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    FWES Certified Magnet School and National Magnet School of Excellence 2023 

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    Farmington Woods IB/PYP Magnet Elementary School was recognized at the WCPSS Board of Education meeting on May 2, 2023 for national award honors. Magnet Schools of America has named Farmington Woods as a Certified Magnet School and a Magnet School of Excellence for 2023. Both recognitions honor the work of the school community to support the National Magnet School Pillars of Diversity, Innovative Curriculum, Academic Excellence, Leadership and Family Partnerships. Thank you to the entire FWES Community for your support!


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    PTA Reflections Contest 2022-23

    IB Learners are open-minded and creative. FWES had 18 students enter the Wake PTA Reflections Contest for 2022-23. Each student created an original piece to show their interpretation of this year's theme- "Show Your Voice."  Check out all of the entries from FWES here

    FWES 4th Grader Nayeli Percy's piece "Different is Beautiful" won the National PTA Reflections Award for Visual Arts Excellence and a $200 Scholarship. 


    We are proud to have had FWES students win at the NC PTA Level: 

    1st Place Visual Art Intermediate (3rd-5th)- Nayeli Percy- "Different is Beautiful"

    3rd Place Music Composition Primary (K-2nd)- Niahm Romero- "Invisible Voice"

    Special Artist Winner- Ayoub Abaraouz- "Me- See Me Happy"




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    FWES Spotlight Student Josue Silverio Flores

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    FWES 4th grader Josue Silverio Flores was recognized as the school's Spotlight on Student for the 2022-23 school year. He was presented to the WCPSS Board of Education due to his achievements. An excerpt from his recognition statement reads: "Josue excels in academics, social emotional skills and as an IB Learner. He continues to make a difference every day in the lives of our school community."


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  • Cary Rotary International Partnership- FWES Champions of Literacy

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    The Cary Rotary International recognized Farmington Woods Elementary as Champions of Literacy due to the school's focus on helping every student gain literacy skills. The Cary Rotary presented the school with a check to support the Read A Book Get A Book program where students read with an adult before school and get to choose the book to read and they get to keep it. The Cary Rotary recognizes the importance of getting books into the hands and homes of all students through their support of this program at FWES. Thank you! 


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  • FWES' Mrs. Pierce is Finalist for WCPSS Principal of the Year 2022-2023

    Congratulations to Winston Pierce, principal, for being recognized as a WCPSS Finalist for principal of the year 2022-23. Mrs. Pierce has been the principal at Farmington Woods IB/PYP Magnet Elementary School since 2010 and is recognized with this honor by her peers for her leadership.

    Mrs. Pierce is pictured at the celebration banquet with Mr. Pierce.



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