DPAC Debaters

Our DPAC debaters took part in a tournament last weekend in the Bronx.  Our students headed out bright and early at 6:30am.  Mr. Beattie our kids and once again they were some of the top performers.  We’d like to give a special shoutout to 8th graders Melissa Jimenez and Melvin Morla who went undefeated for […]

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DPAC Debaters

On Saturday, October 1st, PS/MS 161 hosted the first NYC Urban Debate League tournament of the year.  The tournament was a Manhattan middle school invitational and welcomed more than 200 students from 15 schools. We had an awesome season opener!    Students debated abolishing the Electoral College, condemning Big Pharmaceutical Companies and adopting a New […]

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161 Book Give-Away

On Thursday, September 22nd, DPAC families were invited in for a chance to meet 161 staff and to find out what students will be learning this year.  Families were also provided the chance to go book shopping in our cafeteria and many kids walked away happy.  Thanks to Ms. Salute for helping our students bring […]

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