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Rams girls basketball program ready for launch

Girls basketball preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris ROLESVILLE — Of all the challenges that basketball coaches will face this season, none will be bigger than those faced by Tosha Pullen and her Rolesville High School Rams. The school, which opened this fall, will unveil its first...
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Consistency will be key to Wakefield’s success

Boys basketball preview by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield High School boys basketball team will look to rebuild this year after losing six players, including three starters from last season’s 13-12 squad. Despite that void, Dexter Cooley, who is in his fourth...

Bridge contest deadline nears

RALEIGH — Always nerve wracking and always fun, the annual N.C. Department of Transportation’s model bridge building competition is a time for student’s engineering potential to shine. All middle and high school students are invited to participate, but the deadline to register is...

School briefs — Nov. 14, 2013

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. -Elementary Schools- Harris Creek Elementary •Fall picture retakes for Tracks 1 & 3 are Nov. 15. Heritage Elementary •Nov. 15: Boosterthon Fun Run, Tracks 1, 3 & 4 •Nov. 18, Food drive collection...
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Six-girl team earns first place in competition

RALEIGH — The Legoettes, the Girl Scout robotics team from Wake Forest, participated in First Lego League’s 2013 Nature’s Fury Challenge at Fayetteville Academy, Nov. 2. The Legoettes six-girl team, from Girl Scout Troop 398, earned first place in the category of “Core Values” at...