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September Calendar of Events

School 8 Supply List

Computer Class

All Grades K - 8: earbuds/headphones

Science Class

All students in grades 5-8 will need:

1) 3 marble composition books 2 will stay home till needed.

2) 2 pens and 2 pencils

3) colored pencils and markers

4) a 12" ruler with centimeters


More classes to follow...



Bacchus, Sham
Gonzalez, Lynette
Assistant Principal
Wright, Dr. Kimberly
Assistant Principal

Anti-Bullying Specialist

Somoza, Peter
Teacher, Specialist

Anti-Bullying Report Card 2015 - 2016

School 8 ABR Grade is 72 out of 78 points.

PPS District ABR Grade is 64 out of 78 points.

ABR District and School Grade Full Report

(Updated 01/11/17)


Understanding PARCC/Comprensión de las evaluaciones PARCC



netTrekker Research Tools




Teachers can now access Professional DePD 360.jpgvelopment through PD 360. Click here to register or login!

Please Help Support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Student Series

Welcome Back!


School 8 is a Full Uniform School. All students are required to be in uniform starting September 7th.

School 8 is a Full Uniform School

Congratulations 8th Grade Grads!

School 8 Visits the United Nations

Congratulations Class of 2017

Panthers are "Ivy League" Ready

Rutgers 4H Science Program

School 8 Math Olympians!

School 8 Math Olympians!

Cinco de Mayo Celebration!


Congratulations to our 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll Students

Congratulations to our 3rd Marking Period Honor Roll Students

Clean bill of health for the teeth

PBSIS St. Patrick's Day Assembly

Good Grades = MetLife Stadium Trip and Bicycles!

School 8 Volleyball Finals!

School 8 Wins a Rutgers Prep Rally for "PARCC"

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Rosa Parks Chorus Gives an Amazing Performance!

USA TODAY: School 8 Earns National Recognition from The Alliance for a Healthier Generation!

School 8 is looking GREAT!

Many Thanks to NJ CARES!

Our Vision and Mission


Innovation Zone School #8 believes all students can learn and excel in an academically rich environment that has established high academic and citizenship standards of achievement. We will ...more



Important Announcements

September 21: Schools Closed in observance of Rosh Hashanah

September 28: Back to School Night 6 - 8 PM


District Calendar 2017 - 2018

Transportation Eligibility Letter


Please follow the link regarding your child/children's transportation eligibility for next year.


Transportation Eligibility Letter 2017-18

IXL Community Resources

Paterson Public Library Electronic Resources


The New York Times Weekly News Quiz

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Great for Social Studies



Dear Parents,

    School Number is recognized by the Healthy School Alliance as a sugar free and healthy school.Birthday Celebrations will not be permitted during the school day. This takes away from instructional time. Please also note, that goodie bags nor any sort of sugar WILL NOT BE accepted either as many students have food allergies. Thank You for your understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause!

Thank You, 

PS 8 Staff




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PARCC: Practice Tests and Tutorials

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