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3-5-2024 Message from Principal Thomas

WFHS Principal Update - Week of March 5th

Good evening WFHS Students and Families,

Just a reminder that this Tuesday, March 5th is now a teacher workday and students will not be in school.

The WFHS Winter Arts Festival is this Thursday, March 7th from 6:00-7:30 in the auditorium. Please come celebrate our art students and their achievements.

Wake County Public Schools Clear Bag Policy – As shared with families by WCPSS previously, a new clear bag policy will go into effect at WCPSS-Sponsored spectator events on high school campuses in order to increase safety beginning March 1st. As part of the new rule, spectators will be permitted to bring into events one clear bag no larger than 12” X 15” X 3” as well as

  • A small, clear clutch bag/wristlet:
  • Bags containing medically necessary items for that attendee’s assistance (e.g., oxygen tank): and
  • Diaper bags.

For rules and FAQs are available at Individuals attending events may be subject to searches of their belongings consistent with governing law and Board policies. Event entry may be dependent on the inspection of any items. Spectators carrying prohibited bags may be denied entry.

Student Services News

Counselors went to all English 2 classes to give 10th grade students information about graduation/promotion requirements, post-secondary planning and more. Linked is the presentation that was given

Students were given their grade level course selection sheet, a copy of their credit detail sheet, and a copy of their teacher recommendations, during 2nd period on Monday 2/26. Our registration information is all posted on our website. Please sit down with your child and talk about what they should register forWFHS Registration

Juniors - The counselors will hold Junior Conferences throughout the month of March. This is your student's opportunity to select course requests for the 2024-2025 school year, discuss their future plans and meet their counselor about other topics that are important as they are preparing for their final year at Wake Forest High School! Please have your student choose their appointment time by clicking on their counselor's name below (this was emailed to student on 2/20). Counselors will not call students out of class, so please make sure they remember their time and share it in advance with their teacher. They should come prepared to their conference with a completed course selection sheet (8 primary course requests and 3-5 alternate choices). 

Ms. Pope (Last names A-D)

Mr. Gibbons (Last names E-K)

Mrs. Peasley (Last names L-Ri)

Mrs. Stoeckel (Last names Ro-Z)

****PLEASE NOTE: Students who do not make an appointment with their counselor will have their courses chosen for them.​​​****

Freshman and Sophomores will meet in groups during their 4th period class to select their classes for 24-25 school year. The calendar for registration is on the home page WFHS Registration

WFHS Student Services and Business Alliance are teaming together to offer our 6th annual Alumni Q&A Session. This is an opportunity for current high school students to ask questions to recent graduates and find out what it takes to be out in the real world post high school. 

When: March 8th during 4th periodWhere: WFHS Auditorium Target Audience: 11th and 12th graders Sign up

From PTSA – Below are several announcements from PTSA

March 11th at 6:00 p.m. – PTSA Monthly meeting in the media center. There are committee openings for the next school year and PTSA would love for you to get involved.

March 12th – Culver’s Spirit Night from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. 10% of all sales will be donated to PTSA

Senior Information

  • March 11th  at 7:00 p.m. – there will be a Senior Parent Events Meeting in the media center.
  • Senior lawn sign orders are being taken now through April 5th. Signs are $14 each an will be exactly as shown; Student’s names are NOT added to the signs.  Click here to place your order.
  • Scholarships-  please go to this link for current scholarships! Check back often as more are continually being added!  Scholarships


Giving Tree Donations - Are you Spring Cleaning? Please consider donating to the Giving Tree! The PTSA earned $5,000 last year through passive fundraising with this lovely boutique! They earn points for both donations AND purchases.

Kind regards,

Melissa ThomasWFHS Principal



.March 5th – Teacher Workday

March 11th – Teacher Workday

March 25th-29th – Spring Break

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