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

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 Handbookwhich 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

Required School Supply Lists

Please click on the links below for lists of required supplies in the various content areas, so that your child may come to school adequately prepared to school each day.

2015-16 English Supply List
2015-16 Math Supply List
2015-16 Science Supply List
2015-16 Social Studies Department Supply List

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

News For Our Sixth Graders

A very warm Paulo welcome to our incoming Grade 6 students and their families. The links below provide some valuable information as you begin your journey at I.S. 75. You are going to love it here!!

Special "Welcome" Edition of Our Online School Newspaper, Paw Prints
September 2015 PTA Newsletter
Orientation Presentation (Power Point)

Documentation Needed for Last-Minute Walk-In Registrants to IS 75
Please click Registration Instructions (First-Time Admit) for the steps to follow when registering a student at IS 75 who has never before attended a New York City public school, and click Registration Instructions For Transfers or Re-Admitted Students for details on what to bring to in-person registration for student who are transferring to IS 75 from another New York City public school.

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.

Paulo's Recycling Program

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

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).

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.

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
"Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world." - Malala Yousafzai

Friday, October 9
Paulo Pajama Pants Day
Monday, October 12
Columbus Day
Tuesday, October 13
World's Finest Candy & Yankee Candle Sale Ends
Please be sure to have your orders in by this day.  Thank you!
Wednesday, October 14
6th&7th Grade School Pictures
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday, October 16
Wear Pink Day
to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

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