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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! You can download the assignment here - ELA 7th grade Summer HW 2017 (1) or see below. Part ONE: In addition to the ... Read More>>

8th Grade Summer ELA Assignment

Welcome to 8th Grade ELA Summer Assignment   Part I:  Annotated Reading Log -  Read at least four level-appropriate books.  For each book, fill in the questions below and on the back of this sheet.   Part II:  Novel Synthesis Project Step A:  Choose one book that had a ... Read More>>

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 program would not be the same without you! Because of you we were able to ... 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 community, with strong ICT programs on each grade. We are also a Nest ... 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 unable to reschedule the sailing trip, but have scheduled in its place ... 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 story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped ... 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 the bamboo.   ... 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 are going to introduce the parents of our community to Affinity Groups. ... 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 Kitchen, Take a Bite Out of Hunger Food Drive Campaign, Newborn Necessities ... Read More>>