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

Mr. Steven Netzley, High School 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 and 2013 as one of the best high schools in the nation.
  • IHS is fully accredited through the North Central Association (An Accreditation Division of AdvancED).
  • 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 e2020 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, Debate, 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.  Students attend academic classes at IHS in the morning and attend career technical classes in the afternoon.  IHS offers transportation to both Alma and Mt. Pleasant.
  • Ithaca Junior-Senior High School also offers a wide variety of athletic opportunities for both boys and girls.


Last Modified on September 2, 2014