School News

8th Grade Service Learning Donation Page

For their final Exploration unit, MS 447 8th graders participate in a service learning unit. As a culmination of the many project-based, socially conscious units that students experience during Exploration, students spend the end of their middle school career learning about and giving back to the ... Read More>>

7th Grade Exploration Unit 3: Art for Social Change

 Congratulations 7th grade students for completing your Unit 2 Forensics and Justice unit with thoughtful, beautiful, and socially conscious work!  Job well done.  The final 7th grade unit this year is Art for Social Change.  This will be a mini-5 week unit.  Please use the following links to access ... Read More>>

It’s Time to Buy a Yearbook

Calling all sixth and­­ seventh graders! IT’S TIME TO BUY A YEARBOOK!! Use the attached order form, or order online. We strongly encourage online ordering!! To order online, go to http://www.schoolannual.com/. Click “Buy Your Student’s Yearbook” in the box at the top. Search for ... Read More>>

7th Grade Forensics and Justice EXPO

  Join us Friday April 28 or Monday May 1 as students share their conclusions about the case of Freddy Baker and present their thoughtful and varying individual projects on Forensic Science and the Justice System.  Forensics and Justice FLYER 2017 (1) ... Read More>>

Yearbook Booster Ads

  We would like to offer 8th grade families the opportunity to include a personalized “booster” message in the back of the yearbook. These messages are a fun way to show how proud you are of your student. The cost of the boosters goes toward off-setting the price of providing yearbooks to ... Read More>>

6th Grade Water Stewardship Exploration

This week 6th grade students came home with Unit 3 Exploration calendars and a letter detailing our trip to Sloop Clearwater.  Students in 601, 602, and 603 will be sailing the next time we see them for Exploration E Day, which is Friday, May 5 -- so please read through the letter and understand the ... Read More>>

UFT Feature Story on MS 447

Check out the UFT feature story on diversity at MS 447. Fostering diversity PROSE helps melting pot return to Boerum Hill school.     ... Read More>>

8th Grade Activities

  It is our pleasure to announce the upcoming senior activities taking place this year for your child as they make the transition from middle to high school.   Senior Dance will be held on Tuesday, June 21,  from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Grand Prospect Hall, located at 263 Prospect ... Read More>>

Microaggressions Matter: by Sonia Chajet Wides

Please view and respond.  Another terrific 8th grade Exploration Cause Campaign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6ZLP85muDY&app=desktop   ... Read More>>

Watch and Respond to Martin Kiser’s Immigration Cause Campaign

8th Grade students aren't merely asked to create Cause Campaigns... they are asked to implement and track their impact.  Raise your awareness and possibly your perception as you watch and respond to the following Immigration Campaign https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3APYrG0mNc ... Read More>>