Archive for November, 2012

 

Vandora Springs art students help Garner food pantry

Vandora Springs Elementary art students will host a benefit for the food pantry at Garner Area Ministries on Saturday, December 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will complete their Empty Bowl Project and will take place at the school at 1300 Vandora Springs Road in Garner. Continue Reading . . .

Setting a “career compass,” high schoolers attend career expo

More than 800 high-school students attended a busy career expo in November at the McKimmon Center at N.C. State University to learn about local internships and career opportunities.

WCPSS organized the event to expose students to a professional setting where they would learn how to interact with business people, make professional contacts, and think about their educational and career paths. Continue Reading . . .

WCPSS fall sports athletic accomplishments 2012-13

WCPSS high school teams won four state championships and five WCPSS students earned individual state championships in fall sports. Continue Reading . . .

WCPSS middle school teams recognized for sportsmanship

Twelve WCPSS middle schools were recognized as Winter Sportsmanship winners. The awards are based on a vote by the middle school winter sport coaches and athletic directors. Continue Reading . . .

Apex High employee named N.C. School Social Worker of the Year

The N.C. School Social Workers Association has named Apex High school social worker Steve Sapienza the School Social Worker of the Year for the state of North Carolina. Continue Reading . . .

WCPSS music students earn recognition

Students in Wake County Public School System middle and high school music programs served in leadership roles in recent state and regional music education meetings Continue Reading . . .

Green Hope blanks Myers Park 2-0 to win NCHSAA 4-A Men’s Soccer Championship

Green Hope High scored the only goals of the game in the final 14 minutes as they won their second consecutive N.C. High School Athletic Association state 4-A men’s soccer championship, beating Myers Park High of Charlotte 2-0 at N.C. State University’s Dail Soccer Field on November 16. Continue Reading . . .

8th Graders – Take Our Sports Interest Survey by Dec. 21

The Wake County Public School System is conducting a short (5 minute) confidential survey of athletic interests in our high schools. We encourage 8th grade students to provide their input on current athletic offerings and what we might offer in the future. You do not need to be a current participant in athletics to respond. Please respond by December 21st.

This survey is now closed.

Request New High School Sports or Levels of Sports Form

Students, community gather for Thanksgiving tradition

Students at the Mount Vernon School gasped in awe as teacher Rob Harris-Cannon peeled back crispy layers of silver foil to reveal a steaming, sizzling, juicy Thanksgiving turkey. Continue Reading . . .

Burroughs Wellcome grant supports STEM schools

A $170,000 Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant will support students in Hilburn Academy and York Elementary engineering programs and teams of Wake County students competing in the Science Olympiad. Continue Reading . . .