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.
This latest module, Being Adaptive in the Midst of Uncertainty and Change, provides tools and activities to help families adapt to change, while staying on track and managing goals.
A critical component of IUSD's 2020-21 planning is feedback and input from our families. Click on this article to view a list of FAQs submitted by our community and to submit additional questions through our online form.
The IUSD Board of Education has not formally considered the wearing of masks in classrooms by students and therefore has not made a decision. The Board and District leadership will continue to examine the guidelines for Orange County schools, which are evolving, while monitoring health conditions in our county and state before making final decisions.
Today, we informed year round families that the OC Health Care Agency has not finalized guidelines required for schools to safely open to students and staff in time for the start of year round schools on July 15. In addition, the July 1 Special Board Meeting and staff presentation of the proposed academic models has been moved to July 14.
The Orange County Health Care Agency has not finalized the guidelines required for schools to safely open to students and staff in time for the start of year round schools on July 15.
Natalie Miller of Lakeside MS won third place in the 2020 National History Day competition with Jihyun Won of Portola HS and Louise Macatula and Riya Gupta from Sierra Vista MS honored as finalists.