Dr. Byalin to Receive the Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Award

On Thursday, February 13th our very own Ken Byalin, PhD. will be honored as a recipient of the Louis R. Miller Business Leadership Award, in the Not-for-Profit Businessperson category, by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce. The awards, which are sponsored by M&T Bank and presented by the Staten Island Chamber of Commerce and the Staten […]

Meet Our November Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Month

At ICS, our diverse team of dedicated and highly qualified educators not only prioritize our student’s education but also contribute passionately to the growth and development of our charter network. This November, our talented teachers and teacher assistants served not only as leaders in the classroom but also as leaders and mentors to fellow peers […]

ICS Hosts Winter Wonderland Festival

Festivities, family and fun. What more could one hope for this frosty season? On December 21st, ICS hosted our first ever Winter Wonderland Festival and the night was as spectacular as could be! Over 400 members of the ICS family joined us as we celebrated the year’s end with raffles, live performances and activities. Teachers, […]

Meet Our October Teachers and Teacher Assistants Of The Month

This October, the ICS educators went above and beyond to inspire the students of Integration Charter Schools. This month’s Teachers of the Month and Teacher Assistants set the bar at all time high as they challenged themselves to be better educators and better mentors to the students of Lavelle Preparatory Charter School, New Ventures Charter […]

Lavelle Prep 5th Grade Team Recognized by Staten Island NFP Association

  On Sunday, November 18th, the Staten Island NFP Association awarded the 2018 Community Service award to the Lavelle Prep 5th grade team. The fifth-grade team demonstrated resilience and creativity this school year. The team remained positive and worked together when faced with the challenge of providing meaningful instruction in a new and unfamiliar space. […]

Lavelle Prep Students Help Set World Record

  It was the Eagles that once echoed the phrase ‘take it to the limit’ but it was the Lavelle Prep Wolves that showed the world how it’s done. On November 8, Lavelle Prep students, under the direction of movement teachers Mr. Burchman and Mr. Fallivene, joined thousands of others across the world in setting […]

ICS Supports the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

  They walked, they trembled, they made a difference! On Sunday, October 21st, ICS’s students and faculty took part in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Midland Beach. Students from Lavelle Prep Charter School, New Ventures Charter School, and our newest member, Nicotra Early College Charter school braved the chilly weather and the […]

Meet Our September Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the Month

  We at Integration Charter Schools are beyond proud and honored to present our September Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the month. September 2018 was definitely a busy month for all. Yet, these eight individuals powered through our first month of the school year with success. Jumping from one hurdle to the next, these educators […]

Former Mets Legend Gives An Inspirational Talk At New Ventures

Last week, celebrated Mets and Yankees legend, Darryl Strawberry, came and spoke to the students of New Ventures Charter School. The former MLB slugger spoke at length about his career in baseball, his lifelong struggle with addiction, and how he overcame his challenges and hardship. “Leaders don’t follow people. Leaders follow a purpose” he advised, […]

Lavelle Prep Commences Its Tenth Year In Stride

This September, John W. Lavelle Preparatory Charter School, ICS’s founding school, kicked off its tenth year of enrichment and education. Since its establishment in 2009, Lavelle Prep has served over a 1000 students from 3rd-12th grade and has graduated over 90 students. Even from its early days, Lavelle Prep has strongly remained a beacon of […]