The Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for Eastwood Elementary School, June 1 at the new school site – 99 Meander, Irvine. The ceremony marks the start of construction on Irvine’s 39th school, serving the Eastwood Village. Eastwood is a K-6 school and is expected to open in August 2017.
Dear IUSD Community, I am pleased to announce that voters have passed Measure E. The school facilities improvement measure, which was placed on the June 7 ballot by the Irvine Unified School District Board of Education, passed with 60 percent of the vote, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters’ website. The county agency will officially certify the results by the end of the month.
IUSD recognized the outstanding service of the District’s four Student Board Members during the May 24 Board Meeting. The 2016 student representatives were Courtney Fassett from Northwood High School, Samantha Kosai from Woodbridge High School, Karina Sun from Irvine High School and Sarah Verdegan from University High School.
Dear IUSD Community, I am pleased to inform you that the Portola High School site has been affirmed safe by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC). Today, DTSC provided the District with the environmental site approval, also known as a “No Further Action” notice. This designation affirms the site is environmentally safe for students, families, staff and the community, and supports the 2014 and 2015 environmental sit