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October 16th WFMS Family Message


Good afternoon WFMS families,

STAR Math Assessment

Students will be taking the STAR Math Assessment this week. This is a county required benchmark. Please make sure your child has their earbuds/headphones this week.


Athletics Updates

ALL students who are interested in trying out for a Winter Sports (Cheer, Girls, or Boys Basketball) MUST have all the information uploaded into DragonFly by November 1st.  There are 2 layers of eligibility- 1- See Ms. Carlyle for academic and attendance eligibility,then she will let you know about moving to the next phase.  2- All paperwork can be found here to complete in DragonFly. If a hardship letter is needed, all letters are due no later than Oct 28th.  These letters need to be emailed to Dr. Bradford. Mrs. Carlyle will go into further details with each student who comes to see me. Winter tryout will take place Nov 17th.


Cougar Career Corner!


8th Graders interested in learning more about Early College & Magnet High School


What is it:

Early College High Schools help students get a head start on college while they earn their high school diploma.

  • Students earn a high school diploma and…

  • Earn tuition FREE college credits which can transfer to other colleges or universities.

  • You can also earn certification in certain areas of concentration.

How do I apply:

  • WFMS Interest Form - Allows us to know your student is interested and we can help 

  • Current 8th Grade WCPSS students- Begin application Oct 14, 2022

Upcoming Early College and Magnet Fair Events:

This week the School Counselor is conducting classroom guidance sessions to discuss options for the Magnet High School and Early Colleges. 




Dates to Remember

  • October 26 | Home Volleyball and Girls Soccer vs. Neuse River Middle

  • October 27 | Home Football vs. Neuse River Middle 

  • November 4 | Teacher Workday

  • November 7 | Home Volleyball and Girls Soccer vs. River Bend Middle

  • November 8 | Teacher Workday/Calendar Out

  • November 9 | Home Football vs. River Bend Middle

  • November 10 | Early Release (dismissal at 12:15)

  • November 11 | Veterans’ Day Holiday (No school)

  • November 23 - 27 | Thanksgiving Break