Elementary Teacher of the Year This year’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year is Stacie Grooters, a Science Specialist at Culverdale Elementary School. She has worked for IUSD for more than three years.
The GRAMMY Foundation announced, Friday, November 13 that the Irvine Unified School District’s four comprehensive high schools have been named 2016 GRAMMY Signature School Semifinalists, making IUSD the district with the most schools to receive this prestigious national designation. Irvine, Northwood, University and Woodbridge high schools are among 119 schools nationwide selected as semifinalists and will move forward in this process, which culminates in March 2016 with the announcement of the finalist schools.
Congratulations to Ben Case, music teacher at Northwood High School, for his designation as semifinalist for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. Ben is one of 25 semifinalists selected from 4,500 nominations from all U.S. states.