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1-1-2023 Message from Principal Thomas

WFHS Principal Update - Week of January 3rd

Good evening WFHS Students and Families,

Happy New Years!

Tuesday, January 2nd is a Workday for teachers. Students will return on Wednesday, January 3rd.

Exam Information

Exams begin on Wednesday, January 17th and end on Tuesday, January 23rd. Our exam schedule is on our school website. Students should check with their teachers for exam locations.

Per State Legislation--Final exams MUST be the last five school days of the semester.   For the 2023-2024 school year, final exams will be January 17-23 (Fall Semester) and June 6-12 (Spring Semester). Students should plan on having exams on any/all of those dates.  Please plan appointments accordingly.  No Educational Leave requests will be approved for exam dates.

From Student Services

On 12/19 juniors and seniors were invited to attend a scholarship tip session. The presentation that was given is linked below. As always if students have any questions, please have them reach out to their counselor.

From The Wake Forest Business Alliance and Career Services

The Wake Forest Business Alliance and Career Services is planning a Pathways to Success Career Event for students to attend on Thursday, February 15, 2024.  The purpose of this event is to allow students who are not pursuing a typical 4-year College/University degree to explore post-secondary options (two-year, certificate, career colleges, etc.), programs, volunteering, summer camps, internships, apprenticeships, and/or full-time employment after graduating high school.  If you represent an organization, post-secondary institution, or business and would like to share information with students, please register by January 29, 2024 using this link: There is no cost and tables are provided. (Time commitment is 7:00 a.m. until 10:10 a.m.)

Kind regards,Melissa ThomasWFHS Principal




January 2nd – Teacher WorkdayJanuary 3rd – Students returnJanuary 17th – 23rd – Fall ExamsJanuary 24th – Teacher WorkdayJanuary 25th – First Day of Second Semester

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