Teacher Spotlight: Wendy Willis

By Evie Fordham   Wendy Willis teaches middle school science courses Engineering and Forensics at Wake Christian Academy. She has two bachelor’s degrees, one in Agricultural Engineering and the other in Science Education, from North Carolina State University. Mrs. Willis first felt the rewards of educating others while in college. “While I was… working on […]

Teacher Spotlight: Kellie Fowler

By Evie Fordham   Second grade teacher Kellie Fowler attended Wake Christian Academy for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Now she loves to guide her young pupils on the “journey of learning” in the same hallways and classrooms she used to frequent. “I love kids, and especially the age of second grade,” she said, “I taught […]

2016 Mission Outreach 5k and Fun Run

What a beautiful day the Lord gave us for our 2016 Mission Outreach 5K. Visit our Missions page for results, photos, and information on how to donate!

Teacher Spotlight: Lauren Chriscoe

By Evie Fordham Foreign Language Department Chair Lauren Chriscoe teaches Wake Christian Academy’s upper level Spanish courses. She found her calling after teaching English to schoolchildren in Costa Rica during her junior year at Wheaton College. “For them, English was not just another subject, it was a way to perhaps leave a cycle of poverty,” […]

Alumni Leadership Speaker Series – Donna Lane and Barrett Martin

            Donna Lane and Dr. Barrett Martin speak at our Alumni Leadership Speaker Series By: Geneva Collins We gathered together on a windy Thursday in February to hear what alumni Donna Lane and Dr. Barrett Martin had to share with us. Mrs. Lane spoke first about her career in nursing. […]

Teacher Spotlight: Lalea Evans

By Evie Fordham   Elementary computer teacher Lalea Evans always knew that she wanted to be a teacher. “I’m a servant at heart, and teaching is one of my gifts,” she said, “It was a natural path for me.” Mrs. Evans teaches Wake Christian Academy’s second through fifth graders. She instructs them in basic Internet […]

Alumni Leadership Speaker Series – Tony Gilliam

Tony Gilliam Speaks at Alumni Leadership Speaker Series By: Geneva Collins “Appreciate where you’re at.” That was alumnus Tony Gilliam’s message last Thursday as he kicked off the Alumni Series.  Gilliam is quite accomplished as a sports announcer, starting in the pro wrestling ring and more recently announcing for the Carolina Panthers and the Hurricanes […]

Kindergarten Students Learn the Mexican Hat Dance

Students in Senora Jones’ kindergarten classes always have fun learning while singing songs in Spanish. By midway through the year, the young students have learned many songs, rhymes and movements. They stay engaged while delighting in singing with their “profesora” and responding to her directions given “en espanol.” During this particular lesson, Mrs. Scott’s kindergarten class had […]

Does first grade like green eggs and ham?

We are celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week in the Primary Building! Mrs. Dramis asked her students if they liked green eggs and ham… Would they eat them in a boat? Would they eat them with a goat? Would they eat the in the rain? In the dark? On a train? In a car? Or, in a […]

Fifth Grade CODING Contest Results!

Starting the first week of December, Mrs. Evans’ fifth-grade computer class began a Computer Science Foundations unit, including learning to write some code. The fifth-graders participated in the worldwide Hour of Code event December 7-13, 2015. They went on to compete in a 9-weeks line of code race against the other fifth-grade homerooms at Wake Christian Academy. At […]

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