IUSD Insights

Message from the Superintendent 

Thank You for a Wonderful 2021-22 School Year

As each school year comes to a close, it is a time of reflection and a source of pride as we celebrate the many outstanding achievements of our students and honor our committed teachers, staff and families. Superintendent Walker's end of the year letter shares messages of gratitude for the IUSD community, resources that may be helpful for students and families over the summer months, and the District's commitment to partnership and collaboration.  More...

50th anniversary spotlight 

IUSD’s Press Operator Is Still Making His Mark After More Than 50 Years

Ken Kafton is the only employee who has been with IUSD for the entirety of its history, witnessing its growth and evolution.  In this article, Ken shares his story and some of the District's history starting in the early 1970s, before IUSD was even a school district.   More... 

insights features

Partnership to Bring WellSpaces to IUSD Secondary Schools

The Children’s Hospital of Orange County has received a $2 million gift from the Tsao Family Foundation to work in collaboration with the Orange County Department of Education to establish 17 WellSpaces on IUSD secondary school campuses over the next four years. More...

IUSD Virtual Academies Offer Flexibility and Individualized Learning Opportunities

Foundational to IUSD’s Continuous Improvement Efforts and the District’s core mission is the belief that we must see learning through the eyes of our students and shape instruction to meet their needs.  In other words, there is no one size fits all approach to teaching and learning.  To this end, IUSD Virtual Academies are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of students, who benefit from a non-traditional classroom environment.  More...

IUSD School Safety Presentation

During the June 7 IUSD Board of Education Meeting, the District will host a school safety presentation to share information with the community about IUSD’s multi-layered approach to campus safety. IPD will also be on hand to provide information about their preparedness efforts. More... 

News around the district

In case you missed it, the following is news from around the District!  Throughout each month IUSD Communications posts the latest District news and information in the News Center section of iusd.org.  Please check this site regularly or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Click here to view the May edition of IUSD Insights.