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.
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
If you are out, running around downtown Wake Forest and you get a little hungry, or just can't decide what to eat, come on by main Campus parking lot for some piping hot fried fish. There will also be baked goods and homemade funnel cakes.
WFHS JROTC Booster Club Presents:
The Annual Fish Fry
Location: Front parking lot of Wake Forest HS
Date: Saturday October 4, 2014
Time: 11:00 am-2:00 pm or 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
Plates include: Fried Fish, Potatoes, Green Beans, Hush Puppies for $8.00 each
As presented in our local newspaper, Wake Forest Weekly, we are proud that our very own Katie Newhouse (senior and President of LEO CLUB) won the Wake Forest Good Neighbor Award for her contributions to her school and community. Katie founded our LEO CLUB here at WFHS.
See Wake Forest Weekly article in September 25th, edition, pages 3A and 15A for more information.
Free and Reduced Lunch Information Application Deadline
We want to make sure all qualified families are enrolled for free and reduced priced meals. The application must be completed annually. If your family qualifies, we ask that you complete an application now. All applications must be processed by October 9th to qualify for this school year. Click here for details.
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.
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)