This past Saturday, the Speech and Debate Team competed at Sandhills Community College. Congratulations to Anja de Waal and Marie McCoy, who placed second in junior varsity public forum debate; to Lucas Molander and Roger Villarreal, who placed third in varsity public forum debate; to Emily Stuelke, who placed third in junior varsity Lincoln-Douglas debate; to Marley Peterson and Olivia Schreiner, who placed third in junior varsity public forum debate; and to Andrew Osborne, who placed fifth in original oratory. We are proud of all who participated!
The JV and Varsity wrestlers won over Green Hope last Wednesday night. All the varsity won and JV winners were: Saquib Ismail, Payton Gingras, Ethan Mendel, Sam Lavinder, Quinn Dunphy, Tamer Sader, Nick Straight, And Nick Sudderth. Go Imps!
The swim team had their first meet last night against Green Hope, Cardinal Gibbons, and Athens Drive. The women's team took third and the men took second, falling only to Green Hope, with a score of 150-142. The swimming imps had several swimmers place first in their individual events: Garret Troxler took first in the 200 yard Freestyle, Tosh Kawagu-chi won the 200 yard Individual Medley, and Christine Kerr won both the 50 and 100 yard Freestyle events.
The final race for each team was the 400 yard Freestyle Relay. Both teams came away with FIRST out of eight relay teams. The women's relay team was Sarah Leibold, Kiana Albert, Elena Adcock, and Christine Kerr. The men's relay team was Will Atkinson, Chase Millar, Garret Troxler, and Tosh Kawaguchi. Congrats to all of the Cary High Swimmers!!!
NCTAP is an apprenticeship program designed to develop experts needed in the modern workforce. An apprenticeship offers a unique start to a professional career. The core training program utilizes a hands-on approach to develop skills across a wide range of disciplines. Starting in the 11th grade of high school, this 4-year program is divided into modules, with classes at Wake Tech Community College and paid, on-the-job training at participating Triangle employers.
Here are some of the opportunities they offer in high-demand careers: welding fabricator, CNCmachinist, mold/plastics tech, sheet metal fabrication, machine assembly and repair, electronic tech, automation.
To be eligible for this program, you must meet certain basic requirements outlined at http://www.nctap.org/for-students.html. A representative will talk with students in early December at Cary High. Interested students and parents MUST attend one or more Open Houses at the companies during December - Saturday mornings. www.nctap.org
To learn more about this program and other Engineering opportunities, please sign up in Student Services to meet with Lisa Williams or contact her directly at at email@example.com or 919.460.3566.
Future ENGINEERS: If you are interested in paid training in the afternoons during your senior year in high school, sign up in Student Services or contact Mrs. Williams firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did you know? The Air Force has its own community college! Members of the Air Force can earn college credit while in the military. Staff Sergeant Simplott will be available in the Career Center on Dec. 2, during lunches, to discuss this option. Sign up in Student Services to come in and talk with him!
The men's varsity basketball team is looking for a manager and a scorekeeper for this up-coming season. Please see Coach Gus in room 405 for details.
Attention Seniors who have applied to graduate in January: We are preparing to order diplomas. Please stop by Student Services by the end of the day on Tuesday, Nov. 25, to verify that your name is spelled correctly.
Wake County Schools students can participate in the Ross Andrews Nature Poetry Contest. The contest honors Ross Andrews, a young environmental educator who believed in the importance of the natural world and our relationship to it. The deadline to participate is March 31, 2015. Only non-published poems will be accepted.
The contest has four categories: grades K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and adult with montetary awards for two winners in each category. You can find the rules on the WCPSS website at:
Reading and judging will be contdcted by a panel of High School English teachers from several different school districts. Winners will be asked to read their poems during and Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 24, 2015 at which time they will receive their award.
Congratulations to the 2014/2015 Cary High Teacher of the Year – Mrs. Karla Nantz! You’ve made history!
