On Tuesday, January 7th, the students and faculty of Lavelle Prep gathered to celebrate the annual homecoming of our alumni by attending a Q&A session held in the school’s theater. As per tradition, the panel of recent graduates discussed life beyond Lavelle, offering advice to our upperclassmen about saving money, managing a heavy workload and […]
On December 20th, the halls of Corporate Commons One were transformed into a winter wonderland as students, parents and faculty members of Integration Charter Schools (ICS) gathered to celebrate our second annual Winter Festival. Food, raffle baskets and games were scattered about while the cafeteria served as a stage for our after school music program […]
ICS was the proud recipient of the Verrazano Award at the SIEDC Annual Awards Gala on Thursday, December 5th at the Vanderbilt at South Beach. Over 20 ICS staff members attended the festive gala to celebrate the honor. A fun, roaring 20’s evening was had by all. Thank you, SIEDC and members!
On Tuesday, Integration Charter Schools (ICS) welcomed New York State Assembly Member Mike Reilly into our office to discuss legislative priorities for charter schools with ICS President Dr. Ken Byalin. During his visit, Assemblyman Reilly was brought on a tour of Lavelle Preparatory Charter School led by Principal Chris Zilinski and had an opportunity to […]
Yesterday morning, two of ICS’ shining stars were honored at the Staten Island Not-For-Profit Association 2019 Community Service Awards Breakfast held at Li Greci’s Staten. Lavelle Prep Elementary music teacher Jessica Bruschi and Lavelle Prep Assistant Director of Security Joe Avitto were this year’s honorees, and we couldn’t be more proud of them. Here’s a […]
On Wednesday, October 16th, Integration Charter Schools was a proud and grateful recipient of a $1,500 grant from The Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation. The grant was presented at a ceremony held at the COMMONS Cafe, where 100% of profits go back to the community via the foundation. ICS sincerely thanks The Lois & Richard […]
ICS President Ken Byalin was recently featured in Ariana Huffington’s Thrive Global, where he was interviewed on his personal meditation practice as part of Clay Hamilton’s ongoing series, How Do /You/ Meditate?” In the feature, Ken discussed his personal meditation practices while also providing advice for beginning and novice sitters alike. Ken took the time […]