Daily Announcements

I.S. 7 has given me the background of service as a way to carry out my life. I have truly grown as a person and a great citizen of my community. -8th Grade Student...  I really appreciate that my teachers have prepared me for high school and have taught me everything I have ever wanted to know.  -7th Grade Student...  You made my son's transition into middle school flawless. -6th Grade Parent...  I.S. 7 teachers should be commended for the work they do every day.  It is comforting to know that my daughter goes to a school where learning is happening every minute and not a moment is wasted.  -8th Grade Parent...


The Administration and Staff at IS 7 would like to wish our students and families a very happy and safe summer.


DEADLINE APPROACHING
ALL ORDERS MUST BE IN BY JUNE 30th
Attention Incoming 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students
Click on the link below for a complete IS 7 supply list by grade

We have partnered with 1stdayschoolsupplies.com to help parents get the EXACT supplies needed for all of your child's classes for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.  Why wait on long lines in September when you can get everything you need for your IS 7 student in one place while shopping from the convenience of your own home.  All you have to do is click on the link below to get started.
*Please note that there is a choice between three different kits to purchase.  Only choose one that you and your child think will work best for them.
1st Day School Supplies.com

Our IS 7 SUMMER READING LIST is
AVAILABLE NOW!

CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW for
Grades 6, 7, & 8
Required Summer Reading Books

 

IS 7 Summer Reading List
*Check out our required summer reading assignment link at the top left of this home page.  All completed reading logs are due to your Language Arts teacher during the first week back to school.


IS 7 is Proud to Announce that we are a...

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Through Common Sense Media, we have taken a whole community approach to prepare our students by giving them the foundational skills needed to compete and succeed in the 21st Century workplace and participate ethically in a digital world. 
Click here for more information about Common Sense Media and for valuable parent resources

Attention Incoming 8th Grade Students & Parents
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Click on the link below for useful High School Resources provided by the NYC Department of Education.  You will find a digital copy of the 2016 NYC High School Directory as well as helpful apps and Specialized High School Information.
*Students were sent home with print copies of the High School Directory and The Specialized High School Handbook.  It is important that you sit with your child and review these materials to ensure a smooth transition into high school.
NYC DOE High School Resources


IS 7 is A Leader in Me School
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We Practice the 7 Habits
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Click Here to Find Out More About The Leader in me at IS 7


ATTENTION PARENTS
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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The
Department of Education has introduced a new way to access key information about your child's progress in school. With a NYC Schools Account, you will be able to view your child's attendance, report card grades, and general student information in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.  Click on the following links for specific information and a registration form. You can also visit IS 7 on the following dates if you need assistance registering.  No appointments are necessary.
   Wednesday, June 17 – 2 pm – 4:30 pm
   Thursday, June 18 – 6:30 am – 9 am
   Friday, June 19 – 2 pm – 4:30 pm
NYC Schools Parent Letter
NYC Schools Registration Instructions
NYC Schools Registration Form

Attention Incoming 8th Grade Students and Parents
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2015 High School Admission Workshops
Please click on the link below for specific information and dates pertaining to the admissions process to NYC Department of Education High Schools.

2015 High School Admissions Summer Workshops

Registration Information

If you have not already registered your child to attend  
IS 7 for the 2015 - 2016 school year, please visit the school in person on the following dates:

Monday, June 29th from  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tuesday, June 30th from  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tuesday, September 8th from  8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

If you have already received your Intermediate School Match from your elementary school, there is no need to register your child.
Click on the link below for a list of documents required to enroll your child. 
Registration - Documents Required to Register 2014.pdf
Attention Incoming 8th Grade Parents and Students

If you plan on taking the TACHS Exam on Friday, November 6, 2015 click on the link below for a TACHS calendar of events.
*Please note that you must register on your own, IS 7 does not handle any of the TACHS registration process.
TACHS Calendar of Events

Attention Parents
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Our School Leadership Team meetings will be held on the following dates.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 & Tuesday, June 16, 2015
from 1:50 PM to 3:50 PM

Attention Parents and Students
IS 7 Cell Phone Policy

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In accordance with the reform of the Chancellor's Regulations A-413, students are permitted to bring cell phones and other electronic devices into the building but must adhere to the attached school based policy regarding use.  Please click on the following attachment for a more detailed explanation of IS 7's Cell Phone and Electronic Device Policy.

