This fall read what you want to read. Imagine fairy tales and scary stories and everything in between!
Arvest Bank has announced the beginning of its fourth annual "1 Million Meals" campaign, which challenges communities to help fight hunger. The West Plains Elementary and the West Plains Middle School have teamed up with Arvest to collect nonperishable food items through Thursday, October 30th. All donations will benefit the Samaritan Outreach Center.
On Monday, September 22nd all members of the West Plains School District faculty and staff participated in an 8 hour training on Active Intruder Response for Schools by Strategos International. This is an annual event led by the district school resource officers to ensure the safety of our kids.
The West Plains School District is proud to announce, once again, that it has received the required percentage of points (92.5%) on the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s 2014 Performance Report (APR) to receive full accreditation. Districts that receive 70% or better are considered accredited. The district received all of the 56 possible points for the areas of academic achievement in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Further, the district received all of the 30 possible points for graduation rate.
The following is a website which provides parents a resource to help understand current media and social network trends. The tool will allow parents to make informed decisions and it will help to teach students to be responsible and practice good digital citizenship. For more information visit www.commonsensemedia.org