Send school information to [email protected] or by fax to 919-556-2233.
Get advance gate tickets to the N.C. State Fair
(Oct. 17-27) and help public schools raise money.
For every adult advance ticket sold ($7.00), two dollars will be returned to individual schools. For every children’s advance ticket ($3.00), one dollar will be returned to the school.
To be sure the money goes back to the school of your choice, you need to enter the school code number, which is available from the advance ticket online site
CenturyLink connects teachers with technology
CenturyLink, Inc. wants to connect teachers with technology in the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program today opened the application process for teachers in CenturyLink’s local service areas who want to innovatively implement technology in their classrooms to increase student achievement.
See fsrequests.com/centurylink-teachers to learn more about the program or apply for a grant. The deadline for applications is Jan. 10, 2014.
•Oct. 16 is McTeacher’s night at the McDonalds on Forestville Road, 5-8 p.m. See HES teachers hard at work to raise spirits and funds for PTA.
•Oct. 17 is PTA meeting in the media center, 7 p.m. Childcare is provided.
•Oct. 18 is early release day/cultural art performance with story teller Donna Washington.
•The third annual Walk to School Day is Friday, Oct. 11, 8:15-8:45 a.m. on the track behind the elementary school.
Wake Forest Elementary
•Family Fun night at PDQ is tonight (Thursday), Oct. 10, 5-10 p.m., 11690 Northpark Drive, Wake Forest.
•Keep up at wfepta.org.
•Mark your calendars for our annual HMS Book Fair (in the media center) for Oct. 14-25 (school hours) and Family Night on Thursday, Oct 17, from 4-6 p.m. Proceeds go to HMS media center Questions ask Jean Hidden at [email protected]
•To join the Franklinton High Athletic Booster Club, contact Laura Murosky at [email protected]
• The HHS PTSA meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the media center, unless otherwise noted. New and renewal memberships are $10 for parents and faculty and $6 for students. E-mail [email protected] for more information.
•We are selling Attractions Coupon Books for $20. Please contact us at [email protected] to place an order or if you have questions.
• Would you like to leave your legacy in a brick? The HHS PTSA is also selling commemorative bricks. The bricks are $40 each and you can personalize yours with images and/or words. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.
•Please visit the Heritage High School website at heritagehigh.webnode.com/.
Wake Forest High
•The Wake Forest JROTC holds a fish fry Saturday, Oct. 12, 11a.m.-2p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Plates are $8. Reservations are not needed.
•The Austin Flowers Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament is Oct. 28, at Heritage Golf Club. This tournament remembers and honors one of the school’s former students by awarding two $2,500 scholarships to a WFHS senior each year.
To help sponsor the tournament or to play, see tiny.cc/FlowersTourney2013
•Wakefield’s Just Think First program is committed to keeping students safe on the road and is participating in State Farm’s Celebrate My Drive Program. The school has the opportunity to win $100,000 to help fund their push to educate teens about how to make good, safe driving choices.
Voters log onto the Celebrate my Drive website (www.celebratemydrive.com) during the week of Oct. 18-26 and indicate support for Wakefield High.
Franklin County Schools
•Find breakfast and lunch menus at fcschools.weebly.com/child-nutrition.html.
•Report cases of bullying anonymously at tiny.cc/FCSbullyreport.
•Get text message alerts in case of bad weather or other emergencies at tiny.cc/FCStextalerts.
•For more Franklin Schools information, see fcschools.weebly.com.
Wake County Schools
•Find breakfast and lunch menus at wcpss.net/parents/school-meals.
•Direct transportation question to wcpss.net/parents/transportation or 919-805-3030 — including for emergencies.
•Find out what to do in case of bad weather or snow at wcpss.net/parents/inclement-weather.html.
•For more Wake Schools information, see wcpss.net.