Our school year starts on September 4th at 10:00 a.m.

Open House

The Wakefield-Marenisco School will be hosting a Back to School Open House on Wednesday, August 29th from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the school gym. Stop by to meet your teachers and get class schedules. Also, be sure to stop by the lunchroom to see what our school meal program has to offer.

School Yearbook

The 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 yearbooks have arrived at school! If you prepaid for a 2015-2016 yearbook, you can pick it up at the school office. If you did not order a yearbook, and would still like to purchase one, you may do so. The cost for each yearbook will be $35.00. The 2017-2018 yearbook should be arriving soon!

Mission Statement

–It is the mission of the Wakefield-Marenisco School District, in partnership with families, students and the community, to provide all students with the necessary skills to enable them to be productive and responsible members of a free, democratic society.

Superintendent’s Message

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Welcome Back to School!

We are just about ready to kick off a brand new school year. Our school building has undergone several improvements this past summer. The projects include replacing the lunchroom floor, installing new doors, and installing security cameras. The staff of Wakefield-Marenisco School would again like to thank the community for their continued support which makes these improvements possible.

When we arrive back at school this fall, we will also have several new staff members joining us. The new staff members are all very eager to work with our students. The new staff members are:

* Mr. Jason Gustafson – New to his position as Superintendent

* Mr. Matthew Weber – Special Education 7-12

* Ms. Diane Jaskie – 3rd Grade

* Ms. Candace Jacobs – Art K-12

* Mrs. Rachel Paquette – G.S.R.P Classroom Aide

* Dawn Perttula – Lunchroom Aide

* Nickole Makela – Lunchroom Aide

Please join us on August 29th from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in the school gym for our annual Back to School Open House. All staff members will be present to answer any questions you may have as you prepare to return to school. The classrooms will also be open if you would like to take a look at your classroom. Please also stop by the lunchroom to learn more about our lunch program, and to check out our beautiful new floor.

Back to school supply lists are available on this website as well as in Walmart and Dollar General.

Be sure to check the sports calendar on this website to keep up with the many athletic events that will be happening as we kick off volleyball, football, and cross country.

Back to School Supply List

A Reminder to Visitors

When visiting our school, please press the buzzer by the bus circle door. Please be prepared to state the reason for your visit. Upon entry to the school, please report to the office on the second floor to register as a visitor.


Job Opportunities

There are no openings currently.

Football Practice

Gogebic Miners football practice will begin on August 6th. All practices will be held in Bessemer this season. Transportation to and from practice will be provided Monday through Thursday each week for the month of August. The bus will leave our school at 7:15 a.m and return by 12:30 p.m each of those days. If you are in need of transportation to practice, please be sure to be at school by 7:15 a.m each day. Again, there will be no transportation provided by the school on Fridays.

A decision on transportation to practices during the school year will be made and communicated at a later date.

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