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Girls Who Code

PSMS 161 launched Girls Who Code in the beginning of 2015.  Our students are learning the building blocks to become the next generation of Computer Scientists!

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Arts Programs

PSMS 161 has one of the most dynamic arts programs in New York City Public Schools.  Our students have opportunities that match top performing arts schools.  

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Debate Team

After two years of intramural debate, PS 161 joined the NYC Urban Debate League in 2012, where they now regularly compete against top NYCteams in rigorous academic competition. Even among strong programs like Berkeley Carroll, Anderson School, and Hunter, PS 161 has rapidly emerged as a home to powerhouse debaters, consistently ranked as one of the top middle […]

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