Seniors, the Cary Central Rotary Club scholarship applications are now available in Student Services! They are offering two scholarships. The Harvey Duke Scholarship for a student who plans to attend a four year college or university and the Boyce Brown for a student who plans to attend a two year college. Please come by Student Services for an application. The deadline for these scholarships is: April 25, 2014.
Attention Seniors: North State Law Enforcement Officers Association is offering educational scholarships to NC seniors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who plan to major in Criminal Justice or related field. Applications and eligibility requirements are available in Student Services. Applications must be received by May 10th.
Congratulations to Justin Pham and Noah Jabusch on their tennis singles wins against Apex and congratulations to Dylan Ramey and Noah Jabusch on their tennis doubles win against Apex. Great job Imps!!!
A walk-a-thon for the Autism Society will be held at the Cary High track on Saturday, April 26, from 9am-11:30am. Walkers will collect pledges for laps with proceeds benefiting the Autism Society. People will also be welcome to donate the day of the walk. NC numbers indicate 1:58 in NC are diagnosed. To sign up for the walk-a-thon: Walkers can come to room 2107 at CHS to get a pledge form. For more information, please contact Mary Carreno email@example.com .
Students, please check the date stamped in the back of your library books. Books should be returned or renewed by this date in order to avoid any late fines. Fines accrue at $.10 per day per book for each day late. If you have any questions, please see a member of the Media Center staff.
Attention Students! Only students with elevators passes will be permitted to ride the elevators. Any student without a pass caught riding the elevators will be given in-school suspension.
Attention Seniors! Applications are now being accepted for the annual Friends of the Page-Walker History Scholarship, which is awarded to a high school senior residing in Cary who exhibits an aptitude and interest in the study of history and humanities. The $750 award is given to a high school senior who is a Cary resident, and may be used for any educational-related expenses. In addition, the recipient's name will be displayed on a permanent plaque at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Details and forms are on the Friends of the Page-Walker web page (http://friendsofthepagewalkerhotel.onefireplace.org/history_scholarship ). Hurry! Application deadline is May 15.
Attention rising seniors: The Alpha Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is sponsoring the Debutante Scholarship Program. Young ladies are selected for participation in the program based on their moral character, ethical values, and potential to further their education beyond high school. For more information and to sign up for the program, please stop by the front desk in Student Services during SMART Lunch. All interested female juniors must sign-up no later than April 24th.
Please help me celebrate Sarah Summers, William Lake, and Natalie Terrell for being selected to attend the very prestigious 2014 North Carolina Governor's School. Sarah was selected in the area of Vocal Music, William for Mathematics, and Natalie for French. This program is incredibly competitive and we are honored to have these three students representing our school and Wake County.
WCPSS has announced the semi-finalists for the Diane Kent-Parker First Year Teacher of the Year Award. Lydia Paulk of Cary High has been named a semi-finalist for the High School First Year Teacher Award.
The WCPSS Diane Kent-Parker First Year Teacher Award recognizes outstanding first year beginning teachers. The award is named in honor of Diane Kent-Parker who served in WCPSS Human Resources as Senior Director for Recruitment and Retention. Principals and schools nominated the teachers are for demonstrating excellent professional teaching success throughout their initial year. Congratulations to Ms. Paulk!
Five Cary High School teachers have been nominated for the 2014 Cary Chamber of Commerce ‘Honor a Teacher Award'. Congratulations to Wendy Beeler (Chemistry), Brad Mills (Behavior Support), Patrick Stone (CTE), Laura Kerrigan (Social Studies) and Celia Dukes (French)!
The Cary High NJROTC entered five teams into this year's National Academic Exam. In competition against more than 600 other NJROTC units and more than 1,700 separate teams around the country, Cary High NJROTC had one team place in the top 5%, three teams finish in the top 15%, and four teams in the top 25% nationally! All five Cary teams placed in the top 40% in the nation. Congratulations, Cary High NJROTC academic team.
Cary High junior Will Clark won the 132-pound Junior National Championship in the 25th annual National High School Wrestling Championships last Sunday in Virginia Beach, VA. Cary's own Will Clark won a National Championship in Wrestling over the break. Will had 98 wrestlers in his weight class from 34 states with 20 State Champions and numerous State place-winners in his weight class bracket and he won it! Congrats Will!
