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Eleri Gomez (9) concentrating on her project in Courtney Plottss session, Hooked on Yarn.

Hour of Geniuses

Madina Mussina and Dulce Zubia-Quezada March 18, 2024

On Jan. 15, 2024 the Wolfpack Community hosted its first ever Genius Hour session. The new Genius Hour project is an existing idea brought forward by the school’s principal, Eric Gomez. Genius hour is...

Shelton guest leads the baseball team through an early morning yoga session.

Building Bright Futures – Shanna Shelton

Thalia Ferrell, Journalism Staff March 6, 2024

Stretching through yoga lessons and battling test scores, West Plains High’s star teacher Shanna Shelton spends early mornings and late nights teaching. Shelton teaches various math classes at West Plains...

Make Kindness the Norm!

Madina Mussina, Journalism Staff January 29, 2024

On October 30, the Kindness Club started at the West Plains High School. Assistant principal Randi Willard and junior student Bradley Lancaster started the club, which originates from the “Be A Friend”...

Trainers at the Boss Bowl game vs. Canyon.

Unsung Heroes: Athletic Trainers

Emma Porter, Journalism Staff January 9, 2024

The athletic trainers at West Plains High School are the heroes behind every sporting event. However, these amazing heroes don't always get the recognition they deserve. Throughout the chaos of sporting...

Prepping for the big matchup against Palo Duro, senior Mason Gomez warms up and enjoys senior night.

Athlete Spotlight

Bella Wineberg, Joey Hill, and Eva Duarte November 9, 2023

Senior Mason Gomez is the starting inside linebacker and is a part of the captain council for the varsity football team at West Plains High School. He started playing football at five years old after becoming...

Fundraising for theater, Mr. Schenck loses the money competition and now participates in the tape war.

Integrity, Honesty, Leadership: Jeff Schenck

Jacie Venzor, Lauren White, and Evan Sepulveda November 9, 2023

West Plains High School assistant principal Mr. Schenck was chosen by Pack Press for the first ever staff spotlight. His positive energy and his dedication to the school has provided every student at West...

WPHS custodial staff members receive a cake from fellow WPHS faculty in honor of Custodian Appreciation Day.

National Custodian Day With Chrissy Samaniego

Chrissy Samaniego is one of West Plains High School’s very appreciated custodians. As the head of custodial staff, she is someone who works extremely hard to keep the campus clean and create a positive...

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