Lavelle Prep News

Meet Ibrahim Ibrahim: Lavelle Prep’s Arabic Teacher

At Integration Charter Schools (ICS), we believe that diversity is our strength. In order to fulfill this vision, Lavelle Prep has been partnering with the Teachers of Critical Language Program (TCLP) to bring to life a unique Arabic language program. TCLP is a U.S. Department of State initiative which brings teachers from China, Egypt, and […]

LP Elementary Launches Parents as Partners in Literacy

Ever felt overwhelmed while trying to help your child complete an assignment? Or to answer academic questions they might have? You’re not alone. Classroom methodologies and strategies seem to be constantly changing which can be overwhelming for parents who try to support their child’s learning. Lavelle Prep Elementary is trying to change this with their […]


School Closed 3/4

Due to the forecasted weather, school will be closed tomorrow, 3/4. School will resume on Tuesday, 3/5. Stay safe, and warm!

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Student Spotlight: Matthew Zoloom

For 4th grader Matthew Zoloom, music is more than just an interest, it’s a way of life! For the past few months, Matthew has been taking private music lessons with his Lavelle Prep elementary school music teacher, Ms. Jessica Bruschi. Since he began his piano lessons, Matthew has been practicing and perfecting as often as […]

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Fifth Graders Take Part In Kindness Project

Kindness is a universal language and the students of Lavelle Prep’s 501 class are fluent in the art of spreading joy and consideration. Over the past few weeks, the enthusiastic students of 501 have been working on the Mystery Prize Board created by Ms. Villa and Ms. Casertano. The mystery prize written on the board […]

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Lavelle Prep’s 5th Grade Team Recognized by Staten Island NFP Association

  On Sunday, November 18th, the Staten Island NFP Association awarded the 2018 Community Service award to the Lavelle Prep 5th grade team. The fifth-grade team demonstrated resilience and creativity this school year. The team remained positive and worked together when faced with the challenge of providing meaningful instruction in a new and unfamiliar space. […]

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Lavelle Prep Students Help Set World Record

  It was the Eagles that once echoed the phrase ‘take it to the limit’ but it was the Lavelle Prep Wolves that showed the world how it’s done. On November 8, Lavelle Prep students, under the direction of movement teachers Mr. Burchman and Mr. Fallivene, joined thousands of others across the world in setting […]

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Meet Our September Teacher and Teacher Assistants of the month

We at Integration Charter Schools are beyond proud and honored to present our September Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the month. Jumping from one hurdle to the next, these educators definitely took the ICS core values to heart and beyond. From Lavelle Prep Elementary School, we recognize Alison LoSavio for September Teacher of the month […]

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Lavelle Prep Commences Its Tenth Year In Stride

This September, John W. Lavelle Preparatory Charter School, ICS’s founding school, kicked off its tenth year of enrichment and education. Since its establishment in 2009, Lavelle Prep has served over a 1000 students from 3rd-12th grade and has graduated over 90 students. Even from its early days, Lavelle Prep has strongly remained a beacon of […]

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Lavelle Prep’s New Dismissal Time

The Integration Charter School network of Staten Island has often advocated for innovative educational practices. This year, ICS’s Lavelle Prep Charter School will embark on its next chapter of innovative education with changes to student dismissal timing. Starting with the 2018-2019 school year, Lavelle Prep’s new dismissal time will be 2:40 p.m. (previously 3:36 p.m.). […]