News & Updates

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

State Solo & Ensemble

Congratulations to Aubrey Bice, Kailey Hall, Gracyn Melstrom and Kloe Thunander for earning a First Division Rating at State Solo and Ensemble. On March 4th these students performed their quartet pieces for a judge at UWGB. They were judged on … read more State Solo & Ensemble

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

2023-2024 WIC Senior Top Ten
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These students, along with the Forest Park Top Ten students, attended a banquet dinner at Young’s on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Back row:  Caleb Strom, Danica Shamion, Seanna Stine, Annika Larson, Haiden Gill and Johnothan Swenski Front row:  Julia Gray, Aubrey … read more 2023-2024 WIC Senior Top Ten

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