The community is a vital partner of the West Plains School District and the district wants to learn about your experiences in our schools. Now through January 30th West Plains Schools invites the community to participate in a school community survey process called Thoughtexchange. In an effort to continue to improve education for our children, the district wants to understand community perspectives, hear the community’s thoughts and learn their priorities.
The West Plains Chamber of Commerce recognized Kelly Dame as the 2015 Educator of the Year at the annual awards banquet on Thursday, January 22nd. The high school vocal music instructor has taught in the West Plains School District for nearly 43 years.
On Saturday January 24th, thirty-two fifth through eighth grade students from West Plains Middle School participated in the MESCM Math Relays at the MSU-WP campus. The event marks the 4th consecutive year the West Plains Middle School brought home the 1st place trophy for overall points scored. Seven area schools and 110 students participated in the event.
At the regularly scheduled January board meeting, The West Plains School District Board of Education voted unanimously to extend the contract for Dr. John Mulford through June of 2018. This decision came as part of the West Plains School Board’s annual review of the superintendent. Dr. Mulford is completing his second year as superintendent helm and has received high marks from the School Board regarding his contribution to the district and the community.