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WF-R HS Graduation Project -scroll down for information and helpful resources

Students in the Class of 2010 and beyond must pass the Graduation Project to exit high school (Please click here to gain a better understanding of the NC High School Exit Standards.)

The Graduation Project, as mandated by the State, requires complete, in-depth research that will result in a paper, product, portfolio and presentation. The project will be developed, monitored, and scored locally using state guidelines.

The graduation project will include:

  • An 8-10 page research paper;
  • A product related to the research paper;
  • A portfolio that reflects the graduation project process;
  • A presentation to a panel of community and faculty members; and
  • Literature, service-based learning or work-based learning experiences as defined by the state.

    For Graduation Project Rubrics click on the following 4Ps:





WF-RHS Graduation Project Timeline

By the end of the 9th Grade:

  Learn the Graduation Project requirements

  Learn the Basic Research Skills

  Practice Oral Presentation Skills

  Think about a Graduation Project Idea of interest to you

By the end of the 10th Grade:

  Continue to learn Basic Research and Oral Presentation Skills as well as Technology Skills

  Meet with your Graduation Project Advisor to begin the process

  • Finalize your Graduation Topic

  Begin to create a Portfolio

By the end of the 11th Grade:

  Continue to Research your Topic and develop Oral Presentation and Technology Skills

  Begin to prepare your Research Paper

  Secure a mentor and log hours

  Finalize Product idea

  Continue Portfolio compilation

By the end of 12th grade:

  Continue to Research your Topic and develop Oral Presentation and Technology Skills

  Complete Portfolio

  Create a Product

  Finalize your Paper

  Present your Graduation Project to a Panel

Graduation Project Resources:

WCPSS Graduation Project - click here

NC DPI Graduation Project - click here

Examples of Graduation Project Presentations- click here


New WFRHS Homework Policy 2006-07
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Serving the town of Wake Forest, the community of Rolesville and surrounding communities in northeastern Wake County, Wake Forest-Rolesville High School (WFRHS) is one of 19 high schools in the Wake County Public School System. Our school offers a comprehensive curriculum including College/University Prep, College Prep Tech, Career Prep, and Occupational Studies...
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Phone Directory:
Main Office Phone (919) 554-8611
Main Office Fax (919) 554-8617
Athletic Director Phone 554-8462
Cafeteria Phone 554-8461
Guidance Phone 554-8637
Transportation 554-8631
Driver's Education 554-3398

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Driving Directions
Take US 1 (Capital Blvd.) North
(about 15 miles from downtown Raleigh).
Soon after crossing the intersection with NC 98,
Take a right on SR 1930 (Stadium Drive).
The school is on the left.

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School Mission

Wake Forest-Rolesville will promote a school family where all members merge their beliefs, heritage, and skills to provide a safe environment that fosters success, understanding, tolerance, and self-worth.

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School Vision

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School will
 Foster character, leadership, responsibility, and citizenship.
  Cultivate a community-focused, safe, nurturing environment.
  Increase and personalize educational opportunities for all students.
  Promote academic excellence for all students.
  Embrace diversity .

Wake Forest-Rolesville High School | Andre C. Smith, Principal
420 W. Stadium Drive | Wake Forest, NC | 27587
Main Office 919.554.8611 | Fax 919.554.8617 |





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