Welcome to the Police Officer Rocco Laurie Intermediate School 72!

The Police Officer Rocco Laurie Intermediate School 72 Mission Statement

The Rocco Laurie School is dedicated to the education of our students in a nurturing environment.  Our Academy structure is conducive to teaching, learning, and academic growth.  These academies allow us flexibility to recognize and promote individual differences and potential.  Our administrators, teachers, parents, and students are committed to any and all matters concerning the future of our school.  Within our diverse community, we encourage student appreciation, awareness, and respect for our democratic traditions and the responsibilities associated with being a good citizen.    


Stop & Shop A+ Rewards

  • Use your registered Stop & Shop card each time you shop at Stop & Shop, and you will earn CASH for our school.  
  • At the end of each month, your points are calculated and converted to CASH rewards for our school.  These CASH rewards are updated monthly on the Stop & Shop A+ website beginning in November.
  • After the last day of the 2017 program, which is March 17, the same conversions are performed and the final school account total is posted. 
  • Our school will receive one CASH awards check at the end of the program and can use this cash for any of our educational needs.

Click on the link below for instructions to register your card:

Stop Shop 2016 001.pdf 




Download the application    HERE:  DYCD Common Enrollment OST 

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

There is LIMITED SEATING; only COMPLETED applications will be accepted for registration.

 Please click this link to see correspondence from UAU regarding registration  UAU September 2016.pdf 




  • Peter Macellari, Principal
  • Mary Curran, Assistant Principal of the Academy of Communication Arts
  • Jill Passantino, Assistant Principal of Special Education and Testing
  • Gregory Rocco, Assistant Principal of the Academy of American Studies and Government
  • Danielle Movsesian, Assistant Principal of the Academy of Environmental Sciences


Did you know that I.S. 72 is creating a DANCE TEAM?

Try outs will be as follows:

6th grade Auditions                                                                                                                                                      7th & 8th Grade Auditions

Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2016                                                                                                                         Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016                                                                                                           Time: 1:30-3:00                   Location: Gym

If you would like more information, please download the  Dance Team Try Out Permission Slip .     


2016 NYS Math and ELA Scores are now available on your NYC Schools Account!



As part of the Chancellor's Initiative, I.S. 72, Port Richmond High School and Wagner College have entered into a partnership to help our students be prepared for the future.  Look for more information in the coming school year!


  The I.S. 72 Student Organization is collecting new toys and books for the

Toys for Tots campaign.  If you would like to contribute, please send in your donation before the deadline of December 21, 2016.

Senior Sweatshirt- 2nd and Final Order!

NYC Thanks Our Teachers

NYC Thanks Our Teachers

Show your appreciation by nominating an excellent educator for the Big Apple Awards


Deadline:  Friday, December 9, 2016  

NYC Champs!

Congratulations to the I.S. 72 Wrestling Team!

Savannah Kwan- 1st Place (84 lb. division)

Justin Rodriguez- 1st Place (98 lb. division)

Amina Muratovic- 1st Place (112 lb. division)

Also congrats to Michael Adams, who attends I.S. 72 but wrestles for the Lions Club, on taking 1st place in the 70 lb. division.

We are so proud of all four of these young athletes!

The girls won third place team with only two wrestlers!    






Upcoming Events

  • Gym

    6th Grade Dance Team Audition

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  • 7th & 8th Grade Dance Team Audition

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  • Toys for Tots Deadline

    Donate a new, unwrapped toy or book for the Toys for Tots campaign.
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  • Progress Reports

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  • Toys for Tots deadline

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  • Christmas Day

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  • Winter Recess

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  • School Resumes

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  • Picture Retake Day

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  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day (schools closed)

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