Send school information to [email protected] or by fax to 919-556-2233 by Monday, 5 p.m.
Traditional-calendar schools in both Franklin and Wake counties began the new year Aug 26.
Here are some quick links to help parents with school age kids stay informed:
Franklin County Schools
•Find breakfast and lunch menus at fcschools.weebly.com/child-nutrition.html.
•Get a copy of the student handbook and code of conduct at fcschools.net/releases/handbook1314.pdf
•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.
•Help your kids avoid dress code violations at wcpss.net/parents/dress-code.html.
•Direct transportation question the right direction. See wcpss.net/parents/transportation or call 919-805-3030 — even for emergencies. Families without Internet access may call the listed number or inquire at their child’s school.
•Keep track of holidays and other days off from school at wcpss.net/parents/calendars.
•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.
Wake Forest Elementary
•WFE PTA Online Membership drive is now open, go to wfepta.org for details. Everyone, parents, grandparents, educators and others active in Wake Forest schools and community, are invited to join our association.
•Show your support and school spirit every Thursday evening during the month of September by dining at Jersey Mikes in Wakefield.
•This year WFE PTA recognizes that times have changed and we need to provide an access for all children to have the opportunity to enjoy reading. To support our student body, WFE PTA is sponsoring Books for Buck$ sale Sept. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. Donations are now being accepted; please drop off gently used books in the front foyer of the main building.
•The Fall Festival is Sept. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Inflatables, stage acts, arts & crafts, games, popcorn, cotton candy and more will be on hand along with a food truck rodeo. Advance tickets are available at wespta.org, 25 for $20. Tickets at the door will be $1 each. For more information, contact [email protected].
•Spirit nights are Sept. 9-11 at Sweet Spoons.
•PTA welcome packets are available at tinyurl.com/PTApackePr.
Wake Forest Middle
•PTSA updates as well registration forms and spirit wear for purchase are available at wfrmsptsa.com.
•School information is updated regularly at tinyurl.com/HeritagePTA.
Wake Forest High
•The PTSA is holding a Phantom Fundraiser this year. It is called a “Phantom” fundraiser because it does not require students to sell products. Make checks out to the WFHS PTSA and you’re done; 100 percent of donation directly benefits WFHS students. Drop checks off at school office or mail to 420 Stadium Drive, Wake Forest, 27587.
•The new school websites have launched to reflect Wake Forest High rather than Wake Forest-Rolesville High. All domains have remained the same, except for “wfrhs” has changed to “wfhs” in each website address.
•The next meeting of the Athletic Booster Club will be Sept. 9, 7 p.m. in the athletic building behind the Lindey Gym.
•Meet the teacher night is Sept. 17, 7 p.m. Join the PTSA now for just $10, go to wfhsptsa.com.
•Join the PTA at wakefieldhsconnect.org.
•To join the Franklinton High Athletic Booster Club, contact Laura Murosky at [email protected].
•The next meeting of the Business and Education Alliance is Sept. 12, 3:15 p.m. in the principal’s office.
•Homecoming is scheduled for Sept. 27. T-shirts will be available for sale.
Thales Junior/Senior High
Thales Academy will host a tour for prospective students and families at their junior high/high school (grades six-10) facility in Wake Forest Sept. 9, 9-10 a.m. For more information, go to ThalesAcademy.org. The Wake Forest junior/senior high school is located at 3121 Heritage Trade Drive #104.