From energy efficiency to recycling, IUSD and our Sustainability Team are dedicated to making our schools and facilities more eco-friendly and sustainable, while educating students and staff about how their daily activities impact the environment.
Last week IUSD students and schools celebrated Earth Day, Read a Book to a Pet Day and World Book Day, while continuing distance learning, engaging in school spirit activities, and sharing important resources and information.
From energy efficiency to recycling, IUSD and our Sustainability Team are dedicated to making our schools and facilities more eco-friendly and sustainable, while educating students and staff.
Start your spring cleaning early this year at IUSD's e-waste recycling event on Saturday, February 22 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the District Office (5050 Barranca, Irvine).
The state’s Division of Drinking Water, in collaboration with the California Department of Education, and in accordance with AB 746, has been working with local water agencies and K-12 public school districts throughout California to conduct water sampling for lead. In Irvine, our water agency is the Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD), which has been working with IUSD since mid-2017 to test our schools’ water systems.
About California Assembly Bill 746:
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As IUSD kicked off the 2016-17 school year on August 24, it opened two new schools; Portola High School, the District’s fifth comprehensive high school, and Beacon Park K-8. Serving the Great Park Neighborhoods and parts of north Irvine, both schools are state-of-the-art educational facilities designed to foster collaboration, innovation and integration of technology to ensure students are prepared for 21st Century college and career opportunities. Common features between Portola High School and Beacon Park include:
On Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Irvine Unified School District will host a free electronics recycling event at the District Office, located at 5050 Barranca Parkway in Irvine.