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

    Makeups are scheduled for Sept. 21.


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  • Shuttle Bus Schedule (Cherry and Witherspoon)


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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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  • Parents, please see this letter and Spring Exam Schedule from Mr. Schwenker.

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  • Order Your Yearbook - Don't forget to purchase this year's 2017-2018 yearbook before they are all sold out! Right now, yearbooks cost $42.00. Please don't miss out on this year's edition! Purchases can be made directly here to Josten's


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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


  • Book an Appointment with Your Counselor


    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)


Imformation Session Materials

Wake County News