Forestville Road Elementary became a part of the Global Schools Network in 2011. Becoming part of the network provided the school with additional staff and technology, and brought a focus to school instruction. For two consecutive years, the school has posted some of the best student academic growth in the state.
Read more about the Global Schools Network and push-in instruction at Forestville Road Elementary in this Wake Education Partnership Excellence in Action report.
The Apex Middle School Robotics Team won the design award at the NC State Competition and scored 4th highest in skills. The Apex Middle students were the only ones in the state to “high hang!”
Thanks to Apex Middle principal Camille Hedrick for sharing this story.
Students at Longview Middle School will meet and play basketball on March 26 with Donald Clyde Sinclair, a former Globetrotter and NC Central basketball player. Sinclair was known as the Glide when he played for the Harlem Globetrotters. Earlier he was a player and coach for the Washington Generals, the Globetrotters’ opponents. Sinclair is a native and resident of Clayton, NC. Students will meet Sinclair in the media center and then head to the school gym at 11 a.m. to play basketball.
Thanks to Longview media center coordinator Carol Shearin for sharing this story.
Wake County Public School System teams will seek the NC High School Athletic Association state 4-A basketball title in championship games scheduled for Saturday, March 15 at Reynolds Coliseum at NC State University. Continue Reading . . .
MariaRosa Rangel, a WCPSS Senior Administrator for Family and Community Engagement, will be a featured speaker at the 2014 Latin America and North Carolina Seminar at UNC-Chapel Hill. The UNC World View seminar will be held March 25 and 26 at the Friday Center. Continue Reading . . .
Todas las escuelas de WCPSS estarán cerradas el 8 de marzo debido a las inclemencias del tiempo.
Además de visitar el sitio web de WCPSS, Facebook y Twitter, los padres y los empleados pueden mantenerse informados sobre los cierres de escuelas, retrasos y salidas tempranas a través de notificaciones por correos electrónicos de emergencia de WCPSS. Clic aquí para inscribirse.
Wake County schools will be closed on Saturday, March 8.
WCPSS Transportation officials have driven the roads this morning. Based on their observations of icy conditions and a consistent forecast of continued sub-freezing temperatures into the morning, there are serious concerns about the safety of bus and car transportation.
The SATs have also been postponed. More information on a rescheduled date will come later.
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To ensure quality instruction and a safe learning environment, some schools are capped to prevent overcrowding. Capping is used only when a school reaches the maximum number of students that it can hold. Continue Reading . . .
Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Wake están trabajando para mejorar los servicios de traducción e interpretación disponibles para los padres hispanohablantes. Por favor tome una breve encuesta a los padres, para que nos ayude a determinar cuánto sabe acerca de estos servicios, si los ha utilizado y cómo podemos servirle mejor.
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Twenty-four WCPSS schools have earned 2014 Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America, a national organization that promotes equity and educational excellence in magnet programs.
The annual awards recognize programs in the U.S. that demonstrate a strong commitment to academic standards, innovation, diversity, specialized teaching staffs and parent and community involvement. Wake County has 34 magnet schools with programs focused on the arts, technology, world languages, the International Baccalaureate Programme, and more. Continue Reading . . .