7TH & 8TH Grade Musical

Grease, Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast Jr., Legally Blonde Jr., Once on this on Island Jr., Grease, Charlie Brown, Seussical, ANNIE, Music Man!!! Each spring semester, 7th & 8th grade students have the opportunity to produce a Broadway musical under direction of MSC arts teachers and theater professionals. It is a proud culmination of our arts curricula across K-8 in drama, dance, visual arts and literacy. In MSC tradition, the experience is hands-on; from audition to design, to acting, song and dance, costumes, and tech. Students realize full production values and the thrill of bringing a show to life in front of an audience of peers, family, and MSC community.


Lincoln Center Institute

Lincoln Center Institute collaborates with MSC teachers to develop extended, hands-on study that includes seeing live performances, visiting museums and learning about the creative process.


NY Sun Works - The Greenhouse Project

NY Sun Works is a non-profit organization that builds innovative science labs in urban schools. Through our Greenhouse Project Initiative, we use hydroponic farming technology to educate students and teachers about the science of sustainability.

The NY Sun Works Greenhouse Project uses hydroponic farming technology to educate students and teachers about the science of sustainability. The pilot NY Sun Works greenhouse at our own Manhattan School for Children opened in the Fall of 2010 and functions as a hands-on classroom for students from Kindergarten through 8th grade with an integrated environmental science curriculum. Every year, we host our own “NY Sun Works Youth Conference @ MSC: Discovering Sustainability Science to showcase MSC 5th-8th grade students’ discoveries in science and their understanding of environmental issues.


Teachers College Reading and Writing Project

Our teachers also work with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, a research and staff development organization housed at Teachers College, Columbia University. This collaboration helps develop ideas that are fundamental to literacy instruction.


Urban Advantage for Grades 6-8  

Urban Advantage is a national network of urban science cultural institutions, public schools and public school districts in working partnership to improve science teaching and learning in K-12 public education, with an emphasis on middle school.


Wellness In The Schools

Wellness in the Schools (WITS) is a non-profit, community-based organization that inspires healthy eating, environmental awareness and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools. Through meaningful public/private partnerships with school leadership, teachers, chefs, coaches, parents and kids, WITS develops and implements programs that provide healthy foods and environments and opportunities for regular play to help kids learn and grow.


The Teachers College Inclusive Classrooms Project (TCIP)

TCIP is a professional development organization that specializes in supporting K-12 administrators, teachers, and staff in creating organizational structures and curricular opportunities for all students to grow and thrive in their classrooms. Their philosophy is grounded in a stance of critical inclusivity whereby students labeled as disabled can participate in the general education curriculum when provided with appropriate supports and a universally designed curriculum. Our teachers will work with staff developers to continue to develop the skills and dispositions that address each and every student’s unique strengths and areas of difficulty.  Also, to continue to support teachers to create engaging curriculum and instruction for students who need more challenging work.


K-5 Math Solutions

K-5 Math Teaching Resources is a New York City-based math consultancy dedicated to transforming the teaching and learning of mathematics, thereby improving outcomes for all students in elementary school and beyond. They provide on site coaching and professional development  focused on increasing teachers’ pedagogical and conceptual understanding of the teaching and learning of mathematics. The work is deeply rooted in current educational theory and practice, and in the principle that high quality teaching begins with the teacher’s own deep subject matter knowledge.


Roads to Success and The Beacon Program

MSC families partner with Roads to Success for full-time Afterschool programming for our elementary grades, and the Beacon Program for our Middle School students.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ps333.org


The Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice at Bank Street  

We have secured a partnership with Lesley Koplow and The Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice at Bank Street. Emotionally Responsive Practice uses a deep knowledge of child development and respect for each child's life experiences to inform classroom routines, teacher-child interaction, and curriculum.


Empowering Upstanders: Bullying Prevention

The Leadership Program’s  Empowering Upstanders Project - a social emotional learning approach to building empathy and kindness by building upstander in classrooms and communities.  Leadership trainers would come into the class and facilitate lessons from our curriculum.


Roads To Success and The Beacon Program

MSC families partner with Roads to Success for full-time Afterschool programming for our elementary grades, and the Beacon Program for our Middle School students.

For more information, please visit our website: www.ps333.org