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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

A Night of Music!

The music students of MS 447 would like to present to you…..                                                    A Night of Music!   Thursday, May, 18th, 2017, from 5:30pm-7:30pm, 6th, 7th, and ... Read More>>

It’s Time to Buy a Yearbook

Calling all sixth and­­ seventh graders! IT’S TIME TO BUY A YEARBOOK!! Use the attached order form, or order online. We strongly encourage online ordering!! To order online, go to ... Read More>>

Around School

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 ... Read More>>

MS 447 Auction – May 5 at Littlefield

      Join us for our biggest party of the ... Read More>>

Events and Information

7th Grade Forensics and Justice EXPO

  Join us Friday April 28 or Monday May 1 as students share their conclusions about the case of Freddy Baker and present their thoughtful and varying individual projects on Forensic Science and the Justice System.  Forensics ... Read More>>

Yearbook Booster Ads

  We would like to offer 8th grade families the opportunity to include a personalized “booster” message in the back of the yearbook. These messages are a fun way to show how proud you are of your student. The cost of ... Read More>>

6th Grade Water Stewardship Exploration

This week 6th grade students came home with Unit 3 Exploration calendars and a letter detailing our trip to Sloop Clearwater.  Students in 601, 602, and 603 will be sailing the next time we see them for Exploration E Day, ... Read More>>

UFT Feature Story on MS 447

Check out the UFT feature story on diversity at MS 447. Fostering diversity PROSE helps melting pot return to Boerum Hill school.     ... Read More>>

8th Grade Activities

  It is our pleasure to announce the upcoming senior activities taking place this year for your child as they make the transition from middle to high school.   Senior Dance will be held on Tuesday, June ... Read More>>

Microaggressions Matter: by Sonia Chajet Wides

Please view and respond.  Another terrific 8th grade Exploration Cause Campaign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6ZLP85muDY&app=desktop   ... Read More>>

Watch and Respond to Martin Kiser’s Immigration Cause Campaign

8th Grade students aren't merely asked to create Cause Campaigns... they are asked to implement and track their impact.  Raise your awareness and possibly your perception as you watch and respond to the following Immigration ... Read More>>

6th Grade City Planning/Community Building EXPO

Using the #OneNYC plan, M.S. 447 6th graders take the role of a city planning firm to envision their own design for the Public Place brownfield!  Come check out their amazing work! PLANNYCEXPO E Day PLANNYCEXPO F Day ... Read More>>