Author Visit; Emancipated: My Family's Fight for Freedom
IS 125 would like to invite all 6th grade parents and students to attend a wonderful event on Tuesday, May 21st from 2:30-3:30 PM. Ms. Cheryl Willis, author of Emancipated: My Family's Fight for Freedom, will be presenting her book which is based on her family roots and how she found out her great, great, great grandfather was emancipated in the Civil War and fought for his freedom.
300 books will be distributed to children who attend with their parents. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Ruiz, the parent coordinator.
Senior Trip: Adventureland
This year's senior trip for graduating 8th grade students will be to Adventureland in Farmingdale, NY. The trip will take place on Tuesday, June 25th.
Students participating in this trip must report to school no later than 8:00 AM. Buses will leave by 8:30 AM and expect to return between 2:45-3:00 PM that afternoon. No child will be held for pick-up. Students will be dismissed at their own accord.
Parent notification/trip consent forms must be returned with cash or money order (payable to IS 125) for $40 to your child's homeroom teacher no later than Friday, May 31st.
Senior Prom Tickets on Sale
I.S. 125 will be holding the only school sanctioned Senior Prom for our graduating 8th grade students at our school on June 5th, 2019 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.
The cost of the ticket is $25.00, which must be paid in cash or by money order payable to I.S. 125. No personal checks will be accepted. Tickets will be on sale from Monday, April 8 to Friday, May 17th. No tickets will be sold at the door.
IS 125 Chosen to Receive Grant
We are happy to announce that I.S. 125 was chosen to receive a $500 grant from Exxon Mobil as part of this year's Education Alliance Program. The Educational Alliance focuses on improvements in math and science from pre-school to higher education.
Attention 8th Grade Students: Senior Dues
I.S. 125 has begun collecting senior dues for all eighth grade students. Dues will cover the purchase of a cap and gown for your child, a yearbook, and the usage fees for the graduation ceremony at Queens College. The dues this year are $80, and are payable by money order only. The school will not accept personal checks or cash. All students will be provided a recipet.
The deadline for Senior Dues has been extended. Collection is still on-going. Dues should be brought to Ms. Carlucci in room 321 during morning homeroom.
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Did you know...
Parent engagement opportunities are held every Tuesday between 2:30 and 3:00 PM. If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss any concerns, you can make an appointment with your child's teachers. Please make appointments with teachers in advance.
Teachers at I.S. 125 post homework, school work, and exam grades on to Pupil Path. An account is available for every student and parent at I.S. 125. Instructions were sent home in November with your account information. To view a sample letter click here. If you did not receive access or forgot your password, please click HERE.