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IUSD to hold Service-Learning Share Fair on Tuesday to celebrate student acts of service

A number of altruistic acts have been quietly occurring around the Irvine Unified School District. At South Lake Middle School, a group of students drafted geology textbooks for children in Uganda. Deerfield Elementary kids spent time with residents of a local senior center. Uni High teens established a club to welcome new arrivals.

City approves terms of matching grant that will provide up to $875,200 for IUSD schools

The City of Irvine will generously provide up to $875,200 in matching funds to help IUSD ease the impacts of larger class sizes next year. On Tuesday night, the Irvine City Council approved the terms of its Challenge Match Grant, which will contribute a dollar for every dollar donated to IUSD through the Irvine Public Schools Foundation.

Five IUSD middle schools among OC's top 10

The Irvine Unified School District has never really put much of an emphasis on school rankings. After all, so much goes into creating a topnotch educational environment – from a talented staff and dedicated parents to stellar enrichment programs and, well, the students themselves – that it’s difficult to say one campus is more outstanding than another. So, again, IUSD isn’t too interesting in rankings.

Scanning our district: What's new in IUSD?

With all the budget news of late, IUSD NewsFlash hasn’t had much time to get to other happenings around the district. So let’s play a little catch-up. For starters, more than 900 runners and walkers recently trekked through the rolling hills of Northwood during Northwood High’s inaugural "Timberwolf 5K," which was organized by the school’s athletic booster group to benefit a local nonprofit organization.


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