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Heritage High School Students and Wake Electric Team Up To Monitor Electric Use

Heritage High School Students and Wake Electric Team Up To Monitor Electric Use

Students from Heritage High School in Wake Forest recently learned valuable life lessons about energy conservation through an AP Environmental Science project in which their local electric cooperative, Wake Electric, took on an unexpected role. Their teacher,¬†Molly Bostic, assigned a personal home energy audit requiring students to monitor their electric usage for a 10 day-period […]

WCPSS Urging Parents to Register Kindergartners By Next Thursday

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WCPSS Urging Parents to Register Kindergartners By Next Thursday

The Wake County Public School System urges parents to enroll their rising kindergartners and new students for the 2012-13 school year by Thursday, April 12. Parents must register their children and make school selections by 10 p.m. Thursday to be considered for seats in their preferred schools. WCPSS will hold two bilingual Spanish and English […]

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Second Round Choice for Wake Schools Now Open

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Second Round Choice for Wake Schools Now Open

The second proximity choice round of student assignment for 2012-13¬†has reopened online, with the choice period extended until Thursday, April 12 at 10 p.m. In order to help parents make more informed choices, the online selection web application has been updated to show grade-level capacity numbers and the number of students on waitlists as of […]

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Wake Forest Schools Change Bell Schedule for 2012-13

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Wake Forest Schools Change Bell Schedule for 2012-13

Scroll to the bottom to see changes to Wake Forest-area schools. The Wake County Board of Education voted 5-3 Tuesday in favor of a new bell schedule for the 2012-13 school year that will save the Wake County Public School System $4.8 million going into a tight budget year. Following a series of community meetings, […]

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Town, Lions Club, Heritage High Plant Trees Around Wake Forest

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Town, Lions Club, Heritage High Plant Trees Around Wake Forest

A partnership rooted in service has planted a shady future in three sunny areas around town. The Town of Wake Forest Urban Forestry Department teamed with the Wake Forest Lions Club and students from Heritage High School on Friday, March 16 to plant several trees at the Smith Creek Soccer Center on Heritage Lake Road […]

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Emily Orander Earns Merit Honor in International Contest

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Emily Orander Earns Merit Honor in International Contest

One of two dozen in the whole world. That’s the claim Emily Orander of Wake Forest can say she has achieved before she graduates Heritage Middle School this year. Orander earned a merit honor in the Lions International “Children Know Peace” poster contest. Her poster was submitted to the contest by the North Raleigh Lions […]

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Cameron Day is Tree Sculpture Design Contest Winner

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Cameron Day is Tree Sculpture Design Contest Winner

The Wake Forest Parks and Recreation Department has chosen a winning design for the town’s Tree Sculpture Contest, and it is Cameron Day. Day is a 14-year-old freshman at Heritage High School, and she designed a sculpture of a bear seated on a tree stump. Her mother, Teresa, says the Tree Sculpture Contest appealed to […]

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

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Pieces of Gold Event to Feature Students from Local Elementary, High Schools

Wake Forest-area students will perform on stage at Memorial Auditorium in Downtown Raleigh. The Wake Education Partnership hosts the Pieces of Gold student performance event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., and students from North Forest Pines Drive Elementary, Pleasant Union Elementary, and Wake Forest-Rolesville High School will participate. The performance highlights student talent […]

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Infographic: Dates that Changed Wake Forest

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Infographic: Dates that Changed Wake Forest

Maybe it’s an unwritten rule that Wake Forest the university and Wake Forest the town will never be friends again. After such a bad break-up, it is understandable. I mean, not only did they recreate much of the campus in Winston-Salem, they even used the same street names (Wingate) and they even have their own […]

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Melissa Matthews of Wake Forest Wins Sabbatical Grant from IKEA

The votes are in, and Wake Forest resident Melissa Matthews won the IKEA Life Improvement Sabbatical Contest.

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