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!

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  • WSC Read-a-thon! Pajamas and slippers, paperbacks and hot chocolate -- welcome to the WSC All-School Read-a-thon!  Students took pleasure in cozying up with their books for a morning of reading and relaxation.  Some even came prepared with pillows and blankets!  While the goal of the event was to build reading stamina, the result was classrooms filled with students taking the time to delve deeply into the characters and action of a story of their choice.  Snacks and hot chocolate were available, and students were able to participate in our “Reading in the Hood” fundraiser by paying $1 for the privilege of wearing a hat or hood.  Many thanks to all the families who supported our read-a-thon with monetary ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2016, 10:23 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • WSC Celebrates! Students had a blast at the WSC PTA First EVER Halloween Party!   Costumes, music, dancing and delicious treats filled the room.  The event was an enormous success due to the leadership and dedication of our PTA.  Many thanks to all the parents who donated their time and tasty treats, and our devoted teachers and staff who supported the event.  We are grateful to the parents, staff and students who came together to create a positive celebration for our community.      
    Posted Nov 1, 2016, 8:19 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • WSC Students Are Competent: Exploring Storm King Art Center Last week, students embarked on an all-school adventure to Storm King Art Center, an outdoor sculpture garden in the Hudson River Valley.  Students were challenged to work in base camp groups to explore what it means to be competent in a fun, engaging way. Competency, to have the necessary ability, knowledge, or skill to do something successfully, is an important theme for WSC students as they strive toward becoming independent learners.  The WSC Competencies -- investigate, explain, argue, communicate, discern, plan, collaborate and innovate -- guide student goal-setting in base camp throughout the year.  Students discussed the competencies and then were challenged to take photographs which demonstrate these concepts.  The sculptures, landscape and beautiful fall foliage were an inspiring backdrop ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2016, 9:19 AM 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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