.m. on Saturday afternoons. Check it out - it's lots of fun!! For questions, contact Mr Frank Sciarabba at 718-356-0130 X 3411 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join S.T.A.R. Today!
All students are cordially invited to join our Student Team for Activities and Recreation (S.T.A.R), which plans many fun events here at Paulo throughout the school year. To join, just place $5 in an envelope and give it to your homeroom teacher as soon as possible.
STAR Membership Letter 2015-16
2015-16 Paulo Handbook
Click on the links below to access the 2015-16 IS 75 Parent/Student Handbook, which parents need to discuss in detail with their child(ren), and the required Handbook Acknowledgement and Photo Consent Form, which needs to be signed by both students AND parents and returned to homeroom teachers as soon as possible. (Please note that this form is two-sided - the second page needs signatures regarding school photos). Thank you for your cooperation!
2015-16 Paulo Handbook
Handbook Acknowledgement and Photo Consent Form 2015-16 (2 pages)
Check PupilPath Daily!!
ALL students and parents should register for Pupil Path, so that they can check posted homework assignments, test grades, and project deadlines daily. The red "PupilPath" navigation bar at the top of our homepage menu provides easy access.
PupilPath Log-In Page
Quick Guide to Pupil Path
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.
Shop at the One Stop Panther Shop!
Did you know that you could do all your school supply shopping right here at Paulo, on your lunch hour? If you forgot a pen or pencil, or need a folder quickly, come to us! Click The One Stop Panther Shop Newsletter for a great article by three Paulo students explaining everything you need to know about our wonderful school store and how it operates. The One-Stop Panther Shop has all kinds of popular items you are likely to need throughout the school year, including pens/pencils; notebooks; folders; mini-staplers; school spirit items, and much more! So buy your supplies at the Panther Shop on Mondays and Thursdays during your lunch period, and help encourage team work, school spirit and unity, and a chance to have real life working experiences. So come check us out! See you at the One-Stop Panther Shop!
One Stop Panther Shop Newsletter
One-Stop Panther Shop Flyer
I.S. 75 Bus Stop Schedule
Click on the link below for a comprehensive and up-to-date list of bus stops for I.S. 75 students, including pick-up and arrival times and locations.
I.S. 75 Bus Stop Schedule
School Dress Code Regulations
Please be mindful of our school dress code regulations (including footwear), and adhere to them consistently, as they will be strictly enforced.
2015 Dress Code Letter
Documentation Needed for Last-Minute Walk-In Registrants to IS 75
June Issue of Paw Prints
Check out our beautifully done online school newspaper, Paulo Paw Prints. In this June issue, you can read about all things summer -- summer poetry, word search, top ten songs, letters to teachers, favorite memories, and more. There are also celebrity birthdays, important June dates, and clues to guess popular vacation destinations. Enjoy another wonderful issue, and kudos to Mr. Trimble and the newspaper staff for their hard work and a job well done!
June 2015 Issue of Paw Prints
Check Out Our Great Math Video Resources
Here's a collection of user-friendly math video resources that may help our students better understand the different math topics they are learning about in class. (They are also ideal for practice and studying!) The videos are broken down into units of study, and a monthly curriculum calendar is also provided so that parents can easily see what topics are being studied at any point in time. Simply click the "Math Video Library" tab on the left homepage menu, and then select the desired grade level and unit/topic. See the link below for more information.
Principal's Letter on the New Math Videos
Paulo's Production of Peter Pan a Big Success!
I.S. 75's Spring Musical production of Peter Pan was a rousing success!! Congratulations to Mrs. Daniels, Mr. Peters, the eighth grade drama majors, our school band, and all who came together in grand Paulo tradition to give us a spectacular show, complete with dazzling special effects, stirring music, amazing stagecraft, etc. Our production of Peter Pan was second to none!!
A Very Special Paulo Production
On Friday, June 12, our District 75 and inclusion students, as well as Mrs. Carsten's class, put on a fabulous performance of Shrek Jr. the Musical. Our students treated us all to a beautiful production, full of talent and heart and love. Thanks to all who work so hard to bring the play's wonderful message to life daily here at I.S. 75.
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
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).
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.
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.
Register here for Notify NYC