New Parent Orientation to IS 75
NEW PARENT ORIENTATION AND TOURS OF THE BUILDING WILL BE HELD FOR ALL INCOMING 6th GRADE PARENTS on Wednesday, August 27, and Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10 AM in our school auditorium. (Please note that the same information will be provided on both days, so attending one is sufficient). In addition, we are having a NEST Orientation for our incoming 6th Grade NEST students on Tuesday, August 26th at 12 pm. Finally, REGISTRATION for walk-in/last minute/transfer students will take place on Wednesday, August 27, and Thursday, August 28, 2014, from 8:30-11 am in our General Office. Please click EARLY REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS for  details on what to bring to in person registration for these brand-new students.


Don't Forget!! Mandatory Summer Reading Assignments for all I.S. 75 students, including incoming sixth graders, may be easily accessed by clicking the red navigation bar marked "SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS" on the left menu of this homepage. Assignments in all subject areas are due on Monday, September 8, 2014. Attention Grade 8 Parents and Students: DIRECTIONS FOR LOGGING ONTO THE SCIENCE SUMMER ASSIGNMENT HAVE BEEN REVISED. Student usernames and  passwords should work fine if accessed in this way: Click on Paulo Virtual Library / Log in at top right had corner of screen with user/password combo/Go to Catalog/Click Follett Shelf.  (Unanticipated system-wide DOE firewall updates have temporarily interefered with the previous means of access. Sorry for any inconvenience).

IS 75 Student Handbook

Click PAULO STUDENT HANDBOOK to access the 2014-15 IS 75 Parent/Student Handbook, which parents need to discuss in detail with their child(ren) as soon as school begins.  Also, click 2014-15 HANDBOOK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT TEAR-OFF to print out the Handbook Acknowledgement Tear-Off Form, which needs to be signed by both students AND parents and must be returned to homeroom teachers by Friday, September 19, 2014. (Please note that this form is two-sided - the back of the form needs signatures regarding school photos). Thank You for your cooperation!!

We wish all in the Paulo Family a safe and restful summer! A sincere "Congratulations" to all our graduates, and we look forward to welcoming our returning students and our incoming sixth graders back to school on Thursday, September 4, 2014

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.

Graduation & Senior Banquet DVD

Graduating seniors now have the opportunity to purchase a DVD of the Graduation Ceremony and/or Senior Banquet at a cost of $25 each, or $40 for both. Click on the link below to access the order form, which must be submitted to the main office with payment by June 20, 2014, OR DVDs can be purchased directly through


June Issue of Paw Prints

The final 2013-14 installation of our wonderful online school newspaper, Paw Prints, has been completed! Click the link below to enjoy a fun and touching look-back at the year gone by, or, in the case of our graduating seniors, the last three years. Thanks to our hard-working newspaper staff for a job well done. Enjoy!

June 2014 Issue of Paw Prints

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.

PupilPath Log-In Page
Quick Guide to Pupil Path

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.

2014 Dress Code Letter

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).

IS 75 Bus Stop Schedule

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


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 

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.

Bread of Life Letter

IS 75 Bell Schedule 

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).

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
Thursday, September 4
Welcome to IS 75 to our new sixth graders, and Welcome Back to all our returning students!!
Monday, September 8
to subject area teachers
Friday, September 19
SIGNED IS 75 Handbook Tear-Off Due
IS 75 Handbook Acknowledgement Form, signed by both parent AND student, due to homeroom teachers.

Today, 8/22/2014
High: 73 Low: 66
Chance rain showers
26% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/23/2014
High: 77 Low: 62
Mostly cloudy
12% chance of precipitation.