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Lehman Alternative Community School

Lehman Alternative Community School

Diane Carruthers, Principal
David Megivern, Dean of Students
111 Chestnut Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Main Office: (607) 274-2183
Fax: (607) 274-2351

9:04 AM – 3:25 PM
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Dr. Brown and IPD Chief Tyler Talk School Safety: The Ithaca City School District is committed to collaborating with the Ithaca Police Department (IPD) and other local law enforcement agencies on issues regarding school safety. This week, ICSD Superintendent Dr. Luvelle Brown and Ithaca Police Chief Pete Tyler met to discuss current and future safety precautions in the wake of recent acts of violence in schools. “The largest factor of the whole thing is the buy-in, from top to bottom,” Tyler said. “The Superintendent ... more >>
Message from Superintendent Brown Regarding District Safety Plans: February 15, 2018   Dear Families, Students, and Staff,   In light of the terrible incident yesterday in Florida, I wish to update you on the Ithaca City School District’s continuous efforts to provide a safe learning environment for our students and staff. The ICSD has a Code of Conduct and a District Safety Plan , which also contains specific Building Safety Plans. Per NYS regulations, each school is required to conduct eight evacuation drills and four lockdown (intruder/shooter, ... more >>
Mock Trial: Mock trial teams at Ithaca High School and Lehman Alternative Community School give students the opportunity to develop skills around law, trial procedures, trial advocacy, and public speaking.   The teams are currently working hard to prepare for regional competition in April, which will center on a case regarding an alleged criminal incident at a fictional high school.   During trial, each student has their own role as a prosecutor, defense attorney or witness and must make ... more >>
Building Bridges with Shaun Errichiello: Shaun Errichiello’s math students at Lehman Alternative Community School (LACS) are learning about bridges by building them. This fall, students have learned about and constructed different types of bridges, starting small with paper structures that run between two books, supporting the weight of pennies. Recently, they took on a larger challenge – a da Vinci bridge made from dowels and wooden boards that is self-supporting without the use of nails or other fasteners. If built ... more >>

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