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 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
  • Arts Lab Visits the Whitney Sixth grade WSC art students visited the Whitney Museum of American Art today for a guided tour of two exhibits:  Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight and Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney's Collection.  Students participated in discussions about the art, as well as sketching and drawing activities in the gallery.
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 10:58 AM by Suzannah Ohring
  • iConnect Week Opens the New School Year Welcome back! The entire West Side Collaborative team is looking forward to a school year filled with academic achievement, collaboration and many successes!  We are excited to share with you that on the first day of school, West Side Collaborative hosted a visit from Deputy Chancellor of Teaching and Learning, Phil Weinberg.  Deputy Chancellor Weinberg was able to see first-hand our iConnect immersion program which fosters teamwork, collaboration and trust within our learning environment, and establishes a caring and supportive tone for the year. In our community, staff and families work together to build a student centered learning environment which supports each child in developing independence, curiosity, compassion, and critical thinking.  Our staff is committed to creating dynamic and ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2016, 10:18 AM by Suzannah Ohring
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West Side Collaborative Middle School 250
Phone: 212-866-6313
Parent Coordinator: 347-563-5146
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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