The Cary YMCA and Inside Out Sports are in need of volunteers to staff this year’s Inside Out Sports 8K Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day. We need help on Wednesday to stuff participant packets and for late registration and packet pick up at Inside Out Sports, and on Thanksgiving morning for the fun run, the 8k and the 100 yd. dash for the little ones.
Positions include water stops, timers, course volunteers, finish line, and of course MORE packet pick up. If you plan to be in town that day and won’t be eating until later, please check us out at http://tinyurl.com/Volunteer-Turkey . This is a great family event, as there are entire families entered as participants, and there are several families who come out and volunteer together as their own service event for the holiday.
On Tuesday, December 9, there will be a cap and gown order make-up day during SMART lunch in the gym lobby. Remember, you need to be prepared to make two payments that day. One payment will be to Cary High School for senior dues ($20). The second will be to Herff-Jones. Bring your completed order form and your $80 down payment to order a package or items totaling over $80. Bring the exact amount due if your order totals less than $80.
Information packets with the catalog and order form were distributed in a class meeting and extra packets are in the school’s main office.
The time has come to purchase your son or daughter’s senior ad to be placed in this year’s yearbook. Cary High School and the Yearbook staff would like to offer you the chance to remember your graduate with personal messages, childhood photos and recent pictures. All ads will be in full color. The final date to submit ads is Friday, December 19, 2014. Please read all the materials at this link: Senior Ad Info (https://sites.google.com/a/wcpss.net/chs-yearbook/ ) to ensure you will get the best ad possible. Questions? Contact the yearbook advisor, Caroline Sutton (email@example.com ).
Pre-orders for Cary High School “Class of 2015” yard signs have begun. This is a great chance to announce your graduate! Signs are only $15 each. Just print off the order form and mail a check. Are you sure one sign is enough? Details are on the order form. Go ahead – send your order in NOW while you are thinking about it!!
Mrs. Sallie Busby, CHS Financial Aid Advisor, is available in Student Services on Tuesdays from 8:00am-1:00pm (or earlier or later, should the need arise) to answer all of your college financial aid questions. You may sign up at the front desk in Student Services for an appointment with Ms. Busby. Take advantage of this great FREE resource! Save the date: Financial Aid night will be held Thursday, November 20, 2014.
Have you seen the one page, printable Winter Sports schedule? It’s one-stop shopping where you can see the many sporting activities that you and your family can come out and support. (Make sure to choose ‘landscape’ orientation when you print it.) This can be accessed from this website. Just click on the Departments on the home page, then click on Athletics.
We would like to bring your attention to an exciting opportunity for your students. It is a free summer day camp for students interested in geology. Since many students will not be taking an earth science course this semester, we would appreciate if you would inform the students in all your science classes about the camp.
Exploring the Earth Summer Camp:
Students will be exposed to research in geology, marine science and atmospheric science and will participate in research activities in each area. Camp counselors from the Marine, Earth and Atmospheric sciences department at North Carolina State University include representatives of each discipline.
Click Here to view a flyer outlining the program
Dr. John Fountain- firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Jennifer Dixon- email@example.com
Due to safety concerns, intramurals on Thursday will be one sport per week. We will alternate the sport each week, starting with basketball this week (October 30) and soccer next week. If you have any questions please see Coach Johns.
According to Sunday’s all-call from Mr. Bryant, the cut off time for checking students out of school is 1:45 pm. This cut-off time has been a rule all year, but will be followed more closely from now on.
It's that time again!!! Senior year is flying by and we have another Muffin Wednesday scheduled for November 5th. The seniors really enjoy this treat and we will need your help. We need muffins (preferably no nuts) for distribution to the Senior Class next Wednesday, November 5. Large muffins like the ones from the warehouse stores are preferred (we cut them into two portions). Remember, these muffins have to be store bought according to Wake County policy. If you cannot donate muffins, your time or monetary donations are also accepted. Monetary donations allow us to purchase muffins, napkins, and extra supplies for the Seniors. Use this link to sign-up: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E4CA4A62CA02-senior1/1295005 . Thank you for your support! Coordinators: Jill Cole and Sandra Libero.