Due to effective mitigation strategies to combat COVID-19, schools are not affected by the state's new regional stay at home order. Read Superintendent Walker's update for important information.
Although the Bond Fire does not pose a threat to the City of Irvine or IUSD schools, according to IPD and OCFA, the entire city continues to experience unhealthy air quality. As a result, IUSD is unable to operate HVAC systems, a critical component to COVID-19 safety protocols and therefore IUSD schools will continue in distance learning Friday.
IUSD congratulates and honors its five 2020 Classified Employees of the Year – Kristine Arebalo, Susan Cortez, Cheryl Deason, Spencer Hoover and Judith Salazar.
Message from Superintendent Walker: On behalf of the IUSD Board of Education and District leadership we wish our IUSD community a happy Thanksgiving! We are truly grateful for our students, staff and families, who have been our steadfast partners as we continue to navigate these unchartered waters together.
Today, Governor Newsom announced that 41 counties in California, including Orange County, have moved to the state’s most restrictive Purple Tier. Per state guidelines, IUSD and OC schools that have opened for in-person instruction after September 8, when the county was in the Red Tier, may remain open for instruction.
Vista Verde K-8 School has been named a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, making it one of 367 schools from across the nation to have earned what is widely considered the nation’s highest level of recognition for public and private schools.
September 24 was a wonderful first day back to school as students returned to our campuses and classrooms for in-person instruction! Check out our photo gallery showcasing the day.
As students prepare to return to our campuses for in-person instruction, please see the following article, which provides information about Chromebooks and how to access support.
IUSD's Nutrition Services continues to provide meals for students enrolled in both IVA and in-person instruction. Please note, meals are available for purchase or as part of the free and reduced meal program for students who qualify. This article provides important information related to student meals and community resources for families.
As part of IUSD's inclusive and proactive planning for the 2020-21 school year, the District has identified and allocated more than $21 million for health and safety measures. As we prepare to welcome back more than 22,000 students to our campuses and classrooms this article details IUSD process and investments.