Western High!Welcome to Western High School, home of the Warriors. Western High has a rich tradition of academic success, student opportunities and school spirit. Western High School offers many courses and pathways in meeting the state of Michigan’s graduation requirements. Students choose additional courses from our curriculum and offered programs to meet their goals.
Western High School was proud to host a delegation of 5 teachers and 8 students from Chongqing, China to provide new opportunities for our students. Partnerships with SVSU, Dow Corning, Nexteer and many other local businesses allowed our students a glimpse into Chinese culture. Western High School will send a similar delegation to Friends High School in Chongqing, China. Read More
Arts & CultureWestern High School’s curriculum offers courses in art, drama, other world languages, choir and band. Students also have opportunities in CAD drafting and design, welding and wood shop. Some of our elective classes articulate with Delta earning students college credit while in high school. Western also supports a number of after school clubs for students such as glee, world language, fishing, chess and art.
ExcellenceWestern High School offers 9 AP classes, dual enrollment at Delta and Saginaw Valley, and an extensive Co-Op program for students. Sophomores and freshmen experience extended class time in math and science through the trimester schedule. WHS also offers classes in our industrial arts program which articulate with Delta College.
2016 Sea Scholars
The SEA SCHOLARS program is an exciting STEM-based learning experience offered aboard the tall ship Appledore V as she makes the voyage from Key West, Florida to Bay City, Michigan. The program will begin on May 1, 2016 at the Dolphin Research Center on Grassy Key and continue up the eastern coast of the United States. SEA SCHOLARS was available to all juniors in the Great Lakes Bay region through an application process. This year, WHS is proud to announce Noah Schoenherr and Brody Gibas were selected for this amazing program. Appledore V is owned and operated by BaySail, a non-profit educational organization based in Bay City, MI. Thank you BaySail for providing such a wonderful opportunity.
- Hot Dates
May 25th at 7pm - Auditorium
SENIOR HONORS ASSEMBLY
June 2nd at 10am
June 12th at 4pm, Football Stadium
(Gym in the event of rain)
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Math tutoring is still here!
An announcement is being made to all students right now - Math tutoring is available for all 9-12th graders from 9th grade algebra all the way to A.P. Calculus three days a week right after school from 2:30-3:30pm with Mr. Taylor every Tuesday and Thursday…
Western High School is searching for a Distinguished Alumni for this school year!
If you know of a former Western High School graduate who has excelled in any endeavor, it's not too late to nominate them for this year's distinguished alumni award! Nominations can be mailed to WHS Alumni Nomination, 500 W. Midland Road, Auburn, MI 48611. Please include your name and phone number, the name and contact information for the person you are nominating, their graduation year, and a list of their accomplishments since high school. If selected, the applicant must be willing to return to WHS to accept this award and speak to the senior class on graduation day. Application deadline is May 6, 2016.
The Bay City Public Schools have received a lot of interest in bringing back the Young Fives program to our schools. Recently we sent out communication requesting input from parents and the community. We are still in the discussion stages for implementing a Young Fives program for next school year and hope to have a decision by next week. If you have interest in the Young Fives Program, or if you have a friend or a neighbor who has indicated an interest, we would like to hear from you! Please provide your feedback at: earlychildhood@bcschools.
Saginaw Valley State University is offering the following STEM opportunities for students:
- HS 10th-12th grade students can earn minimum wage (20-30 hours/week) and cost free tuition for 4 credits in science conducting research on the Saginaw Bay Watershed; DEADLINE to apply: April 1st.
- HS 12th grade students may apply for scholarships to enroll in "Introduction to Engineering," scholarships can continue when then come to SVSU as freshmen (Consumers Energy); DEADLINE to apply May 2nd.
- HS 9th - 12th grade students may apply for one of three 80 - hour camps in the summer The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation; DEADLINE to apply May 20th.
Interested students and parents can find additional information for other educational opportunities at https://www.svsu.edu/oncampus/