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.
Wake Forest TROUPE honored at North Carolina Theater Conference
On Saturday, November 1, Wake Forest Troupers competing at the NCTC High School Play Festival and received multiple honors for their work. For more than 30 years, the NCTC High School Play Festival has strengthened arts education in schools by bringing curriculum to life, challenging students to do their very best work, and contributing to the development of future audiences for live performing arts. This year, our students participated in one of eight regional Play Festivals, hosted by professional theatres, colleges and other high schools, featuring 3,000 students from 91 schools, in 128 productions.
Professional actors and directors watched each show and gave thoughtful feedback to the students, encouraging further growth. The adjudicators honored Wake Forest with the following awards:
“Why Do We Laugh?” – Rating: Superior (highest possible rating)
“Tick Talk” – Rating: Excellent
Excellence in Scenic Design – “Tick Talk”
Barbizon Lighting Award for Excellence in Student Design and Production – Jaheal Milliam, Technical Design, “Tick Talk” and “Why Do We Laugh?”
Excellence in Acting – Mary Sass, “Why Do We Laugh?”
Excellence in Ensemble Acting – “Why Do We Laugh?”
Congratulations to Ms. Marie Jones and Mr. Tim Domack as well as all of the students that participated!!!!
It is with great excitement that the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education announces the “return” of the Teaching Fellows program to their campus with the newly created UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Scholarship Program to begin in Fall 2015.
We are now accepting applications for our first class of Teacher Education Fellows and hope that any of your seniors that are interested in careers in teaching will apply. This program awards a $20,000.00 scholarship distributed incrementally over four years of study at UNCG.
The Summer Ventures in Science and Mathematics competitive application process is here! This summer residential program is a four week academic program intended to reward and stimulate students who have already demonstrated their commitment to academic growth and development in science and mathematics. The program is for 10th and 11th grade students. Students should be aware that the admissions committee evaluates both their academic record and their motivation to pursue science and mathematics activities beyond the classroom. Summer Ventures will be held at Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, North Carolina Central University, or University of North Carolina at Charlotte and completely FREE!
Please encourage students to come to Student Services to pick up a brochure or go online to http:://www.summerventures.org to learn more information and complete the application. All applications are to be complete solely online! The application deadline must be submitted on or before January 31, 2015.
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.
All continuing volunteers that were approved for the 2013-2014 school year MUST reactivate as a volunteer no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 31, 2014. Volunteers may go to any WCPSS site and register through the intranet. Access to the volunteer system is: WCPSS Intranet – Business Applications – Volunteer Registration.
After October 31, 2014, individuals previously approved may not volunteer without a new criminal record check.
The volunteer system will be open daily for reactivation/registration through October 31, 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. 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.
Wake Forest High School - Media Center
Days: Monday – Friday
Times: (8:00 AM – 2:45 PM)
(Wake County Public School Employees do not need to register to be volunteers)
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)