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ICS Celebrates Pride Month

June is LGBT Pride Month, where schools and organizations across the country celebrate and support the LGBT individuals living within their communities. At ICS, it’s no different, and we are proud to support the effort every day – not only in June. The members of the Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) of ICS, established in May 2018, […]

Richmond Prep to Become ICS’ 4th School

  Integration Charter Schools (ICS) is proud to officially announce that The New York State Board of Regents has approved the Richmond Preparatory Charter School (RPCS) charter application. RPCS will be the fourth school in the ICS network, joining Lavelle Preparatory Charter School, New Ventures Charter School, and The Lois & Richard Nicotra Early College […]

Trustee Lily McNair, PhD. Leaves More Than a Mark on ICS

  At ICS, our classrooms have always featured an accent wall painted to showcase the school colors of ICS teacher’s alma maters. Aside from adding fun pops of color into the learning environment, it serves as another reminder of our network-wide college prep focus, too. This is why on Tuesday, June 12th, we were honored […]

2018 Champions of Education Gala

On June 6, 2018 Integration Charter Schools was proud to host the 9th Annual Champions of Education Gala. This year’s Champions of Education included: –Bernie Glassman Founder, Zen Peacemakers –Louis R. Tobacco, Former New York State Assemblyman, Associate Executive Director, Government Affairs, Staten Island University Hospital, Northwell Health  –Jeff & Denise Henick Stop & Stor Self Storage, Community Minded […]

Seventh Grade Students Shine on the Silver Screen

  On June 6, 2018, Lavelle Prep held its 7th annual Film Festival at The Atrium movie theater. Held each year, the event is a culmination of the cross-curricular work that took place throughout the 7th grade, as students learn about local historical events while acquiring and practicing dramatic and performative skills. This year, 7th […]

2018 Outstanding Teachers & Teaching Assistants

ICS is proud to be honoring our 2018 Outstanding Teachers and Teaching Assistants from Lavelle Prep Upper, Lavelle Prep Elementary, and New Ventures. This year’s honorees are: Daniel Gonzalez (Outstanding TA – Lavelle Upper) Marilyn Leblanc (Outstanding Teacher – Lavelle Upper) Alison Bologna (Outstanding Teacher – Lavelle Elementary) Paola Silva (Outstanding TA – Lavelle Elementary) […]

Today’s Incident at Clay Pit Ponds

Our Lavelle Family is thinking of our students who were effected today on the class trip. Our first concern is always the physical and emotional well being of our students. We will continue to communicate with their families and support them, and our counselors are available to speak with and assist any of our students.

5 Year Award Recipients to be Honored at 2018 Gala

Integration Charter Schools would like to celebrate the following employees who have completed 5 years of service within the organization. These individuals will be honored along with our Champions of Education and Outstanding Teachers & TAs Of The Year at our annual gala on Wednesday, May 30th at 6pm at the Hilton Garden Inn. Brandon […]

ICS’s Security Team Provides Superior Safety and Security

School safety and security has always been a top priority of all ICS schools, as it should be everywhere. Our commitment to this mission is most evident within the individuals whom make up our experienced team of security officers. Comprised of seven security guards covering the three schools, the members of the ICS Security are […]

Lavelle Prep Students Honored to Perform at Staten Island Advance Women of Achievement Luncheon 2018

  The senior music students of Lavelle Prep had the honor of performing their hit song, “The Truth: We Need Change,” which was written and performed by students, with support from music teacher Kyle Fackrell. Student performers included singer Aeva Soler, rapper Jerramiah Jean-Babtiste, and musicians Vivian Martinez, Victoria Cruz-Greene, Brandon Morales, Steven Rios, Eniola […]