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 Parents
IMPORTANT REMINDER


    Students recently brought home the 2015 Parent Learning Environment Survey in the bright green envelope.
  • The deadline to complete this survey is Friday, April 2, 2015. This survey can also be completed online at www.nycschoolsurvey.org. You will need the code from the paper survey your child brought home to complete online. If you have misplaced your paper survey call 1-800-690-8603 for your code.
  • Any student that returns the completed Survey in the sealed pre-addressed envelope provided along with the tear-off attached to the outside of the envelope by Friday, March 6, 2015 will receive a merit.
  • Classes with the highest return rate at the end of the day on Wednesday, March 4th will receive a Certificate of Participation.
    *Please remember when completing the survey to read each question. Some statements are positive and some are negative. Be aware that an answer of "don't know" has a negative impact on our result and "strongly agree" earns approximately 10 points while "agree" earns only approximately 6.6 points.

Attention Parents
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Our second marking period Parent -Teacher Conferences will take place on Thursday, March 12, 2015.  Students will have a half day and will be dismissed at 10:50 AM. 
Afternoon Conferences will run between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM
Evening Conferences will run between 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM


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
CLOTHING DRIVE - APRIL 17th

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Our IS 7 PTA will be sponsoring a clothing drive on Friday morning, April 17, 2015.  All donation can be dropped off at the back of the building on Irvington Street between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM. 
The following items can be accepted:
- Usable clothing for men, women and children for all seasons
-Accessories including handbags, belts, shoes, scarves, ties, hats, gloves, backpacks and briefcases
-Household Items including blankets, tablecloths, curtains,towels, sheets, comforters, rugs, pots & pans
-Toys including dolls, action figures, trucks, bicycles and stuffed animals
We are sorry but BOOKS, VCR TAPES, CD's & DVDs CANNOT BE ACCEPTED
Thank You for Your Support!


Attention All Students & Parents
Staten Islanders Need Your Help
Please Support the Bread of Life Food Drive

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The Notre Dame Club of Staten Island has begun their yearly Bread of Life Food Drive.  Please donate as many nonperishable food items as you can to this important cause that will help members of our community that are in need (no glass containers please).  All you have to do is place your items in a bag with your name clearly written on it.  You can submit your donations to Mr. McKay in the boy's gymnasium from now until March 26th.  As a token of our appreciation for your generosity, you will receive incentives from your Physical Education Teacher. Let's show the community how much we care.  Show true Viking spirit by donating to the needy!

Attention All Parents and Students
Outside Service Information

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
Walk info 2014_15 updated 10-15-14.pdf


Attention Parents and Students
IS 7 Bus Stop Information

UPDATED 10/22/14
 

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

Bus List - Updated 10-22-14.pdf

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
5/1/15
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/

Thursday, March 12
12-2 and 4:30-7:30 PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES

Today, 3/3/2015
High: 32 Low: 30
Snow likely
78% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/4/2015
High: 43 Low: 28
Rain likely
71% chance of precipitation.