Lavelle Prep News

Middle School Essay Contest Winner: Isabel Pacheco

*Integration Charter Schools held a district-wide essay contest on the dangers and health hazards of vaping. Here is middle school winner, 7th grade’s Isabel Pacheco’s, winning piece. Did you know that 1 in 20 middle schoolers used E-Cigarettes in 2018? I bet you didn’t because not many people are paying attention to what companies like […]

Welcome Back, Alumni!

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 […]

Lavelle Prep Students Deck the Walls of the COMMONS Café

Warmly welcoming the month of December, our elementary school students are spreading kindness and cheer at the COMMONS Café with a holiday art project provided by The Nicotra Group. Each card, colored by the students, reads, “Together, we do GOOD!,” a mission statement for employees of the establishment, who pride themselves in giving back to […]

Two ICS Employees Honored at SINFP Breakfast

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 […]

Thank you, Nicotra Foundation and Joe Dai!

Lavelle Prep Elementary would like to thank The Nicotra Foundation and Joe Dai, President of Mackenzie Door Company for the $50 American Express Gift Card given to ICS through the “Pay It Forward Project.” ICS utilized the gift card to purchase candy for Lavelle Prep Elementary’s Trunk or Treat which warmed the hearts of students, staff, […]

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Top 9 Questions to Ask at Your Child’s IEP Meeting

Any parent whose child qualifies for special education services has participated in an IEP meeting before. Typically held annually, parents are a vital role in the process and it’s important to head into the meeting informed and empowered to help your child in the best way you can. Knowledge is power. And because the process […]