Today, Governor Newsom announced that 41 counties in California, including Orange County, have moved to the state’s most restrictive Purple Tier. Per state guidelines, IUSD and OC schools that have opened for in-person instruction after September 8, when the county was in the Red Tier, may remain open for instruction.
As of this afternoon (10/28), the Silverado Fire evacuation orders have been lifted for the city of Irvine and instruction will resume tomorrow (10/29) across all academic models.
IUSD is committed to providing accurate and transparent information regarding COVID-19 cases on our campuses, while also maintaining privacy and confidentiality for our students and staff. To this end, the District has launched a new COVID-19 dashboard.
Vista Verde K-8 School has been named a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education, making it one of 367 schools from across the nation to have earned what is widely considered the nation’s highest level of recognition for public and private schools.
September 24 was a wonderful first day back to school as students returned to our campuses and classrooms for in-person instruction! Check out our photo gallery showcasing the day.
IUSD would like to welcome back our students, families and staff to our campuses and classrooms, as in-person instruction begins today and tomorrow, for those who selected in-person academic models!
As students prepare to return to our campuses for in-person instruction, please see the following article, which provides information about Chromebooks and how to access support.
IUSD's Nutrition Services continues to provide meals for students enrolled in both IVA and in-person instruction. Please note, meals are available for purchase or as part of the free and reduced meal program for students who qualify. This article provides important information related to student meals and community resources for families.
As part of IUSD's inclusive and proactive planning for the 2020-21 school year, the District has identified and allocated more than $21 million for health and safety measures. As we prepare to welcome back more than 22,000 students to our campuses and classrooms this article details IUSD process and investments.
Assuming the county’s data continues trending in a positive direction for 14 consecutive days, IUSD schools will reopen for in-person instruction, for those who selected an in-person academic model, September 24-25. September 21 and 22 will be staff development/non-student days.