Byron High School (Minnesota)

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Byron High School
Location
Byron High School is located in Minnesota
Byron High School
Byron High School
Byron High School is located in the United States
Byron High School
Byron High School
,
United States
Coordinates44°02′01″N 92°39′22″W / 44.0336111°N 92.6561111°W / 44.0336111; -92.6561111[1]Coordinates: 44°02′01″N 92°39′22″W / 44.0336111°N 92.6561111°W / 44.0336111; -92.6561111[1]
Information
School typeHigh School
SuperintendentJoey Page
School number531
PrincipalSteve Willman
Grades9-12
Enrollment553 (2016-17[2])
Color(s)Black and Gold         
MascotBear

Byron High School is located on the north side of Byron, Minnesota. It serves students in Byron and parts of neighboring areas. Construction of a new Byron High School building was completed in the fall of 2006. Its mascot is the Bear and the athletic teams are consistently strong in football, boys' basketball, boys' and girls' track, boys' cross-country, boys' soccer and wrestling.

Curriculum[edit]

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.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

There are many extracurricular and athletic opportunities available. Football, boys' and girls' soccer, cross country, track and field, softball, baseball, boys' and girls' basketball, ultimate frisbee, gymnastics, and dance team among others are offered. Clubs include things such as FRC Robotics, Drama Club, Dungeons and Dragons, FFA, FCCLA, SADD, and National Honor Society. The Byron School District also is starting a new strategic plan.[3]

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

Awards[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Byron High School
  2. ^ "Byron Senior High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ http://www.byronps.new.rschooltoday.com/sites/byronps.new.rschooltoday.com/files/Strategic%20Plan%20Priorities.pdf

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