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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.

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  • WHS Annual Plant Sale 
    WHS Annual Plant sale will be Thursday, April 8th through Monday, April 13th, 10am-5pm at the WHS Greenhouse (near tennis courts). Go to for more information.

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  • Senior Announcements
    For all announcements pertaining to Seniors, please see link to the right
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  • Prom Tickets
    Prom tickets will be on sale next week in the Commons Area with cash only.  Early purchase tickets will be sold Tuesday, April 7th through Thursday, April 9th for a discounted price of $40.  After that, tickets will be sold for $45.  If you are bringing an outside date, you MUST submit your form when you purchase your tickets.  Date forms can be picked up in the main office or printed from the school webpage.

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  • Newspaper Class
    Newspaper is accepting applications today (4/1/15) through next week.  Students interested in applying should stop by Room 2214 or see their English teacher for an application.  Questions should be directed to Ms. Tekotte.
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  • Beta Club
    The Beta Club will hold their monthly meeting today directly after school in the auditorium on main campus.  All members are expected to attend.  Please turn in an excuse note to one of the club advisors by the end of the day on Friday of this week if you are unable to attend today's meeting.
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  • Letterman's Club
    Are you a student-athlete?  Do you want to make an impact on your sport, school and community?  Then join the Letterman's Club where we motivate you to succeed further than you ever thought was possible.  Our first meeting will be held this Thursday, April 2nd during A lunch in Room T-26.
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  • AP Human Geography Review
    Anyone taking the AP Human Geography exam should stop by Mrs. Haines' or Ms. Horton's room for a review schedule.
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  • AP US History Review
    Ms. Holland will hold AP US History reviews in T-22 every Wednesday and Friday during both lunches starting Wednesday, April 1st.
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  • APES Review
    There will be a mandatory APES review in Room 2320 on Tuesday, April 14th during Smart Lunch A.  Packets and study aides will be distributed at that time.
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  • Rescheduled Dates for Athletic Events
    Women's Lacrosse at Leesville - 4/6 @ 5 pm
    Men's Tennis vs. Leesville - 4/20 @ 3:30 pm
    Men's Lacrosse vs. Leesville - 4/23 @ 4:30 & 6:30 pm
    V. Women's Lacrosse vs. Holly Springs - 4/20 @ 5:00 pm

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  • Optimist Oratorical Contest
    Optimist Oratorical Contest - Are you a good public speaker? Compete to win a $2500 scholarship. See Mrs. Joyner in Student Services for details and application.

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  • Parking Behind The Building
    Important announcement for students and parents who park on the road behind the gym on weekdays or weekends.  Effective immediately, your car will be booted, towed or ticketed for blocking access.  This is a safety issue.  The only places you can park without risking being towed are the student parking lot or the gravel parking lot.  At no time is it permissible to park on the road in the back of the building.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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  • Attend Parent Academy Classes

    Parent Academy is a series of classes, workshops and events aimed at helping you positively contribute to your child’s success.

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  • Adult Evening Education Classes

    Lifelong Learning with Community Schools offers noncredit courses for adults 16 years old to 109 years young!

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  • Credit by Demonstrated Mastery

    Starting in 2015, students will be able to earn credit for a course without spending a set number of hours taking the course in a classroom.

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