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Week of March 6, 2023

Happy Sunday, Wakelon Families! This is your Principal, Mrs. Nealy, with your weekly update.  I hope that you are having a great weekend! We had another great week of teaching and learning at Wakelon and we are looking forward to another one ahead.


Tuesday is a Teacher Workday. There will be no school for students on Tuesday, March 7 for students.  


Stars in the East: We are grateful to have the opportunity for our 3rd-grade students to participate in this year’s Stars in The East Musical Showcase.  There will be a mandatory dress rehearsal on Wednesday.  The showcase will take place this Thursday, March 9 at East Wake High School.  Please click here to learn more about ticket information for this event.  Ms. Coco, our music teacher will share more information with our 3rd-grade students and families this week.


Spring Pictures and Class Pictures: We will have class pictures and spring pictures on Tuesday, March 14. Your student will receive two flyers, one for their class picture and one for individual pictures. Please make sure that if you are sending cash you send exact change. The photographers are not able to make changes on picture day. We look forward to seeing all the big smiles from our Wakelon students! You can preorder pictures online at for Class pictures: EVTC96X3H         Individual pictures: EVT7KK64Zc


Single Subject Acceleration (SSA): It is almost time for the SSA Testing Window! Please watch THIS VIDEO from Ms. Stephens for more information on what SSA is, when the test request/testing windows are, and if your child would be a good candidate for SSA. If you feel your child would be a good candidate AFTER watching the video and/or contacting Ms. Stephens, please fill out this SSA Test Request Google Form. There is also a and QR code on the presentation. If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms. Stephens directly through Talking Points or The deadline for test requests is March 24th. 


PTA Spring Bookfair  Please click here to view our PTA updates about our Spring Bookfair for the week of March 13- March 17!


Yearbooks will be on sale until Friday, March 31st. The cost is $16. Yearbooks may be ordered online at using the code YB25607. Please remember to send in the online confirmation code with your student. Other forms of acceptable include cash and check. Please send a message to your teacher if you need an extra order form.


Upcoming Dates to be Aware of:

  • March 6 - 4th Grade Math NC Check-In

  • March 7 - Teacher Workday 

  • March 9 - Stars in the East Performance @ East Wake HS

  • March 13-17 - Spring Book Fair

  • March 14 - Spring Picture Day

  • March 15 - Literacy Family Night (5:30-6:30)

  • March 21 - 3rd Grade Field Trip to NC Museum of Natural Sciences

  • March 22 - 5th Grade Math NC Check-In

  • March 23 - Music Concert - 1st & 2nd Grades (6:30)

  • March 24 - Early Release


Enjoy your weekend and we look forward to seeing our Bulldogs on Monday! 

Kind Regards,

Principal Nealy