News

Lavelle Prep National Honor Society Ceremony

On June 18th, Lavelle Prep High School celebrated the induction of 33 members to the National Honors Society.  We gathered on Zoom to celebrate the accomplishments of a great group of students and also to realize the impact that positive, caring, and meaningful relationships have on our success and ability to achieve. There’s no doubt in my mind that […]

Lavelle Prep’s High School Class of 2020 Ride-A-Long Celebration

Greetings ICS Family, I’m very excited to share that today Lavelle High School held our very first “Ride-a-long” parade for our Class of 2020! We did it!!!! I would like to take this opportunity to extend my gratitude and say “THANK YOU” to each of you who came out today to support our graduating class. This was one among […]

A Message from the President of ICS on an American Tragedy

Dear ICS Family, As a family of schools, as a community, and as a country, we are currently facing a time of shared outrage, uncertainty, pain, and responsibility. As a family of charter schools founded on the power of integration, we cannot be silent. As students, families, as a community and as humans, we grieve […]

Assemblyman Fall Joins ICS Students in Virtual Q&A Session

We are proud to announce that our first virtual Q&A session at Integration Charter Schools was a success! On Wednesday, June 3rd, Charles Fall, member of the New York State Assembly, joined in a video call with nearly 300 ICS high school students and teachers to discuss important current events in both our state and […]

Lavelle Prep Elementary Teacher Recognized by NBC4!

Elementary school teacher Alessandra Demeo was featured on NBC 4 New York as part of their Teacher Appreciation Week segment! We are so proud of Alessandra, and all of our Lavelle Prep teachers for always going above and beyond — especially during these trying times. We are always here for our students and families! #WeAreICS!

Remembering Richard Fragiacomo

It is with great sadness we mourn the loss of one of our founding board members and biggest supporters, Richard Fragiacomo. Richard dedicated his life to both science, and the social sciences. He was dedicated to making our world a better place, and for that, we are forever grateful. Professionally, he was an inventor, product […]

Remote Learning Tips

As we enter the final weeks of April, our school recognizes that there still may be families struggling to adjust to their children working from home. It’s important for us to remind parents and guardians that Lavelle Prep is an active support system for those seeking guidance, especially during difficult times such as these. As […]

Message from the Values Team

Dear ICS Family! While our world is facing an unprecedented crisis that has fundamentally upended our lives, creating uncertainty, anxiety and hardship, our commitment to our core values shows our strength as a community. In light of the current pandemic, we believe it is necessary to extend our compassion and gratitude for all you do!  […]

Riding the Wave — Virus Denial

Ed and Orly Wiseman recently made a film about our counseling program and how we have introduced the Steps-A Program of Jim and Liz Mazza in our schools. The Steps-A Program offers a structure for introducing students to the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to improve coping and reduce risk of more serious challenges […]

IMPORTANT: Free Internet Access Through Spectrum

Recognizing that not all households have Internet access, we are asking that families notify our school if their homes are not equipped to participate in distance learning. Please know that Spectrum is offering free broadband and Wi-Fi access during New York school closures. To enroll, call 1-844-488-3898.