West Side Collaborative: WSC maintains a creative, rigorous environment that has kept children’s development central to its core mission for more than 20 years. Our school features unique programming, an innovative staff, and middle school experiences that challenge all students to develop their innate curiosity!

News and Announcements

  • Astronomy Night Students and teachers from West Side Collaborative were excited to bring their brand new telescope to Urban Starfest in Central Park this month! On September 9th, the Amateur Astronomer's Association (AAA) held its annual Urban Starfest in Central Park's Sheep Meadow.  Students were able to view the cosmos through the lens of our new telescope, which was generously donated by the Scopes for Schools program.  A program of the AAA, Scopes for Schools provides schools with high-quality telescopes in order to inspire young minds and develop an appreciation for astronomy.  West Side Collaborative will be creating an Astronomy Club of our own, and hope to host events for the school community as well as join with the ...
    Posted Sep 19, 2017, 6:53 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • WSC Goes to University A small group of eighth grade WSC students had a true college experience this week! They were invited to visit the Fordham University campus and join college students in class.  Our students attended History Professor Dr. Mark Naison’s class “Rock and Roll to Hip Hop” alongside Fordham students.  The WSC eighth graders had a great deal to contribute to the class discussion! Students also toured the library, played basketball in the Fordham gymnasium, and visited the campus bookstore.  The visit was topped off with lunch at the iconic Pugley’s Pizzeria, where students were treated to an impromptu open mike session and saxophone concert.  Many thanks to eighth grade teacher and Fordham graduate, Ms. Rahiman, who arranged the ...
    Posted Apr 6, 2017, 9:01 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • Holocaust Survivor Visits WSC Eighth grade students had the extraordinary opportunity to meet Holocaust survivor, Paul Galan, who made a special appearance at our school this month.  Mr. Galan shared his experience as a child in Czechoslovakia, which fell under Nazi control when he was 6 years old. He told stories of being forced to wear the yellow Star of David and the constant bullying and death threats he received from his fellow students. Eventually, as Nazi anti-Semitic laws began to be applied to occupied German territories, he was placed under strict curfew and his father's grain business was given over to a Christian Czech.Eventually his family was rounded up and sent to an internment camp, where they were held for ...
    Posted Mar 14, 2017, 2:05 PM by Suzannah Ohring
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West Side Collaborative Middle School 250
Phone: 212-866-6313
Parent Coordinator: 646-481-1677
Fax: 212-678-5295

Novella Bailey, Principal, nbailey@schools.nyc.gov
Wonda Perez, Guidance Counselor, wperez8@schools.nyc.gov
Suzannah Ohring, Administration/Middle School Choice Liaison, sohring@schools.nyc.gov
Beatrice Rodriguez, Parent Coordinator, brodriguez@schools.nyc.gov
Parent Teacher Association Board, PTA@wscnyc.org

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