A cozy neighborhood school in trendy East Williamsburg - 196WBMS The Williamsburg Bridge Magnet School for Communication and Media Arts is a warm and friendly place where students receive a well-rounded education and individualized attention from their teachers. The school has the feel of a close-knit community where everyone works diligently to infuse learning with a sense of fun. Through the magnet program, students have access to hands on project based learning experiences that include technology, the arts, cooking and more!

Look at What's Happening

  • Winter Wonderland Event December 2nd!

    Join us for a fun filled night of face painting, build a bear, family pictures, food and more! 

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  • 3K & PreK at 196WBMS!

    Consider taking a tour of our 3K and PreK program. Look how much fun we have learning!

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  • The Family Health Challenge

    Our 2nd grade students learn about healthy food choices with The Family Health Challenge!

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  • Brighter Bites

    Brighter Bites has distributed over 50 million pounds of produce and distributed millions of nutrition education materials to more than 500,000 individuals! Please register with the school to get your free bag of produce!

    P.S. 196 WBMS
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