Welcome to the Wake Forest High School website. As you explore these pages, you will recognize that the Home of the Cougars is steeped with pride, a tradition of excellence, and a consistent expectation that WFHS will graduate students who are prepared to transition to their adult lives in the 21st century.
Drive with Cougar Pride and Think Safety First!! Wake Forest’s DRIVE WITH COUGAR PRIDE Program is committed to
keeping teens safe on the road, and that’s why we’re participating in STATE FARM’S Celebrate My Drive Contest. YOU can help WFHS win $100,000 for our school & a concert by Grammy Award Winner, THE BAND PERRY, right here on our campus! It’s very simple:
*Log onto www.celebratemydrive.com
*Select Wake Forest HS
*Enter your email address and birthdate
*Commit to drive safely - Make a safe driving commitment once a day, every day October 15 - 24. The more commitments we make, the better chance we have to win. Tell friends and family (14 and older) all over the country to log onto celebratemydrive.com & commit to drive safely for Wake Forest High School.
You can also forward the flyer below with all of this information to anyone age 14 and over. Help saves lives and help WFHS to win!!!!
Once again Wake Forest transportation is providing after school buses to transport students that are staying after s chool for tutoring, activities, ASD, etc. A list of the stops can be reached in the Transportation/Buses link in the "Documents" area of the website or obtained by clicking on the link below. These are the only stops that these buses will make. Students must have a pass, signed by a teacher, coach, or staff member in order to ride. The buses arrive here at about 4:30pm.
Love playing baseball? Want to help the team with its fundraiser? The baseball team will host a 100 inning marathon game beginning at 9 a.m. on October 25. Any students or athletes interested can play in the game. Contact coach Lynch in the media center by Friday 10/10 if you are interested.
As part of its promotional efforts, the NC State Fair has offered schools a way to make money by encouraging parents to purchase tickets online.
Schools will receive $2 for every adult ticket sold and $1 for each children's ticket if the tickets are purchased online using your school code. The codes can be found on the website where the tickets are sold. The web address can be found below.
DECA & Key Club are helping spearhead an InterClubproject to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving through our school's participation in the Celebrate My Drive program sponsored by State Farm. This program is designed to reduce the number of automobile accidents and fatalities among teen drivers by trying to promote awareness & prevent distracted driving among this impressionable group. It also provides our school the opportunity to win up to a $100,000 grant & a free concert by the Grammy-nominated group, The Band Perry.
We need your help in making this project a success. Please make the pledge & vote for our school once a day, every day, between October 15 and 24, 2014 atwww.celebratemydrive.com. Also please encourage your family and friends to make the pledge and vote for our school during the contest period.
Financial Aid Night - Attention Junior and Seniors
ATTENTION Juniors and Seniors Families: College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) will be hosting our Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, October 28th at 6:00 pm in the Auditorium! Please come and learn from the experts about the many ways to obtain funding for post-secondary education along with how to complete the FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Thank you and look forward to seeing you there! Student Services
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)