Green Hope, Panther Creek to Stay in Tri-9

Story by staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week, Panther Creek and Green Hope high schools won an appeal to stay in their current Tri-9 4A Athletic conference in Wake County Public Schools. Read more

1700 Empty Bottles Build Bright Horizons Greenhouse

Story and photos by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC – The children at Bright Horizons at the Clubhouse in Cary have been busy for the past year building a Greenhouse made out of 1700 recycled 2-liter bottles. The children will use the greenhouse to grow food to give back to their community as part of the Grow & Share program. Read more

Cary Native Wins Fulbright Award

Story and photo by Joan Conwell.

Cary, NC – When she was at Martin Middle School, Cary native Leslie Willis discovered a love of travel through her grandmother, whose photo books, adventure stories, and spur of the moment trips captivated her. A decade later, she has been awarded a 2013 Fulbright grant to teach English in Malaysia. Read more

Help Local Team Reach Odyssey of the Mind Worlds

Story from Morrisville Odyssey of the Mind. Photo from

For only the third time in its school’s history, a team from the Morrisville/Cary area has made it to the World Finals for Odyssey of the Mind. Read more

Cary High Winterguard Makes World Finals

Story and photo from Bob Murray, President of Cary High School Band Boosters.

Cary, NC – Cary High School’s Winter Guard traveled to Dayton, Ohio last week to participate in the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships. They ended up going to the finals and setting a new record for Wake County. Read more

Technology Video: Ferrofluids

Story by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week, our S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) video series gives robots a rest and examines ferrofluids, fascinatingly magnetic liquids. Kids of all ages will find this one interesting and inspiring. Read more

Technology Video: Flying Car

Story by Hal Goodtree. Photo courtesy of PAL-V.

Cary, NC – Flying cars were big news at The New York Auto Show last week. Do you have kids who are interested in science, technology, engineering or math? Show them this video of a flying car to get their juices flowing. Read more

Theater: Inclusive Troupe Starts New Session in May

Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.

Cary, NC-   Together On Center Stage (TOCS) is a theater program that creates a performing arts vehicle for everyone, regardless of experience or ability. Sign up now for the Spring Session. Read more

Free SAT & ACT Practice Tests – Saturday April 14

Story edited by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Gates Foundation.

Cary, NC – Practice makes perfect, they say. That’s why you may want to circle your calendars for a free SAT and ACT practice test on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Cary. Read more

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