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M.S. 246 WALT WHITMAN

Our Mission

At Walt Whitman Middle School is to create an environment that emphasizes academic excellence and fosters life-long learning. We will accomplish our mission by attending to students' social, emotional and psychological needs, and tapping into their intellectual and creative potential. With an emphasis on instruction that is technology based and grounded in performance standards, we will equip all students with the knowledge and skills they need to meet the demands of the global community. 

Special Programs

AEC/AIS services, Extended day/afterschool math and literacy, Saturday enrichment programs, Magnet program, peer tutoring, TV production, Project Smart classroom computers, staff development/UFT Teacher Center, Project Arts, RIF program, storytelling, spelling bee, poetry and essay contests, VH1 music program and school orchestra. 

Extracurricular Activities
SGO, Project STOP (peer mediation), Chancellor's Breakaway Program, annual art exhibition, Renaissance After-School Program, girls and boys basketball teams, soccer, cheerleading squad, annual talent show, school band, yearbook and newsletter, summer and winter camping. 

Our Community
SES/FEMA, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn Bureau of Community Service, New Visions for Public Schools, Flatbush Haitian Center, Whitney Museum, Learning Leaders, Brooklyn Museum of Art, CAMBA, NYU.

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