Irvine High School’s jazz bands proved once again that they are among the best in the west at the 56th annual Reno Jazz Festival at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Fourteen IUSD student projects placed and Northwood High Senior Nitya Parthasarathy was named the “California Science & Engineering Fair Student of the Year.”
IUSD students had a powerhouse performance at the recent state National History Day competition with seven of the eight Orange County entries going to the National History Day national competition this June.
Irvine High School’s Archana Jain has been named one of six Orange County Teacher of the Year Finalist by the Orange County Department of Education.
Hundreds of IUSD’s outstanding musicians took center stage during the 36th annual Donald Bren Honors Concert at the Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, located at the Orange County Performing Arts Center.
To be considered for a National Merit Scholarship, students showcased extracurricular activities, awards, and leadership positions; demonstrated outstanding academic performance; and earned high SAT® scores.
Brywood Elementary, Deerfield Elementary, Plaza Vista School, and Turtle Rock Elementary have been named 2018 California Distinguished Schools. This designation is the state’s top honor for schools.
The Woodbridge Academic Decathlon team competed in the 39th Annual California Academic Decathlon competition in Sacramento from March 22 through March 25 and finished 13th place in the Division 1, the most competitive division in the most competitive state in the nation. This finish places Woodbridge in the top 20 in the entire country.
IUSD’s 37th annual District Science Fair Open House is Tuesday, Feb. 27 at the Portola High School gymnasium (1001 Cadence, Irvine). Sixth grade awards and open house 5-6:30 p.m. in the gym. Seventh- twelfth grade awards begin at 7 p.m. in the theater.