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10-1-2021 Message from Principal Hamler

WAKE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL

Principal Message

 


October 1, 2021

 

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

 

Next week is Spirit Week at Wake Forest High School.  Monday is Decade Day.  Tuesday is College Shirt Day. Wednesday is “On Wednesdays We wear Pink Day”.  Thursday is Hawaiian Shirt Day. Friday is Cougar Pride/School Spirit Day.  Please encourage your student to participate.

 

Homecoming 2021 will be on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Wakefield High School.  Please join us to celebrate the homecoming court and team.

 

Reminder:  Students have a responsibility to get to school and class on time. We will continue to do hall sweeps as necessary.

 

Reminder:  There is no left turn out of carpool onto Rock Springs towards the stadium. If an officer is there, you will be issued a citation.

 

Parents, please, please stop dropping off students along the side of the road.  Today I witnessed two young ladies run across the street and almost get hit.  These students did not even use the crosswalk. Leaving early is the only solution to carpool.  We have more students being dropped off than in past years.

 

October is National Bully Prevention Month.  WFHS will have several activities throughout the month.  Please speak to your student about bully prevention.

 

Student Services now has websites dedicated to grade level information. 

Freshman - https://wfhsfresh.weebly.com/

Seniors- https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/wfhs-senior-website/home

Sophomores & Juniors - Coming soon!

 

Students can now make appointments with their counselor from their phones! If a student needs an appointment with their counselor to talk about personal/social, academic or post high school planning they can now do that without having to come to Student Services to make an appointment.

 

Ms. Sutton (9th grade A-L)- https://calendly.com/cwsutton

Ms. Stoeckel (9th grade M-Z)- https://calendly.com/bookwithstoeckel

Ms. Pike (10-12th grades A-D)- https://calendly.com/bookwithpike

Mr. Gibbons (10-12th grades E-K)- https://calendly.com/bgibbons8

Ms. Garcia (10-12th grades L-Q)- https://calendly.com/bookwithcounselorgarcia

Ms. Brown (10-12th grades R-Z)- https://calendly.com/albrown-wfhs/meeting-w-ms-brown

 

CFNC Countdown to College Month has now begun! Go to the link to get all the info on different CFNC events taking place this month to help with college applications, financial aid, residency determination and more! 

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DxEusF_pyqeO7Q5bGaogYcrzAWDA7Kgw/view?usp=sharing 

 

The week of Oct. 18-22 some North Carolina schools will be waiving their application fee if you apply through CFNC.org. Check out if the school(s) you are interested in will be participating. 

https://www.cfnc.org/media/v5znwqly/nc-college-application-fees-for-c2c.pdf

 

The Business Alliance is hosting Jumpstart your Future Events each month. November's event is Scholarship tips. Students can sign up by going to the link. 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0f4dafa92caafe3-2122

 

Wake Tech's Career and College Promise Program is open for registration. Please visit the website below for more information.

https://www.waketech.edu/admissions-aid/career-and-college-promise/newstudents

 

If you would like to attend a virtual college fair in October, CACRAO's College Fair registration is at https://www.strivescan.com/carolinas/.

 

Parents and students who would like to meet with our Financial Aid Advisor can email ltaylor6@wcpss.net for an appointment. She is at our school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9-2.

 

Reminder masks are required – over your nose and under your chin.  Thank you to those who wear your mask properly. Remember to put your mask back on after you eat your lunch. Your assistance in keeping everyone safe is much appreciated.

 

That’s all for today! Have a great weekend! Go COUGARS!