Wake Mayors to Meet with School Board

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Wake Count mayors have finalized plans for their second-ever meeting with the Wake County School Board. The meeting is set for Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce. Read more

Parents Question Conference Assignment After Ugly Game

Story from staff reports. File photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Playing tough is one thing. But an excessively hostile atmosphere at a game in Person County last week is causing some parents to ask the NCHSAA to take another look at a plan that reassigns Panther Creek and Green Hope to the PAC 6 Conference. Read more

Education: Cary Schools Guide

Cary Guides are edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Did you ever look for something on the web and wish you could find all the choices on one page? Cary Guides is your answer. Our newest guide lists all the schools in Cary – preschool, K-12, public, private and religious – all on one page. Read more

Techology Video: Alpha Dog Robot

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo from Boston Dynamics.

Cary, NC – Here is a cool and inspiring technology video to start off your Monday morning: three generations of a sure-footed robot dog that can carry 400 pounds in combat. Read more

Education: Take the School Bell Survey Today

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC- The Wake County Board of Education has a new proposed bell schedule for the coming 2012-2013 school year. They plan to reduce the current three tier bell and busing  system to a 2 tier system.   Read more

Cary Student Clips Coupons, Collects 1,474 Pounds of Food

Story and photos courtesy of the Inhulsen Family.

Cary, NC – A seventh grader in Cary decided to see how much food he could collect for charity by clipping coupons. Over the course of three months, he spent less than $20 and collected over 1,400 pounds of food. Read more

Music Students Invited to Play with the Pros

Story by Lindsey Chester, photos by Brooke Meyer from last year’s Cross Currents Festival

Cary, NC – Last summer’s Cary Cross Currents Music Festival brought more than a week of chamber music to Downtown Cary and kicked off the opening of the Cary Arts Center. A key ingredient of the festival was the “Side By Side” instruction given to select area music students.  This year, director Carrie Knowles is expanding the program and the time for students to apply is now. Read more

Event: Summer Camp and Education Expo

Story from staff reports. Photo by Sarita.

Cary, NC – Our friends at Carolina Parent run a great Summer Camp & Educational Fair. This year, the fair is on Sunday, February 19, 2012 right here in Cary. Read more

Education: Yang Wants To Be a Mathematician

Story by Matt Young. Photo illustration by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Allen Yang is a senior at the Cary Academy. He is also one of 10 students nationwide selected to compete for $10,000 in the 2012 national Who Wants to Be a Mathematician contest on Jan. 6, 2012 (9:30-11:00 a.m at Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA). Read more

Education: NC Wins $70 Million Grant

Story and photo of Cary Elementary by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Lost in the hoopla of the holidays was this bright note: North Carolina won a $69.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more