IVA @ San Joaquin
Weekly Update for February 27, 2023
School Wide Information
In Person Advisement- Monday, February 27th, is an in-person Advisement from 8:30am-11:30am at Creekside Education Center (3387 Barranca Parkway).
- Learning Center:
- 12th grade (Alvarado, Kobrine, Faller): Room 5
- 11th grade (Nguyen, Keil, Gordon): Room 1
- 10th grade (Cipolla, Muller): Room 3
- 9th grade (Brooks): Room 4
- Nutrition Services building:
- 8th grade (Komara, Jackson): Culinary Kitchen
- 7th grade (Bryant, Yu): Culinary Dining Room
You don't need to bring any supplies, but wear clothes appropriate for physical activity and bring a jacket.
Abilities Awareness Event and Community Resource Fair- Join us Wednesday, March 15th from 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm at Northwood High School. This event is intended to bring all of us together including community resources that support inclusive practices in Irvine to celebrate, connect, and inform. Additionally, the event will include music, performances, an art gallery, and more. Food will be available for purchase via food trucks.
IUSD Science Fair Winners- The 42nd Annual IUSD Science Fair Awards Ceremony took place on Wednesday, February 15th at Jeffrey Trail Middle School. We are excited to announce that Sylvia Liang earned Honorable Mention for her project Factors That Affect Plant Growth and Joshua Pillai earned First Place for his project Novel Bilayer Elasto-Hydrogel Adhesive Film for Facilitating Wet-Occlusive Therapy for Atopic Dermatitis and will advance to the Orange County Science and Engineering Fair (OCSEF).
PTSA Newsletter- Click HERE for all the exciting things happening with PTSA!
IUSD’s Irvine Family Resource Center is currently offering Parent Enrichment workshops. You can find more information regarding their upcoming Parenting from the Heart workshop Click here for flyer. Additionally, the IFRC will be hosting a Virtual Mental Health Presentation on March 7, 2023 from 6 p.m.-7 p. m. on “Helping Your Child Thrive In An Upside-Down World”. In this presentation, Dr. Peter Nierman, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist from Aliso Ridge, will discuss ways for parents to help their children navigate a rapidly changing world. Dr. Peter Nierman hopes to increase awareness of the unprecedented challenges faced by students today and provide strategies for optimizing effective parenting. Targeted audience: Pre-K to 12th grade parents. Click here to register
If you have any questions, please contact Christine Guerrero, Supervisor of Mental Health Services at 949-936-7502 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical fitness testing grades 7th and 9th : Monday March 13th at 1:45pm at Creekside HS more info found HERE.
Irvine Junior Games- Registration is open for the Irvine Junior Games track meet. The Junior Games will be held Sunday, May 7th at Irvine Stadium. Families who are interested simply need to go to https://irvinechildrensfund.org/irvine-junior-games/ and sign up. Registrations are limited and close on March 17th – the sooner you register the better! For those who don’t know, the Irvine Junior Games are a one-day track and field event for 4th-8th grade IUSD students On May 7th. Proceeds from registrations go to the Irvine Children’s Fund. For questions, please check out this FLYER, or contact the site rep for IVA: JohnHernandez@iusd.org
IPSF Update- Click HERE for all the great programs available to students in IUSD.
Irvine Parent Education Programs (IPEP)- FREE seminars and educational workshops offered to Irvine parents throughout the school year. The goal is to empower parents with the skills and strategies necessary to become active participants in their child’s education. IPEP offers a variety of workshops focused on topics important to parents of IUSD students. See Parent Workshops for more information.
IVA MS and HS Live Student Technology Support- Monday-Friday 8:00-9:00 a.m. or by appointment email email@example.com
Live Student Technology Support: Support Zoom Link
CANVAS Parent Observer Account: Please be sure that you have set up a parent observer account in CANVAS. This is a great way to be involved in IVA and what your student is learning. Canvas Parent Observer Guide Click HERE
Counselor Contact Information
IVA Middle School/IVA HS (last names A-O) Information
Counselor: Joshua Razo
Monday 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 - 10:00 AM, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Friday 8:00 - 10:00 AM, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Zoom: Mr. Razo Office Hours
IVA HS (last names P-Sh) Information
Counselor: Sam Lane
Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 7:45 - 8:15
Zoom: Mr. Lane’s Zoom Link
IVA HS (last names Si-Z) Information
Counselor: Lauren Yadon
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 8:00-8:30
Zoom: Ms. Yadon's Zoom Link
Operation School Bell- Click HERE
Care Solace- Click HERE
Say Something Anonymous Reporting
IVA Website Click HERE
Bell Schedule Click HERE
Program of Study Click HERE
Student Calendar Click HERE
Canvas Student Login Guide Click HERE
Canvas Parent Observer Guide Click HERE
Blocksi Account- Click HERE
Speak Up, We Care Click HERE
Paper (Free Online Tutoring) Click HERE
Bell Schedule Template Click HERE
IVA MS and HS Live Student Technology Support
Monday-Friday 8:00-9:00 a.m. or by appointment - email firstname.lastname@example.org
Live Student Technology Support: Support Zoom
High School Updates
Click here for our February ASB Corner Newsletter.
High School Progress Grades- Parent portal is now open for parents and students to view grades. Parents will log on to their portal account at https://my.iusd.org
Senior Trip- Please click HERE for all the information regarding the Senior Trip to Universal Studios on Thursday, May 18, 2023. If you are interested in participating please fill out this permission slip and bring it with you when you register.
Ethnic Studies Parent Committee Members Needed- IUSD is looking for parents to collaborate on the planning and creation of an Ethnic Studies course, a new California graduation requirement for the class of 2029-30. The Ethnic Studies Committee will come together to create a cohesive vision and identify next steps for implementation.
If you are interested in joining the Ethnic Studies Committee, complete this interest survey. We will reach out to you for more information once we finalize the participant list.
IVC Application Workshops- Interested in applying to IVC. Join us for online application workshops. Click HERE for more information.
Elks Lodge Scholarship- click HERE for more information on multiple scholarships this organization offers.
IUCPTA Scholarship- The scholarship will go to graduating seniors and will be used towards continued education after graduation. Recipients must attend an accredited college/university, community college, trade or technical school within the first year following high school graduation.Qualifications: This scholarship recognizes students who are PTSA members and whom have performed service activities inside and outside of school.
IUCPTA Senior Scholarship Form: Due Friday April 22, 2023 https://forms.gle/Lb6XEgaSmVwd8uX28
CA PTA Scholarship- Two scholarships are available. For more information click HERE.
IUSD & CLAOC Summer 2023 Career Exploration Experience: https://claoc.org/summer-2023-cee/
College and Career Information
IVC Application Workshops: See Event(s)
IVC Application Workshops: See Event(s)
2022 IUSD Financial Aid Night Video
Website: College and Career
College and Career Resources: Click Here
IVA College and Career Events/Visits
Monday-Friday 8-8:25am Zoom Link
Want to schedule a meeting for another time? Email me: Kaylaramirez@iusd.org