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.
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.
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.
WHS-China Exchange Program
CHONGQING CHINESE EXCHANGE PROGRAM
WHS has the opportunity to participate in a Chinese Exchange Program. Students and teachers from Chungqing China will be traveling to Bay City, Michigan and will be part of the Western Family for two weeks in May. They will have the opportunity to experience high school and the American culture! They will spend the school day at WHS and will participate in day or evening activities to give them a true American experience.
WHS students will also have the opportunity to travel to Chongqing, China for approximately two weeks to experience the education and overall Chinese culture. The tentative dates are Oct 18th-31st. Students will be accompanied by WHS/WMS teachers and an administrator. This experience is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.
This trip is funded through Bay City Public Schools and several generous sponsors with minimal cost to the student. The timeline for applications for students to participate is as follows:
March 24th: Applications available
April 11th: Applications due; no late applications wil be accepted
Interviews will take place and final selections will be made the week of April 21st.
classes resume April 21st
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI SEARCH!
If you know of a past WHS grad that
you would like to nominate as this
year's Distinguished Alumni speaker,
please contact the office for an
application. Nominations are due no
later than April 15th.
Mr. Drew Pinter was recognized as the 2014 Saginaw Valley League Teacher of the Year. He is a 16 year veteran of Western High School (19 years in Bay City Public Schools) currently teaching US History and AP Government. In addition, Mr. Pinter coordinates the student trip to Washington D.C. He is a valued member of the staff at Western High School. Congratulations Mr. Pinter on being selected SVL Teacher of the Year!!!