News & Updates

Meet Mr. Lee Rometti

Mr. Rometti was born and raised in Iron River. He has been teaching full time at West Iron County for 30 years. He is a 1984 graduate of West Iron. He went to college at Lake Superior State University and … read more Meet Mr. Lee Rometti

Student Survey Notification
Posted on in Notifications

We thank you and your family for being our valued partners as we work together to educate the children in our district. We value input from our community – and we need to hear from your child or children! Students … read more Student Survey Notification

Meet Mrs. Rae Jones
Posted on in Elementary School, Staff Introductions

Rae Jones is a new addition to the Stambaugh Elementary staff this year. She grew up in Grand Rapids and attended South Christian High School. After high school she attended Michigan State University. Prior to teaching, Rae lived in San … read more Meet Mrs. Rae Jones

Meet Mr. Barry
Posted on in High School & Middle School, Staff Introductions

Mr. Barry was born and raised in Iron River and is in his 29th year teaching at West Iron County. He graduated from West Iron County in 1979. He continued his education at Davenport College of Business obtaining an Associates … read more Meet Mr. Barry

West Iron Wins all at U.P. Tournament
Posted on in Sports & Competitions

The West Iron County High School Quiz Bowl took 1st place out of 16 teams at the largest U.P. Quiz Bowl competition held at Gogebic Community College yesterday.  West Iron shut out Philips, Calumet, Hurley, Ironwood, Houghton, Hancock, among others.

Meet Mr. Joel Vanlanen
Posted on in High School & Middle School, Staff Introductions

My name is Joel Vanlanen and we moved back to Iron River in 1995 when I was hired to teach biology and chemistry. I graduated from NMU in 1989 and worked as a wood scaler at Louisiana Pacific Corp in … read more Meet Mr. Joel Vanlanen

Meet Mrs. Lisa Starkey
Posted on in Elementary School, Staff Introductions

Lisa Starkey grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana. She went to school In Indiana and then attended college in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and Boston, Massachusetts. She is married to her husband Scott and they have two children Jackson who is a … read more Meet Mrs. Lisa Starkey