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West Millbrook Magnet Middle School celebrates its new building with a ribbon cutting

West Millbrook Magnet Middle School ribbon cutting event photo


October 10, 2023


West Millbrook Magnet Middle School held the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new building on October 10, 2023. Although the school opened in August of 2022, the ribbon-cutting ceremony was delayed while the athletic fields were completed.


Vocal ensemble performance


Principal Kelly Aman, school staff, and student ambassadors welcomed guests. A student vocal ensemble performance was led by director Jenna Martel. Speakers included Wake County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chair Susan Evans, PTA President Emily Stagg, and WCPSS Board of Education Chair Lindsay Mahaffey.


Dr. Taylor tours the school with students.


West Millbrook Magnet Middle School was an on-site replacement of the existing middle school. The new school will accommodate more than 1,200 students and includes teaching spaces for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP). 


VIDEO: Teachers explore the new West Millbrook Magnet Middle | May 24, 2022


"What I've said to my teachers is this building reflects the magic that they do every single day. This is a building that will still be here in 100 years. The size is right for growth. Kids have room to learn, and kids have room to grow." - Principal Kelly Aman