News & Updates

Meet Ms. Ashley Hughes
Posted on in High School & Middle School, Staff Introductions

Hello, everyone! My name is Ashley Hughes, and this marks my 17th year as an English Teacher. Lake Superior State University is where I earned my bachelor’s degree while I played four years of softball, which is still a sport … read more Meet Ms. Ashley Hughes

Post-Graduation Planning Resources
(PA 88 of 2022/MCL 380.1293)
Posted on in General News, Notifications

This is a reminder that by October 1, all schools (including nonpublic schools) must make available to each pupil enrolled in grades 8 to 12 the post-graduation planning resources required by MCL 380.1293.

Meet Ms. Tracy McCain
Posted on in Elementary School, Staff Introductions

My name is Tracy McCain. I am the new Early Kindergarten teacher at West Iron.  I graduated from McNeese State University with a Master of Education, later returning to add additional Special Education courses.  Before moving to Michigan, I taught Pre-Kindergarten and Special Education in … read more Meet Ms. Tracy McCain

Meet Mr. Cade Contreras

Hi, my name is Cade Contreras and I am the new 6th grade Social Studies teacher at West Iron County. I am from the Munising area and have always had a passion for social studies and teaching. I graduated from … read more Meet Mr. Cade Contreras

Meet Mrs. Chloe Schmutzler
Posted on in Elementary School, Staff Introductions, Staff Spotlight

I am a second year teacher originally from Manistee Michigan! I fell in love with the UP when I went to Northern Michigan University. I taught for a year in Sault Ste Marie. Then I moved to Iron River with … read more Meet Mrs. Chloe Schmutzler

Meet Mr. Grant Papineau

My name is Grant Papineau, and I am the current Middle School Social Studies Teacher here at West Iron County Public Schools. I graduated in the Spring of 2023 from Central Michigan University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Studies … read more Meet Mr. Grant Papineau

Wykon Window
Posted on in Notifications

Dear Wykon Families, As we prepare to start a new academic year, we want to welcome all of our returning students and extend a warm welcome to those who are joining West Iron County Schools for the first time. We … read more Wykon Window