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.
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.
Friday, June 5 is the last day IUSD meals will be served for the 2019-20 school year. Pick-ups this Friday will be at the same times and locations. For families who need food assistance and other community resources over the summer break, read this article for more information.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals at school will get extra food benefits through California’s Pandemic EBT or P-EBT program.
Now more than ever, during uncertain and stressful times, it’s important to manage anxiety and stress, practice self-care and keep up with healthy habits. Making a small change can positively impact your health and wellbeing.
Last week, Superintendent Walker announced the launch of Optimistic Household to connect our students and families with helpful resources that support learning and social emotional wellbeing at the highest levels for students. Module 1 of this six-part series is now available.
IUSD’s grab-and-go meal locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday. IUSD families picking up meals on Friday, May 22 will receive meals for that day and for the Tuesday after Memorial Day. The regular pick-up schedule will resume on Wednesday, May 27.
Last week there was a lot of Good News Around the District. Students were honored for their achievements, our schools made videos that really moved us, and teachers, staff and families continued to find ways to connect and engage, while prioritizing mental health, kindness and gratitude.