8th Grade Trip to Governor’s Island

The 8th Grade visited Governor’s Island in New York Harbor to kick of the year, help build relationships between teachers and students and have some fun.  The weather held out, and everyone will surely sleep well after the walking, biking and playing!  6th and 7th are coming up later this week!

Building Community

The beginning of the year is as much about building a strong community, both within the classroom and across the school, as it is about learning content.  Students spend time getting to know each other and their teachers, and building the habits that will make for a successful year.  A safe and nurturing classroom allows …

6th Grade Orientation

On Thursday, August 30th, our incoming 6th grade got their first taste of middle school, and what a great class it looks to be!  Student from the Class of 2021 met teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators.  They practiced the locks for their lockers, learned about the values of 131 and ate some delicious grilled hot …

131 In the Community

Assistant Principal Abadia and some special current and former students attended Kids Day in Chinatown. Some 131 students performed live, and got to show off some of the amazing musical skills they have been developing at school. There was also a book giveaway! It was a beautiful day, and a great testament to the work …

New Website!

Welcome to the new and improved MS 131 website! There are a number of new features. If you would like to email a teacher, it is now super easy to locate your child’s teacher and write to him/her (biographies coming soon!). There is a link to the grading program to check grades. There is lots …