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7-30-21 Message from Principal Hamler

Wake Forest High School Principal Message

July 30, 2021


Hello, this is Patti Hamler, Principal at Wake Forest High School.


Student Services is working hard on scheduling. Please refrain from emailing or leaving messages for counselors regarding schedules. On August 13 PowerSchool will open for all students at 3pm, and a schedule change request form will be posted. It will be active on August 17, 18 and 23 until 3pm only.


Reminder Cougar Camp is Wednesday, August 4th for those students who registered. Please wear a mask and arrive by 8:30 a.m. for Session I and 12:00 noon for Session II.


Rising 9th grade parents: Please join the Dean of Students and 9th Grade Assistant Principal for a nuts-and-bolts virtual presentation on August 3 at 10am. You will learn information about promotion, graduation, clubs, Cougar Camp, and more! The session will be taped and available for those who cannot attend.

There will be a walk-through orientation on August 16th for 11-12 grade students who are new to Wake Forest High School from 9-11am. Schedules will be available at that time.

Parking Registration: To register for 2021-2022 parking on WFHS campus, please click here


*** Students must be signed into their school (Wake County) google account to access the form. You will not be able to access through a personal Gmail Account


To revisit the Rules and Regulations: The rules and regulations for on-campus parking can be found here


Payment Information:

A copy of your payment receipt will be required to receive a permanent decal and keep your parking space.


Parking Decal Pickup:

Please bring your driver's license (for identification) when picking up your decal. No other copies are needed, except those you were unable to upload online.


Pickup dates/times:


August 4, 2021, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.


August 11, 2021, 8:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.


Off-campus lunch pass information:

To download the 2021-2022 Off-Campus Pass form, please click here.  Please fill out the online form here for documentation and information tracking.

Off-Campus Pass Pickup - What to bring with you:

Passes may be picked up at the main entrance to the school. (Under the breezeway)

When picking up your off-campus pass you will need to provide these items:

1. Completed Off-Campus Pass form and completed online form for documentation

2. Parent with ID (or notarized signature on form)


Dates for Off-Campus Pass Pickup:

1. August 4, 2021 8:00-11:00 AM and 1:00 - 3:00 PM

2. August 11,2021 8:00-11:00 AM and 1:00 - 3:00 PM**This is the last date to pick up passes prior to the first day of school.


Every WCPSS student is eligible to receive a WCPSS-issued device to use at school and at home. Students will receive a new student device every 3 or 4 years. To participate in the Student Device Program, students must sign an annual Student Device Program Agreement Form and follow the expectations outlined in the agreement.


We will host two early distribution dates for students to pick up their devices. Any student who does not already have a WCPSS issued device may stop by school to pick up a device on the days and times listed below.


Monday, August 16th 8 am - 2 pm

Thursday, August 19th 8 am - 2 pm


Check-out tables will be located in the front lobby of the school.


Students who are unable to make it to the early distribution days will receive their device during the first week of school.


Traffic Pattern: Please watch this Town of Wake Forest video to familiarize yourself with the traffic pattern for parents and students to follow for carpool/student drop-off.




Administrator and Counselor Assignments:

WFHS has added administrators and counselors to our team. Please see below assignments for the 2021-2022 school year:

*9th grade- Assistant Principal Chris Davis; Counselors- TBA(A-L); Alicia Stoeckel (M-Z)

*10-12 grade-

Last names A-D- Assistant Principal Patty Edwards; Counselor- Lisette Pike

Last names E-K- Assistant Demarcus Jones; Counselor- Bryce Gibbons

Last names L-Q- Assistant Principal Mary Covington; Counselor- Rossy Garcia

Last names R-Z- Assistant Principal Cynthia Simons; Counselor- Allison Brown


That’s all for today! See you soon! Stay safe. GO Cougars!