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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News and Announcements

  • 7th Graders Attend Book Prize Event Seventh grade students recently attended the New York Historical Society's Children's History Book Prize event. Author Ellen Klages spoke about her book Out of Left Field, which tells the story of Katy Gordon, a talented athlete living in San Francisco in 1957. Determined to prove that women can and should play baseball, Katy embarks on a research quest to find other women who played the sport and fight the Little League’s verdict. Students also heard from Maria Pepe, a little girl from Hoboken who, in 1972, fought the National Little League organization to include girls - and won! Today over 2 million girls nationwide participate in Little League. The New York Historical Society hosts a free family ...
    Posted Jun 6, 2019, 7:39 PM by Suzannah Ohring
  • Special Guest Visits Wingspan After School Arts WSC's Wingspan after school performing arts program was recently treated to a visit by guest artist Leslie Carrara-Rudolph who plays Abby Cadabby on Sesame Street.  Ms. Carrara-Rudolph enthralled students with a workshop on character development and creativity, specifically geared for middle school students. With student input, she created a character, featured below, and made that character come to life for students.  She also shared her definition of imagination:  "I am magic in the nation."                          
    Posted Apr 17, 2019, 9:57 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • 8th grade students visit Fordham University In what has become an annual tradition, 8th grade teacher Ms. Rahiman arranged for a select group of student to visit Fordham University and attend a class taught by Dr. Mark Naison, professor of history and African and African-American studies.  WSC students participated in the class "From Rock and Roll to Hip Hop: Urban Youth Cultures in Post War America," alongside current Fordham students. Dr. Naison has written widely on politics, labor history, popular culture and education policy, and as usual, our students had much to contribute to the conversation.  Darryl McDaniels of Run DMC attended our students. The visit was topped off with lunch at Sal's Pizzeria.                                                                                                                                                                                                     
    Posted Apr 17, 2019, 8:51 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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