IUSD students in grades 6-12 participated in the District’s 40th annual Science Fair, presenting an impressive array of biological, physical and engineering projects. USD will advance 137 students to the OC Science and Engineering Fair and 38 students will advance to the Broadcom MASTERS.
University High School earned top honors at the Orange County Academic Decathlon, after finishing first in the 10-event virtual competition. Woodbridge High School placed second, with both teams advancing to the state competition in March.
The county’s 28 public school superintendents received top honors from the Orange County School Boards Association (OCSBA) this week, “In Recognition of Exemplary Leadership for Youth and the Education Community Amidst a Global Health Pandemic.”
The Irvine Company presented IUSD with a check for $2 million as part of the Excellence in Education Enrichment Fund grant. This Fund supports art, music and science education for IUSD students in grades four through six.
The Orange County Health Care Agency recently announced the winners of their Mask Message Contest, which included several IUSD students. The county-wide contest was designed to promote mask safety and help inform school communities about ways to slow the spread of COVID-19.
IUSD congratulates and honors its five 2020 Classified Employees of the Year – Kristine Arebalo, Susan Cortez, Cheryl Deason, Spencer Hoover and Judith Salazar.
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.
Natalie Miller of Lakeside MS won third place in the 2020 National History Day competition with Jihyun Won of Portola HS and Louise Macatula and Riya Gupta from Sierra Vista MS honored as finalists.
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! IUSD wishes you the best as you embark upon this next exciting phase of your journey. We are so proud of you! Check out this article for student-driven video content that captures the spirit of our incredible students.