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>>

8th Grade Inventions for a Better World

Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow? Check out our gallery for some of the innovative ideas our 8th grade Exploration students came up with. ... Read More>>

7th Grade Engineering & Responsible Urban Design Gallery

Check out what our 7th graders accomplished in their Engineering and Responsible Urban Design Exploration Unit. ... Read More>>

Camp Bernie Photo Gallery

We had a fantastic trip to Camp Bernie, filled with adventure and new friends. ... Read More>>

7th Grade Exploration

7th Grade Families:  Welcome to another fantastic year of Exploration.  Your child's first unit is Engineering and Responsible Urban Development.  Below you will find a copy of the Curriculum Letter and the C and D day 7th Grade Exploration calendars.  (These also should have come home to you in ... Read More>>

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>>

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>>