A critical component of IUSD's 2020-21 planning is feedback and input from our families. Click on this article to view a list of FAQs submitted by our community and to submit additional questions through our online form.
The IUSD Board of Education has not formally considered the wearing of masks in classrooms by students and therefore has not made a decision. The Board and District leadership will continue to examine the guidelines for Orange County schools, which are evolving, while monitoring health conditions in our county and state before making final decisions.
Natalie Miller of Lakeside MS won third place in the 2020 National History Day competition with Jihyun Won of Portola HS and Louise Macatula and Riya Gupta from Sierra Vista MS honored as finalists.
The IUSD Board of Education adopted Resolution No. 19-20-48, proclaiming that Black Lives Matter and calling for a commitment to creating an unbiased and inclusive society through education.
Message from Superintendent Walker: IUSD Family Survey results and update, including next steps and new guidelines from the Orange County Department of Education for the 2020-21 school year.
This latest module, Inoculating Your Brain from Anxiety and Stress, provides tools and activities to help reduce and manage stress, including examples of how some types of stress can help us rise to meet challenges.
During the June 9, 2020 IUSD Board of Education Meeting, the Board called for a resolution proclaiming support for Black Lives Matter and reaffirming IUSD’s commitment to racial justice.
IUSD's Task Force is considering various plans for the 2020-21 school year to maintain continuity of instruction and provide equity and academic excellence for our more than 36,000 students. Input from our families is critical to our planning process. Please take a moment to read this message and complete the 2020-21 Family Survey.
Two weeks ago, we launched Optimistic Household, which was developed solely for IUSD as part of our ongoing efforts to connect students and families with resources that support learning and social emotional wellness at the highest levels. Module 1 was the first in this six-part series and focused on the importance of building optimism during challenging times. It included a video message from positive psychology expert Shawn Achor, activities and resources.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! IUSD wishes you the best as you embark upon this next exciting phase of your journey. We are so proud of you! Check out this article for student-driven video content that captures the spirit of our incredible students.