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MS 135’s extracurricuar activities include an active student government that organizes numerous academic and social activities. We are also proud of our boys’ and girls’ basketball teams, a cheerleading squad, our peer mediators and our debate team. A school newspaper and magazine provide published outlets for our students’ creative expression.
MS 135 collaborates with: The Center for Educational Innovation to deliver world class middle level education; with its university partners – Lehman, Mercy and the State University of NY – to provide superior professional development; and works with many arts, social service and city agencies to best serve the needs of its students.
Admissions and Graduation Requirements
See Series A-101: Admissions, Readmissions, Transfer and List Notice for All Students and Series A-501: Promotion Standards.
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Athletics and Fitness
Public Schools Athletic League
The mission of the Public Schools Athletic League is to provide opportunities for educating students in physical fitness, character development and socialization skills through an athletic program that fosters teamwork, discipline and sportsmanship.
CHAMPS Middle School Sports & Fitness
The goal of the CHAMPS Middle School Sports & Fitness program is to improve student fitness levels and overall health by increasing opportunities for children to engage in physical activity, regardless of athletic ability. The program promotes health-related fitness through a mix of several after-school and before-school activities including traditional sports, nontraditional sports, and fitness activities. The utimate goal is for students to grow to be CHAMPS — Cooperative, Healthy, Active, Motivated, Positive Students — for life.
Charter School Athletic Association (CSAA)
The Charter School Athletic Association (CSAA) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting New York City charter schools. Through community and school partnerships, the CSAA works with New York City charter schools to develop and maintain inter-scholastic sports leagues and arts programs. By nurturing charter school students’ appreciation for the arts, sports, physical fitness, and nutrition the CSAA gives these students access to high quality programing committed to the values of cooperation, fairness, and respect.