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School bond vital for Rolesville

To the editor: The Wake County Public School System Bond is a lot of money. I would have preferred that it would have been divided in half and voted on at several different times. With the fast growth in Rolesville and throughout the county, classrooms are needed. To me, the most...
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Wakefield girls defeat heritage on the courts

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris WAKEFIELD — Wakefield High School’s girls tennis team defeated visiting Heritage 5-4 in a close Cap 8 Conference match, played Sept. 19 on the Wolverine courts. The Wakefield team won five singles matches while the Husky girls captured one singles match...

School bond supporters need to do homework

To the editor: The school bond issue is not a partisan issue, nor is it about the $12 per month tax increase. The issue is good, honest governance and fiscal accountability. It is about the kids, and the schools’ basic mission of giving them a sound education. In 2003, about 89...
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Wolverines work overtime for a soccer win

by Becky Kimbrell Norris RALEIGH — Wakefield High’s boys soccer team is proving that resiliency is a trait that they have in spades after a 3-1 double overtime win against Leesville Road, Monday. After losing their last three games, this victory helped the Wolverines improve to...

School Briefs — week of Sept. 26, 2013

Send school information to schools@wakeweekly.com or by fax to 919-556-2233. Tomorrow, Friday is the first early release day for Wake County traditional calendar schools. -Elementary School- Forest Pines Elementary •PTA’s Boosterthon runs through Oct. 2. •Family Spirit Night is...

Homeschooling seminar Oct. 18

WAKE FOREST — Lighthouse Christian Homeschool Association is holding a free workshop featuring Ray and Charlene Notgrass, homeschool parents, curriculum authors, and owners of the Notgrass Company. The Workshop is titled “Homeschool Without Fear: Encouragement for the Journey,”...
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Wake Forest teen to compete in national pageant

WAKE FOREST — Ashley Daniels, 15, has been selected to represent North Carolina at the 2013 Miss American Junior Teen Pageant. Daniels is a lifelong resident of Wake Forest. She is currently and honor roll student at Rolesville High School. she is a member of the Wake Forest...
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Cancer survivor awarded scholarship

WAKE FOREST — Ciera Jones of Wake Forest is one of 38 students from across the United States to be awarded a college scholarship from The National Children’s Cancer Society’s Beyond the Cure program. Jones is currently in graduate school at Liberty University. The Beyond the Cure...