A Woodbridge High student was arrested Wednesday after allegedly assaulting another student on campus. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., a ninth-grade student entered the Woodbridge High office with a stab wound, according to school officials. The suspect, another ninth-grader, fled the campus but was apprehended by police about 40 minutes later. The victim was transferred to a local hospital with an injury that is serious but not considered life-threatening.
A safe city generally means safer schools. So we felt it was newsworthy to mention here that, for the 10th straight year, Irvine boasts the nation’s lowest per-capita violent crime rate among cities with a population of at least 100,000. Figures indicating as much were released this week as part of the FBI's latest Annual Uniform Crime Report. Spanning all of 2013, the report reveals that last year marked a new per-capita low for violent crime in Irvine, which is home to nearly 250,000 residents.
We’ve noticed that a lot of blogs and online magazines seem to be fond of lists lately. So we thought we’d come up with one of our own. Without further ado, here are 15 things worth knowing about the Irvine Unified School District: 1. IUSD schools have earned the California Distinguished School designation – considered the state’s highest honor – 61 times since 1986, and all four comprehensive high schools have been recognized at least once.
Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month? We didn't either. But now's certainly a good time for families, schools and businesses to revisit their emergency plans, stock up on supplies and seek out best practices.