A Sierra Vista Middle School teacher is among 25 educators nationwide who have been selected to study the Pueblo culture of the Mesa Verde Region this summer though the National Endowment for the Humanities.
At least a few investors still know how to make money in the stock market. A team of students from College Park Elementary School hand-picked stocks that earned virtual profits of $52,000 this year – enough to secure first-place for the entire Southern California region in the educational Stock Market Game.
As the administrative assistant to the principal at Stonegate Elementary School, Karen Roggero is usually the one to plan the fire drills. So when the alarm sounded early Wednesday morning, she was surprised to say the least. “I couldn’t figure out what was going on,” she said. “I thought (Principal Bruce Terry) had fouled up the fire drill.”
IUSD is one of 174 school districts nationwide to demonstrate “an unwavering commitment to providing music education for their students,” according to the NAMM Foundation, which today announced the results of its 11th annual Best Communities for Music Education survey. The web-based survey, which was open to all districts from Jan.
This week, five IUSD high school teachers were honored by their respective students for making a profound difference in the lives of young people. The Golden Touch awards program, established in 1984, annually gives high school students an opportunity to recognize the positive impacts of adults who go above and beyond in their roles as educators.
More than 40 of Irvine’s brightest teaching stars were honored Friday night during the 24th annual Excellence in Teaching Awards Dinner at The Irvine Marriott. Organized by the Exchange Club of Irvine in conjunction with the Irvine Company, the Irvine Teachers Association and the Irvine Unified School District, the formal banquet was attended by approximately 800 guests.
It’s official. Eight elementary schools in the Irvine Unified School District have earned the state’s highest level of recognition for public schools, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell announced today.