Category: General News

School Board Election will be held on November 5th. See what it takes to be a school board member.
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The MASB Candidate’s Guide to School Board Elections provides an overview of the legal qualifications and procedures related to electing a board of education seat. Additionally, the guide gives candidates an introduction to the roles and responsibilities of school board … read more School Board Election will be held on November 5th. See what it takes to be a school board member.

Big Truck Day
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OurKindergarten and 1st grade students were able to see some of our local “Big Trucks” up close. Our special guests put their machines on display and talked about what they do for a living.  Special thanks to Spicer Inc., Shamco, … read more Big Truck Day

4th Grade Annual Trip to Mackinac Island
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The 4th grade took their annual trip to Mackinac Island. The group kept busy while on the island. They explored 3 historical forts, experienced a carriage ride, and stayed overnight at the Island House. They also drove over the Mackinac … read more 4th Grade Annual Trip to Mackinac Island

Building Trades House
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The WICS Building Trades class completed their annual build and hosted their open house on May 17, 2024.  Mr. Swenski and his 12 students built the house for Mark & Gayle Shovald, long time residents of Iron River.   

West Iron County High School Wins 34th Annual Bioathlon!
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To stimulate an interest in biology, the Department of Biological Sciences at Michigan Technological University has sponsored a single-day, hands-on, problem-solving competition known as the Bioathlon each May since 1989. As many as 20 high schools from across the Upper Peninsula have participated in the day-long … read more West Iron County High School Wins 34th Annual Bioathlon!

Bausch + Lomb Honorary Science Award
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Kaitlyn Smith recieved the Bausch & Lomb award on May 8th – contratulations Kaitlyn! (Pictured above: Joel Vanlanen with Kaitlyn Smith.) The award is given for high achievement and rigor in science and math classes, and positive contributions to their … read more Bausch + Lomb Honorary Science Award

Scholarship and Awards Night
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On Wednesday, May 8th a ceremony was held recognizing all of the 2024 West Iron County High School senior scholarship recipients. In total, West Iron County High School seniors were awarded $846,162.00. Our community alone provided $547,850.00 of that amount. … read more Scholarship and Awards Night

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