School briefs - March 5, 2015
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Forest Pines Drive Elementary
•Remember to send in your Box Tops, Campbell and Tyson labels. Just have your child bring them to their classroom. This is a great way for our PTA to earn money to help with the school’s needs.
•The Scholastic Book Fair is rescheduled to March 2-5. Tonight, Thursday, 5-8:30 p.m. is also Family Literacy Night.
•Pasta for Pennies lasts through March 13, watch children’s folders for more information.
Harris Creek Elementary
•Spring book fair runs through March 13.
•Language Arts/Social night is tonight, March 5, 6 p.m.
•PTA meeting is Monday March 9, 6:30 p.m.
•The next PTS meeting is March 19.
•The next Happy Day is March 27.
•The Spring HEStival is April 17.
Jones Dairy Elementary
•JDE’s Rocking Rodeo is Friday, March 13, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
North Forest Pines Elementary
•North Forest Pines’ Spirit Night is Tuesday, March 10, 5-9 p.m. at PDQ, Wake Forest.
•Tomorrow, March 6, is Spirit Day — dress in your favorite team jersey.
•RES will be participating in in a Cougar Coin Challenge, March 9-13.
Sanford Creek Elementary
•PTA meeting is March 17, 6 p.m.
Wakefield Elementary School
•March 11 is the new Boosterthon Fun Run for tracks 2-4. Track 1 will have their Fun Run April 6.
•March 24 is Spirit Night at PDQ
•Upcoming events include: Relay for Life basketball game, March 6; PTO meeting, March 17 at 6:15 p.m. and early release March 17.
Cedar Creek Middle
•School-wide career fair is April 16, 9 a.m.-noon.
•Applications for Early College are due by March 20. For more information, click on the counseling tab on the school website, fmsredrams.wix.com/franklinton-middle-
•Rising sixth grade open house for Tracks 1 and 3 is on April 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. and for Tracks 2 and 4 on April 28 from 5:30-7 p.m.
•Choral festival at Wake Forest United Methodist Church, March 25, 7-8 p.m.
•National Junior Honor Society applications are available online and in Student Services to all seventh and eighth grade students who meet the criteria. Applications must be turned in to Students Services by March 6 for Tracks 1, 3 and 4 and March 27 for Track 2. Contact Mrs. Warren if you have questions or concerns.
•Single subject advancement placement session, March 12, 6-7 p.m.
•The volunteer drive has started to get as many people as possible registered quickly in order to be eligible to help proctor during the EOGs and final exams starting May 18. Volunteer registration is on Mondays only from 8:30a.m. to 4 p.m. in the media center. Volunteers must be on the approved list to volunteer and/or proctor for exams.
•FCA meets for Bible study each Thursday morning at 7 a.m. in room 617.
•Prom is April 25, 8 p.m.-midnight at the school Tickets are $45 if bought before April 2 and are available in the main office.
•Heritage High School’s Husky Athletic Booster Club, HHS Band Booster Club, and HHS PTSA, present the Fourth Annual Husky Talent Show. Saturday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. There will be food, a silent auction and lots of fun. The cost is $8, $5 for teachers.
•The PTSA is hosting an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast March 14, 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 11805 Retail Drive. The cost is $7 per person and tickets can be purchased in the high school main office.
•Curriculum night for rising 10th, 11th and 12th-graders is tonight, March 5, 6-7:30 p.m.
•AP exam registration for May is open through March 11. There is no fee as long as the student is or has been enrolled in the AP class this school year. In order to take the exams, you must go online to Wakefield’s Total Registration website to register. If you do not register online by March 11, you will not test in May. The link is on the WHS website under AP testing.
Wake Forest High
•The next PTSA meeting is March 10, 7 p.m. in the media center.
•Saturday, March 7, is the JROTC Battalion Bazaar, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Support Wake Forest High School JRTOC cadets by shopping with local artisans, crafter and vendor for spring and Easter items, plus gifts for graduation and mother’s day.
•Theater students will pay tribute to 40 years of SNL March 15 at 7 p.m. in a showcase of student talent interspersed with classic comedy sketches from the iconic television show.
Teachers, parents and students will portray the comedy of classic entertainers such as Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Jane Curtain, Joan Cusack, Adam Sandler, and Tina Fey.
Admission is $5 with discounts for students and senior citizens. All material is school appropriate. The show lasts approximately 90 minutes. Audience members can vote for their favorite entertainers.