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>>

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>>

Admissions FAQs

  Everything you've ever wanted to know about MS 447 admissions, and more, can be found here! If you still have questions after reading the full document, feel free to give us a call: 718-330-9328 MS 447 Admissions FAQs 2016-17   ... Read More>>

7th Grade Science Speaker

Dr. Natasha Cooke-Nieves recently spoke to a 7th grade science class. Dr.  Cooke-Nieves is a Senior Specialist at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in the Masters of Arts in Teaching program at The Richard Gilder Graduate School where AMNH has the first urban teacher residency program ... 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>>

7th Grade Build NYC Expo

7th graders are presenting their work on December 14th and 15th. Join us to find out what's been going on in Build NYC. ... Read More>>

Camp Bernie Photo Gallery

Camp Bernie was a big success. We had lots of fun and learning and getting to know each other. A big thanks to our wonderful 6th graders, our amazing parent chaperones, and 447 and Camp Bernie staff. ... Read More>>

Fairway Community Partner Cards

MS 447's PTA is now a Fairway Community Partner!  When you shop at Fairway, 3% of what you spend will be given to the PTA.  All you need to participate is a Fairway Community Partnership key card that is swiped as you check out.  Please email ptaMS447@gmail.com and request a card.  We will also have ... Read More>>