School News

8th Grade Inventions for a Better World

Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow? Check out our gallery for some of the innovative ideas our 8th grade Exploration students came up with. ... Read More>>

PTA Meeting on December 14 at 6pm

Please join us in planning community building events suggested by parents at last month's meeting. Additionally, chat with a co-chair from last year's Spring Auction to answer any questions you may have about helping this year. We need your help to reach our $40,000 fundraising goal! Get involved as ... Read More>>

Get Your Christmas tree at Foley Firs, and MS 447 Gets a Donation

The MS 447 PTA will receive $10 for each Christmas tree purchased from Foley Firs by anyone who mentions "MS 447" at the time of purchase. Foley Firs gets great reviews and offers delivery (free within a specific zone). They are located on 8th Ave and 8th Street or you can order a tree online. Check ... Read More>>

Help raise money for MS 447 PTA while shopping online!

Visit Amazon Smile to shop and raise money for MS 447. Click on this link and 0.5% of your purchase will be sent to our account. Thank you!   ... Read More>>

Chairperson and Volunteers Needed for the Spring Auction Committee

The Spring Auction is MS 447's biggest fundraiser. The Spring Auction pays for our amazing Exploration Program, so its success is critical. Please consider joining our Spring Auction Committee or even chairing the event. There are many ways to help and this is the perfect time to join us. Contact ... Read More>>

Fairway Community Partner Cards

MS 447's PTA is now a Fairway Community Partner!  When you shop at Fairway, 3% of what you spend will be given to the PTA.  All you need to participate is a Fairway Community Partnership key card that is swiped as you check out.  Please email and request a card.  We will also have ... Read More>>

Presentation on Social Media in Early Adolescence

Immediately following the January 18, 2018 PTA Meeting, MS 447 parent, Dr. Rachel Frank, will work with Dr. Kari Groff to present a Park Slope child psychiatrist's view of social media habits. Utilizing her experience as a Park Slope psychiatrist, Dr. Groff will offer an inside view on the way ... Read More>>

Food for Thought Photo Gallery

In our first 6th Grade Exploration unit, "Food for Thought," students learned about the factors that determine the availability of natural resources, about how our eating practices affect the local and global environment, about local and sustainable food sources, and about the human cost of our food ... Read More>>

Girls and Boys Basketball Schedules

The MS 447 basketball season is off to an exciting start! Check out the girls and boys team schedules here and come out and support our student athletes!   ... Read More>>

7th Grade Engineering & Responsible Urban Design Gallery

Check out what our 7th graders accomplished in their Engineering and Responsible Urban Design Exploration Unit. ... Read More>>