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 All Parents and Students
*There are only two more opportunities to attend community awareness walks.
Updated Walk Information 4/16/15
*Please note that there is a time change for this weekend's MS Awareness Walk at Clove Lakes Park.  Students should check in with a staff member at 9:00 AM.  Click on the links below for more details.
Outside Service Information
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Click on the links below for information regarding our suggested agencies for outside service credits as well as approved community awareness walks.  Check your agenda for specific IS 7 Honor Society requirements.

2014-15 New approved outside service.pdf
Updated Walk Information 4/16/15


Attention Parents and Students
IS 7 will be Closed to Students
on Friday, May 1, 2015
AND Friday, May 22, 2015
for Professional Development


There will be two non attendance days for students at IS 7 due to professional development for faculty members on Friday, May 1st and Friday, May 22, 2015.  These dates are specific only to IS 7 and may not pertain to other New York City public schools.


Attention Parents and Students
Revised NYC DOE Discipline Code
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Click on the following links to see a Letter from Chancellor Farina regarding revisions made to the 2015 Discipline Code.  In addition, click here for a Fully Revised Citywide Behavioral Expectations PDF pamphlet

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 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. 
1st Day School Supplies.com

Attention Test Prep Academy
Students and Parents

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Saturday Test Prep Academy sessions for Math and ELA  are as follows
ELA: Saturday March 7th and Saturday, March 21st
Math: Saturday March 14th and Saturday, March 28th

This reminder applies to REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY


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 and Students
Please Take Note of the 2014 - 2015 School Year Marking Period Information Below

MP= Marking Period
RC= Report Card

MP

MP Begins

MP Ends

RC Distributed

1
9/4/14
10/31/14
11/20/14
2
11/3/14
1/16/15
2/26/15
3
1/20/15
3/20/15
4/29/15
4
3,23/15
6/26/15
6/26/15
* Any grade information that appears on Pupil Path is subject to change until the distribution of report cards. Please do not contact your child's teacher until you have received their report card.

 


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 Letter PDF


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/

Tuesday, June 2
6:30 SPRING BAND CONCERT

Today, 4/19/2015
High: 62 Low: 46
Partly sunny
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/20/2015
High: 59 Low: 46
Chance rain showers
30% chance of precipitation.