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!

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  • Mayor Bill de Blasio & Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Visit 196 WBMS!

    What an exciting day at 196 WBMS!  We got a visit from Mayor Bill de Blasio & Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter!  It was such an honor to have them at our school to launch the city's new initiative  “NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program” which is the largest city-run program aimed at providing kids with college funds in the country. Our students were thrilled to receive a $100 savings bond in a NYC scholarship account!

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  • NYC DOE 2021-2022 HOMECOMING GUIDE!

    The NYC Department of Education has issued their guidance on returning to school for the 2021-2022 school year. Please visit their website to learn more about health and safety, Covid-19 testing in schools and other important information for families. 

    https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-year/school-year-2021-22

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  • Parent Handbook Now Available Online!

    View the Parent Handbook on our website - available in the top navigation bar.

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