New Ventures News

New Ventures Charter School Returning To In-Person Learning September 2022

Families, Due to the expected decrease in the number of positive COVID-19 cases on Staten Island, all Integration Charter Schools (ICS) divisions will resume in-person education starting September 2022. In returning to this model of instruction, we will no longer be offering the option of hybrid classes to our students. All schools will continue to follow […]

Our Hearts and Thoughts Are With Robb Elementary School

The Integration Charter Schools family is reaching out to our students and families with heavy hearts as we process and grieve the news of the school shooting that occurred at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all the victims, students, staff, and all who love them.  There are undoubtedly […]

Florence Strzebala, NYC Department of Education Charter School Hero

Congratulations to our very own Florence Strzebala, who was recently selected to be featured as this week’s Charter School Hero by the New York City Department of Education! Holding several positions within New Ventures Charter School, including Director of Special Education, Instructional Coach, and ELA Teacher, Florence has been nominated by Assistant Principal Amelia DePompo […]

Welcome Back, Stingrays! 🍎✏️✨

We hope everyone enjoyed their summer break. The staff at New Ventures are thrilled to see all of our students back in the building and look forward to an engaging and rewarding year ahead. Congratulations to our 48 graduates from the ’20-’21 school year. We wish you success in all of your future endeavors and […]

New Ventures Graduates Seniors at Drive-By Ceremony

At New Ventures, it is our mission to transform the success of our students today into becoming leaders of tomorrow. In the last four years, our high school graduates have exemplified the true character of a New Ventures student in their perseverance through moments that we as a school community could not imagine preparing for. […]

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, […]