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New Ventures Students Work Towards Reducing Loneliness in Older Adults During Pandemic Through ‘Partners in Time’ Program

Split between traditional academics and hands-on fieldwork, the mission of a typical class at New Ventures is for students to gain real-world experience to prepare them for success in both their professional and personal lives. As a result of this model, our school has nurtured strong relations with community partners throughout the years, often integrating […]

ICS Vice President of Administration Named to SIEDC’s 20 Under 40

Integration Charter Schools is proud to announce that Dana Volini, our Vice President of Administration, has been recognized as one of SIEDC’s 20 Under 40 — an honor granted annually to just twenty Staten Island professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant impact within our community. Dana has been with Integration […]

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 […]