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Shown from left are VFW Department of NC Commander Russ Chamber, Auxiliary Department President Sandra Johnson-Leu, state winner Elise Perry, Elise's mother Angela Perry, Past VFW Commander-in-Chief John Smart, and Past State Auxiliary President and Council Member #9 Janice Holm.

Perry wins coveted prize

For The Wake Weekly
| February 21, 2022

Elise Perry — a senior at East Wake Academy in Zebulon and the daughter of Alan and Angela Perry of ...

Sin Limites members work at a table about El Salvador during the Hispanic Heritage Month Fair. Contributed photo

Sin Limites gives back to community

From staff reports
| January 27, 2022

WAKE FOREST — A club for Hispanic students at Heritage High School has been giving back to the Wake ...

Principal Dhedra Lassiter is retiring at the end of the month after 32-years in education. Amber Revels-Stocks | The Wake Weekly

Rolesville High principal to retire

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| January 19, 2022

ROLESVILLE — Rolesville High School will be saying goodbye to a principal who helped it find its fee...

Long Mill teacher selected as Beginning Teacher of the Year finalist

From staff reports
| January 11, 2022

LOUISBURG — A fourth-grade math teacher has been selected as a finalist for the N.C. Center for the ...

Members of the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy hosted a party at the Northeast Community Garden with, left, Tilda Caudle of the NE Community Coalition and, right, Commissioner Bridget Wall-Lennon.

Heritage Leader Academy hosts garden party

From staff reports
| December 24, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Members of the Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy at Heritage High School hosted a holiday gar...

Keith Richardson, left, of Knightdale High School is Principal of the Year, while Bonnie Mwanda of Heritage High is Assistant Principal of the Year.

Knightdale High principal honored as best in WCPSS

From staff reports
| October 10, 2021

CARY — The Wake County Public School System named is Principal and Assistant Principal of the Year d...

This map shows the current attendance areas of Jones Dairy and Sanford Creek elementary schools, left, and the proposed attendance areas under the new plan.

Wake students could switch schools next year

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| October 6, 2021

CARY — A new student enrollment plan could move several area students if it’s approved for the 2022-...

Disposed syringes are shown following a March mass vaccination clinic in Wilson County.

NCDHHS extends K-12 immunization deadline

From staff reports
| October 1, 2021

RALEIGH — Students in kindergarten, seventh grade and senior year will have until Dec. 1 to get thei...

17-year-old held in threats against Johnston schools

September 23, 2021

SMITHFIELD — The Sheriff’s Office has detained a 17-year-old in Wednesday’s social media threats aga...

Principal Dhedra Lassiter led the way during the Rolesville High School senior parade Wednesday afternoon.


PHOTOS: Ram seniors roll through town

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| May 28, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Despite the heat, the Rolesville High School class of 2021 rolled through downtown for ...

All middle and high school students in Wake County will have the option to return to daily in-person learning, starting in April.

Wake middle, high school students to return to daily in-person learning

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 23, 2021

CARY —  All middle and high school students have the option to return to in-person learning in April...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

Zebulon Elementary, Casa Esperanza Montessori have COVID-19 outbreaks

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| March 22, 2021

ZEBULON — A local elementary school and a K-8 charter have new clusters, according to the N.C. Depar...

Michael Grether

Rolesville coach, teacher named runner-up in national contest

By Marty Simpkins
| January 4, 2021

ROLESVILLE — Michael Grether of Rolesville High School finished in second place for the Claes Nobel ...

Pat Kennedy

Girls basketball

Lady Huskies challenging for NAC 6 title

By Marty Simpkins
| December 21, 2020

WAKE FOREST — Not too long ago, Heritage was the dominant force in the NAC 6 conference. Now, they h...

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