Byron High School (Byron, Minnesota)

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Byron High School
Byron, Minnesota,
School type High School
Superintendent Jeff Elstad
Principal Michael Duffy
Grades 9-12
Enrollment approx. 530
Color(s) Black and gold

Byron High School is located on the north side of Byron, Minnesota. It serves students in Byron and some neighboring areas. Construction of the new Byron High School was completed in the fall of 2006. Its mascot is the Bear. The Bears are consistently strong in football, boys' basketball, boys' and girls' track, boys' cross-country, boys' soccer and wrestling. Byron High School runs on a four period block schedule day offering a wide range of classes including advanced placement, honors, and college level classes through the Challenge Program. There are many extracurricular and athletic opportunities available. Football, boy's and girl's soccer, cross country, track and field, softball, baseball, boy's and girl's basketball, ultimate frisbee, gymnastics, and dance team among others are offered. Clubs include things such as FRC Robotics club, Drama Club, Dungeons and Dragons, FFA, FCCLA, SADD, and National Honor Society. See more at the website The Byron School District also is starting a new strategic plan.

Byron, of late, has fielded one of the most competitive athletic departments in the Hiawatha Valley League

Byron High School won the National Blue Ribbon award for school excellence, making it the first school in Southeastern Minnesota to do so. It also won the INTEL award for ingenuity in the classrooms.

Coordinates: 44°02′01″N 92°39′22″W / 44.0336111°N 92.6561111°W / 44.0336111; -92.6561111[1]

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