Category: Irvine Unified School District

Katie McEwen Runs for Irvine School Board to Give Back to the District

Irvnie teacher and parent Katie McEwen is running to represent Area 2 on the Irvine Unified School Board to contribute to the school system in a “significant and meaningful way.” “I want to make a positive contribution to the public school system that has provided such a strong benefit to our family,” McEwen told The…


Irvine School Board Candidate Marlene Bronson Wants to Be a Voice for Parents

Marlene Bronson, a candidate for the Irvine Unified School Board in the upcoming Nov. 8 election, said she felt prompted by her faith to run for the board because she believes in “being a voice for children and parents.” Bronson, a mother of two adult children, describes herself as a business owner, former homeschooling educator,…


Irvine Unified Candidate Debra Kamm Is Demanding Transparency

Irvine Unified Education Board candidate Debra Kamm is a longtime education and health advocate and a champion of informed consent for parents. When her son was born with a rare heart condition, the mother of two—who has one child in the district—co-founded California Heart Connection, a nonprofit that provides support for parents whose children have…


Irvine Unified Candidate Debra Kamm Demands Transparency

Irvine Unified Education Board candidate Debra Kamm is a longtime education and health advocate and a champion of informed consent for parents. When her son was born with a rare heart condition, the mother of two—who has one child in the district—co-founded California Heart Connection, a nonprofit that provides support for parents whose children have…


Irvine Police Department Shares Efforts Made to Create Safe School Environment

IRVINE, Calif.—To boost residents’ confidence in public safety considering recent events involving gun violence, the Irvine Police Department shared plans with the community to prevent and respond to threats to schools on June 9. Officers discussed public safety programs and tools used by Irvine’s school district to protect students from active shooting incidents. “Our commitment…


Irvine Unified School District Ranked Best in Orange County

Irvine Unified School District was ranked the best school district in Orange County and a top district in the state for the second year in a row, according to a report. The 2022 Best Schools in America report, released by ranking site Niche, listed Irvine as the number one school district in Orange County out…