8th Grade News

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>>

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>>