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Welcome to The Math & Science Exploratory School, MS 447

The Math and Science Exploratory School is a sixth through eighth grade middle school that operates on the belief that all children have a natural curiosity about the world around them and how it works.

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Open Houses for 5th Grade Families

Our open houses will take place on Thursday, October 29th and Saturday, November 14th.  We ask that you sign up and that you limit the total number of family members attending to two, including your ... Read More>>


Camp Bernie

Para Español, por favor ver abajo. Your child has received all necessary paper work for our annual grade-wide trip to Camp Bernie.  The paper work must be returned as soon as possible. Camp Bernie ... Read More>>


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Office Hours/Horas de Oficina

On Wednesdays and Thursdays, we have office hours from 2:35 until 3:35. Each teacher has office hours either Wednesday or Thursday, and we spread out co-teachers and subjects so that kids can go to ... Read More>>

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Online Shopping Can Help Our School

Bookmark to do your online shopping. Up to 5% of ... Read More>>

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Student Council Applications – Due Monday 10/5!

Interested in joining the MS447 Student Council? Please fill out the attached application and contract, or pick one up in 327 or 437a. Turn in all paperwork in the box in the main office by October 5th. See Ms. Somers in 327 ... Read More>>


8th Grade Forensics Unit Calendar

8th Grade Forensics 2015-2016 Unit Calendar A Day -  All lessons in BOLD are off site. Please dress appropriately and bring a bagged lunch! BLUE RED YELLOW Thursday 9/10/15 Intro Day: 1 Circle Start, 2 Rules ... Read More>>


Student Librarians Needed

The job: Being part of the team running the library - issuing and returning books, helping people using the library, shelving books, tidying the library, promoting the library and books, using the computers. This job will ... Read More>>

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SONYC Afterschool Update

On your mark, get set, Afterschoooool! Once again Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City is in partnership with MS447  to bring you the School's Out New York City (SONYC) after school program.  Our goal is to identify ... Read More>>

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Join MS 447 Wrestling Today – Girls & Boys

We are excited that MS 447 will be offering a Beat The Streets Junior League Wrestling program this fall. The program is FREE and is open to any girl or boy in grades 6th – 8th grade, no experience necessary. Wrestling is ... Read More>>

Attention: 8th Graders

Kaplan will be holding 2 Free SHSAT Practice Tests this Fall. Are you ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Find out how you'll score before it really counts. Please visit this link to sign up, ... Read More>>

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2015-16 6th Grade Yellow Bus Information

2015-16 M.S.447 Bus Routes (Stop-to-school/school-to-stop) Below you will find the bus route stops with approximate pick up and drop off times. The phone numbers for the bus companies are also included. We expect to ... Read More>>

6th Grade Exploration Calendars

15-16 Gr 6 E and F DAY Unit 1 Calendar ... Read More>>