March 2018

IPSF AWARDS $160,000 IN TEACHER GRANTS
IPSF is proud to announce that we have awarded over $160,000 in grant monies this year to support innovative teaching methods in schools through the Innovative Grants Program. The 19 projects selected include Innovation Labs, a district-wide mental health program, a forensic science program for high school students, and a career certification program, to name few. www.ipsf.net/news/ipsf-awards-160000-innovative-grants/
LET’S THANK OUR TEACHERS
Show your teachers and other IUSD staff how much you and your child appreciate all they do and the impact they have made in your child’s life by ordering your PATS today! Your teachers and staff will enjoy receiving a Parents Appreciating Teachers And Staff (PATS) certificate with your personal message and a small gift expressing your gratitude. www.ipsf.net/pats

 

JOIN THE SUMMER FUN
Registration for IPSF’s Summer Enrichment Academy and specialty camps for students entering grades K-12 will open Monday, March 19 at 7:00 a.m. Over 500 enriching classes in subjects including STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), grade level prep, programming, culinary arts, performing arts, and sports will be offered. Click below to browse classes and camps. www.ipsf.net/summer

OC STEAM FEST 2018 
Families are invited to discover, explore, and create at Irvine Public Schools Foundation’s OC STEAM Fest, in partnership with Eon Reality, on Saturday, April 28 at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine. Enjoy a fun-filled day of games and activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math including a life size-foosball, robots, LEGO® engineering , Virtual Reality, live animals, race cars, in addition to live performances, food trucks, and much more. Tickets are buy one, get one free now through April 25 at www.ipsf.net/steam.

SEEKING SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS
IPSF is seeking high school applicants for our annual Lee Bryn Brooks Community Service Scholarship. This scholarship is open to graduating seniors planning to pursue post-secondary education who have demonstrated leadership and community service in Orange County. The deadline to submit is March 28www.ipsf.net/2018scholarships