Message to the Students

Dear Scholars,

All of us at the Magnet School of Innovation and Applied Learning welcome you! It is our hope that the years you spend here will be both happy and productive ones, as you embark on your middle school journey in preparation for high school and college and your future career.

This handbook was prepared to help you understand your privileges and responsibilities. Please read it with care. Share and discuss it with your parents. Refer to it when you need to. If you have any questions that are not answered in this handbook, ask your teachers. There are many people in this school who will help you. Your teachers, school counselors, advisors and academy directors, along with many other school employees, are here to assist you in any way they can.

Your STUDENT HANDBOOK is full of information about our school, if used properly, can help you be the best you can be at I.S. 145. Read each part of this handbook carefully. Following the rules and enjoying all of the programs at I.S. 145 will help you make the most of your middle school experience.


We wish you much success and please know that a wonderful educational adventure filled with opportunities awaits you here at 145. Make the most of it!

Mr. Ivan F. Rodriguez