New Ventures News

You’re Invited – ICS Baseball Game Fundraiser

This July, don’t miss your chance come out and support Integration Charter Schools with an exciting night of baseball at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark!  On July 19th, ICS will be holding a baseball game – fundraiser with the Staten Island Yankees! Along with the baseball game, the night will feature food, fun for the […]

Meet the Principal: Mr. Melis

When Principal Ryan Melis began his ICS career, he had no idea he was going to end up as the Principal of one of the premier transfer high schools in New York City.      After joining ICS in 2011 as a substitute teaching assistant, Melis has worn a variety of different hats within the organization. He’s […]


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!

New Ventures September Teacher of the Month

Meet Our September Teacher and Teacher Assistant of the Month

  We at Integration Charter Schools are beyond proud and honored to present our September Teachers and Teacher Assistants of the month. September 2018 was definitely a busy month for all. Yet, these individuals powered through our first month of the school year with success. Jumping from one hurdle to the next, these educators definitely […]

Met legend posing for a photo

Former Mets Legend Gives an Inspirational talk at New Ventures

  Last week, celebrated Mets and Yankees legend, Darryl Strawberry, came and spoke to the students of New Ventures Charter School. The former MLB slugger spoke at length about his career in baseball, his lifelong struggle with addiction, and how he overcame his challenges and hardship. “Leaders don’t follow people. Leaders follow a purpose” he […]

New Ventures students standing at graduation

New Ventures Celebrates 45 Graduates

  On Monday June 25th, New Ventures was proud to partner with Lavelle Prep to hold a formal graduation ceremony for students of both schools. A total of 73 students received their diplomas, 45 of then New Ventures graduates, while Robert Benston of the Allen C. Bentson Agencydelivered the commencement address, and our Valedictorian Victoria […]

New Ventures Students taking a group photo at prom

New Ventures Students Celebrate Prom

  On June 21st, New Ventures hosted it’s first student prom. Held at the Old Bermuda Inn, the prom became a reality thanks to the hard work of employees Samantha DeLuca, Dana Affatigato and Samantha Rampulla. The team began working on the details of the event in late winter by scouting sites and exploring vendor […]

Veterinarian interns

Spotlight On NVCS’ Internship Program

  New Ventures’ “Partnering with Staten Island Internship Program” was born from the notion that hands on, experiential learning is often the best type of learning, and that making meaningful connections within a student’s community is invaluable. In that spirit, during the Fall, Winter and Spring semesters, all students spend one day per week participating […]

Lottery balls

Lottery Results for New Ventures Charter School

The Lottery Results for the 2018-2019 academic year are here! When viewing the list, the Applicant number is the number that was assigned to the student.  The lottery number is the number as it was pulled the night of the lottery. At this time we will be registering lottery numbers 1-60.  If your child’s lottery […]

New Ventures culinary program

New Ventures Culinary Program Continues to Thrive

  The New Ventures Culinary Arts Program, sponsored in part by the Kozy Shack Puddin’ Kids 1st Vincent Gruppuso Foundation, continues to thrive since the launch of the program earlier this year. Currently, students are partaking in a variety of thematic educational courses and experiential hands-on learning, hosted at the South Finn Grill. Just this […]