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home of the yellowjackets
710 N. Union St.
Ithaca, Michigan 48847
(989) 875-3373

Mr. Steven Netzley, Junior-Senior High Principal
Mr. Terry Hessbrook, Assistant Principal/A.D.

Ithaca Junior-Senior High School (IHS) is a high performing school which offers a wide variety of academic and extra-curricular activities.  Even longtime Ithaca residents, however, may not know that:
  • IHS was recognized by US News & World Report in 2012, 2013, and 2015 as one of the best high schools in the nation.
  • IHS offers a wide variety of courses for the gifted and talented:  AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Statistics, AP U.S. History, AP World History, and AP English Literature.
  • Qualifying high school students can "dual enroll" at the various local colleges, receiving both high school and college credits.
  • Spanish I and II is offered each year for our high school students.
  • Students can take Advanced Placement (AP) courses and foreign language courses that are not currently offered at IHS on-line through Michigan Virtual High School.
  • IHS offers 50 online classes through Edgenuity that can be used for credit recovery and electives. 
  • IHS offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, including Business Professionals of America, Model United Nations, Quiz Bowl, Writing Team, Technology Team, Science Olympiad, and Visual Arts.
  • IHS offers a full selection of art courses as well as Marching Band, Concert Band, Choir, and Jazz Band.
  • The Alma and Mt. Pleasant Career Technical Center offers a wide variety of classes to IHS students.  IHS offers transportation to both Alma and Mt. Pleasant for morning and afternoon classes.
  • Ithaca Junior-Senior High School also offers a wide variety of athletic opportunities for both boys and girls.


Last Modified on June 8, 2015