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  • BUS CHANGES - The bus that picks up at Witherspoon will no longer be sitting outside of the building and waiting.  To ensure safety of all NCSU students the bus will use that location as a "Bus Stop".  So, students must be at the stop prior to the pick up time to catch the bus.  Thank you for your flexibility.

    The Wolfline Bus that used to pick up on the Dix Campus and run toward Hunt Library is on suspension until next Fall due to the construction happening on Dix Campus.


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  • Picture Day was a huge success.

    Interims did not get sent home today due to powerschool issues.

    Monday, September 3rd - NO SCHOOL

    College students who need subscriptions or additional textbooks, please see Ms. Brown.

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  • Picture Day for Grades 9-11  will be August 27. 

    Makeups are scheduled for Sept. 21.


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  • Welcome Back to School!  We are hoping for another fantastic year at Wake STEM ECHS. Please use the calendar on this page to mark important dates and times.  Please feel free to contact us through our email addresses.  Please remember to ask your student every day specific questions about his/her learning.  If you drive your student to school please be sure s/he arrives in plenty of time. Thank you and see your student Tuesday Morning!

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  • Graduation Photos - Lifetouch will be at graduation taking portraits available for purchase online only.  No money is required to take the protrait.  To view and purchase any of the images taken, go to: Enter Password: WSTEMGRAD18.  Please note: allow 3-4 weeks for all images to appear on the website.  Questions, please call 1-800-343-5735


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  •  The Wake STEM Early College High School is a small public school of choice; a joint project between the Wake County Public School System and North Carolina State University. STEM is the theme of our school’s program in addition to our identity as an early college.  Early college means students take college courses at NCSU as well as the courses required to earn a high school diploma over a five year period.  STEM at our school does not just relate to four subject areas but instead permeates throughout the entire program as our students explore the "Grand Challenges for Engineering".

    I like to define STEM as having two components that we explore: 

         1. The world is bigger than our community, state, country and nation. It is our responsibility to 'reach beyond our limits to achieve our dreams, even those not yet imagined'.

         2. We can only solve the world's problems and truly realize our potential if we think with an engineering mindset.  At Wake STEM we follow the NCSU Engineering Design Process as our foundation to solve our problems and complete our projects.

     Principal, David Schwenker   

    Principal, David Schwenker


    Video Introduction - Administrative and Student Services Staff


    Video from Parent, Teacher, Student, Association



  • Students: Book an Appointment with Your Counselor

    These links are for students.  Parents, if you would like to book an appointment, please email the counselor directly.  


    Mr. Haymore

    Grades 9-11, A-J & Various 12th and 13th Grade Students

    (Monday and Friday at Cherry) (Tuesday-Thursday at Witherspoon)



    Ms. Kilpatrick  

    Grades 9-11, K-Z & Various 12th and 13th Grade Students

    (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Witherspoon) (Tuesday and Thursday at Cherry)



    Amy Malasky - Financial Aid Counselor

    Only for Graduating 12-13th Grade Students

    Available by Appointment

    Ms. Malasky



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