Dear IUSD Community, I recently wrote to you about the Irvine Unified School District’s (IUSD) plans to update our aging schools to a similar standard as our newer schools, so that all of IUSD’s more than 32,000 students have access to 21st-century instructional technology and learning tools.
On Saturday, January 30 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., the Irvine Unified School District will host a free electronics recycling event at the District Office, located at 5050 Barranca Parkway in Irvine.
During the Irvine Unified School District’s annual organizational meeting on Tuesday, December 8 — the final session of 2015 — the Board unanimously voted to elect Paul Bokota to a one-year
The IUSD Board of Education has unanimously approved the name for Irvine’s next K-6 elementary school. In accordance with the district’s policy to assign names based on nearby landmarks, communities and historical references, the campus will be known as Eastwood Elementary and will serve the Eastwood Village community near Jeffrey and Irvine Boulevard in North Irvine. The school will also be the long-term option for Woodbury families, who want a traditional calendar school.
Dear IUSD Community, The 2016-17 school-funding survey, which is part of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) process closes Monday, November 16. If you haven’t already, please take a moment to participate in this brief survey, which kicks off the 10-month LCAP (school funding) process for the 2016-17 school year.
Irvine Unified’s preschool program still has space available for the 2015-16 school year. The program, open to children ages 3 and 4 who live within the district’s attendance boundaries, is run by the staff of professional educators at IUSD’s Early Childhood Learning Center. A variety of options are available, including subsidized funding for income-eligible families.
Sierra Vista Middle School Student Sarika Rau was the only Orange County student to qualify for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland. Sarika participated in a written vocabulary test and two rounds of preliminary oral examination. She was one of only 285 students nationwide to participate in this prestigious competition.