Congratulations Class of 2019

Congratulations to our 8th Graders! Enjoy your long summer break and may you all have a wonderful high school career.

 

Congrats to Mrs Boyd

Maria Boyd was recognized at the May 7 IUSD Board of Eduation meeting with Superintendent Terry Walker, Irvine Teachers Association President Teri Sorey, and IUSD Board President Lauren Brooks for her years of service to students and the District prior to her upcoming June 30th retirement.

Thank you for your dedication and support to our students.

Enjoy Your Summer Break

Vista Verde’s summer break officially starts on June 10. School resumes on July 17, Wednesday.

VV AEFA Information Meeting – May 31 – Today

The Vista Verde PTA Academic Enrichment for All (AEFA) Committee is hosting an informational and planning meeting to plan for the 2019-2020 calendar year.

Friday, May 31 at 3:10pm, Room 18 (Mrs. Jacobs)

AEFA hosts enrichment programs such as Spelling Bee, Geo Bee, Science Olympiad, Math Club, Astronomy Night, Public Speaking, Viking Voices, Chess Tournaments and more.

https://vistaverdepta.org/programs/

If you are interested in learning more, volunteering or bringing new events, please come to the parent meeting.

IUSD Mandarin Immersion After School Program

To IUSD’s TK-2nd Grade Families,

Irvine Unified School District recognizes the importance of providing students opportunities to learn a second language and to develop those world language skills needed to successfully engage in a global society and economy. The South Coast Chinese Cultural Center / Irvine Chinese School, in partnership with the Irvine Unified School District, has the opportunity to create and offer an after school Mandarin immersion program for students in grades K-3 during the 2019-20 school year.

In an effort to measure the community’s interest in having available a language immersion program, we are asking parents to complete the following survey. All information will be kept confidential.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MandarinImmersionAfterSchoolProgram

BOARD OF EDUCATION
PAUL BOKOTA / LAUREN BROOKS / BETTY CARROLL / IRA GLASKY / SHARON WALLIN

TERRY L. WALKER, Superintendent of Schools
JOHN FOGARTY, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services / BRIANNE FORD, Chief Technology Officer
EAMONN O’DONOVAN, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources / CASSIE PARHAM, Assistant Superintendent, Education Services

IUSD . . . providing the highest quality educational experience we can envision.

Important Water Safety Reminders

As you prepare for the hot summer months, filled with fun and long days in the sun, IUSD would like to take this opportunity to share important water safety reminders from the Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA). This is the fifth year IUSD and the City of Irvine have partnered with OCFA on a water safety campaign for Irvine.  Below are links to helpful handouts from OCFA in five languages, which can be printed and placed on your refrigerator or somewhere visible for the whole family. Also, please share this information with caregivers.

ABCs of Water Safety
Remember the ABC’s of water safety:

  • A – Active Adult Supervision
  • B – Barriers to prevent toddlers and children from falling into the pool
  • C – Classes, so children know how to swim is important.  Do not rely on swimming aids for safety

Click on the links below for more information about the ABC’s of water safety

English
Chinese
Korean
Spanish
Vietnamese

Water Safety Rules
Water safety rules for swimmers of any age include:

  • Never swim alone
  • Follow the ABC’s of water safety
  • Go feet first into the water
  • Play safely in and around water
  • Don’t sit or play on drains, which can trap and injure swimmers

Click on the links below for more information.

English
Chinese
Korean
Spanish
Vietnamese

Another helpful resource is OCFA’s drowning prevention webpage, which includes tips and videos. http://www.ocfa.org/SafetyPrograms/DrowningPrevention.aspx

Thank you and have a fun and safe summer!

 

Annie Brown| Public Information Officer | Irvine Unified School District
949-936-5002 | 5050 Barranca Parkway  | Irvine, CA 92604 | iusd.org

 

Free Bike Safety Program – IPD

On Saturday, June 9 from 9-11 a.m. at the Irvine Civic Center (1 Civic Center Plaza), the Irvine Police Department will host a free bike safety class for kids who are 6-11 years old.  The program will cover the following safety fundamentals:

·       Advice for traveling along safe routes

·       Practical, emergency and defensive riding

·       Situational awareness

·       Common courtesy skills

·       Bicycle and equipment maintenance

·       Pedestrian safety

RSVP required.  Send an email to STARS@cityofirvine.org by Friday, June 21.   For more information, please here for the flier.

VV PTA General Assembly Meeting – May 29 – Wednesday

Our final PTA general assembly meeting for this school year will be on May 29, Wednesday, 8:40am to 9:35am in the MPR. Hope to see you there.

Please check here for the flyer.

 

VV AEFA Information Meeting – May 31 – Friday

The Vista Verde PTA Academic Enrichment for All (AEFA) Committee is hosting an informational and planning meeting to plan for the 2019-2020 calendar year.

Friday, May 31 at 3:10pm, Room 18 (Mrs. Jacobs)

AEFA hosts enrichment programs such as Spelling Bee, Geo Bee, Science Olympiad, Math Club, Astronomy Night, Public Speaking, Viking Voices, Chess Tournaments and more.

If you are interested in learning more, volunteering or bringing new events, please come to the parent meeting.

IUSD Mandarin Immersion After School Program

To IUSD’s TK-2nd Grade Families,

Irvine Unified School District recognizes the importance of providing students opportunities to learn a second language and to develop those world language skills needed to successfully engage in a global society and economy. The South Coast Chinese Cultural Center / Irvine Chinese School, in partnership with the Irvine Unified School District, has the opportunity to create and offer an after school Mandarin immersion program for students in grades K-3 during the 2019-20 school year.

In an effort to measure the community’s interest in having available a language immersion program, we are asking parents to complete the following survey. All information will be kept confidential.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MandarinImmersionAfterSchoolProgram

BOARD OF EDUCATION
PAUL BOKOTA / LAUREN BROOKS / BETTY CARROLL / IRA GLASKY / SHARON WALLIN

TERRY L. WALKER, Superintendent of Schools
JOHN FOGARTY, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services / BRIANNE FORD, Chief Technology Officer
EAMONN O’DONOVAN, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources / CASSIE PARHAM, Assistant Superintendent, Education Services

IUSD . . . providing the highest quality educational experience we can envision.