8th Grade News

Peace & Diversity Gallery

Peace & Diversity Day 2018 was a big success. In addition to performances, activities and conversations, we got to learn more about each other through family cultural artifacts. ... Read More>>

8th Grade Trip to Washington, DC

We are looking forward to an exciting adventure for our 8th graders! Students will experience the history, culture and life of Washington D.C. during a 3-day/2-night stay on May 9-11, 2018​. DC Trip Letter DC Emergency Form - Green DC Registration and Payment Form - Blue (1) DC 2018 DOE ... Read More>>

Keeping it Together: Executive Functioning Presentation

Did you miss the executive functioning slideshow on Curriculum Night? Here it is! Keeping it Together Presentation   ... 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>>

Communication & Grades at MS 447

Find out about communicating with teachers and using Pupilpath with this helpful slideshow.   Grades and Communication Presentation ... 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>>

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>>

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>>

GSA @ 447 Art Exhibit

The GSA (Gender & Sexualities Alliance) & the Leslie-Lohman Museum is proud to invite you to the inaugural youth art exhibit & street fair! Students created original works of sculpture, painting & photography inspired by the mission of the Museum. The public is invited to celebrate ... Read More>>

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>>