School Photos

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    8th graders visited the Sabastio Salgado exhibition at the International Center for Photography.
  • 2014 performance of Hairspray
    See photos of our 2014 musical performance of Hairspray, Jr.
  • Seventh grade Exploration trip to Greenwich Village.
    Students study New York City through trips to different neighborhoods.
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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 606 Jamaica Bay Trip
    Sixth graders observe the natural habitat at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
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  • MS 447 Benefit Auction: Ten Years of Exploration
    The auction was a huge success this year, raising over $28,000 to support the Expo program and the new library. See more photos at the auction blog.

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

High School Acceptance Letters – March 5th

March 3, 2015 Dear 8th Grade Families, Please be advised that the High School Acceptance Letters are expected to be distributed to students this coming Thursday, March 5th. We understand that ... Read More>>

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Family Game Night @ MS 447!!

MS 447 Game Night is Friday, March 6th, 6-8 pm. Admission is free for all MS 447 students. $5 suggested donation for family members. Pizza will be available for purchase. Raffle Tickets ... Read More>>

Student Life

New Afterschool Schedule

The 4-5 day attendance requirement has been lifted! BBBS is able to accept participants who can attend a minimum of 2 days. If interested, ... Read More>>

PTA News

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Your Purchases Can Help Raise Money For Our School

Online Shopping Visit 4ourschool.com to do your online shopping. Up ... Read More>>

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Free Soccer in Brooklyn Bridge Park

COED FREE MIDDLE SCHOOL SOCCER LEAGUE MS 447 students have a unique opportunity to play soccer at the beautiful new fields at Brooklyn Bridge Park. For free. Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 5 (middle field) When: ... Read More>>

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Boys Basketball Schedule

HOME GAME: 3/6 (FRIDAY) – BROOKLYN PROSPECT   AWAY GAME: 3/11 (WEDNESDAY) – MS 88   HOME GAME: 3/13 (FRIDAY) - MS 51   AWAY GAME: 3/18 (WEDNESDAY) – MS 51   HOME GAME: 3/20 (FRIDAY) ... Read More>>

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Peace & Diversity Photo Gallery

Peace & Diversity Day was a great success. Check out photos by MS 447 parent Alicia Estefania.       ... Read More>>

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

8th Grade Trip to Washington, DC

Once again, we are excited to offer 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 6-8, 2015.  The experiences on this ... Read More>>

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7th Grade Trip to Boston

We are looking forward to an exciting adventure for our 7th graders!  Students will experience the history, culture and life of Boston, MA during a 3-day/2-night stay on May 27-29, 2015. The experiences on this trip will ... Read More>>