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...

Attention Incoming 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Parents and Students
Your Required Summer Reading Books are Now In Stock!

A Teen's Guide to Living Drug Free 9780312547967
The incoming 6th, 7th and 8th grade required summer reading books, A Teen's Guide to Living Drug Free by Bettie Youngs, Phd. (8th), Bystander by James Preller (7th) and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey (6th) are now available at the Staten Island Barnes & Noble on Richmond Avenue.  Please print out the attached Book Fair Voucher and present it to the cashier when you make your purchase.  Book Fair Voucher 2014.pdf 


Attention Parents & Students
Required Summer Reading Titles

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As always, all IS 7 students are encouraged to read between 8  and 10 books over the summer and complete reading exit response forms for each book. This year we are adding a one book requirement for each grade.  All students will be required to read a grade specific title and complete an exit form for that book.
Grade specific titles are as follows:
6th Grade:  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey
7th Grade:  Bystander by James Preller
8th Grade: A Teen's Guide to Living Drug Free by Bettie Youngs PHD.

*You can find a list of grade specific suggested titles in our "Summer Reading 2014" tab to the upper left of this page.

Registration Information

If you have not already registered your child to attend I S 7 for the 2014 - 2015 school year, visit the school in person on Tuesday, September 2nd from 12pm -2pm or on Wednesday, September 3rd from 8am - 11am and from 12pm - 2pm.
Click on the link below for a list of documents required to enroll your child.
 
Registration - Documents Required to Register 2014.pdf


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


Attention Students
Andrew Lanza
Join Senator Lanza this summer in promoting literacy and indulging in the wonderful world of books.  Go to LANZA.NYSENATE.GOV to create a profile and record your reading progress.  Click on the link below for more information.  Happy Reading!
Senator Lanza Summer Reading.pdf

Attention 6th Grade Parents and Students

 

Author James Patterson Rocks!  He has sent each of our current 6th grade students a copy of his book Middle School, The worst Years of My LifeAll 6th grade students are encouraged to read this book over the summer and complete a reading log.  In addition, it might be a nice idea to send Mr. Patterson a thank you note for donating so many books to IS 7. 
All letters can be sent to:
James Patterson
C/O Author Mail
Hachette Book Group USA
237 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017

 

 


Attention 7th Grade Parents and Students
Class of 2015
Attention 7th grade students and parents, this summer you are invited to take part in two different interactive workshops to help prepare for the Fall application season and high school fairs.  Please click on the link below to see when and where these workshops will take place. The application process will begin during the fall of 8th grade, and if you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact Ms. Lark.
High School Application Workshops

REMINDER for ALL PARENTS

As the end of the school year approaches, it is necessary to remind all parents to bring your child's lunch account to a positive balance as soon as possible but no later than Thursday, June 12, 2014.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Attention Students and Parents
Log In and Check Out Our Photo Gallery


You will be able to see the amazing and fun activities going on at IS 7 throughout the year.  *Please note that you can only access the photos by logging on to our web site.

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 Letter PDF


Attention Parents
WEB SITE HELP
Are you having trouble viewing items on our web site once you log in?
You may not have checked off your preferences when you originally set up your account.  Follow these simple steps and you will be able to view everything upon log in.
1.) Log In:  Your username is your personal email address.  If you forgot your password, there is a password reset link in the upper left of our home page.
2.) Scroll down on the log in announcements page, then hit continue.
3.) Click on "My School" (upper left) You are now on the home page, you should see the same advertisements that appear on the school home page to the right.
4. Scroll all the way down to the bottom to "My Preferences".
5.) Check off ALL of the preference boxes to ensure that all material is visible to you in the future.
6.) Log Out
7.) Log back in and see what you have been missing.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the web site, please contact Mrs. Quick at extension 2362 or Mrs. Zaremba at extension 1261



Attention Parents

DID YOU FORGET YOUR PASSWORD?

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Check out our Parent Password Reset Link to the upper left of this page.


Are you having trouble logging on
to IS7vikings.org? 

It may be your browser
Follow these simple steps to help you log in...
1.) Go to www.is7vikings.org
2.) Look for a "Tools" icon in the upper right (it looks like a round cog)
3.) Click on the icon where you will see a menu drop down.
4.) Look for "Compatibility View"
5.) Add IS7vikings.org

ATTENTION PARENTS
http://coserver.gates.k12.nc.us/cms/lib04/NC01000863/Centricity/Domain/35/earth_computer_animated_gif.gifPlease be advised that IS7Vikings.org is a SECURE WEB SITE.  In order to access all information including our Photo Gallery and Parent Guide, you must create an account and log in.


IS 7 Students Participate in the 911 Daffodil Project
OUR DAFFODILS ARE IN BLOOM

Log in and click on the "Photo Gallery" link to see students from Mr. Ficara's 6-3 Science class plant daffodil bulbs in the front of IS 7 as part of the 911 Daffodil Project.  Now you can see photos of our daffodils in bloom.  For more information about this wonderful citywide initiative
CLICK HERE.

ATTENTION PARENTS & STUDENTS

MONTHLY PERFECT ATTENDANCE CONTEST
Be sure to be in school each day during every month school is in session for a chance to have your name entered into our monthly attendance contest.  Each month there is a winner and the contest is reset, so you have a chance to win for the next five months of this school year.  All students who have a cumulative perfect attendance record from now until June, will be entered into our Attendance Grande Prize Contest.  Students can win anything from gift cards to their favorite stores, private catered lunches and even Six Flags Season Passes.  Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to improve your attendance and win awesome prizes.

Attention Parents
Important Safety Reminers 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 of
Incoming 6th Grade Students
in September of 2014


Please click on the link below to view complete video footage of our Incoming 6th Grade Articulation Meeting hosted by Mr. Verdiglione, Class of 2017 Assistant Principal.  You will be able to gather valuable information regarding procedures and how your child can acclimate to IS 7.
IS 7 Class of 2017 Articulation Video

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?

Attention Students and Parents
Check out our Arts & Technology Showcase
- Just Log In
- Click on "Photo Gallery"
- Then click on "Arts & Technology Showcase"

THANK YOU AGAIN to our IS 7 FAMILIES!

Just by linking IS 7 to your Red Card and mentioning IS 7 when checking out at Target, we have received $109.00 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.
PTA - Box Tops Letter 2013.docx
I. S. 7 Website Parent Registration
Please click on the link below to learn how to register for our school website.  As a member, you will be notified of important class assignments, exams and school events.

http://www.is7vikings.org/parents/register


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 reregister 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

 
If you have not done so already, please be sure to visit the New York City Department of Education's secure web site Mylunchmoney.com
to register your child's lunch account with the New York City Department of Education. The City of New York requires that all students are current with their lunch account and each student has a zero balance at the end of the school year. If you have any questions or concerns pertaining to this program please contact our liaison Ms. Fortunato at 718-697-8488 extension 1201

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/


Attention Parents

Do you know how well your child scored on their state tests?
You can find out state scores as well as other important information relevant to your child's past and present educational history.  Just click here to log in to the ARIS Parent link.  You will need your child's student ID # as well as a unique password that was assigned to you already.  There is a password reset if you have forgotten it.  Please contact our Parent Coordinator, Mrs. Zaremba if you have any questions about the process.

Today, 7/24/2014
High: 79 Low: 67
Chance rain showers
50% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 7/25/2014
High: 83 Low: 66
Mostly sunny
4% chance of precipitation.