• BTS22

    The West Plains School District will begin the 2022-2023 school year on Monday, August 22, with a full day of classes.  The 2022-2023 district calendar can be found here

    Back to School Open House Dates & Other Important Information

    South Fork Elementary

    • Preschool & Kindergarten Open House - August 16 - 6:00 p.m.
      1st - 6th Grade Open House By Appointment Thursday, August 18, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.. Each classroom teacher will schedule 10-15 minute conferences with each student and parents/guardians. 

    West Plains Elementary

    • Open House By Appointment
      Monday – Thursday, August 15-18, 2022.  Each classroom teacher will schedule 10-15 minute conferences with each student and parents/guardians. 
    • A Day In K
      August 11th, 9:00 am -11:00 am and 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -  Kindergarten only.

    West Plains Middle School

    • Walk In Open House
      Grades 6-8 - Thursday, August 18, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
      Students and families may pick up schedules on August 17th from 12 pm-7 pm and on Thursday, August 18th from 8 am-1 pm.
    • 5th Grade Orientation
      The West Plains Middle School 5th grade orientation will be held on Tuesday, August 16, with presentations and tours from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  The 5th-grade orientation will focus on a successful transition from elementary to 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. Students will be mailed a letter a week before the event with exact details.

    West Plains High School

    • New Student Enrollment - Begins Monday, August 1, District Enrollment Office – 305 Valley View Drive.  Click Here for new student enrollment information. 
    • Existing Student Registration - August 9 -11, West Plains High School
    • Walk In Open House
      Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 Grades 9 & 10, 4:00 - 5:30 pm and Grades 11 & 12, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. 
    • Freshman Zizzer Day The West Plains High School will host an incoming freshman “Zizzer Day” on Wednesday, August 17th, from 8:30 am - 1:00 pm. 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, and 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.  

    Other back-to-school information
    Bridges Back To School Bash & Health Fair
    Saturday, August 13 – 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Register Here

    School Supply Lists
    School supply lists for elementary and middle school students can be accessed here.  

    Questions regarding bus service should be directed to the Transportation Department at 417-256-6150.