(West Plains) – The West Plains School District will begin the 2013-2014 school year on Thursday, August 15 with a full day of classes, and the school district has released the times for upcoming open houses.
Parents of all students are invited to Open House Tuesday, August 13. Times for each building are as follows:
South Fork Elementary, 5:00-6:30 p.m.
West Plains Elementary School, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
West Plains Middle School, 6:00-7:30 p.m.;
West Plains High School and the South Central Career Center, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
The West Plains Elementary Kindergarten Open House will be held on August 8 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm.
The West Plains Middle School 5th grade orientation will be held on August 8 at 6 PM. The 5th Grade Orientation will focus on a successful transition from elementary to the middle school environment. During this event the school will introduce 5th grade teachers, review middle school policies and procedures, tour the building and classrooms, and host a question and answer session.
The West Plains High School will host an incoming freshman “Zizzer Day” on Tuesday, August 13th from 7:30am to 12:45pm. Students will participate in activities that better prepare them for the transition into High School. Incoming freshman students will have the opportunity to go through a mini schedule, learn about various clubs and activities at the activity fair, have lunch, become familiarized with the building, including finding their lockers. Members of the West Plains High School faculty and staff will provide parents with invaluable insight to help students and their families prepare for high school.
School hours are as follows:
West Plains Elementary will begin at 7:45 a.m. and classes end at 3:00 p.m.
South Fork Elementary will begin at 8:10 a.m. and classes end at 3:45 p.m.
The West Plains Middle and High School will begin at 8:10 a.m. and classes end at 3:25 p.m.