For Students

 

The Academic Resources at West Mesquite offer a variety of resources to help all students succeed.

 

Advanced Placement Program

The College Board Advanced Placement Program gives students the opportunity to pursue college-level courses while still in high school. College credit may be granted by a university based upon Advanced Placement examinations with a score of 3 or higher.

Contact:
Angela Dorman
Advanced Academic Specialist
972-882-7649

College and Career Center

Contact:
Angela Dorman
Advanced Academic Specialist
972-882-7649

Counselors

Your counselors are happy to help! Contact them for information about credits, transcripts, endorsements, graduation plans, college guidance, financial aid questions, future planning and more! 

Veronica Pinales
Secretary
972-882-7647

Christi Elkins
Crisis Intervention Counselor
972-882-7638 

Mistie McClelland
A – B & Lead Counselor
972-882-7623

Jennifer Meek
C – Gom
972-882-7622

Candace Norwood
Gon – Mar
972-882-7621

Pamela Cross
Mat – Roc
972-882-7645

Ashley Mark
Rod – Z
972-882-7656

Dual Credit Courses

What Are Dual Credit Courses? 
Dual Credit courses are offered in a variety of subject areas including math, science, English, economics, history, government and a wide variety of technical courses. 

Dual Credit courses are taught either at the college or at the high school. Courses are taught by college faculty or by qualified high school instructors who meet the same criteria as college faculty. 

If you are interested in a Dual Credit course, check with Mrs. Dorman for a complete list of available courses. Dual Credit academic courses are transferable to all Texas public colleges and universities and to some private and out-of-state institutions. 

What Are the Benefits? 
Dual Credit offers motivated high school students the opportunity to earn college and high school credit simultaneously. As a Dual Credit student, you can: 

>> Save money on college tuition. 
>> Finish college faster. 
>> Enjoy an easier transition to college-level coursework and college life. 

Who Can Enroll? 
To participate in the Dual Credit program, you must: Be enrolled in good standing in 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade of a participating high school, private, charter or home school. Have approval from a high school counselor. Fulfill appropriate admissions criteria to the college. Meet minimum test scores.

Pre Assessment Activity for Students

Tutoring Schedule

2019-2020 Tutoring Schedule

EOC Acceleration

According to the EOC report, if you did not pass one, or more, subject tests that you participated in, you will be expected to attend the WMHS EOC Acceleration Program to prepare you for the next opportunity to take the EOC exams. Please call Mrs. Harvey if you have any questions 972-882-7612. 

Learn who your class sponsor is and keep up-to-date with your Class Information

 

Seniors!

Senior of the Week

Class Sponsor

Contact your class sponsor, Ashlee Holmes!

Title: Teacher - Spanish
 

Juniors!

Class Sponsor

Contact your class sponsor, TBA!

Sophomores!

Freshmen!

 

The Fine Arts department at West Mesquite High School consists of the Burnt Orange Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Theatre. 

Burnt Orange Band

Contacts: 

Scott Patricia
Director of Bands, Wind Ensemble

Lacy Brown
Associate Director of Bands, Symphonic Band

Michael Gibson
Associate Director of Bands, Concert Band, and Jazz Band

Dan Dudney
Percussion Director and Cluster Coordinator

More information about the Burnt Orange Band at West Mesquite High School can be found by visiting their external website burntorangeband.org.

Choir

Contact: 

Anna Clarkson 
Choir Director

 

The Choir program at West Mesquite High School prides itself on discipline, creativity, hard work, and excellence.

There is a choir at West Mesquite for anyone who wishes to sing no matter their ability level.

Orchestra

Contacts: 

Marylin Butorac, Orchestra Director

Theatre

 

The Spirit Teams at West Mesquite High School promote and support the school by increasing school spirit, loyalty, and awareness by providing entertainment at school events.

Cheer

The West Mesquite High School Cheerleaders promote and support the school and athletic teams by increasing school spirit, loyalty, and awareness through cheer.

Coach: Karissa Harrelson

Lariettes

The West Mesquite High School Lariettes promote and support the school and athletic teams by increasing school spirit, loyalty, and awareness through dance.

Coach: Monique Jordan

Spurs

The West Mesquite High School Spurs promote and support the school and athletic teams by increasing school spirit, loyalty, and awareness by providing entertainment at school events.

