School Briefs — week of July 4, 2013

To include information in the School Briefs, e-mail schools@wakeweekly.com or fax news to 919-556-2233. -Elementary school news- Wake Forest Elementary: •Parents are invited to join the PTA at wfepta.org/join-pta. Wakefield Elementary: •Regular updates are available at...

We, the people

In 1973, two newcomers to Wake Forest, Mrs. Jafar Ali and Mrs. Leon Stenzel, decided it was time for locals to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day with community activities, a parade and fireworks. The two women, both from up North, were channeling celebrations from their own...
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Our yard abounds with growth

Views and Reviews by Jean McCamy We don’t have a tidy yard. It’s a big, sprawling former pasture and filled with surprises, some from Mother Nature and some from my mother, even though she’s been gone for more than 20 years. Bob has an orderly vegetable garden behind a fence and...
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Meyer will be missed

To the Editor: With my son’s final year at Wake Forest-Rolesville Middle School behind us, I am writing to publicly thank Mike Meyer for all he did to enrich WFRMS. In addition to being an empathetic guidance counselor who helped guide my son to academic accomplishments, his...