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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

Reminder: There is no school this Monday, April 24

Please be reminded that there is no school for MS447 students this Monday, April 24, due to staff Intervisitation Day (information below). We understand that some families may need to send their ... 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 ... 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

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>>

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>>

MS 447 Family Science Night

Join us on March 22 from 6-7:30 pm for the MS 447 Family Science Night. Students will present experiments and there will be scientific fun for the whole family. ... Read More>>

8th Grade Perception EXPO

During the Perception Expo 8th Grade Students will present their Cause Campaigns in an effort to counter negative cultural stereotypes and generalizations presented by the media. Blue/ Red/ Yellow A Day March 17th Green/ ... Read More>>

8th Grade Cause Marketing Campaigns

8th grade students are diligently working to change negative perceptions shaped by media. Check these out and look for them when you're here for conferences.       ... Read More>>