The Petrides SchoolEducational Excellence for the 21stCentury
715 Ocean Terrace Staten Island, New York 10301
Mr. Anthony Tabbitas, High School Assistant Principal
(718) 815 - 0186
8 AM - 12 PM
On Monday, Aug 12, 2019 all schools will be closed for Eid al-Adha
Regent exam schedule
Back to School
Join us for our annual Back to School Night
Tuesday, September 3rd from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in the Quad
6:00 pm - Parent meeting for parents of Freshman, room B104
6:30 pm - Parent meeting for parents of Seniors, room B104
Students will be able to pick up their program and Metro Card
Report Card & Summer School Schedule
Report cards & summer school schedules are included in the final June packet. Students will receive these packets on June 26th. Packets that are not picked up will be mailed home. Report cards can also be found on Pupilpath. In most cases, students who have previously failed a course will be scheduled for summer school. Please contact Mr. Tabbitas or Ms. Troost regarding summer school schedules; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
August Regents Invitations
Students that have previously failed a Regents exam will be scheduled for a retake during the August testing administration. Invitations will be mailed during the first week of August. If you do not receive an invitation by August 9th and believe you should be scheduled to retake an exam, you must contact Mt. Tabbitas at firstname.lastname@example.org. Regent exams will be administered on August 13th & 14th.
August Regents Tutoring
*We will be offering Regents tutoring on August 8 from 8 am – 12 pm. Please keep an eye on our website for updates to the schedule.
Freshman Summer Seminar
During this three day seminar, on August 6, 7 and 8 from 9:00 – 12:00, 9th grade students will be emerged in what they could expect in their next four years of school. Activities will allow all 2019 9th graders to improve their organization skills, team build, understand our unique scheduling format, and create their 2019-2020 program.
Students must RSVP to email@example.com before July 1st
Applications for 2019 -2020 National Honor Society
are now available
Applications must be completed by November 7, 2019
August Regents Invitations
Will be mailed the week of August 1st
All testing information can also be found on PupilPath
Freshman Summer Seminar
Students entering 9th grade in 2019 are invited to join our Freshman Summer Seminar.
Dates: August 6, 7 & 8
Time: 9am to 12:00pm
Location: Petrides B Building
Students who join us will get a better understanding of the high school experience. During this three day Seminar, students will be emerged in what they could expect in their next four years of school.
Activities will allow you to:
- Improve your organization skills
- Team build
- Understand our unique scheduling format
- Create your 2019-2020 program
- Learn what Petrides has to offer
And much more
If you are interested you must RSVP by July 1, 2019
Please email Mr. Tabbitas at
High School Newsletter
National Honor Society
School Tutoring Service
All grades in all subject areas
Day Time Location Monday 1:30 - 2:20 B57 Tuesday 1:30 - 2:20
Wednesday 1:30 - 2:30
Thursday 1:30 - 2:30
Registrants will be matched to NHS tutors according to subject area and availability
See Ms. Salem for additional day & times
High School Student Support Center
Students in need of additional academic support can visit our Student Support Center. During lunch or a free period students can visit B130 to utilize a computer for school work or seek assistance from one of our available teachers. This is a wonderful opportunity for students who seek additional help in any of their subjects.
Free - Online Tutoring
with Khan AcademySpring Season Is Here
All of our teams are looking for participants. If your child is interested in joining a team, have them speak to the coach. All sports require a medical and parental consent as well as a tryout. Spring sports includes Varsity Boys Baseball, Varsity Coed Golf, Varsity Boys Handball, Varsity Girls Lacrosse, Varsity Girls Softball, Varsity Outdoor Track and Varsity Tennis
All teams follow the PSAL Student-Athlete Eligibility Rules and Regulations. For more information visit PSAL RULES OF ELIGIBILITY
Students should see Mr. Duffy for more details.
PUPIL PATHParents should contact Mr. Doctor for Pupil Path information. firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall - 2019
College Now Courses
College Now summer Registration will be held Monday, June 3rd through Friday, June 7th from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm at the CSI campus in the CollegeNow office in building 1A room 208.
A link to the Fall 2019 student application can be found HERE. Students can also pick up an application in Mr. Tabbitas' office.
Please note the new immunization policy requires a copy of the immunization record for each applicant but does not require a doctors signature. In addition to the completed application, students should bring the appropriate documentation (copy of social security card, copy of unofficial transcript, immunization record). Applications cannot be processed without all necessary documentation.
All students must meet the prerequisite requirements prior to applying.
Parents of HS Seniors planning on attending a CUNY
Students planning on planning on attending a CUNY in September and are not considered college ready must improve their Regents scores or pass a CUNY ACCUPLACER.
WHAT ARE CUNY’S COLLEGE READINESS REQUIREMENTS?
Students can demonstrate that they meet the University’s college readiness requirements based on their SAT, ACT, or NY State Regents test scores:
Reading And Writing
Students may meet the college readiness requirement in reading and writing by documenting any one of the following:
- SAT I Verbal score of 480 or higher or SAT Critical Reading score of 480 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) section score of 480 or higher
- ACT English score of 20 or higher
- NY State English Regents score of 75 or higherStudents may meet the college readiness requirement in mathematics by documenting any one of the following:
- SAT Math score of 500 or higher
- SAT Math Section (exam date March 2016 and thereafter), score of 530 or higher
- ACT Math score of 21 or higher
- NY State Regents:
- Common Core Regents: Score of 70 or higher in Algebra I or a score of 70 or higher in Geometry or a score of 65 or higher in Algebra 2.
- Score of 80 or higher in Integrated Algebra or Geometry or Algebra 2/Trigonometry AND successful completion of the Algebra 2/Trigonometry or higher-level course.
- Score of 75 or higher in one of the following:
- Math A or Math B
- Sequential II or Sequential III If you have any questions regarding your child high school transcript or if they are considered college ready, please contact Ms. Dennison, Ms. Troost or Mr. Tabbitas at 718-815-0186.
- For more information, check out the following websites