COVID-19 Update

Ascend will continue to update with:
  • Frequently asked questions and answers

  • What families need to know

  • What staff members need to know

  • What students and staff members should do if they feel sick

  • Health guidance for families and others who visit our schools

If you have additional questions not answered on the website please reach out to your scholar's teacher or email bvls_ops@ascendlearning.org.  For specific questions regarding help with packets & instruction, please email your scholar's teacher or grade level Dean in the About Us tab of this site.

Apply for Technology from the DOE

 

To apply for a DOE device please go to : www.schools.nyc.gov/devices

 

Or call 718-935-5100 and choose option 5 for help getting a device with internet connection.

If you need any support filling out the DOE request form, please feel free to call or text

Ms. Harper at 347-294-2636

School Closure Work Packets

Free Wifi Resources

FREE Access to Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi
  • Spectrum is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps.

  • To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

  • Spectrum will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use.

  • Spectrum does not have data caps or hidden fees.

FREE Access to Optimum (Altice) broadband and Wi-Fi

  • Optimum (Altice) services just about all of the neighborhoods surrounding our schools and they are also offering 60 days free broadband to any new customer household within their service area. 

  • Families need to call 866-200-9522

  • More info via this link.

Attention families:

​​Update your contact information TODAY!

We want to make sure you are connected with the school to receive all important updates for your scholar during this time. If you have not been receiving emails or phone calls please email our OPS Team at bvls_ops@ascendlearning.org

to ensure that we have your most updated contact information for calls, text and email.  

Remote Learning Parent Info

A Day in the Life of Remote Learning- Grades KG - 2nd

Click Here

Remote learning has begun!

Click here to login to Google Classroom. 

(Reminder that you should login with the code and username provided by your child’s teacher. If you have not received this information, reach out to bvls_ops@ascendlearning.org )

A Day in the Life of Remote Learning- Grades 3rd - 4th

Click Here

Remote Learning Attendance Policy

Click here for English

Click here for Spanish

GRAB-AND-GO BREAKFAST & LUNCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting on Mon 3/23, free grab-and-go meals are available at 400 sites. A Google map of sites can be found here:

 

https://bit.ly/DOEfreemeals

or on the DOE website here:

 

https://schools.nyc.gov/freemeals.  

BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD GUIDES

TO FOOD & ASSISTANCE

Hunger Free NYC Produces Neighborhood Guides to Food & Assistance containing detailed information on free food access in Brooklyn & Queens.  Users can learn how and where to access SNAP/Food Stamps, WIC, School and Summer Meals, senior meals, soup kitchens and food pantries, and farmer's markets that accept SNAP as payment.  The guide also contains a map showing the locations of these sites.

Brooklyn Guide ENGLISH / SPANISH 

Childcare For Children of First Responders

 

If you are a parent and work as a healthcare provider, FDNY, NYPD, OEM or other eligible front-line worker, there are Regional Enrichment Centers (RECs) set up for your children. For more information, eligible parents can complete the survey here: https://bit.ly/2xfzEVe.

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