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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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  • Women's Soccer Tryouts

    Women's Soccer Tryouts will be held Monday, February 15th at 4 o'clock, meet on the practice field at the middle school. Bring cleats and running shoes.


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  • AP Exams Registration

    The registration window for AP exams is open from February 15th - March 18th. Any student who plans to take an AP exam, must register online within the registration period at AP exams are free for students who were enrolled in the AP course. There is NO late registration. More information regarding AP exams will be available on the WHS website after the registration window ends.


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  • Want to Travel Abroad?

    Interested in going to Australia and New Zealand in Summer 2017? There will be an interest meeting in room 3314 on Thursday, February 18th at 6:45pm. Please contact Ms. Bentley for more information.

    There will be an interest meeting for a trip to Paris, Venice and Florence for July 2017 on Wednesday March 2nd in art room 302 at 6PM. Please contact Dawn Valentino in 302, or email


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  • Interested in Government?

    Get a head-start in learning the process and developing the necessary skills needed to succeed as future leaders. The Governor’s Youth Advocacy & Involvement Office is now accepting applications for the 46th Annual Youth Legislative Assembly to be held April 1-3, 2016, in Raleigh. Applications will be accepted through February 19, 2016, on a first come-first serve basis. For additional information, please go to


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    Coffee and hot chocolate will be sold in the 200 locker bay area every Friday after 1st period, for only $1.


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  • Women's Lacrosse Tryouts

    Women's Lacrosse Tryouts will begin on Monday, February 15 from 3:45-5:45 pm on the Wakefield Middle School practice field.


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  • College Prep Scholars Program

    High School Juniors: Become a College Prep Scholar. The College Prep Scholars Program is designed to give high-achieving, low-income juniors an early advantage in college admissions to top colleges. Visit to learn more about award details and selection criteria. Deadline to apply is March 23.


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  • Martha Guy Summer Institute

    Current Juniors interested in pursing business as a college major, check out the Martha Guy Summer Institute at App State. Application deadline is February 26, visit for details and information.


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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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  • 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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  • Summer Enrichment Opportunities

    Summershine Online Directory offers parents a broad array of opportunities for enrichment during the break

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    National School Counseling Week

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

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    Celebrating Black History Month

    Learning about African-American citizens who made our country great

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