Attention Freshmen and Sophomores! NC Central University is hosting a Summer Youth Business and Entrepreneurship Academy June 16-27, 2014 for students interested in business, marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, and leadership. Application deadline is April 25, 2014. For more information, or to apply, visit www.nccu.edu/academics/SC/business/summer-academy.
Family Piano Academy announces the 2014-2015 Job Hernandez Memorial Scholarship, created to honor the memory of Job Hernandez, a wonderful, gifted, Wake County high-school musician who we had the privilege of instructing for many years. This scholarship will offer one Wake County student, who wouldn't otherwise be able, the opportunity to study piano for a year with a trio of our enthusiastic instructors (classical, jazz, composition).
This scholarship is a one-year long private piano instruction opportunity at Family Piano Academy's main North-Raleigh studio at 10320 Durant Rd, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27614. Who is eligible? Any Wake County student in middle school or high-school. Students must be recommended by a Wake County educator who has recognized undeveloped musical potential in the student. Students must be able to play the piano, however no formal training history is required. Students must also be able to demonstrate financial need (see application for details). The application is available at www.familypianoacademy.com/scholarship. Applications must be received by May 31, 2014.
For more information, please contact Family Piano Academy at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line "Scholarship".
Raleigh Tutoring is offering a SAT boot camp on April 26th at the Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab across the street from Broughton High School. SAT Boot Camp is a comprehensive, one-day workshop that arms students with SAT test-taking skills and strategies for every question they'll encounter on test day. Topics covered include: SAT fundamentals and strategies, test content and structure, practice and review for every ques-tion type, and strategies for attacking all three sections: Writing, Critical Reading, and Math. The instructors are certified teachers and SAT experts. The class is from 9:00-4:00 and the cost is $150 which includes an SAT book and all additional materials. To register, please visit www.raleightutoring.com . For questions, please call (919) 781-8963 or email email@example.com.
All men ages 18 to 25, living in the United States, must register with Selective Service. However, the Selective Service System now accepts early submission of registration information by 17 year old men. Register online at www.sss.gov . It's the law and also keeps you eligible for programs and benefits such as college loans and grants, government jobs, job training and citizenship for immigrant men seeking to become U.S. citizens.
The Cary High Athletics Twitter is @IMPAthletics . Check it out for events and updates, such as the lacrosse and softball game schedule changes last week due to the weather.
Wake Education Partnership is proud to offer Teacher Leadership Grants for 2014-2015! Grants are available in the following categories: Arts, Literacy, Exceptional Children with Autism, Life Science, Dr. Sherri Merritt Literacy Scholarship and General (any content not mentioned previously).
The grants are valued up to $1,000 for an individual teacher application or up to $3,000 for a professional learning team. The application deadline is Friday, May 9, 2014. Those interested in applying may attend a grant writing workshop - dinner provided! These will be held April 10 and April 24. Registration is required. Workshop attendance is NOT required to apply.
All teachers and support personnel employed full-time by Wake County public schools are eligible. This includes teachers, teacher assistants, school psychologists or counselors, social workers, IRTs and media specialists. It does not include principals or assistant principals.
Visit the Partnership's website http://www.wakeedpartnership.org/programs/teaching_quality/food_for_thought.htm for Teacher Leadership Grant proposal guidelines, application submission information, and grant writing workshop registration. For additional questions, call Julie Crain at (919)821-7609 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHS Baccalaureate 2014: Def. bac·ca·lau·re·ate (bÄƒk′É™-lôr′Ä“-Ät) [Medieval Latin baccalaureÄtus (influenced by bacca, berry, and laureÄtus, crowned with laurel), from baccalÄrius]is an inter-faith service for all Seniors and their families to celebrate their spiritual lives and faith traditions as they mark the end of their high school years. The service will be on Monday, June 2, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.at Westwood Baptist Church in Cary.
ï‚· Seniors and Parents: Mark your calendars and let us know if you would like to help plan or participate in the service. We are working on the program, publicity, and donations and we are searching for a diverse group of students and parents to help plan the program and share their faith along with their musical, dramatic and artistic talents.
ï‚· Juniors and Parents: Mark your calendars and let us know if you can help too. We'll need help serving at the reception and cleaning up. It's a great way for students to earn community service hours AND parents you can get a glimpse at what to expect next year!
How to get involved: Email us at email@example.com.