IVA @ San Joaquin
Weekly Update for Oct. 11th, 2021
School Wide Updates
Oct 11th- No School
Attention FULL-time IVA High School and Middle School students:
IVA Picture Day is scheduled for Monday, October 11th at Creekside Education Center (see below for assigned time). This is a non-school day for students. These pictures will be available for purchase if you are interested and students can also pick up a school ID card if they did not receive one on Registration Day. Click HERE for the pricing list and how to order.
Location: 3387 Barranca Parkway
9:00-10:00 a.m. Last names A – D
10:00-11:00 a.m. Last names E – J
11:00a.m.-12:00 p.m. Last names K - M
12:00-1:00 p.m. Last names N - S
1:00-2:00 p.m. Last names T - Z
**If you are not available during your assigned time, you may attend a different time slot.
Senior Portraits- should be scheduled through South Coast Photography. Please check with your home site for more information.
San Joaquin PTSA- Click HERE for the monthly newsletter.
Zoom while in the car- Zooming while in a car is not safe nor conducive to learning. Each site campus provides IVA students with a place to participate in class (usually the library/media space). Students who are zooming while in the car will be moved to the waiting room and will be marked absent. Please contact the attendance office to report absences firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-936-7400. Please refer to our IVA Video Conferencing Etiquette Agreement in our Parent/Student Handbook.
School Site Council- Our school site council is an important part of our school community. It consists of parents, teachers, staff and students. We are needing some parent volunteers to attend our School Site Council meetings this year. Meetings will be on zoom and we will look for a time that works for all participants. Please email Dr. Roberts, our principal, if you are interested at email@example.com
Virtual College Fair- OCDE Presents Virtual College & Career Discovery Fairs on October 20 and 21. Two days of online college and career fairs for middle and high school students, click HERE for more info and to register.
Irvine Parent Education Programs (IPEP) are FREE seminars and educational workshops offered to Irvine parents/guardians throughout the school year. Our goal is to empower parents/guardians with the skills and strategies necessary to become active participants in their student’s education. IPEP offers a variety of workshops focused on topics important to parents/guardians of IUSD students. Experienced instructors and district-level representatives facilitate the interactive workshops, engaging participants in conversations and hands-on activities. Get more information and register on our webpage: www.iusd.org/ipep
The Irvine Family Resource Center is available to IUSD Families and typically serves students/parents who are having difficulty accessing their mental health support through their insurance provider due to lapse of coverage, a limited amount of sessions, not having mental health coverage within their insurance provider or is having difficulty getting linked to an appropriate provider. For more information on their services, click HERE and for upcoming events click HERE.
Operation School Bell- Click HERE
Care Solace- Click HERE
IVA Website Click HERE
Program of Study Click HERE
Canvas Student Login Guide Click HERE
Canvas Parent Observer Guide Click HERE
Speak Up, We Care Click HERE
Irvine Family Resource Center Click HERE
Paper (Free Online Tutoring) Click HERE
High School Updates
Oct 11th- No School
Oct 12th - 15th- Student Schedule click HERE
October 13th PSAT 8/9, PACT and PSAT/NMSQT Testing- Irvine Unified School District will be administering FREE PSAT 8/9 to all freshman students, FREE PreACT to all sophomore students, and FREE PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) to all junior students. Students grades 9-11 will be testing on campus at Creekside Education Center 8:30am-12:40pm on October 13th. Seniors and any students that choose not to attend, will need to complete the asynchronous activity in their advisement canvas course that day. Students will be marked absent if they do not complete one of these two options.
AP Exam Registration- If you would like to register for and AP Exam please click HERE for more information. The window to purchase is Oct. 18th - Nov. 1st and will need to be purchased at your home site.
Freshman Impact Program- Freshman IMPACT seeks to offer support and integrate freshman into IVA. If you are a freshman who would like to be guided and given advice, please fill out the Freshmen Mentee Form. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who would like to help these Freshmen may sign the Mentor Form to get started. Click HERE for the flyer and to sign up.
High School IVA Advisement/Flex- Wednesday's and Thursday's will be used as tutorial time. Students will check into advisement with their teacher and complete a form to indicate how they are using the tutorial time. Students will then use the time to see teachers for support.
Financial Aid Information- IUSD' s Financial Aid night was recorded and available HERE for you to view.
Community Service- Looking to volunteer in the community? Click HERE for upcoming opportunities and if you would like to submit hours for recognition please click HERE for more information and to access the form.
College and Career Information
Counselor Office Hours
Nancy Nguyen- Last Names A - O
Every day (Monday - Friday)
8 - 8:30 am
Sam Lane- Last Names P-SH
Wednesday and Thursday
8 - 8:30 am
Lauren Yadon- Last Names Si - Z
Wednesday and Friday
8 - 8:30 am
Middle School Updates
Week of 10/11/21- Special Bell Schedule click Here
Week of 10/18/21-Teacher Conferences- Click Here for the bell schedule
School Counselor Office Hours for Students:
Every day (Monday- Friday)
Progress Reports are available on Aeries: Portals (iusd.org)
Conference Week 10/18-10/22: During Conference Week, parents who have concerns about a student’s grade or progress in class will have the option to schedule a conference with their student’s teacher(s). Conferences are optional and should only be scheduled if you have concerns. If your student received a D or F grade on their Trimester 1 Progress Report, you must schedule a conference with that teacher and will be given priority over other students. Contact the teacher to make an appointment. If you make a conference appointment with a teacher, both the student and parent/guardian should attend via Zoom. The bell schedule for that week can be found HERE.
City of Irvine- Middle School Programs
Middle School Program (MSP): MSP provides a variety of lunch time, after school programs, individual recreation classes and community service programs. MSP is developed in part with student input and provides students opportunities to participate in exciting and creative activities.
UPCOMING CLASS FOR IVA STUDENTS!
Who: IVA Students
What: Baking and Cooking Basics
When: Fridays, 10-29- 11/19
Register: www.yourirvine.org (Course Code: #53948)
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Middle School Youth Action Team (YAT): YAT is an after-school community service based program that encourages students to be actively involved in their community. YAT is a great way to earn volunteer hours, get involved, learn new skills, make new friends and make a difference in the community.
IVA MS YAT Meetings will be held October 19th-December 7th, Tuesdays (Virtually) from 4.30-5.30pm.
Cost $10: Includes YAT t-shirt, project supplies and end of session certificate.
Register at www.yourirvine.org using the course #53872.
For more information, please contact Youth Action Team Coordinator Sara Deville at (949) 724-6892 or email@example.com
Follow on Instagram: irvinemsp_yat
Search "MSP" in filter box at this link: www.yourirvine.org/