New Ventures News

New Ventures Partners in Time Program Continues to Serve Our Community Through Virtual Pen Pal Program

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Ventures students split their classroom time between traditional academics and hands-on fieldwork, with the mission of gaining real-world experience to better prepare them for success in both their professional and personal lives. In collaboration with one of our community partners, students involved in our local assisted living facility program, […]

New Ventures Charter School Counseling Team Speaks Out On Suicide Prevention

For the New Ventures and Integration Charter Schools family, “see something, say something” has taken on an entirely new meaning.  With the spread of the COVID-19 virus, there has been an emphasis on the importance of physical health within our country in the past year. However, as the pandemic continues, there is a critical need […]

Reopening Plan – Updated 3/6

Dear Stingray 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 a blended learning model with in-person instruction, offered on Wednesdays and Thursdays for New Ventures’ […]

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 […]

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 at least […]

IMPORTANT: Schools to remain closed until at least 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 New Ventures Valedictorian

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 […]