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ICS Say Yes to the Dress

On Thursday, May 19th and Friday, May 20th, high school seniors at ICS said “yes to the dress” in anticipation for their upcoming prom and graduation ceremonies! Students of Lavelle Preparatory Charter School, New Ventures Charter School and Nicotra Early College Charter School were invited to CC3 to try on beautiful pieces of formalwear graciously […]

Lavelle Prep High School Celebrates College Signing Day

The future is bright for the Lavelle Preparatory Charter School Class of 2022. On Monday, May 16, 48 Lavelle seniors proudly announced their plans for college and career to their teachers and the school’s 10th and 11th graders gathered in the auditorium for College Signing Day. Of 48 seniors, 46 are heading to colleges and […]

ICS Press | May 2022

Presenting the very first issue of ICS Press, a newsletter for employees, supporters and friends of Integration Charter Schools, hot off the electronic press. Click on the link below to flip through the pages and zoom into each story. We hope you enjoy this first issue!  Sincerely, The ICS External Relations Team  Story ideas can be submitted to ICSPress@integrationcharterschools.org. ICS Press | […]

Lavelle Prep Honored as Top High School by US News and World Report

Integration Charter Schools is proud to announce Lavelle Prep High School’s ranking on this year’s list of top high schools nationwide, according to US News and World Report. Lavelle Prep High School has been recognized as:#4,451 in the National Ranking #397 in New York High Schools #409 New York, NY Metro Area High Schools #132 in New York City Public Schools High Schools #526 in […]

High School Students Celebrate Earth Day With Guest Speaker From Greener By Design

In anticipation for Earth Day, our Lavelle and Nicotra high school students were visited by guest speaker Adam Zellner of Greener by Design last Friday afternoon for a presentation on the roles technology, innovation and policy play in shaping our environment both present day and for years to come. President of the environmental consultant company, Zellner gave […]

A photograph of Joseph Carroll

Remembering Joseph Carroll

Dear ICS Family,  It is with a heavy heart we share the news that ICS Board member Joseph Carroll passed away on Friday, April 8th, 2022. We are keeping his family and friends in our thoughts and prayers.  His obituary can be found here.  Arrangements are as follows: Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 7:00 PM to […]

Richmond Prep Groundbreaking Gallery

Integration Charter Schools (ICS) held a groundbreaking ceremony on Dec. 15 for the new location of Richmond Preparatory Charter School at 2245 Richmond Avenue, site of a former Barnes & Noble store. The school offers small classes with a college preparatory curriculum and an inclusive environment that is welcoming of all students, including those living […]

Richmond Prep Breaks Ground on New Building!

With a focus on the future and a mission to offer unparallelededucational opportunities on Staten Island, Integration Charter Schools (ICS) held agroundbreaking ceremony on Dec. 15 for the new location of Richmond Preparatory Charter School at 2245 Richmond Avenue, site of a former Barnes & Noble store. The new location, which will open for classes […]

Lavelle Prep High School Hosts Annual Friendsgiving Feast

In anticipation for the holiday season, Lavelle Prep hosted our annual Friendsgiving feast for the high school students last Friday. The afternoon began with a delicious lunch prepared by our very own teachers and staff in celebration of our Lavelle family. Much of our food was graciously donated by community partners, including Stop and Shop, […]

Integration Charter Schools at Black Heritage Family Day

In honor of African Heritage Month, Integration Charter Schools joined the Staten Island community this past Saturday in celebrating culture, raising awareness, and promoting racial unity at our city’s annual Black Heritage Family Day.  We would like to give a special shout-out to our organization’s community liaison, Ben Owususekyere, as well as our director of external relations, […]