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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.

IMPORTANT: Integration Charter Schools Closure

In light of yesterday’s mayoral announcement and the COVID-19 pandemic, beginning tomorrow, Monday 3/16, all ICS schools will be closed. We expect that our schools will re-open on Monday, April 20th. Students should NOT report to school. Breakfast and lunch will be available for pick up Monday through Friday from 10-11 am at 1 Teleport […]

IMPORTANT: Integration Charter Schools Career Fairs Postponed

Due to the city-wide schools’ closures in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, Integration Charter Schools Career Fairs scheduled to be held on Monday, March 16th and Tuesday, April 7th have been postponed until a later date. At this time, we still plan on hosting our event for Thursday, April 23rd. In the interim, we are […]

IMPORTANT: Updated Information Regarding Coronavirus COVID-19

The following documents have been issued by the NYC Department of Education and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for updated information regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19. We encourage families to read through the attached materials to learn more about the current status of the situation as well as general viral infection prevention practices. Additionally, […]