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!
Northwood High's Mickey Dickson has been named one of six Orange County Teacher of the Year Finalists by the OC Department of Education (OCDE). Dickson, who is a Science Teacher and Coach at Northwood, was also named IUSD’s High School Teacher of the Year in February.
This year, the National History Day competition has gone virtual but that didn’t stop IUSD students from cleaning up at the state competition. A total of 11 history projects by IUSD students will advance to the virtual National History Day showdown June 14-18.
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!
During an April 28 press briefing, Governor Newsom discussed the possibility of schools reopening for the 2020-21 school year starting this summer. On April 29, State Superintendent Tony Thurmond issued a statement about his intent to explore this possibility with state and national leaders.
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.