Two IUSD students were recently named some of the most promising middle school STEM students in the country. Sebastian Rae Alexis from Sierra Vista Middle School and Hailey Miya Van from Jeffrey Trail Middle School have been recognized as two of the top 30 finalists to compete in Broadcom MASTERS.
IUSD's Ask-A-Scientist/Engineer Night is on Wednesday, September 29 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Creekside Education Center (3387 Barranca, Irvine). This free annual event will assist students in grades 6 through 12, who are working on science fair projects.
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.
IUSD students in grades 6-12 participated in the District’s 40th annual Science Fair, presenting an impressive array of biological, physical and engineering projects. USD will advance 137 students to the OC Science and Engineering Fair and 38 students will advance to the Broadcom MASTERS.
The Irvine Company presented IUSD with a check for $2 million as part of the Excellence in Education Enrichment Fund grant. This Fund supports art, music and science education for IUSD students in grades four through six.
Out of four OC students, three IUSD students were selected for the honor of showcasing their scientific research and innovations at a virtual exhibition for this year’s Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
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.
Four IUSD high school seniors were named Edison Scholars and awarded $40,000 each from Southern California Edison to pursue their dreams in science, technology, engineering or math.
Three IUSD students have been named among the top 300 scholars in the 79th Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors.