Chromebooks Approved By NYC DOE!

New York City Schools Adopt Chromebooks in All Schools As Google’s Chromebook continues to make its mark as one of the best-selling laptops out there for schools, more and more cities want to hop on the bandwagon. Recently, the tech-giant finds that it has gained another ally: The New York City Department of Education. The […]

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PSMS 161 Debate Team

On Saturday, the 161 Debaters met at 7am and returned at 7pm to attend the second debate tournament of the year way out at One World Middle School in the Bronx.  It was a highly competitive tournament, with over 300 debaters from all over the city.  34 students from PS 161 participated.  The topics were integration […]

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Succeed at PSMS 161

In preparation for applying to NYC High Schools, middle schoolers at MS 161 are placed into mentoring groups as 7th graders where they work closely with a faculty mentor to navigate the high school application process. In addition, we provide evening information sessions for our students and parents, and organize group excursions to the annual […]

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