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Wakefield High School

It's all about the W! 

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.

Principal's Message

Parents and Students:
Smart Lunch is provided to students at Wakefield High School to give students time during an extended lunch period to study, complete makeup work and explore other academic interests. Its purpose is to provide opportunities for students to enrich their learning experience or receive academic help and support during the school day. Students whose course grades fall below a “C” are required to attend Smart Lunch tutorial sessions weekly. All students are strongly encouraged to participate in Smart Lunch to enhance their learning and partake in enrichment activities. Students who engage in inappropriate conduct or disruptive behavior during Smart Lunch will receive severe consequences for School Disturbance.
Principal Malik Bazzell 

Upcoming Events

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Claim your NC Ed Cloud Account

Starting this school year, in order to access Home Base (for attendance and grades), students must first claim their new NC Ed Cloud account. In order to do this please download the directions below to access your PowerSchool information. For future reference, you will not be able to bookmark the link for NCEdCloud. Please record the following website:


Wakefield News


  • WRAL-TV Live Call-In for College Admissions and Financial Aid

    Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. financial aid and college admissions professionals will take calls and provide information on college admissions and financial aid to help students and parents understand the process and access resources needed to plan, apply, and pay for education beyond high school.

    The call numbers are as follows:

    919-744-3861 – English speaking callers

    919-744-3869 – Spanish speaking callers


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  • Pre-College Initiative Shadowing Day

    The Pre-College Initiative Shadowing Day is an event hosted by NC State's National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter. Middle and high school students are invited to campus to shadow an engineering student as they attend classes.  This year, the PCI Shadowing Day will be held on Wednesday, November 11th (Veteran's Day) from 8:00a.m.-3:30p.m.  Click HERE for additional information and registration instructions.


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  • Attention Seniors:

    Onsite admissions for the following colleges are approaching:  

    -UNC-Pembroke--Tuesday, October 13th
    -Barton College--Monday, October 19th
    -Winston Salem State University--Wednesday, October 21st
    If you are a senior interested in applying to either of these colleges, please come to Student Services to sign up for an appointment with an admissions representative.  You may see Mrs. Alston if you have additional questions
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  • Yearbooks and Senior Ads

    Attention Seniors:  Yearbooks for the 2105-2016 year are now on sale for only $80 until November 27th.  Just head online to or read any of the informational posters around the school.  Seniors - do you want your own spotlight inside the yearbook?  Purchase a senior ad by November 15th.  You can find the form on  All payments must be made by check and sent to Mr. Johnson in Room 308.


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  • NCAA Presentation

    FREE NCAA Presentation for your Freshmen Student-Athletes. for Monday evening at 7 pm on October 12th. It will be held at Your Best Shot, LLC at 8320 Litchford Road, Suite 112. Raleigh, 27615. Click here for the Flyer.


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  • Congratulations

    Please congratulate the following students for being admitted to William Peace University during their on-site admissions visit:  Taylor Bullock, Vanessa Parslow and Faith Walker.  Combined, these ladies earned a total of $25,000 in scholarships.  Please be sure to congratulate these deserving students when you see them!


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  • WHS Parents: BYOD is coming to Wakefield High!

    The WHS PTSA is sponsoring an introduction to Wakefield High’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Pilot Program on Wednesday October 21st at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center. Assistant Principal, Mr. Betheil, will lead the program and a question and answer session will follow.


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  • Senior Yearbook Pictures

    Senior Yearbook pictures will be taken during school on Thursday, October 29th during school.  Additional information will be provided.
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  • Colleges Visiting Our Campus

    There are several colleges visiting throughout the months of September and October.  Many of these schools are visiting from out of state including Ohio State, Virginia Tech, Alabama, and South Carolina.  This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about these institutions and what they have to offer.  For a complete list of colleges that will be visiting and to sign up, please go to Wakefield's home page and click on the Career Services tab.

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News at Wakefield: The Howler

Wake County News

  • Expect. Engage. Empower. October is Disability History & Awareness Month!

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  • PSAT will be administered on Oct. 14; Registration deadline Sept. 23

    Assessment open to students in grades 8-12; Free for GRADE 10

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  • Didn't receive your EOG/EOC results? We've got you covered

    Beginning in 2014, test score reports will include new information to show parents and teachers where students excel and where they may need extra help.

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