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Welcome to The Math & Science Exploratory School, MS 447

The Math and Science Exploratory School is a sixth through eighth grade middle school that operates on the belief that all children have a natural curiosity about the world around them and how it works.

School News


No Office Hours or Afterschool Wednesday

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no office hours or afterschool this Wednesday, November 25th. ... 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 4-6, 2016. The ... Read More>>

PTA Updates

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Help raise money for MS 447 PTA while shopping online

Visit Amazon Smile and shop.  Click on this link and 0.5% of your purchase will be sent to our account.  Thank you!   ... Read More>>

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Office Hours/Horas de Oficina

On Wednesdays and Thursdays, we have office hours from 2:35 ... Read More>>

Events and Information


Girls Basketball Tryouts

MS 447 Girls Basketball tryouts will be held on Thursday, November 19th, immediately after school until 4:15 PM.  Students need to pick up a permission slip from Coach Grau in room 327.  They must have a completed permission ... Read More>>


Congratulations to the MS 447 wrestling team!

Congratulations to the MS 447 wrestling team for participating in the 2015 New York Citywide Wrestling Finals this past Saturday (November 14th).  The team took home 3 medals at the event. Adel Zaben took home a Bronze ... Read More>>


School Lunch Menu

Check out the school lunch menu. Bosco sticks, Avi's Burger-ito, and Carne Guisada Beef Stew are some of this month's offerings. ... Read More>>

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Halloween @447

We take Halloween seriously here at MS 447. Check out our Halloween photo gallery to see creative costumes from students and staff. ... Read More>>


Camp Bernie Photo Gallery

We had a wonderful time at Camp Bernie. Our 6th graders climbed a mountain, took a night hike and learned about nature, teamwork and each other. Check out our photo gallery to see them in action. ... Read More>>


8th Grade Forensics Unit Calendar

8th Grade Forensics 2015-2016 Unit Calendar A Day -  All lessons in BOLD are off site. Please dress appropriately and bring a bagged lunch! BLUE RED YELLOW Thursday 9/10/15 Intro Day: 1 Circle Start, 2 Rules ... Read More>>


Student Librarians Needed

The job: Being part of the team running the library - issuing and returning books, helping people using the library, shelving books, tidying the library, promoting the library and books, using the computers. This job will ... Read More>>

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SONYC Afterschool Update

On your mark, get set, Afterschoooool! Once again Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City is in partnership with MS447  to bring you the School's Out New York City (SONYC) after school program.  Our goal is to identify ... Read More>>