Education: A STEM Stocking Stuffer with a Story

Cary, NC – Molly Paul is an accomplished 12-year old. She founded and manages a turtle adoption organization, is a junior curator at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and has created a line of turtle-shaped soaps for sale at Hemlock Bluffs. They make great stocking stuffers for kids and grownups who are into science and wildlife and want their cash to go to a good cause. Read more

Eye Opener with Tony Tata

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Wake County Superintendent of Schools Tony Tata talked to a crowd of more than 100 at the Cary Chamber Eye Opener Breakfast this week. Read more

Mills Park Collects a Ton of Food

Story by Cindy Sinkez. Photo from Mills Park Middle 6th Grade Blog.

Cary, NC – Mills Park Middle School delivered 2276 pound of food to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC last week. Read more

Who’s the Smartest in the State?

Cary, NC – A recent study by American City Business Journals (ABCJ), parent of Triangle Business Journal, studied brainpower in cities with more than 100,000 people. Guess who’s #1 in North Carolina? Read more

Cary Marching Bands Make Their Mark

Story by Nancy Caggia and photos by Kevin LaWall. Above, Green Hope Band Director Brian Meyers leading band onto the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Cary, NC- Several area high school marching bands traveled to Indianapolis over the long weekend to compete in what has become an annual rite of passage. Cary High School advanced this weekend to the finals. Read more

Education: Students Against Destructive Decisions

 Above, Eboni Christmas-Nathan applies “silent” makeup Carolyn Calder.

Cary, NC – The Cary Academy chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) participated in the organization’s Shhhhh….it’s a secret event on Oct. 20. Read more

Education: ACT or SAT?

Cary, NC – The ACT has been in the news lately and a lot of students and parents may be wondering, “What’s the fuss?  What is the difference between the SAT and the ACT?”  Let’s take a quick look.

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Northwoods Builds a Playground

 

Photo by Bonnie Reed.

Cary, NC – Last weekend, teachers, students and the community came together to build a new playground  for Northwoods Elementary and to heal a festering wound. Read more

Save a Bus, Walk to School

Photo Courtesy of Advocates for Health in Action

Cary, NC – More than a dozen Wake County schools participated in the national Walk to School Day event last Wednesday. Read more

Local Authors: The Fine Art of Writing an Essay

Story by Matt Young

Cary, NC – Cary resident Carole L. Hamilton teaches English at Cary Academy. She recently published Anthem Guide to Essay Writing. We can all use help here. And yes, I’m intimidated to write this.

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