New Ventures News

Nicotra Early College Charter Officially Opens for Summer Classes 

And they’re off!     This July, the inaugural class of Nicotra Early College Charter School rejoiced as the school opened for its immersive summer session. Principal Zaza and the teaching staff of Nicotra Early College Charter School welcomed the new class to the school with a rousing promise of success and enrichment.    Nicotra Early College Charter School, known as “Nicotra” […]

Nicotra Charter Featured in Staten Island Business Trends

Nicotra Charter is proud to have been featured in the most recent issue of Staten Island Business Trends. The article features an overview of the school, with quotes from our namesakes Lois and Richard Nicotra, as well as President Ken Byalin. The article can be accessed here and will be in the print version available […]

Nicotra Charter’s First Orientation

  Last evening, The Lois & Richard Nicotra Early College Charter School held it’s first orientation session, with a second session scheduled for next Tuesday, May 29. Members of our first inaugural class were able to learn more about the school’s mission, meet the principal, and hear some special words form our namesakes, Lois and […]

Everything You Need to Know to Register for Nicotra Charter

For our New Student Registration sessions, we’d like to remind all new families Nicotra Charter of the necessary materials and procedures needed for a successful registration. Please note the two sessions will be held on Wednesday May 23rd and Tuesday May 29th at 6:00pm. Both a parent/guardian AND the new student must BOTH be in attendance . […]

Lottery Results for the Nicotra Early College Charter School

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 1-135.  If your child’s lottery number is 136 or higher, your child is on our […]

Lois & Richard Nicotra’s Passionate Testimonial

The Lois & Richard Nicotra Early College Charter School’s namesakes have released a passionate testimonial which provides exciting information, as well as heartfelt sentiments about the fast-approaching opening of the school. Of the school, Richard Nicotra says, “This is not just gong to be a school with our name on it. We want to make […]

ALL ICS SCHOOLS CLOSED 1/5

As a result of the ongoing State of Emergency, all ICS schools (Lavelle Prep Elementary and Upper and New Ventures Charter School) will continue to be closed on Friday, January 5th. Stay safe and warm, and we will reopen on Monday, January 8th.

Lavelle Prep and New Ventures’ 7th Annual “Night of Champions” Gala

For Immediate Release: Press Contact: Mary Cottingham Project Coordinator Lavelle Prep and New Ventures Charter Schools 347-855-2238 EXT 359 Mcottingham@lavelleprep.org Lavelle Prep and New Ventures Charter Schools to host annual “Night of Champions” Gala STATEN ISLAND, NY – Lavelle Prep and New Ventures will host its 7th Annual “Night of Champions” Gala on Wednesday, June […]

Lavelle Prep and New Ventures’ 5th Annual Futures of Education Luncheon

For Immediate Release: Press Contact: Mary Cottingham Project Coordinator Lavelle Prep and New Ventures Charter Schools 347-855-2238 EXT 359 Mcottingham@lavelleprep.org SUBSTANCE USE, RECOVERY AND THE SCHOOLS will be the focus of Lavelle Prep and New Ventures’ 5th annual Futures of Education Luncheon. Keynote Speaker this year will be Emmy winning actress, addiction advocate and NY Times Best-Selling […]