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 6th Grade Students

Our annual 6th Grade Mini Field Day  will take place on Thursday, October 15th in the IS 7 schoolyard.
The schedule is as follows:
AM Session, Periods 2&3: Classes 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, & 6-6
PM Session, Periods 6&7: Classes 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 6-11, 6-12 & 6-13
Students are to report to their scheduled classes and wait for an announcement for specific instructions.  Students are encouraged to wear IS 7 apparel or navy blue  Please direct any questions to Mrs. Fisher or Mr. Parrella.

Attention 6th Grade Students

Our annual 6th Grade Fall Festival will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2015 with a Masquerade Ball theme.  Click on the link below for event details and a permission slip.  All students planning to attend must review, complete and submit permission forms to Mr. Parrella no later than Friday, October 23, 2015.
Fall Festival Permission Slip

Attention Parents and Students
Staten Island Children's Day Parade

Please attend a celebration of our public schools and the positive work they achieve on Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Camp Kaufmann, 113 Manor Road.  Click on the links below for more information and a donation form.
Children's Day Parade Donation Form
Children's Day Parade Flyer


Our quarterly Certificate of Participation contest is underway!  We are thrilled to announce the top homerooms from each grade will be treated to a special assembly with professional comedian/ventriloquist John Pizzi on Thursday, November 25, 2015.  Help your class gain certificates so you don't miss out on this exciting event.  Check with your grade leader for specific requirements.

Attention 6th Grade Students

Do you have a pet?  Does your dog dig fashion?  Does your cat like to wear costumes?  Does your parakeet dress up for Halloween? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this is the contest for you and your pet!  With the permission of your parents, first make up a costume for your pet, then dress them up and take a photo of your pet in costume.  Print out an entry form from the link below, paste the photo to the form and write a paragraph explaining why your pet should win the contest.  All entries should be submitted to Mr.Parrella during AM lineup or during 4th period lunch no later than Friday, October 16, 2015.
6th grade Pets in Costumes Contest.pdf

Attention 8th Grade Parents & Students
October 15, 2015

You can now register for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT) and/or register to audition at certain NYC DOE performing arts schools.  Access a copy of the application / survey by clicking on the link below.  This form must be filled out and signed by a parent/guardian and returned to Mr. Lotito no later than October 15, 2015.  You can direct any questions or concerns to Mr. Lotito at extension 2051.  GOOD LUCK!
Audition Application/Survey
SHSAT Application/Survey

Attention Parents
IS 7 Parent Outreach Tuesdays

Every Tuesday Afternoon between 2:00 and 3:05 PM you have an opportunity to meet with or plan a phone conference with your child's teacher.  If you would like to discuss academics, citizenship or any other concerns you may have, please contact your child's teacher via Pupil Path and they will set up their next available Tuesday appointment for you.

Attention All Parents and Students
utside 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.
Walk Information Updated 9/16/15
Approved Agencies

Attention 8th Grade Students & Parents
High School Open House Information
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Time is ticking away.  Before you know it, you will be off to High School.  Be sure to visit each of the schools you are interested in to learn valuable information about whether or not they are right for you.  Click on the link below for High School Open House Dates and Times.  Good Luck!
Staten Island Public High School Open House Dates

Attention Parents and Students
IS 7 Bus Stop Information
UPDATED September 25, 2015

Click on the following links for more information
Bust Stop List Updated 9/25/15
IS 7 Dismissal Map
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Mrs. Zaremba at extension 1261.

Attention 8th Grade Parents and Students
Registration Deadline: October 18th

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
IS 7 is open on school days between the hours of 7:30 AM to 1:50 PM.

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 Mrs. Quick at extension 2362.  Click on the following link to register or log in to Pupil Path.
Pupil Path Registration and Log In

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

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

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
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 and Students
IS 7 Cell Phone Policy

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
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?

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?

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

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.


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Today, 10/9/2015
High: 76 Low: 59
Mostly cloudy
10% chance of precipitation.
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