Our Mission

Mrs. Moynagh  Principal and Mrs.Gallagher Assistant Principal

    Welcome to our school site! The mission of PS/MS 47 is to create an environment that inspires all learners, enhanced by the seamless CORE Knowledge curriculum and the use of technology, to achieve a higher standard of excellence in school as well as in the community. 

Special Programs

We are the proud recipients of grants from the Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC). Attending operas is an amazing experience for students and teachers !
We also participate in:  Lego Robotics, chorus, computer and gardening clubs.
We have a chess club and an award winning Music Memory Team. Our students participate in Math Science  and Technology Festivals. We have won several trophies in technology competitions.
We also publish our school newspaper, "The Chris Galas Gazette," every two months.
In addition, we work in partnership with the Rockaway Artists' Alliance, New York City Ballet, and New York City Opera.

Extracurricular Activities

We are proud of our Student Council, and 100th Precinct chess program. Our extended day and lunchtime  computer clubs are proficient in many computer programing activities such as iLife applications, website creations, and Lego Robotics.

Our Community

Broad Channel Civic Association, NYC Public Library, Rockaway Wave Museum,  Broad Channel Athletic Club,  Rockaway Artist Alliance, New York Cares, the Littoral Society, and Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.

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