The West Plains School District will begin the 2015-2016 school year on Thursday, August 13th with a full day of classes.
Members of the West Plains High School Senior BETA Club traveled to Nashville, Tennessee on June 23rd through June 26th to join 10,000 other BETA scholars from across the nation to compete in the National BETA Convention at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
The U.S. News & World Report recently released the 2015 “Best High Schools” list of top-ranked Missouri schools today. West Plains High School was ranked No. 22 on the list.
The West Plains School District recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Agriculture Science facility, a 10,500 square foot space that supports current trends in agriculture. Funds for the project were done through the "Raising the Barn" fundraising campaign. FCS Financial, a large contributor to the campaign, has also contributed $5,000 to the West Plains High School FFA greenhouse.
Bo Pace will be named the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Zizzer Alumnus Award.
The West Plains High School class of 1950 celebrated its 65th year reunion on Saturday, May 2nd at the West Plains Civic Center. During reunion festivities, a check presentation was made to the West Plains Education Foundation.