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Nicotra Early College 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 […]

Class of 2022 Breakfast of Champions

A Class of 2022 Breakfast of Champions was hosted for Nicotra Early College Charter School seniors who were dually enrolled on the Grymes Hill campus of St. John’s University.  The 25 students were saluted as part of the first-ever graduating class and first-ever cohort in the St. John’s partnership. Principal Jessica Carnavas and St. John’s […]

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 […]

Integration Charter Schools at Black Heritage Family Day

In honor of African Heritage Month, Integration Charter Schools joined the Staten Island community this past Saturday in celebrating culture, raising awareness, and promoting racial unity at our city’s annual Black Heritage Family Day. We would like to give a special shout-out to our organization’s community liaison, Ben Owususekyere, as well as our director of external relations, Jodi […]

Nicotra Students Begin Classes at St. John’s University

In its fourth year of operation, Nicotra Early College Charter School is proud to announce that this semester, 27 students have begun their studies on the St. John’s University Staten Island Campus.  Through a community partnership, Nicotra is unique in providing students with the opportunity to earn credits at St. John’s while still enrolled in […]

Welcome back, Nicotra! 🍎✨✏️

This year is a very exciting year for us! Not only are we finally back in person, but we have our first graduating class! Our goal is to engage our students so they reconnect, to challenge them to learn and grow from the past learning experiences, to let them know they are not alone in […]