Coach: Michelle Rainey

Wrangler Mascot

The West Mesquite High School mascot, Willy The Wrangler, promotes and supports the school and athletic teams by increasing school spirit, loyalty, and awareness by providing entertainment at school events.

Coach: Karissa Harrelson

The Athletic Teams at West Mesquite offer a variety of sports for students to be involved with. View Stadium Maps for MISD.
 

Baseball

Head Coach: Joe Bindel

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Baseball!

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Football

Head Coach: Jeffrey Neill

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Football!

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Basketball

Boys Basketball

Head Coach: Todd Brewer

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Boys Basketball!

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Girls Basketball

Head Coach: Coach Reid

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Girls Basketball!

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Cross Country

Coach: Tara Yeater

Golf

Coach: Josh Ross

Soccer

Boys Soccer

Coach: Jeremiah Villarreal

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Boys Soccer!

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Girls Soccer

Coach: Rudy Moreno

Check out the MaxPreps webpage for Wrangler Girls Soccer!

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Softball

Head Coach: Lacey Alvarez Jenson

Swimming

Tennis

Track and Field

Coach: Tara Yeater

Volleyball

Coach: Rene McKibbin

 

The Clubs & Organizations at West Mesquite are plentiful! We desire all our students to find a place for them to be involved. We have something for everyone! 

Academic Decathlon (AcDec)

Art Club

For more information about the Art Club, contact: Melanie Mcvey

Anime Club

Anime club is a gathering of students that share a common interest and appreciation towards Japanese culture and Japanese animated videos. The club organizes activities and short lessons to engage students in cultural appreciation as well as holding entertaining events and video viewing.

AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination)

Check out our website for more information:
AVID

Contacts: 

Patricia Contreras
Coordinator and Freshmen

Chelsea Smith
10th Grade

Anissa Whetstine
11th Grade

Yokabel Rodriguez
12th Grade

Crime Stoppers

Help keep West Mesquite safe one text at a time!

Distributive Clubs of America (DECA)

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education in public and private school through grade 12. FCCLA offers intra-curricular resources and opportunities for students to pursue careers that support families. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

Contacts:

Kelly Brown
Interior Design

Shelly Regan
Hospitality

Rachelle Rogers
Fashion Design

Melissa Wood
Ready, Set, Teach!

Girls Club

WMHS Girls Club is an organization that strives to encourage and empower our girls to embrace leadership, positive relationships, and service to our community and campus.

 

For more information contact: Colleen Duke

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

The mission of HOSA is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience. 

Contact:

Mrs. Nakiesha Brooks-Davis

Interact! Club

WMHS Interact! Club is an organization that brings together students to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self.

For more information contact: Krystal Hart

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC)

There are many opportunities in JROTC for leadership, service to our school, community, and nation, scholastic achievement, and most of all - fun! More information about the JROTC program at West Mesquite High School can be found by visiting their external website https://wmjrotc.weebly.com.

For more information about the WMHS JROTC program, contact:

Senior Army Instructor 
Colonel James McGrory 
972-882-7679

Army Instructor 
First Sergeant Carolyn Suazo 
972-882-7640

Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB)

National Honor Society (NHS)

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students.

PAL (Peer Assistance and Leadership)

Check out our website for more information:
PAL

Contact: 

Patricia Contreras
Coordinator

Student Council (STUCO)

Sponsors:
Mrs. Buce-Dodson
Ms. Floyd
Ms. Tate

Officers:
President: Kobe Caballero
Vice President: Jeanette Pardo
Secretary: Maira Martinez
Historian: Luis Barron

Spirit Team Leaders:
Celeste Guevara and Areli Velazquez

Party Team Leaders:
Luis Barron and Isabella Mirales

Technology Student Association (TSA) 

TSA or Technology Student Association is a local, regional, state, and national organization focused around the promotion of student activities in the STEM, Arts & AV, and manufacturing clusters. Students have a chance to participate in local events, develop leadership skills, and compete in a multitude of events.

Texas Association of Future Educators (TAFE)

The Texas Association of Future Educators or TAFE (pronounced "taffy") is a co-curricular statewide non-profit (501 c3) student organization created to allow young men and women an opportunity to explore the teaching profession. The organization was created in 1984 to provide the best and brightest high school and middle school students in Texas with the necessary knowledge to make informed decisions about pursuing careers in education.

Sponsors:
Melissa Wood
Kelly Brown

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