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WF Soccer Cancer Benefit scheduled for 9/19 game vs. Rolesville
This is an invitation to join the men's soccer program on Friday Sept. 19th in our fight against cancer! The men's soccer team will host Rolesville in the "Devil's Cup". We are getting retro as we were once the Wake Forest Red Devils and Rolesville was the Blue Devils. We are playing for "Make a Wish" Foundation and V's Cancer, two organizations that fight against children's cancer. We will charge $5 admission that will go to both organizations and will have 5 FOOD TRUCKS, so come hungry!!! We will have 15- 20 gift baskets with AWESOME ITEMS that will be raffled off. The band will be playing during the game to make for an electric atmosphere. We are trying to PACK THE STANDS so if you are free please come support the teams and their efforts toward this great cause. JV GAME IS AT 4:30 AND VARSITY IS AT 6:30.
Gift baskets include - NC STATE apparel, ECU apparel, Indianapolis Colts apparel from Adam Vinatieri, Half off to youth soccer camp at NC State, half off of commuter camp at UNCW, both over $200 value, just to name a few!!! $1 raffle tickets you can place in the basket you want to win, buy as many as you would like!!
Hope to see you all there for this amazing night to help fight children's cancer!!!
WCPSS has now put the bus routes for 2014-15 on their website, http://www.wcpss.net/school-directory/bus-routes/588.html. Look for your school on this page and click the link to find the school’s bus routes. Find the intersection nearest your residence. Be at the stop 10 minutes prior to pick up. Families that do not have access to the internet should check their bus routes with their school.
it is imperative that students know the bus number that coincides with their route. We communicate by bus number and at the end of the day, we do not have the ability to look up stops for students while we are dismissing. Here is that list of bus numbers:
Bus 1006 AM/Bus 631 PM
Bus 946 AM/Bus 999 PM
Bus 1649 AM/ 1651 PM
Bus 74 (New Hope and Dansey only)
Bus 1223 (all other stops)
Bus 1520 (includes Jones Farm/Jones Dairy stop from route 12)
We encourage parents to review bus safety and their family bus plan with their children to get the new school year off to a great start.
NOTE: Wake Forest High School does not schedule routes or assign students to routes. If you have questions, please contact Customer Support at 919-805-3030 or www.wcpss.net/parents/transportation.
Wake County will host is annual College Fair on Sunday, September 21 at the McKimmon Center on the campus of NCSU. Over 100 colleges will attend to discuss college admission with local high school juniors and seniors. Sessions also include financial aid preparing for college workshops. See the attached flyer for details.
Attention Seniors: If you would like to design your Senior Class Tee shirt, please contact Mrs. Newhouse in room 214. All tee shirt designs must be submitted to Mrs. Newhouse no later than Friday, September 12th. Seniors will vote to select their favorite design from those submitted on time.
*Wake Forest High School does not assign routes, manage drivers, or arrange pick up times. We also cannot approve a student getting on any bus other than the one they are assigned to. For transportation related questions:
The centralized transportation phone number is 919-805-3030. This is the phone number designated to receive any parent inquiries. The number will initially record to an automated voice message, then monitored by transportation phone center staff members and relayed to the appropriate transportation center.
All parents/guardians are now able to utilize the required online request form – http://www.wcpss.net/bus-support - in order to request the start of bus transportation for new students or request transportation to their new address if they have moved and are still eligible for transportation.
The transportation website (http://www.wcpss.net/transportation) continues to be updated, and is an excellent source of information for parents and staff. It includes bus routes, bus updates, FAQs and transportation policy and guidelines.
You may go to http://www.wcpss.net/routes to review bus routes. The routes listed are continually updated, with the most current routing information. Please feel free to contact your Area Transportation Manager, if you notice any issue.
NOTE: Wake County Public School Employees do not need to register to be volunteers
Any New Volunteer: Applicants for the 2014-2015 school year must register and have an approved criminal record check prior to engaging in volunteer work. Applicants may register at any WCPSS site through the intranet.
Reactivation for Continuing Volunteers: Volunteers approved from the 2013-2014 school year must reactivate as a volunteer no later than 4:00 pm (2:30 pm at WFHS) on October 31, 2014.
Wake Forest High School - Summer Office Schedule for Registering.
Days: Monday – Friday (July 23 – August 24)
Times: (8:00 am – 12:00 pm) or (1:00 pm – 2:30 pm)
Updated Schedule TBD once school begins on August 25, 2014.
From November 3, 2014, through May 18, 2015, the volunteer system will be open on Mondays only, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (2:45 pm at WFHS).
However, during this time period, the volunteer system will be closed on the following Mondays:
December 22, 2014, December 29, 2014, and January 19, 2015.
Choose Print this document to print the Off-Campus Lunch form. Parents may choose to bring the form to the main office and sign in the presence of a school employee or they may have the form notarized and sent to school with their child. Students will not be allowed to go off campus for lunch when school begins until notified via school announcements by the principal.
Students are assigned to a base school based on their residential address. Each Wake County address has been assigned an elementary, middle and high school known as the base school. Students are automatically assigned to their base school upon enrollment. Transportation is provided to your base school. Go to www.wcpss.net/preview to view a list of your base schools assigned to your residential address. Please contact Student Assignment with questions.
The base school assigned to your address
To view the school assigned to your address, visit http://www.wcpss.net/preview. Our school directory provides basic information, highlights, bus routes and test results for each school.
The Center for International Enrollment For children whose primary language is not English
Crossroads 1, 5625 Dillard Drive, Cary, NC 27518
Then you should bring appropriate paperwork as noted below to your base school:
Completed enrollment package from the district website
Certified copy of student’s birth certificate
Proof of their Wake County address (current water, gas, or electric bill in parent’s name, new lease, or offer to purchase agreement)