Cary Students Create Game to Teach About Ocean Ecosystems

Cary, NC – We are all connected to the ecosystems of the world but it can be hard to learn all of this biology. But four students from Cary spent the past five years developing an engaging and interactive game to help people learn about the ecosystems in coral reefs. Read more

New Micro-School for Gifted Students Starts Up in Cary

Cary, NC – With such a large concentration of highly educated parents in Cary, there is increased emphasis here on school options for students levels ahead of their peers. And so for the 2017-2018 school year, a new academy is opening with a strong, personalized focus on its high-performing students. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher 2017 June Newsletter

Cary, NC – Thoughts for June 2017 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Summer Rock and Roll Camp Returns to Cary

Cary, NC – Good rock and roll is timeless and every generation can learn to play and appreciate the music. And in Cary, the class for the new generation starts in the Summer as Tom Teachout begins his rock camp. Read more

Cary Schools Win Health Award, Including Top Distinction

Cary, NC – Five elementary schools from around Cary won awards for their work keeping students active and eating healthy while developing habits to help them as they get older. Read more

Cary High Students Finalists in Musical Theater Scholarship

Cary, NC – As Cary high schools have increasingly merged music and drama with musical theater productions, two Cary High School students have been named as finalists in a Triangle-wide music competition, culminating with a scholarship and a showcase on Broadway. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher 2017 May Newsletter

Cary, NC – Thoughts for May 2017 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Top Tips for Going off to College

Editor’s Note: Arielle Stratton, founder of Air Media and author of Your College Survival Guide, contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – People say college is the best four years of your life, but for some, it can be a challenging time filled with uncertainty. That’s why Arielle Stratton, founder of Air Media, has put together the ultimate survival guide for any high school graduate about to go off to college. Read more

Cary Fourth Grader Scores in 99th Percentile in Duke TIP Test

Cary, NC – Since the 1980s, Duke’s Talent Identification Program (TIP) has worked with high-scoring students to get them the resources they need to reach their full potential. And one Cary student has shown a lot of potential, scoring four grade levels above where he is now. Read more

Ending The Cycle of Summer School Struggles

Editor’s Note: Wendy Burt of LearningRx contributed to this article.

Cary, NC – You’ve just survived a tough school year and Summer break feels like a wonderful reprieve. It’s tempting to coast through the Summer months, trying to work up the strength to tackle another year of anticipated academic struggles. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read more