The Internet never forgets

It’s critical for your children to understand that anyone and everyone is on the internet (good people, bad people, predators) and it can be very hard to spot the predators online. The worst people are often the kindest voices over text messages or chat rooms. They are master manipulators, and may pose as other kids. There’s a classic comic that shows a dog in front of a computer and telling his friend, “On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” It’s a funny cartoon that Continue reading →

IMPORTANT: Message from Superintendent Merrill Regarding Social Media

August 31, 2017 Dear Parents and Guardians: Our traditional calendar schools are not yet a week old and already we have experienced social media threats at two of our high schools. This is no way to start off a school year. Parents and guardians, please know and share with your students that we take all these threats seriously and investigate fully. Not only are consequences delivered by the schools, but where feasible law enforcement, at our urging, will seek to prosecute. In our school community Continue reading →

E-STEM Day at NC State for Sophomores and Juniors

The faculty and staff at the College of Education are pleased to invite students to our 2ndAnnual E-STEM Teaching Careers Day (Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Teaching Careers Day)! Friday, March 15, 2013 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM   The Friday Institute at NCSU Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 6th at go.ncsu.edu/3.15.2013 This day of career exploration will allow students to catch a glimpse of the experiences they would encounter as a student in a STEM Education major at NC State University.  Some highlights of the event Continue reading →

Wake Tech on Campus Thursday

Seniors – Are you still undecided about where you are going to College in the fall?  Wake Technical Community College will be here in the media center on March 7th from 11:00am-12:45pm to help you complete your online application. Remember there isn’t an application fee.  A sign-up sheet is in student services on Mrs. Burton’s door.