Each year, the Class of 1989 has a fundraiser for literacy. A total of approximately $3500 was spent directly on classroom teacher requests this year at LLW. Thank you, Class of 1989!
The Northwoods Business and Professional Women group donated $250 to the MTSS program (tiered academic support for students) and $250 to PBIS (acknowledging the good behaviors of students). Thank you for your support of our work!
A generous donation has allowed the 2023 Emberlight Festival, "The Essence of the Artist", to provide free tickets to students for several performances. The following world class performances are available to students: July 14, 20, 21, & 22: "Buyer and Cellar", a play at Theatre North August 3 & 5: "Characters", featuring Miles Mykkanen, at Theatre North August 19: Singer Ann Toomey in recital at the Hurley Auditorium August 26: "Showstoppers", the Emberlight Grand Finale at the HIT Students ages 12-17 can pick up tickets at the Emberlight Office in downtown Ironwood (across from the library) beginning July 1. Come enjoy some outstanding performances for free!
Brian Miller completed a garden arbor in his Advanced Metal Fabrication course. He made it for his mother, May Miller. Beautiful work Brian!
The 6th grade took a field trip to the USFS Toumey Nursery (one of 6 in the US) near Watersmeet. It's nice to be able to get outside!
It's Speech Pathologist Day! Thank you to Tracy Olkonen and Tony Luppino for your work in our school district!
Congratulations to the sixth grade class, who had a successful concert last night! Both the choir and band performed for family and friends in the elementary gym. Great job, students!
Our PTO is better than your PTO! The teachers and staff had a BLAST doing many activities (did you know Mr. Schmandt can do the hula hoop?) Thank you, PTO, for making us feel extra special. It was a fabulous week!
Mrs. Lavinder's 4th grade students celebrated a RISE ticket winning month by walking to McDonald's for fries or ice cream and a pop. Looks like a fun afternoon!
The track people always seem to have a good time!
Mrs. Headley's first grade class enjoyed having moms or other special adults in their lives come to Muffins with Moms. It was an amazing turnout, and the kids were so happy to share their gifts!
The 2nd grade students had a wonderful time celebrating Mother's Day at our 2nd annual Muffins with Mom social this morning. Thank you to all who attended and the cafeteria staff for all their hard work helping make it all possible.
Students from Mrs. Stehlik's class helped Mrs. Clausen's second graders make bird houses for Mother's Day!
High School Band students received excellent ratings at State Solo & Ensemble in Stevens Point this past week. Tyler Smith received a Division II rating for his performance of Haydn's Eb Trumpet Concerto. Percussion trio (Peter Gallo, Justin Darwin, Skyla Ballew) received a Division I rating for their performance. Thank you to Schmitt Music Duluth for providing concert snares to help the students sound their best! Saxophone trio (Jacinta Lauzon, Noah Hofstede, Madelena Braucher) received a Division I rating for their performance as well. Congratulations to all involved students and thank you for being excellent representatives of Ironwood Area Schools!
Mrs.Lyon’s AP Psychology students joined kindergarteners for a nature walk on this beautiful day! The littles were filled with excitement and the high schoolers were fantastic role models!
On Thursday, the 7th grade came down to help Mrs. Balchik's class plant flowers and do some multiplication and division math sheets. They all had so much fun.
Congratulations to the graduates of Gogebic County Community Education Program! Brodie Ellsworth, Braxtin Freeborn, Dale Mahaffey, Chloe Myers, and Timothy Vogelsberg will graduate on Wednesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. in room T-112 of Gogebic Community College. See you there!
Chloe Myers and Dale Mahaffey (seniors) received certificates today from TRIO for participating in the program! The TRIO Pre-College Programs would like to congratulate the Gogebic County Community Education Program graduating class of 2023! Thank you to an outstanding group of TRIO Seniors who participated in the program throughout the years. Best wishes for your bright future!
On Tuesday evening, 13 new students were inducted into Ironwood's National Honor Society. Our chapter here at Ironwood turned 100 this year as well! Congratulations to: Aidan Bach, Landon Buerger, Felicia Carland, Gracie Huotari, Nathan Jaunzems, Emily Kane, Maleah Maki, Audra Pawlak, Aubrey Smith, Madelyn Smith, Zachary Smith, Olivia Vandenburg, and Hanna Vaughn. Great work, students!
Congratulations to Aidan Bach for not one, but two awards at state solo and ensemble this past weekend! Aidan performed a classical piece, and received a division 1 rating. For her musical theater piece she received a division 2 rating. Excellent work, Aidan!