PS/MS 165's ForestNation

Say Thanks to PS/MS 165!

The funds raised will support our Recess program that provides children with supervised and safe athletic programs at recess to promote exercise and health. Provide more enrichment programs to expand our small garden.
Adding more trees and plants to our community, teach children that even though we live in the city – we are an Urban Forest & Garden… seeing the future that our school can be a “greenhouse” for seedlings that can then be planted in our community in sidewalks, abandoned lots and under cared for street parks.

– PS/MS 165

I believe the students will want to help their school while helping another community around the world. We are a very global school, families from all areas around the world and we would like to be part of the global effort to better our planet; one tree / plant at a time.

~ Karen Martinez

Trees help us breathe clean air.

~ Eden , 2nd grade

Trees and plants make the city cool and give birds a place to live.

~ Kalies , 1st grade

PS/MS 165 Robert E. Simon & Global Scholars Academy

PS/MS 165 is a Pre-K – 8th grade NYC Public School, located in Manhattan’s northern most section of the Upper West Side. Our school has over 800 students that represent the diversity and richness of the community we are nestled in. PS/MS 165 offers several choices of academic programs to grow the seeds of intellect and achievement in our students.. Dual Language (Spanish/English) bi-lingual, bi-cultural and bi-literal; Gifted & Talented, offers advanced academics; General Education (monolingual English); Special Education; supports and cultivates students with a wide range of disabilities.

We are proud to be socially responsible

PS/MS 165 was one of the first schools in our district to participate in NYC initiative; in-school composting program of lunch scraps and Electronic Recycling program.

PS/MS 165 Robert E Simon and Global Scholars Academy

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