Dear Central Brooklyn Ascend Parents and Guardians,
 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we have not had the opportunity to meet our new and returning families.  Please know we are looking forward to seeing you soon and are actively planning to safely welcome scholars back to school the week of August 16.   We are prepared to provide a safe and enriching environment to support your child’s learning. On this page you will find all the "Need to Knows" to prepare your scholar for school year 2021-2022. Please scroll down to view a welcome message from our Principal, Ms. Shani Foster, as well as forms and resources that will answer many of the questions you may have about the upcoming school year.
 

WE WELCOME YOU TO THE CBACS FAMILY FOR SCHOOL YEAR 21-22.
Thank you for choosing CBACS to educate your child ! 
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Click HERE to view Central Brooklyn Ascend Lower School's 2021-2022 Calendar.

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August Virtual  Family Orientations (Gr. K-4)
English    Haitian Creole    Spanish

Mon. August 2nd - 5:30pm - Gr. K & 1

Tues. August 3rd - 5:30 pm - Gr. 2, 3, 4

New school year family orientations are scheduled for Mon. August 2nd for grades kindergarten and 1st grade.  Tues. August 3rd for grades 2, 3, and 4.  

Please plan to attend this virtual orientation session for your child's grade to ensure you are informed for SY21-22.

Summer Orientation Sessions

RingCentral Video Call Links:

Mon. 8/2 - Virtual Meeting Link

Tues. 8/3 - Virtual Meeting Link

Parent Reminders - 8.1.21

Parent Reminders - 7.12.21

Important Reminders #2 - 6.3.21

Important Reminders #1 - 5.26.21

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Summer Homework Packets

July - August

Ascend scholars receive a summer packet and reading book to be completed prior to the first day of school.  Summer packet pick-up is scheduled from Fri. June 11 - Thurs. June 17.

Entering Kindergarten - Workbooks

K - books are not available for download

1st Grade Packet

2nd Grade Packet

3rd Grade Packet

4th Grade Packet

5th Grade Packet

Summer 2021 Camp & Program Resources - many deadlines are 5/30/21

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The League Brand - School Uniforms

May - July

School and movement uniforms are available for purchase from our online vendor, The League Brand. 

 

Information on uniform purchases can

be found on their website.

School Hours

1st Week of School

*1:00 pm dismissal

8/16 - KG & 3rd Grade

8/17 - 1st, 2nd, 4th Grades

Monday - Thursday

7:30 - Breakfast / Arrival

8:00 - School Begins

3:15 - Dismissal

Friday - Early Dismissal

7:30 - Breakfast / Arrival

8:00 - School Begins

1:00 -  Dismissal

Supplies & Tech

Clean Daily Mask

  • A good mask option can be purchased from Amazon

Headphones  

  • A good  option can be purchased from Amazon

Water Bottle

Monetary Donation - $10 for school supplies

*Laptops are LOANED to scholars by CBACS.

Medical Forms

A 504 Form must be completed by your doctor and submitted to the nurse if your scholar needs to be administered general, asthma or allergy medication during the school day. 

School Year 21-22 Health Forms

School Meals

CBACS offers free breakfast and lunch daily 

Scholars may choose to bring their own breakfast & lunch, meals from home must be healthy, no junk food is allowed in school.

We are a peanut free school

You must fill out an ONLINE free school food application.

Go to www.myschoolapps.com/application to fill out the Food Application

 

Application OPENED: Monday, July 5th, Deadline: Friday, July 30th

Health & Safety

Scholars will complete Daily Covid-19 Screening through the Passport App  Questionnaire & Temperature Screening.

* More information will be provided at orientation sessions.

Transportation

School bus service is provided by the Department of Education - Office of Pupil Transportation.

Eligibility is based on distance to the school and grade.

To request school bus transportation, please indicate on your registration form on SchoolMint and a main office staff will contact you.

Academics

Ascend Public Charter Schools curriculum includes math, science, social studies, and English language arts.

 

In addition, every Ascend scholar participate in 3 - 4 specials classes which may include chess, dance, movement, mindfulnes and science.

SPED & ENL

Our Student Service Coordinator will plan your scholar's mandated services based on your scholar's Individual Education plan (IEP). 

In addition, we offer ENL services for our English language learners.  Please reach out to our Student Services Coordinator at aileen.camejo@ascendlearning.org.

 

A copy of your chid's IEP should also be sent to Ms. Camejo.

Contact Us 

Visit our website

www.cbls.ascendlearning.org

Email our Operations Team

cbls_ops@ascendlearning.org

Call us

917-246-4800  

Please leave a message.

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