School News

Girls and Boys Basketball Tryouts

Basketball tryouts will take place next week, beginning on 9/27.  In addition to players, each team will be recruiting 2 team managers, 2 team statisticians, and 1 media manager. If you are interested in being part of the team this year, please pick up a permission to tryout form from Ms Grau room ... Read More>>

6th Grade Exploration: Food for Thought

Welcome to another fantastic year of Exploration.  Your child's first unit is Food for Thought.  Below you will find a copy of the Curriculum Letter and the E and F day 6th Grade Exploration calendars.  (These also should have come home to you in your child's backpack.) As always we need ... Read More>>

7th Grade Alley Pond Trip

In the next few weeks, 7th graders will be going to the Alley Pond Park Adventure Course for team building activities.  The  trip is meant to reaffirm our school community, allowing seventh graders to strengthen relationships, build confidence in themselves, and to experience the basic principles ... Read More>>

8th Grade Exploration: Inventions for a Better World

8th Grade Families:  Welcome to another fantastic year of Exploration.  Your child's first unit is Inventions for a Better World.  Below you will find a copy of the Curriculum Letter and the A and B day 8th Grade Exploration calendars.  (These also should have come home to you in your child's ... Read More>>

7th Grade Exploration

7th Grade Families:  Welcome to another fantastic year of Exploration.  Your child's first unit is Engineering and Responsible Urban Development.  Below you will find a copy of the Curriculum Letter and the C and D day 7th Grade Exploration calendars.  (These also should have come home to you in ... Read More>>

6th Grade General Education Bus Schedules

If you have questions about your child's route, please call The Office of Pupil Transportation, 718-392-8895 or email pupiltransportationteam@schools.nyc.gov   Morning Bus 1551: COFFEY ST && VAN BRUNT ST 7:20 CHEEVER PL && DEGRAW ... Read More>>

Fill out the Online School Meals Application

Please be sure to go online and fill out the School Meals Application. Although every middle school student in the city currently qualifies for free school lunch, the Department of Education REQUIRES EVERY STUDENT, WHETHER OR NOT THEY EAT SCHOOL LUNCH OR MEET INCOME ELIGIBILITY, to fill out this ... Read More>>

Rising 6th Grade Summer Assignments & Supply List

Hello 6th Graders. We're looking forward to having you here! Here are some activities to get you started. The supply list is below, but keep in mind that we will have a supply closet with free supplies if cost is an issue for your family. HW-1 HW-2 HW-3 HW-4 Supply List ... Read More>>

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 eighth grade content classes.  Please be aware that because 8th grade students take different talent ... 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 grade content classes.  Please be aware that because 7th grade students take different talent classes, ... Read More>>