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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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8th Grade Supply List

Dear 8th Grade Families, Welcome to your 8th grade year at MS 447!  Students’ preparedness for class plays a key role in their academic success.  Below is a list of all of the required materials for ... Read More>>

7th Grade Supply List

Dear 7th Grade Families, Welcome to your second year at MS 447!  Student preparedness for class plays a key role in academic success.  Below is a list of all of the required materials for seventh ... Read More>>

Around School

7th Grade ELA Summer Reading

  Welcome 7th graders!  Summer is a great time to dive into fabulous books!  There are so many great books to read, and this assignment will let us get to know you as readers!  ☺ Part ONE: In ... Read More>>

8th Grade Summer ELA Assignment

Welcome to 8th Grade ELA Summer Assignment   Part I: ... Read More>>

Events and Information

THANK YOU parent chaperones and parent experts and consultants!

Thank you parents, grandparents, and friends who volunteered this year as chaperones, educators, and expert consultants for our Exploration Field Trips and in class learning experiences!  We love your participation and this ... Read More>>

6th Grade Expo

6th Grade Exploration:   Water Stewardship Unit     Culminating Activities  You’re invited! ... Read More>>

We’re Hiring!

The Math and Science Exploratory School (MS 447) is a high-functioning and intentionally diverse middle school in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, serving students from across District 15. We are an inclusive and progressive learning ... Read More>>

6th Grade Water Stewardship Exploration Update

Take a look at the updated 6th grade Exploration Calendars for the remainder of the year.  Most of the changes are reflected on the E Day Calendar due to the cancellation of the Sloop Clearwater Trip.  Please note:  We were ... Read More>>

Schoolwide Summer Reading Program

Welcome to year two of our Schoolwide Summer Reading program! This summer, all MS 447 students and teachers will read Hidden Figures: Young Readers Edition, by Margot Lee Shetterly. This nonfiction book tells the amazing true ... Read More>>

Bamboo Trellis Project

These are the bamboo trellises that our eighth-grade service learning group created. They will go into the boxes that they built for our six graders to grow vegetables. They used the ancient Japanese lashing method to connect ... Read More>>

Parent Engagement Series: Talking About Race Part 4

As we continue to work towards our goal of creating and maintaining a safe and inclusive environment for all of our community members and equipping ourselves with tools to discuss race, racism and equity with our children, we ... Read More>>

Thanks for your GENEROSITY!

 Thanks to those of you who have given so generously to our 8th Grade Exploration Service Learning Donation Page.  WOW!  What a response we have had -- over $1400 has been given for projects like lunches for CHIPS Soup ... Read More>>