For the ninth consecutive year, IUSD has been named one of the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation. IUSD joins only four percent of school districts nationwide to receive this prestigious honor for its commitment to music and education.
Once again, University High School earned first place at the recent Science Bowl Regional competition. Hosted by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, this annual competition tests students' knowledge of math, physics, chemistry and biology, among other topics.
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.
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.
Last week, Superintendent Walker announced the launch of Optimistic Household to connect our students and families with helpful resources that support learning and social emotional wellbeing at the highest levels for students. Module 1 of this six-part series is now available.
There was lots of Good News Around the District from May 18-22! IUSD celebrated our classified employees, recognized outstanding student and teacher achievements, and was wowed by digital performances, among many other great happenings!