Ascend is an exciting program designed to help students prepare for future educational goals through tutoring, hands-on enrichment programs, cultural field trips, and special events. Ascend is managed by Wesleyan University Public Schools Collaborative and is funded by Wesleyan University and the Middletown Board of Education. The program serves students at Snow School and Macdonough School. Approximately fifteen  students from each school in grades 4 and 5 will be accepted into Ascend.


Starting dates

Macdonough School ( Monday / Wednesday )

This school year, the program will start  on September 24th 2014 and end on May 6th 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Snow School ( Tuesday / Thursday )

This school year, the program will start on September 30th 2014 and end on May 7th 2015 from 3:30 pm. to 5:00 p.m.

Ascend students are going to NYC on April 27

Ascend students will go to New York City for a field trip on April 27 to visit the Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) and the Sony Technolgy Wonder Lab. Permission slips with more details will be distributed soon. A $10 fee is required to hold your child's ticket, which will be returned to students on the day of the trip for a souvenir (or can be returned to the parent by request).

If you hve any questions, please call Kathy Kryinwski or Beverly Hunter-Daniel at 860-685-2970.