School News

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>>

After School Dance Signup

Interested in dancing and being part of a performing ensemble? Come try one of these exciting after school dance classes! Contemporary Modern with Rebecca Oviatt Thursdays 3:35-5:05pm Hip Hop with Gabriel Serrano Wednesdays, 3:35-5:05pm Class starts Wednesday January 3rd & Thursday January ... 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>>

NY Cares Coat Drive at MS 447

MS 447 is collecting jackets and coats in good condition for the NY Cares Coat Drive! Send in gently used coats (any size welcome, especially kids sizes and extra large men's) in good condition between now and December 20th. They are being collected in boxes outside the main office (room 340). ... Read More>>

Pulitzer Prize Winning Parent Speaks with Students

MS 447 parent Michael Moss, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller SALT SUGAR FAT: How the Food Giants Hooked Us and a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter formerly with the NY Times, spoke to 6th graders for their Food for Thought exploration unit.     ... Read More>>

8th Grade Expo: Inventions for a Better World

MS 447 Exploration 8th grade Unit 1 EXPO Inventions for a Better World Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow ??? check out our ideas as we showcase our ● Individual Project Inventions & Schematics ● Team Design Challenges ... Read More>>

Afterschool is Here!

LEAP after school has begun and includes sports, arts and homework help. Check out all the offerings, register, and find out more below. There will be a parent orientation on Friday, December 1, at 5 pm in the cafeteria. Please note that there is no busing after afterschool ... Read More>>

7th Grade Expo: Engineering and Responsible Urban Design

MS 447 Exploration 7th grade Unit 1 EXPO Engineering and REsponsible Urban Design ● check out Various Engineering Strategies in our skyscrapers ● Hear what we learned about REsponsible Urban Design ● Investigate our Urban Case Studies   ... Read More>>


We take Halloween seriously here at MS 447. Check out some of the creative costumes our students and staff came up with. ... Read More>>