Superintendent Walker's message and video to the IUSD community and staff provides important updates and information about the 2020-21 school year, including IUSD's opening and safety planning, Chromebooks, grab and go meals, and more.
Beginning August 20, IUSD’s Nutrition Services will serve daily grab-and-go meals at all school sites. Meals will be available for purchase or as part of the free and reduced meal program for students who qualify. Read this article for more information, including meal pick-ups and community resources.
IUSD schools will communicate detailed information about Chromebook pickups directly with families. Chromebooks will be checked out from students’ neighborhood/assigned schools, including students who are enrolled in the IUSD Virtual Academy.
The final module, in the six-part Optimistic Household series, is now available. This latest module, Restart Forward Progress, emphasizes that being grateful is a choice, a prevailing attitude that provides a perspective from which we can prevent being overwhelmed by circumstances around us or beyond our control.
The fifth module, in the six-part Optimistic Household series, is now available. This latest module, Uncovering Possibilities with a Growth Mindset, provides tools and activities to help families utilize a growth mindset to cope with life’s challenges.
Now that academic model selections are closed, schools will begin scheduling for the fall, including allocation of staff and resources to meet the needs of our students and families. For information about viewing your family's selection, next steps for families who missed the selection deadline or for changes, read this article.
Reminder to select the preferred academic model of your choice by Wednesday, July 22 at 5 p.m. Additional updates included about the IUSD Virtual Academy and Distance Learning.
Gov. Newsom announced that schools in counties on the state’s monitoring list for rising coronavirus infections will be required to close for in-person instruction until they meet strict criteria to reopen. All OC school districts, including IUSD, will be required to start the school year in a distance learning format unless conditions in OC improve.
Important Update: The IUSD Board of Education approved academic models for the 2020-21 school year and voted to require face coverings/masks. Families have until Sunday, July 19 to make academic model selections. Information and process described here.