As part of IUSD’s ongoing effort to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19, the District has extended no cost COVID-19 testing for IUSD students, staff and staff dependents through April.
IUSD school nurses are working beyond their normal hours to provide community COVID-19 support at vaccination clinics and/or through an after-hours helpline to provide IUSD families and staff health information and resources as part of the county’s COVID-19 Schools Response Team.
National School Counseling Week, "School Counselors: All In for All Students," and is from Feb. 1-5 and focuses public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors, who work in partnership with other educators, families and community resources to support all students.
As part of the Irvine Unified School District’s ongoing effort to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 in our schools and facilities, the District in partnership with LivingFit Nation Corporate Wellness will offer, at no cost to participants, COVID-19 testing for students and IUSD employees and their dependents through Feb. 22.
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.
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.
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.
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.