Lavelle Prep News

Lavelle Prep Reopening Plans – Updated March 6

*Elementary Reopening Plan* Dear Families,  We hope this message finds you safe and healthy.  As stated in our last message, we explained we were planning for reopening for in-person instruction on, or after, March 8th.  Our plan now is to officially resume in-person instruction for grades K-5 on March 15th (Every Monday), and 6-8 on […]

In-Person Learning Suspended Until at Least March 8, 2021

Dear Families: I hope this email finds you safe and healthy.  As you may remember, in January we updated you that all Integration Charter Schools (“ICS”) will be closed for in-person learning until at least February 22, 2021. Due to the consistent number of positive COVID-19 cases on Staten Island, we have made the difficult decision […]

Full Circle: From Student to Teacher

One of our greatest achievements here at Integration Charter Schools is following up with our former students, and seeing where their futures have led. For one former Lavelle Prep student, Demie Medley, we don’t have to look too far — as she is now in her first year of teaching at Lavelle Prep Elementary. Upon […]

In-person learning suspended until at least February 22, 2021

Dear Families: As you know, in December we updated you that all Integration Charter Schools (“ICS”) will be closed for in-person learning until at least January 19, 2021.  Due to the continuously increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases on Staten Island, we have made the difficult decision to prolong our closure for in-person learning until […]

Lavelle Prep Welcomed Officer Max Mueller as Guest Speaker

This month, our students eagerly welcomed Max Mueller, an officer from the 79th precinct located in Bedford Stuyvesant Brooklyn, to speak to our student body on behalf of the New York City Police Department. Since every school is having meaningful conversations as we are Looking at ICS Values through a Race Lens, and as we […]

Schools to Remain Closed Until January 19th.

Dear Families: I hope this email finds you safe, healthy, and warm. As you know, in November we announced that all Integration Charter Schools (“ICS”) will be closed for in-person learning until at least January 4, 2021.  Due to the continuously increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases on Staten Island, we have made the difficult decision […]

Words of Advice from our HS Graduates

As remote learning continues in New York State education, students have fortunately found it easier to adjust to the switch between in-person and electronic classroom instruction. However, we recognize that there are still parents and students struggling with what has become the norm. To help with this, we reached out to former graduates of Integration […]

Lavelle Prep Students Crack the Case of Phineas Gage

This week, our 7th grade ELA classes at Lavelle Prep played the role of medical doctors, psychologists, and historians from around the globe while studying the many conundrums in the case of Phineas Gage.  In their mock investigations, students recounted the events leading up to Gage’s accident, in which a large iron rod pierced his […]