Welcome to Bushwick Ascend Lower School
The mission of every Ascend school is to equip our students with the knowledge, confidence, and character to succeed in college and beyond.
By offering a rich liberal arts education in a supportive environment, we animate children’s natural sense of curiosity and prepare students to think on their own, thrive on their own, and engage the world as informed, responsible citizens.
Remote Learning Update
BWLS hybrid learning schedule for kindergarten - 4th grade scholars: April 6th - June 11th.
Select KG & 1st grade scholars will attend in-person
Select 2nd - 4th grade scholars will attend in-person learning pods.
Most KG - 4th grade scholars will continue with 100% remote learning instruction for the remainder of the year.
Below are resources to support with remote learning instruction during this time.
Please view our Return to school Social Story with your scholar before the 1st day of In-Person school!
A Social Story: Returning to School
Un Cuento Social: De Regresso a la Escuela
Remote Learning Resources
Refer to this document for answers regarding curriculum, assessments, special education services, ENL services, social services, operations, culture, specials (dance, music, art, and Science).
Questions about the school calendar, enrollment, attendance, transportation, school food, etc.? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
School Year 20-21 Calendar
View the school calendar here.
Our uniform policy can be found here.
Purchase your scholar's uniform at The League Brand
Remote Learning: Scholars will not be expected to wear uniforms during remote instruction. Scholars will be expected to be dressed appropriately for “virtual” school. No Pajamas!
In-person: Scholars will be expected to attend school in-person in full uniform, when in-person instruction resumes.
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OPT-IN to text messaging
Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone, with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.
You can participate in this free service just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number 67587.
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