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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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  • Cheerleading
    Anyone interested in trying out for cheerleading next school year should plan to attend a meeting on Thursday, May 28th in T-23 at 2:30.
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  • Deadline for Fines and Textbooks
    Attention all rising Juniors and Seniors:  Students will not be able to purchase a parking pass or off campus lunch pass for next year if they owe any fines or have any overdue books.  All fines must be paid and all books must be returned before leaving school in June.

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  • Student Ambassadors
    Are you a friendly person?  Love meeting new people?  Then you would make a great Student Ambassador!  If you are interested in being a Wakefield Student Ambassador for the 2105-16 school year, please see Ms. Toborowsky Tuesday morning, May 26th for an application.
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  • Permission to Leave After Exams
    Permission forms for all students, including seniors, to leave school after exam periods have ended are now available on the school's website.  You must bring a signed permission form each day you wish to leave after exams.  Without a signed permission form, you will be expected to remain at school until 2:18 p.m.

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  • Catchin' Fireflies
    Reminder to students and staff:  This week is your last chance to sign up for the Catchin' Fireflies 5K and be guaranteed a t-shirt.  Go to Room 316 and talk to Mrs. Riedel for more details.  The race takes place on Friday, May 29th at 8 pm, and the cost is $20 with the discount code "wakestudent".  Register by Friday and get an added sweet treat.  Stop by Room 316 on Friday for a homemade chocolate chip cookie (whether you registered this week or before).  Catchin' Fireflies is sweet and participating means you get a treat!
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  • Yearbooks
    If you did not order a yearbook and wish to purchase one, they will be for sale during lunch on the main campus in Room 308 and at the ninth grade center this week for $85, cash only.
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  • Summer Driver Education
    Summer Driver Education forms are in Student Services.  If you registered for a class and did not get in, you will have to fill out a summer form.
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  • Reminder:  Parking Rules
    Parking spots are non-transferrable.  If a former student has given you their hang tag and you are parking in their spot, you are parking illegally and will be booted or towed.  All students must purchase a parking spot and submit the required paperwork.  The parking application can be found in the front office or downloaded from the WHS website.  There is absolutely no parking for students in the back of the building.  Students found parking in the back are also subject to booting or towing without warning.  These rules are in place for security reasons and for your protection and must be adhered to per WCPSS.
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Wake County News

  • Summer School is Upon Us!

    We offer information for those parents with students who might need or are considering summer school classes.

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  • Volunteer Proctors Needed

    Testing in schools occurs during May, and volunteers are needed to help out

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  • Understanding your student's EOG or EOC score report

    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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