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.
For the third year in a row, University High School earned first place at the Science Bowl Regionals and will go on to represent IUSD at the national competition this April in Washington, D.C.
IUSD's California Science Test scores have outperformed both state and county score averages with IUSD ranking No. 1 in California.
IUSD students in grades 6-12 participated in the District’s 39th annual Science Fair on Wednesday, February 5 at Northwood High School. More than 545 students presented an impressive array of 298 biological, physical, or engineering projects, including “Color Liquid Evaporation,” “Self-Driving Car,” “How Color Affects Memory,” “Music and Memory,” “Safe Landing,” and “Ocean Clean-up Boat.”
Jeffrey Trail Middle School recently hosted the first annual Jeffery Trail Science Olympiad Invitational, which was the nation’s largest middle school Science Olympiad tournament with more than 70 teams and 1,000 students.
IUSD recently hosted its annual 21st Century Career Conference for more than 400 seventh-grade students, who had the opportunity to learn from Orange County STEM professionals and explore various career and educational pathway options.