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Wake Forest High students tops in essay contest

WAKE FOREST — The two top winners of the recent Wake Forest Optimist Club essay contest (holding certificates) are from left, Tierra Marsh, first place winner of $150, and Madison Pontrelli, second place winner of $100. Anli Zhang (not pictured) was third place winner of $50....
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Students make the shot at N. Forest Pines

WAKE FOREST — Under the guidance of Wake County schools’ adapted physical educational specialists, students from North Forest Pines, Brassfield and Lead Mine elementary schools participated in March Madness with a Make the Shot competition March 21. Competitors pictured with...
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Laughs add up

WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Rotary Club, represented here by Jim Robertson, hands the Wake Forest High School band boosters a check for $7,250, their half of the proceeds from Comedy Night 2014. From left are Drum Major Zackary Lorenzo with Cheryl Vann, band boosters president,...
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Franklin Academy builds bridge to state

WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy High School’s bridge-building team used their math, science and critical-thinking skills to take first place in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Region 2 bridge-building competition  recently. With an overall score of 72.4, a perfect...

School briefs — April 3, 2014

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Wakefield Middle orientation Wakefield Middle School’s orientation for sixth graders will take place April 10 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the gymnasium. Parents and students may tour the school, meet staff...

Meet volunteers needed

WAKE FOREST — The Chamber of Commerce is looking for a few good volunteers. The 34th annual downtown Meet in the Street takes place May 3. The event has successfully expanded to include three streets, and with that expansion comes the need for more volunteers. Great news for...
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Being normal is overrated

by Gordon Coleman This week I want to show some love for Xbox 360 fans by finding a game that I feel has been overlooked in the past couple of years. This hidden gem is called Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, which is an Xbox 360 exclusive title. Nuts & Bolts is th...

Turkey hunting season opens Saturday

RALEIGH — The statewide spring season for wild turkeys — male and bearded turkeys only — opens Saturday, with a one-week youth season through April 11. The season for all hunters opens April 12 and continues through May 10. During youth season, only youths younger than 16 are...
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Want to build a spaceship?

by David Allen When gaming I’ve found that it’s really great to have a good group of friends, whether I know them in real life, or met them in-game. It makes your gaming experience all the more enjoyable, and sometimes they show you games you hadn’t been aware...