AMBASSADOR ALERT    

May 2018


SUMMER SESSION A REGISTRATION DEADLINE
The deadline to register for the first session of IPSF summer classes is May 31. Don’t let your student miss their chance to reimagine their summer. From designing video games to making culinary creations, students can explore interests or discover a new passion with over 500 engaging course offerings. Classes are filling up fast – register today! www.ipsf.net/summer

MAY IS MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS MONTH! 
IPSF is proud to support K-12 Mental Health programs as part of our annual donation to the school district! To kick off this new funding area, we’ve partnered with IUSD’s Department of Prevention and Intervention to raise awareness about this important topic throughout the month of May as part of Mental Health Awareness Month! https://ipsf.net/news/tips-for-parents-building-resiliency-in-your-child/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Mental+Health

 

OC STEAM FEST!
Thank you to everyone who came out to OC STEAM Fest, presented by EON Reality on Saturday, April 28 at the OC Great Park! Over 50 booth sponsors provided children of all ages with fun, hands-on activities in an interactive atmosphere to spark their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM). https://ipsf.net/news/over-5000-community-members-came-out-to-explore-discover-and-play-at-oc-steam-fest/

 

IPSF INNOVATIVE GRANTS IN ACTION
The Innovative Grants Program empowers teachers and counselors to dream big, and enhance curriculum in classrooms to improve the educational experiences of the students in IUSD. Last year, IPSF awarded Portola High School with a grant for its Aquaponics Project. Watch the video to hear from students how donations from parents and community are transforming the way they learn about science and teamwork. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqgYXNGqD24&t=3s

SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS
Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF), in partnership with Irvine Unified Council PTA (IUCPTA), hosted more than 150 guests at its annual Spirit of Community Awards on May 17, 2018 at Strawberry Farms Golf Club in Irvine. At the event, IPSF honored the Assistance League of Irvine for their outstanding contributions to educational excellence and impact in the Irvine community.

IPSF AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS TO THREE IRVINE STUDENTS
Each year, IPSF awards scholarships to students who exemplify the qualities of leadership, community service, and academic excellence through its annual Lee Bryn Brooks Community Service Scholarship. This year’s scholarship recipients include Amy Guo, Northwood High School; Claire O’Connor, Northwood High School; and Daniel Tsentsiper, Woodbridge High School.

For all the latest IPSF News & Events, visit www.ipsf.net.