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Summer Principal's Message 7.16.2021




This is Xavier King, Principal of Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy. Welcome to the 2021 - 2022 school year. I do have a couple of announcements/reminders for the upcoming week.  


Start of School

School will start on Wednesday, August 4th. Please remember everyone will be in-person this school year. We will not offer Virtual Academy for our students. All students will be required to wear a mask while in school until further notice. I have also included the Instructional Calendar for the school year. You can access it by going to 



Families are encouraged to join the PTA this school year. There is a $10.00 fee for Parent Membership and a $15.00 fee for Family Membership. Here is the link for you to purchase. 



Families should check powerschool for the most up to date information related to Bus Transportation. If you are in need of Bus Transportation and you did not register before the deadline please complete your registration at


If you are bringing your son via carpool please review the carpool guidelines here


New Student Leadership Orientation

We will have our New Student Leadership Orientation on Thursday, July 22nd from 8:30am - 1:00pm. Families will drop off your son at 8:30am and there will be a Q&A for parents at 12:30pm for parents. Students do not need to be in uniform on this day. Students have the option of bringing their lunch or eating lunch from our cafeteria.


Open House

We will have our open houses on Friday, July 30th for our students at SAU and for our students who report to the main campus. This is an informal event and student schedules will be available along with an opportunity to meet with your son’s teachers. 


11th - 12th Grade

9:00am - 10:30am

6th Grade

11:00am - 12:00pm

7th Grade

12:00pm - 1:00pm

8th - 10th Grade

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Breakfast & Lunch

Breakfast and Lunch will be free for all students this school year. 


School Communication

The district uses the SchoolMessenger notification service to send important information to families through phone calls, email, and text messages. General school news is shared by email and text message. Phone calls are used for urgent school news.


Uniform Expectations

This is just a reminder, we are a uniform school and you can access our dress code policy on our website under students → Student Expectations → Dress Code. All polo’s and oxford shirts will need our WYMLA school logo (crest) on them. The dress code section of our website includes examples of shoes students should wear. Students should be in uniform each day. You can purchase uniform clothing from Flynn O’Hara or buy a school logo patch to add to your uniform items by going to the PTSA Store


We will allow families to pick up free uniform clothing items during the Grade Level Open House window should you need/want them. 


Returning Instructional Materials

If you have any materials from last school year please return them to campus on Friday, July 30th at Open House. All WCPSS issued chromebooks should remain with your son unless you are leaving the district. If you are leaving the district you will need to return all electronic devices. Any student with a Hotspot will need to turn  in ASAP. If materials are not returned, a fee will be added to your son’s account. 


Immunizations (7th and 12th Graders)

If you are a parent of a 7th grader or 12th grader during the 2021-2022 school year and you have not turned in your updated immunization records please do so as soon as possible. If you want to verify that we have received your immunization records please contact Ms. Ivory our Data Manager at


That concludes my voicemail.  I am excited to see all our students back in August!


As always, thank you for your commitment to Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy, where Scholarship and Service equals Success.