September is Emergency Preparedness Month and IUSD would like to remind our community about the importance of being prepared for emergencies. Included is information about IUSD's planning and tips from the Irvine Police Department and the Orange County Fire Authority.
Today is the first day of the 2020-21 school year! Welcome back students and families. Check out this article for links to helpful resources and information, including tech support, IUSD's COVID-19 resource webpage, the 2020-21 Opening and Safety Planning resource page and more.
Superintendent Walker's message and video to the IUSD community and staff provides important updates and information about the 2020-21 school year, including IUSD's opening and safety planning, Chromebooks, grab and go meals, and more.
IUSD schools will communicate detailed information about Chromebook pickups directly with families. Chromebooks will be checked out from students’ neighborhood/assigned schools, including students who are enrolled in the IUSD Virtual Academy.
The final module, in the six-part Optimistic Household series, is now available. This latest module, Restart Forward Progress, emphasizes that being grateful is a choice, a prevailing attitude that provides a perspective from which we can prevent being overwhelmed by circumstances around us or beyond our control.
The fifth module, in the six-part Optimistic Household series, is now available. This latest module, Uncovering Possibilities with a Growth Mindset, provides tools and activities to help families utilize a growth mindset to cope with life’s challenges.
This latest module, Being Adaptive in the Midst of Uncertainty and Change, provides tools and activities to help families adapt to change, while staying on track and managing goals.
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.
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.