Irondale News

An e-newsletter from Irondale High School

Friday, November 18

REMINDER: No school next week (November 21-25).

Classes will resume Monday, November 28.


On Saturday, the Debate team competed at Stillwater Area High School. There were 47 entries (94 speakers) in the novice divisions. Congrats to these Irondale students!

Emerson Nusz and Abby McNeil, 7th place team, 3-1 record

Abby McNeil, 4th place speaker

Tsewang Bhakdo, 5th place speaker

Rowan Brooking, 6th place speaker

Shania Isais, 8th place speaker


The Mounds View Equity Promise Scholarship application is now open! This is the only LOCAL scholarship program open to ALL seniors, so every senior at Irondale should apply! You can find information and an application link on Irondale's website or here. Deadline is Friday, January 6, 2023. If you have any questions, please reach out to your dean.

Wallin Education Partners is a proven college completion program that includes financial aid and comprehensive support to ensure college graduation. The financial aid can be up to $16,000 over four years of college. To apply for this scholarship, visit the Wallin website. Last day to apply is Friday, February 1, 2023.


Attention students interested in learning more about lacrosse – Irondale Boys Lacrosse is hosting an introduction to lacrosse meeting on Wednesday, December 7, at 7 PM in the Irondale High School Multi-Purpose Room. No experience is necessary, just a desire to learn, work hard, and be part of the team.

Coach Burtness will be hosting the meeting for parents and students that will provide some background on the sport of lacrosse, history of Irondale Lacrosse, equipment, and what to expect during the season and off-season. All 7th through 12th grade students and

parents are welcome to attend. We are looking forward to another great season and would love for you to be part of the team! Please contact Coach Burtness at or Irondale Boys Lacrosse at with questions.


Mounds View Public Schools seeks to support students in learning, practicing, and modeling essential personal life skills that contribute to academic, vocational, and personal success. To support this goal, district Chemical and Mental Health Specialists are partnering to bring parents and caregivers a monthly blog about topics such as: having conversations with our children about mental health and substances, the connection between substance use and mental health, navigating support, and much MORE! Please complete this short survey if there are certain topics you would like to see in this blog related to helping our kids be safe and healthy! Keep your eyes peeled for these blogs and check out the district resource page for any archived blogs.


Mark your calendar!

Sophomore, JV, & Varsity tryouts: Monday, November 21 and Tuesday, November 22, 10am-12:30pm

All participants must be registered before trying out. Register online here.


The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is once again spreading good cheer during the holidays:

  • Thanksgiving for All Project - Thanksgiving bag with all the fixings. Please call 651-621-6280 to set up and appointment
  • Operation Joy Holiday Toy and Gift Shop - Register your child (birth to grade 12) here.

For more info, see the flyer.


Our 2022-23 Irondale yearbooks are now available for purchase! Act fast, because the earlier you buy, the lower the price. From now until the beginning of our Thanksgiving holiday, yearbooks are 17% off, at a price of $75. Reserve yours today! Order your yearbook here.


College Admissions Representative visits have begun. These visits will take place in-person in the Career and College Center. Check Naviance to sign-up.


Check out what is happening at Irondale and around the community. Here you will find additional information that might not be included in the daily announcements.
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