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Week of March 13, 2023

Happy Sunday, Wakelon Families! This is your Principal, Mrs. Nealy, with your weekly update.  I hope that you are having a great weekend! While we have lost that extra hour of time, we are all delighted to be springing forward with our Wakelon families!  


Spring Pictures and Class Pictures: We will have class pictures and spring pictures on Tuesday, March 14. 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


Literacy Night will take place on Wednesday, March 15 from 5:30-6:30.  We are excited to have all families come and learn more about how they can better support their students with literacy at home. Our Spring Bookfair will also be open to all families to shop with their students.  We will also have more engaging and fun STEM activities for the students in the gym.  Please see this Literacy Night Flyer to learn more about this fun and exciting opportunity.


PTA Spring Bookfair  Please click here to view our PTA updates about our Spring Bookfair for the week of March 13- March 17.  If you are interested in shopping with your student.  The following are designated times for families to come and shop:

  • Monday- Friday 10:05 am- 10:30 am

  • Monday-Friday 12:15 pm- 1:00 pm

  • Monday-Friday 3:30 pm-4:15 pm

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


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. 


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 payments 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 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

  • March 30- PBIS Celebration for Quarter 3 Good Behaviors

  • March 31-Teacher Workday (No school for students)

  • April 3- 7 - Spring Break (No school for students)


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


Kind Regards,

Principal Nealy