The West Plains School District is proud to announce the appointment of Courtney Beykirch as the newest member of the West Plains School Board of Education and board member, Cindy Tyree, as the newly elected board vice president. Beykirch & Tyree will fill the seats recently vacated by Bo Pace who resigned from the board in June after announcing his retirement in April.
The West Plains School District has selected Joyce Frye as the 2014 Support Staff Member of the Year.
The West Plains Celebrations of Achievement Reception for faculty and staff was held on Friday, May 16, 2014. Click on the article heading to find out the winners.
West Plains FFA members Keegan Wilson, Chance Barnes, and Keith Kellett received the State FFA Degree, the highest degree members can receive at state level.
South Central Career Centers students in Scott Heidy's Creative Design class designed artwork and created a custom badge for 5 new police cars at the West Plains Police Department.
The West Plains High School Future Farmers of America students and their supporters began a “Raising the Barn” fundraising campaign last summer to build a new agriculture science facility. A groundbreaking ceremony for the agriculture science facility was held on Friday, April 4th. Construction is set to be completed in December of 2014. Currently, a total of $160,000 has been pledged by donors and the district will contribute $300,00 to the project. The fundraising campaign will continue to raise funds for the project.