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Plano West Senior High School

Plano West Senior High
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5601 West Parker Road
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 752-9600
Fax: (469) 752-9601

Principal Kathy King
Associate Principal for Curriculum  and Instruction Carl Herrmann
Associate Principal
Student Activities
Randy Hayes
Assistant Principals Dr. Victor Nixon – A - Ek
Dr. Camica Davis – El - La
Kevin Lyons – Le - Ro
Larry Farnen – Ru - Z
Director of Guidance Ann Raidt
Counselors

– A - Bus
Pam Frey – But - Ek
– El - He
Julie Tallant – Hi - La
Linda Puster – Le - My
Michelle Altom – N – Ro
Christine Haskins – Ru - Ti
Tracy Stafford – To - Z

School Hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Enrollment 2,572
School Colors Royal blue, black and white (silver accent)
Mascot Wolves
Motto Leading with pride.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Parker Rd. Exit – east to the school.
From Central Expressway: Parker Rd. Exit – west to the school.

Achievements

Newsweek's America's Top High School 2010-2013 Nationwide List (top 1%); 2009 TBEC Honor Roll Recipient, Texas ACT Council 2010 College Readiness Award; Just for Kids Award (2009, 2011); Class of 2013: 43 National Merit Finalists, 5 National Hispanic Scholars, 48 National Merit semi-finalist , 79 Commended Students, 1 National Achievement; Lone Star Cup (2007).  FINE ARTS — ART 28 VASE State Champs(08); BAND 3 All State members (2009); Marching Band UIL Sweepstakes(01-08); TMEA State Honor "Best in State" (2006-09); CHOIR 7 All State members (2009,10); 18 Pre-Area members (2010); 10 Area members advancing to State (2010; ORCHESTRA 3 All State members (2009); UIL Sweepstakes (2000-10); TMEA State Honor Orchestra "Best in Texas" (2002, 04, 06, 08, 10); THEATRE  UIL Technical Design State Champions (2013,2008); UIL Technical Design State (2001,09,10); TX Visual Arts Association (2009). ATHLETICS — BASKETBALL Girls' State (2006); BASEBALL State Champions (2008); State Finals (2009); Bi-District Champions (2009); CROSS COUNTRY Boys' and Girls' District Championships (2002-04, 2006-09) Regional Qualifiers (2000-10); State Qualifiers(2000, 2002-06, 2008,2010, 2011, 2012); GOLF Boys' Team State (2000,06,07,08); Boys' Regionals (2000, 01 ,04, 2006-09); Boys Districts (2002,2010); Girls' Team State (2008); Girls' Team Regional Qualifier (2005,06,08,09); Girls’ Districts(2010); SOCCER Boys' Soccer State Runner-up (2007); Girls' Soccer State (2000, 02, 07,11,12);SOFTBALL Bi-District Champions (2009); Regional (2008); SWIM Boys' and Girls' State (2008,09); TENNIS Boys' Doubles State Champ (2008,09); Boys Singles State Champ (2003); Girls' Doubles State runner-up (2003,07); Mixed Doubles State runner-up (2010); Team State Champions(2001, 04, 05, 06); VOLLEYBALL State Semi-Final (2007); Regional (2004,05,06,08); Area (2009); BiDistrict (2010); District (2004,06,08); WRESTLING State Champ Qualifiers (2008,09); D.M.N. Plano West All Sports Award for District 9-5A (2000-10). FOREIGN LANGUAGE — French Symposium Team State (09); German State Competition (09);Latin State Junior Classical League (09);Pan American Student Forum State (09)

Academic Decathlon State Qualifiers (2008-09); Award Winning Student Newspaper – Blue Prints (2008); Nationwide Top 10% JROTC "Honor Unit with Distinction" (2003, 06, 09); Nationwide Top 10% JROTC "Honor Unit with Distinction" (2003, 06, 09); Speech Nationals (2013,2009); Texas Veterinary Medicine Competition: Division I & II Top 3 in State (2007,08,09); FFA Career Development Event State Finalist (2008,09,10); FFA Leadership Development Event State Finalist (2008,09,10); Science Fair (2) 1st in State (2009); DECA State and Nationals (2009) and Qualifiers (2000-05); Destination Imagination 1st in Region (2009); Economics Challenge Finalist & Stock Market Game Winners (2009); FBLA State (2008,09); Robotics Team Nationals (2009) World Champs (2007); Whiz Quiz Nationals (2009); DECA State and Nationals (2013,2009) and Qualifiers (2000-05)

Campus Programs

Advanced Placement (30 courses); Career Technology; one-, two- and three-hour courses providing experience and training in several career options including drafting, clinical rotation, advertising, Project Lead The Way, Pharmacy Tech, Floral Design, graphic arts, computer game design, early childhood education, desktop publishing, multimedia, veterinary medicine and fashion design. Collin College Concurrent Enrollment Program is also available at Plano West. Service learning is incorporated into our curricular program.  Outstanding opportunities in the arts, including: choir, orchestra, band, theatre, speech and visual arts. AVID, KEYSS, PALS and Student Congress, JROTC  are integral parts of the activity offerings on our campus.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

Wolf Den – PTSA; School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); booster clubs for all athletic teams; fine arts performance groups; JROTC; cheerleaders and drill team; volunteer workers in offices, library, counseling centers and on advisory committees.

Community/Business Partnerships

Coca Cola Company; Jostens; Medical Center of Plano; Presbyterian Hospital of Plano; Tinseltown; Kroger Food Stores; Walgreens; and Sam’s as well as local doctors' offices.