IUSD in the News: OC’s best high schools, a memorial scholarship at Northwood and more


Good afternoon. Here’s a Friday roundup of some recent IUSD-related stories you might have missed from the Orange County Register’s website:

The Register offered its yearly rundown of the O.C.’s best high schools, and three of IUSD’s four comprehensive campuses made the top 10.

The president of the Northwood High School athletic boosters says he’s hoping to establish a scholarship in the memory of a fellow booster and his wife, who tragically lost their lives as a result of a March 12 traffic accident.

IUSD Elementary Teacher of the Year Scott Bedley has established a partnership with Santa Clara University’s Solar Decathlon team, which is discussing its work in monthly video-chat sessions with Bedley’s class at Plaza Vista School. The younger students are even submitting articles about the experience to the Irvine World News.

A Uni High senior is one of two Orange County students awarded $10,000 in college scholarships from Toshiba’s U.S. division for their school and community contributions.