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Principal's Weekly Message 5.13.2019


This is Xavier King, Principal of Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy sharing the latest news and events. I would first like to say Happy Mother’s Day to all of our wonderful mothers. I hope you are enjoying your special day. This is just a reminder, all students should be in uniform during the school day. We will not have well-dressed wednesday this week due to End of Year Testing.

Monday will be an A day for our Middle School students after testing concludes.

Uniform Dress Code

Monday:  School polo

Tuesday:  School polo

This Wednesday: School Polo

Thursday:  School polo

Friday:  School polo


School polo days consist of days in which students may wear either a green, white, or grey polo shirts. Educational Outfitters provides green, white, and grey polo shirts with the school logo on them.


Students must wear flat or pleated khaki colored pants.

Socks and Shoes

Students must wear dark-colored socks and shoes. Business casual or dress shoes only (topsiders are appropriate).

Optional Uniform Pieces

Blazers and sweaters are optional. However, blazers should be black or navy blue. Sweaters are limited to plain black, gray, or green v-neck or cardigans

Carpool Reminder:

Please make sure you remind your sons to exit the building after school to prepare for your arrival at the end of the day at carpool. Please make sure students are here on time so they can get to their testing location with ease.

Testing Schedule:

Monday, May 13th: Middle School students will take their Social Studies NCFE

Tuesday, May 14th: Middle School students will make up any exams they missed

Wednesday, May 15th: Middle School students will take their Math 1 EOC & High School students will take their EOC’s

Thursday, May 16th: High school students will take their 1st and 2nd period non-EOC exams

Friday, May 17th: High school students will take their 3rd and 4th period non-EOC exams

Monday, May 20th: Middle & High School students will make up any exams they missed

Upcoming Events:

  1. Award Ceremonies will be coming up in the next couple of weeks:
    1. May 13th - 11th @ 9am at SAU in the Robinson Library ;May 13th - 9th and 10th @ 1:00pm
    2. May 16th – 8th Grade at 12:35pm
    3. May 17th – 7th Grade at 1:00pm
    4. May 20th – 6th Grade at 1:00pm
  2. Monday, May 21st : Graduation Rehearsal will take place at 8am in Meymandi Hall. (Please be on time)
  3. Tuesday, May 21st: Graduation will take place at 7pm in Meymandi Hall. (Please be on time)

That concludes my voicemail for the week.  I am excited to see all our students back bright and early tomorrow morning!

As always, thank you for your commitment to the Young Men’s Leadership Academy, where Scholarship and Service equals Success.