By Annie Brown
IUSD hosted two Beacon Park K-8 dedication ceremonies to welcome students, their families and community to the District’s newest school. Participants of both ceremonies learned about the features of this state-of-the-art educational facility, which is designed to leverage the talents of teachers and staff as they work to develop each student’s full potential.
The first dedication ceremony, on September 28, was led by Superintendent Terry L. Walker, Board President Paul Bokota and Principal Bob Curley. The community event included the Board of Education, parents, students, teachers, staff, the District’s development partner FivePoint, city of Irvine officials, community partners, and other local dignitaries. All participants had the opportunity to tour the school site and experience innovative features such as design and science labs, high-tech and flexible-design classrooms, dedicated music and performing arts spaces, collaborative work spaces, and a production space, where students film and produce the daily school news program.
“Beacon Park is not just a school,” said Walker. “This is a place where our students will form connections with learning, new possibilities, the community and with each other – ultimately forming a connection with an exemplary education.”
Board President Paul Bokota echoed similar sentiments, noting that innovative features, …read more
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