8th Grade News

Calling all Media, Marketing & Design Experts

We are looking for parents (or other relatives) who have expertise in the fields of Graphic Design, Design, Marketing, Advertising, Media, Cause Marketing Campaigns, etc. etc.  (or other related professions).  Our 8th grade students, within their unit of Perception and Critical Media Literacy, are ... Read More>>

Peace & Diversity Conference Photo Gallery

Check out our photos of our 2017 Peace & Diversity Conference. ... Read More>>

Conversations About Adolescent Sexuality

If you missed the MS 447 Counseling Staff's Parent Engagement presentation on talking to your adolescent about sexuality (or even if you didn't), check it out. It's a helpful guide to having real conversations with your child. Real_Conversation_about_Adolescence (2) ... Read More>>

Winter Dance Photo Gallery

Students from all grades had a great time at our 2017 Winter Dance. ... Read More>>

8th Grade Washington, DC Trip

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 10th-12th, 2017. The experiences on this trip will enhance the Social Studies and curriculum at MS 447.  The trip will ... Read More>>

8th Grade Bioethics Expo – December 2nd, 5th, 12th & 13th

8th Grade Unit 1 Expo "Lessons on Bioethical Questions" - December 2,5,12,13. Your child should know on which date they are teaching their lesson.  Please join us! See attached flier for timing and details. ... Read More>>

Chaperone Unit 2 Exploration Trips

Want to chaperone a Unit 2 Exploration trip? We'd love to have you! Your choices are below. Remember,  you can chaperone even if your child is in a different class or grade. Thanks for your help, we can't do it without you. City Planning 6th grade Forensics and Justice 7th grade  Perception ... Read More>>

MS 447 Students in NY Magazine’s The Cut

Check out what some MS 447 8th graders and their peers have to say: These Teen Girls Are Giving Donald Trump a Piece of Their Mind ... Read More>>

Coed Wrestling Program

Our Coed Wrestling program has begun.  It is open to any student.  Our season is over mid November so don't delay.  Students can choose to wrestle with us on Wednesdays 2:30 - 3:30 and/or Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30.  In addition, there are several Saturday gatherings with Beat the Streets that students ... Read More>>

Schoolwide Summer Reading

We’re excited to announce the launch of our Schoolwide Summer Reading program! This summer, all MS 447 students and teachers will read The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition, by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. This memoir tells the true story of how William Kamkwamba’s ... Read More>>