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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

6th Grade Exploration – Revised Calendar

Here is the REVISED Unit 2 Exploration Calendar.  Changes had to be made due to the Cancellation of an E Day trip as a result of snow.  Most notably, E day will not be able to make up the trip to the ... Read More>>

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 30-June 1, 2018. The ... Read More>>

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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 ... Read More>>

8th Grade Inventions for a Better World

Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better ... Read More>>

Events and Information

Student Artists Decorate Doors for the Holidays

Check out the handiwork of our 6th, 7th and 8th graders who spent their free time decorating doors around our school. ... Read More>>

Food for Thought Photo Gallery

In our first 6th Grade Exploration unit, "Food for Thought," students learned about the factors that determine the availability of natural resources, about how our eating practices affect the local and global environment, ... Read More>>

Girls and Boys Basketball Schedules

The MS 447 basketball season is off to an exciting start! Check out the girls and boys team schedules here and come out and support our student athletes!   ... Read More>>

After School Dance Signup

Interested in dancing and being part of a performing ensemble? Come try one of these exciting after school dance classes! Contemporary Modern with Rebecca Oviatt Thursdays 3:35-5:05pm Hip Hop with Gabriel ... 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>>

NY Cares Coat Drive at MS 447

MS 447 is collecting jackets and coats in good condition for the NY Cares Coat Drive! Send in gently used coats (any size welcome, especially kids sizes and extra large men's) in good condition between now and December 20th. ... Read More>>

Pulitzer Prize Winning Parent Speaks with Students

MS 447 parent Michael Moss, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller SALT SUGAR FAT: How the Food Giants Hooked Us and a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter formerly with the NY Times, spoke to 6th graders for ... Read More>>

8th Grade Expo: Inventions for a Better World

MS 447 Exploration 8th grade Unit 1 EXPO Inventions for a Better World Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow ??? check out our ideas as we showcase our ● Individual Project Inventions ... Read More>>