Good Afternoon Wake STEM ECHS Parents/Guardians and Students,  


Upcoming Events

  • Friday, March 24th 

    • Early Release

    • Report Cards

  • Monday, March 27th

    • 9th Grade Showcase at the Friday Institute 10-12

    • School Improvement Team Meeting 2:30-3:30

  • Wednesday, March 29th - 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

  • Thursday, April 6th

    • NCSU Math Placement Exam (10th graders in Topics in Calculus)

    • Early Release

  • Friday, April 7th - Holiday

  • Monday, April 11th -  11th Grade Showcase


Grand Challenge High School Scholars

We would like to congratulate the following students for being Wake STEM’s first Grand Challenges  High School Scholars!

Chirag Sreedhara

Julia Cox

Isaac Hedges

Luke Dickerson

We would like to also thank all of the students who applied.  It was a joy to see what wonderfully talented students we have at Wake STEM!


End of 3rd Quarter/Workday/Spring Break/Report Cards

The end of 3rd Quarter will be on Thursday March 9th.  We will have a teacher workday on Friday, March 10th.  Spring break will go through Friday, March 17th.  Report Cards will be sent home on Friday, March 24th.  


Cap and Gowns

If you are planning on participating in the Graduation ceremony, please remember to order your cap and gown from Jostens. Log in to their website to purchase. They will send your order to us at school. PTSA has paid for your stole, and we will add it to your cap and gown order when it arrives. If you are a member of NHS, we will also add your cord to the order. Check your email; we will notify you when to pick it up as soon as we receive it. You will receive your diploma cover at graduation. Contact Ms. Overdiep for further questions; email the subject line: Cap and Gown/Graduation.


Early Releases and Holiday

On both Friday, March 24th and Thursday, April 6th we will have an early release.  Dismissal will begin at 12:18.  Remember to turn right out of our parking lot on that day.   If you have classes at NCSU, our last bus running back from NCSU will leave campus from Hill Library at 10:40.  You will be responsible for any transportation after that time.  On Friday, April 7th, we will have a holiday for high school classes but NCSU classes will still be in session.  There will not be transportation to and from NCSU on that day.  


9th Grade Showcase

Our 9th graders will be sharing their park projects at the Friday Institute from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Monday, March 27th.  Parents/Guardians, family and friends are welcome to come.  


NCSU Math Placement Exam

10th grade students currently in Topics in Calculus will take the NCSU Math Placement Exam on Thursday, April 6th.  



Super Seniors, Seniors, and Junior students,

You are invited to Wake STEM Prom 2023 in the Enchanted Forest at The Museum of Natural Sciences.

Tickets go on sale to Juniors, Seniors, and Super Seniors March 13-April 15, 2023, Online OSP. The last day to order tickets will be April 15, 2023. You may purchase one extra guest ticket. Please provide your guest's name in the space provided. Non-Wake STEM guests must submit a WSECHS Dance Guest form before April 15, 2023. Forms are available on the WSECHS website & at the front desk. Attendees can pick up tickets on April 20, 2023

Submit photos for viewing at the enchanted forest prom 2023 (WCPSS email required)

Link to music request for DJ (WCPSS email required)

Prom King and Queen will be decided based on Wake STEM Students attending prom. Our colors are black, gold and green.



  • MenACWY Vaccine - For rising Seniors, a booster dose of meningococcal conjugant vaccine (MenACWY) is mandatory for students entering the 12th grade.  This is to be taken care of by the first day of the 2023-2024 school year.  Once your student has received their meningococcal booster vaccine, please forward the updated record of immunizations to Ms. Stidham (mstidham@wcpss.net) or drop it off at the school.  Thank You!



  • Linkedin - Help us connect with your network by adding Wake STEM Early College as a linkedin connection.  



              Check out this video and information from our Cengage liaison!

  • All students need to be picked up by 4:30pm on Tue/Thu and 4PM on Wed.  

  • ASAP is every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30-4:30pm.  Virtual support with Cengage tutors will occur on every Wednesday from 3:00-4:00pm.  A quiet proctored room is provided for test/quiz makeups or retakes on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  

  • Link to join Cengage Zoom (Wednesdays 3-4PM)

  • Link to request individualized support from Cengage.  Students are encouraged to sign up in advance so that tutors can be available.

  • ASAP and Cengage Calendar      



  • Check out our Scholarships List often.  It is updated as we learn about new scholarship opportunities.


  • Check out our Extra Enrichment Opportunities list.  These are optional activities that support student interests such as special camps and programs.


  • Check out our WSECHS internship lead list.  Please have students bookmark and check it often using their WCPSS student account.