IS 7 Cell Phone Policy 2015.pdf

Attention Parents and Students
IS 7 Bus Stop Information

UPDATED 3/12/15
 

Click on the following links for more information
Dismissal Map 9-11-14.pdf

Bus Stop List 3-12-15
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Mrs. Zaremba at extension 1261.


ATTENTION PARENTS
Pupil Path Log In and Registration Information


Please note that all students and parents must create their own separate Pupil Path accounts.  It is imperative that you and your child register on Pupil Path as this will be our primary form of up to the minute academic communication for parents as well as daily assignment and project information for students.  If you do not have your unique pass codes, please call Mr. Baskin at extension 1393.  Click on the following link to register or log in to Pupil Path.
Pupil Path Registration and Log In


Attention Parents
Important Safety Reminders for Morning Arrival


It is imperative that all parents follow the following morning drop off procedures to ensure the safety of our students and staff.
-6th and 8th grade students should only be dropped off on Huguenot Ave. in the drop off zone which is past the "No U-Turn" sign in the front of the building.  This will help to avoid congestion on the corner of Hylan Blvd and Huguenot Ave.
-7th Grade Students should be dropped off in the back of the building at our Irvington Street doors.
-Please stay with the flow of traffic and abide by all traffic regulations.
-Your child should be ready to exit the car with all of their belongings quickly.
We appreciate your help and cooperation that will ensure a safe morning drop off for all.



Attention Parents
Are You Moving?

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If you are moving or planning to move and your child will be attending another school in September, please click on the link below, fill out the form and submit it the IS 7 Main Office.
Discharge Form


Attention Parents, Students and Staff
Year Round Fundraiser

 
Shop @ Amazon and Support IS7

IS 7 is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associate Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.  Click on the link above to help support IS 7 with each purchase you make through Amazon.com.


Attention Parents
Enjoy Edible Arrangements and Help Raise Funds for our School!

Our amazing PTA has set up a year-round fundraiser with Edible Arrangements.  Just place an order with Edible Arrangements at their Hylan Boulevard, Victory Boulevard or Rossville Avenue locations and mention CODE VIKA1138 when placing your orders.  Why not give the gift of delicious fruit arrangements for holidays and special occasions and help out IS 7 at the same time?

THANK YOU AGAIN to our IS 7 FAMILIES!
Target Take Charge of Education Program

Just by linking IS 7 to your Red Card and mentioning IS 7 when checking out at Target, we have received $240.91 that will go toward helping our students.  We encourage you to continue to mention us when you shop at Target.  Don't forget to link your Red Card to IS 7, Every cent counts!

Attention Parents

Click on the link below for information regarding the Department of Education's Emergency Readiness Plan at IS 7
Emerg. Readiness ltr to parents.PDF

Attention Parents and Students
Help Earn Funds for I.S. 7 by Collecting Box Tops for Education

Click on the link below for specific information and ways that you can Earn Merits by collecting Box Tops and submitting them to the I.S. 7 PTA throughout the year.
Box Tops.pdf
Thank You!
IS 7 has received generous rewards from Stop&Shop thanks to everyone who has registered their card through the A+ School Rewards Program.  Be sure to re-register your card for the 2013-2014 school year.

Please Register your Stop & Shop card to help earn funding for I S 7 through the A+ School Rewards program.  All cards must be re-registered yearly to get the rewards.  Click on the following link to register Stop & Shop A+ Rewards or call 1-877-275-2758 to register your card over the phone.    Use ID # 07814 when registering.
Click on the attached letter below for more information.
Stop and Shop ltr.doc
ATTENTION PARENTS

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 Here. "Notify NYC" is the City's public notification program, and it has now been expanded to include delayed school openings and early dismissals, student relocations, and temporary school closures related to weather or other unexpected events.

Important Message for All I.S. 7 Students
Don't forget to practice your cursive writing as it is a requirement in all I.S. 7 classrooms.
Check out the following links regarding the importance of students using cursive writing.

http://www.peterson-handwriting.com
http://www.newamericancursive.com/
http://www.davidsortino.com/intelligence-and-the-art-of-cursive-writing/


Today, 7/1/2015
High: 83 Low: 68
Rain showers likely
62% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/2/2015
High: 79 Low: 65
Chance thunderstorms
30% chance of precipitation.