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Wakefield High School

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Wakefield High School maintains a high standard of learning for all students that effectively prepares all students for graduation and for becoming productive citizens.

The Wakefield High School learning community supports students in developing 21st Century skills that allow them to contribute responsibly in an ever-changing environment.

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  • Rescuing the Youth

    Rescuing the Youth will meet on 02/10 in Mr. Popes room B-Lunch. All members are encouraged to be in attendance. Everyone is Invited.


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  • Looking for Volunteer Hours?

    Click on the link below for current opportunities.


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  • Spring College Visits

    Colleges are beginning to sign up for Spring informational visits. Please go to to sign up.


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  • Men's Golf Team Tryouts

    Men's Golf Team Tryouts will begin on February 15th, 2016 at 3:00pm. They will be at the Wakefield Plantation Sports Club (3350 Canes Way, Raleigh, NC). If you have not seen coach Doyle and signed up, then you need to do so before the 15th. You must have a ticket to play in order to try out. Any other questions, contact Coach Doyle.


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  • Men's Lacrosse Try-Outs

    Men's Lacrosse Try-Outs will be held on Monday February 15th from 3:15pm-5:15pm & Tuesday February 16th from 3:15pm-5:30PM.


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  • Are you looking for a summer job?

    Aquatic Managment is looking for lifeguards to hire for the summer. Wakefield will be holding interviews on campus February 12th. See Mrs. Joyner in student services to sign up.


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  • Buy a Crush for your Crush!

    Buy a Crush for your Crush! FCCLA is selling Crush cans for $1 to be delivered to a special friend or teacher at school. Sales begin Wednesday, February 3rd and end Tuesday, February 9th. Distribution will be Friday, February 12th. All proceeds go to Lead2Feed to end hunger.


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  • Softball Tryouts

    Softball workouts will be held on the following dates from 2:35-3:35. Jan. 25th, 27th, 28th, Feb. 1st, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 10th, and 11th. Softball tryouts will be held on Feb. 15th from 2:35-4:35.


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  • Senior Cap and Gown Pictures

    Senior Cap and Gown Pictures will be Thursday, February 25 in the auditorium.


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  • Wake Forest Optimist Club Essay Contest Official Topic:

    “Lead by Example: Reality or Fiction” Due Date: February 16 – Turn in application to Mrs. Joyner in Student Services Length: 700-800 words. Title, footnotes and bibliography are not included in the final word count. Hyphenated words count as one word. Prizes: Club Level – Medallion / District Level - $2,500 Scholarship See Mrs. Joyner in Student Services for more information.


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News at Wakefield: The Howler

Wake County News

  •  School Counselor talking with student

    National School Counseling Week

    Our school counselors work tirelessly to support students so they can succeed in school and life.

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  •  Congratulations

    Celebrating Black History Month

    Learning about African-American citizens who made our country great

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  • All WCPSS schools closed Monday, Jan. 25

    All Wake County Public School System schools will be closed on Monday, January 25 due to road conditions, continued power outages for some schools and families and expected refreezing overnight.

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