  • Follow us on Twitter -Follow Wake STEM EC @wakestemec to see what is going on at our school. 



  • College Acceptances - Congratulate our Students on their college acceptances!  Students can submit their acceptances here.



Dr. Drew Ware




Buenas tardes Wake STEM ECHS Padres/tutores y estudiantes,


Próximos Eventos

  • Martes, 7 de marzo - ACT para juniors

  • Martes, 7 de marzo - Orientación para nuevos estudiantes

  • Miércoles, 8 de marzo - Exhibición de 10.º grado

  • Jueves, 9 de marzo -

    • Check in de Inglés II

    • Final del 3er Trimestre

  • Viernes, 10 de marzo - Viernes, 17 de marzo - Vacaciones de primavera

  • Viernes, 24 de marzo

    • Salida temprana

    • Las boletas de calificaciones

  • Miercoles, el 29 de marzo - Torneo de Baloncesto 3 v 3


Fin del tercer trimestre/jornada laboral/vacaciones de primavera/boletines de calificaciones

El final del 3er Trimestre será el jueves 9 de marzo. Tendremos un día de trabajo para maestros el viernes, 10 de marzo. Las vacaciones de primavera terminarán el viernes 17 de marzo. Las boletas de calificaciones se enviarán a casa el viernes 24 de marzo. 


Salidas tempranas y vacaciones

Tanto el viernes 24 de marzo como el jueves 6 de abril tendremos una salida anticipada. La salida comenzará a las 12:18. Recuerde girar a la derecha para salir de nuestro estacionamiento ese día. Si tiene clases en NCSU, nuestro último autobús que regresa de NCSU saldrá del campus de Hill Library a las 10:40. Usted será responsable de cualquier transporte después de ese tiempo. El viernes 7 de abril tendremos un feriado para las clases de la escuela secundaria, pero las clases de NCSU seguirán en sesión. No habrá transporte hacia y desde NCSU ese día.


Exhibición de 9.° grado

Nuestros alumnos de noveno grado compartirán sus proyectos de parques en el Instituto Friday de 10:00 a. m. a 12:00 p. m. el lunes 27 de marzo. Los padres/tutores, familiares y amigos son bienvenidos.


Examen de ubicación de matemáticas de NCSU

Los estudiantes de décimo grado que actualmente están en Temas de Cálculo tomarán el Examen de Colocación de Matemáticas de NCSU el jueves 6 de abril.



  • Vacuna MenaACWY - Para los estudiantes que serán Seniors el año que viene, una dosis de refuerzo de la vacuna meningocócica conjugada (MenACWY) es obligatoria para los estudiantes que ingresan al 12.° grado. Hay que recibir la dosis de refuerzo antes del primer día del año escolar 2023-2024. Una vez que su estudiante haya recibido su vacuna de refuerzo meningocócica, envíe el registro actualizado de vacunas a la Sra. Stidham (mstidham@wcpss.net) o déjelo en la escuela. ¡Gracias!



  • Programas de asistencia después de la escuela (ASAP y Cengage) - NECESITAMOS meriendas para el 2do semestre– (Entregue a la oficina principal)

    • Todos los estudiantes deben ser recogidos a las 4:30pm los martes/jueves y a las 4pm los miércoles.  

    • ASAP es todos los martes y jueves de las 2:30 a las 4:30pm. El soporte virtual con Cengage se realizará todos los miércoles de 3:00 a 4:00pm.  Se proporciona una sala tranquila y supervisada para recuperar o retomar exámenes/pruebas los martes, miércoles, y jueves.  

    • Enlace para participar en Cengage virtual por Zoom  (los miércoles)

    • Enlace para pedir tutoría individualizada con un tutor de Cengage.  Requerimos que los estudiantes se inscriban antes de venir para que podamos conseguir los tutores con tiempo.

    • Calendario de ASAP y Cengage

  • Asesor de Ayuda Financiera - Consulte esta información para hacer una cita con nuestra Asesora de Ayuda Financiera, la Sra. Marece Mayo

  • Eche un vistazo a nuestra lista de becas a menudo.  Se actualiza a medida que aprendemos sobre nuevas oportunidades de becas.

  • Eche un vistazo a nuestra lista de Oportunidades de Enriquecimiento Extra .  Estas son actividades opcionales que apoyan los intereses de los estudiantes, como campamentos y programas especiales.

  • Eche un vistazo a nuestra lista de pasantías de WSECHS: Por favor, marque y compruébelo a menudo usando su cuenta de estudiante de WCPSS.

  • Síganos en Twitter - Siga Wake STEM EC @wakestemec ​​para ver qué está pasando en nuestra escuela.






Dr. Drew Ware