The Canyon ISD board unanimously approved a name and mascot change for Westover Park Junior High School to match the name and mascot of the new West Plains High School opening next school year.
Westover Park will be known as West Plains Junior High School and will change its mascot from Warriors to Wolves in August.
The junior high and new high school will act as a feeder program and changing the name and mascot it creates a sense of pride and passion for students.
The school says it’ll have to make some changes like school colors and ordering some uniforms and other work done inside and outside the building to make a complete change.
So far school officials the response from staff, community, and students has been positive.