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.
This edition of Good News Around the District showcases IUSD’s wonderful teachers and staff, Mental Health Awareness Week, amazing moms, student honors, virtual activities and events, video highlights and more!
Last week IUSD students and schools celebrated Earth Day, Read a Book to a Pet Day and World Book Day, while continuing distance learning, engaging in school spirit activities, and sharing important resources and information.
IUSD students in grades 6-12 participated in the District’s 39th annual Science Fair on Wednesday, February 5 at Northwood High School. More than 545 students presented an impressive array of 298 biological, physical, or engineering projects, including “Color Liquid Evaporation,” “Self-Driving Car,” “How Color Affects Memory,” “Music and Memory,” “Safe Landing,” and “Ocean Clean-up Boat.”
IUSD recently hosted its annual 21st Century Career Conference for more than 400 seventh-grade students, who had the opportunity to learn from Orange County STEM professionals and explore various career and educational pathway options.
IUSD joins only four percent of school districts nationwide to receive the prestigious Best Communities for Music Education designation.
IUSD will host the 37th Annual Donald Bren Honors Concert on Wednesday, April 17 at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at 7 p.m.
Free lecture from well-known adolescent psychologist Dr. Jerry Weichman about the impact positive social relationships have on teenagers’ mental health and physical well-being.
More than 450 IUSD students in grades 6-12 participated in the District’s 38th annual Science Fair, showcasing an impressive array of 275 biological, physical and engineering projects.
Irvine students successfully launched a second cube satellite, Irvine02, into space, making this the first time ever that students from the same school district have launched two cube satellites in one year