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    1. Boys Varsity State Tennis on Tuesday, May 30th @ Ankeny Prairie Ridge Sports Complex 8:30 am
    2. Last Day of Classes for Students/Early Release Schedule on Wednesday, May 31st
    3. Girls Varsity Soccer vs Clinton on Wednesday, May 31st @ IC West 6:00 pm
    4. Boys Varsity Soccer vs CR Prairie on Thursday, June 1st at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines at 5:00 pm
    5. Girls Individual State Tennis on Thursday/Friday, June 1-2. Abby Jans & Emma Koch qualified in the doubles division and Kaily Speer qualified in the singles division.
    6. Girls Varsity Tennis vs. WDM Dowling on Saturday, June 3rd at 9:00 am @ Ankeny Prairie Ridge Sports Complex. The winner will play in the afternoon the winner of the match between PV and Ames.

    Finals Schedule This Week

    • Tuesday May 30: English and World Languages
    • Wednesday, May 31: Science and Social Studies

News

  • District Leadership Team Meet & Greet

    The Iowa City Community School District will host an open house with the District's Leadership Team on Wednesday, August 30 from 4:30 - 6:00pm at the Educational Services Center (1725 N. Dodge Street, Iowa City).

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  • 2017-18 Registration Information

    E-Registration is now open for the 2017/18 school year. Parents and guardians can now log into their PowerSchool parent account by going to the following link: https://www.iowacityschools.org/domain/31. Parents can also use this link: PowerSchool Parent Login Screen to access the site.

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  • Upcoming District Ribbon-Cutting Celebrations

    The Iowa City Community School District will host four ribbon cutting ceremonies in August to celebrate the opening of two new buildings and the completion of renovations at two buildings.

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  • New 12th Grade Immunization Requirement

    Per Iowa law, students entering 12th grade, who were born after September 15, 1999, will need proof of two doses of meningococcal (A, C W, Y) vaccine; or 1 dose if received when the student was 16 years of age or older. This vaccine prevents meningitis, a bacteria that infects the brain, blood and spinal cord.

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  • OCR Settlement Agreement

    As a result of concerns brought to the United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) during the 2009-10 school year, the Iowa City Community School District engaged in a Settlement Agreement with the OCR to rectify these concerns. This Settlement Agreement included 14 Items with completion timelines for each.

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Principal's Message

  • Gregg Shoultz West High has been a dynamic institution since opening in 1968, and I am very pleased to be part of the tradition of excellence
    that has been built here. This year we are expecting our biggest student body ever--2008 students as we start the year. To meet the challenge of educating over 2000 students, we have a fantastic group of teachers, administrators, secretaries, paraprofessionals, custodians and kitchen workers that number nearly 200 strong. 

    The administrative team is an outstanding one. My office is located in the West Wing, and I can be reached at 688-1090 or by email at shoultz.gregg@iowacityschools.org. The main office, phone number 688-1050, houses Assistant Principals Molly Abraham and Luke DeVries, and they have a great track record supporting students, parents and teachers. Ms. Abraham specializes in special programs while Mr. DeVries coordinates many academic programs including acting as our liaison with the Kirkwood Regional Center on the U of Iowa Campus. Athletic Director Craig Huegel can be reached at 688-1055 for any questions involving our extra-curricular programs. Dean Maria Martin works with me in the West Wing Office, and she works primarily with underclassmen; and Dean Justin Colbert works with the upperclassmen. Rounding out the administrative team are Junior High AD and MTSS coordinator, Jeff Wieck and Career Center Coordinator Russ Johnson.

    OUR MISSION

    • Challenge each student with a rigorous curriculum taught by a diverse, professional, and caring staff.
    • Maintain collaborative partnerships with our families and community.
    • Ensure students become responsible, independent learners capable of making informed decisions in a democratic and global community.

     Dr. Gregg Shoultz
    shoultz.gregg@iowacityschools.org

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