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Education: Bill Fletcher 2018 February Newsletter

Cary, NC – Thoughts for February 2018 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

West Cary

West Cary Group Brings Attention to Local Concerns

Cary, NC – West Cary is the fastest growing part of Cary but residents have expressed concerns about a lack of resources paired with growing infrastructure needs. For the past year and a half, the Northwest Cary Community Connection has worked to bridge the divide between residents and town government to highlight the local priorities. Read more

Tech Startup

New Cary Company Creating Durable, Green Tech

Cary, NC – If you’ve bought any electronics for personal use, you may have noticed that you have to replace them after only a few years. A new tech startup in Cary is looking to change that trend by creating long-lasting products and cut down on electronic waste. Read more

Wake County Board of Education

Education: Bill Fletcher 2018 January Newsletter

Cary, NC – Thoughts for January 2018 from Bill Fletcher, Member of the Wake County Board of Education. Read more

Abilities Dance

Abilities Dance Encourages Special-Needs Students Through Dance

Cary, NC – A Cary-based program has been helping special-needs people participate in dance and build confidence, all free of charge. Read more

Girl Scouts

Refugee Students Introduced to American Culture Through Girl Scout’s Project

Cary, NC – More than 3,000 refugees were settled in North Carolina in 2016, more than the majority of U.S. states. For those young people who came over as refugees to the Triangle area, one Cary Girl Scout created a project to help acclimate them to life in local schools. Read more

Education: Bill Fletcher 2017 December Newsletter

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

Samaritan’s Corner: The Penguin’s Angel

Cary, NC – Welcome to Samaritan’s Corner. Let’s Talk!

P! T! A! Prepare! The! Article!

That’s exactly what I thought during a PTA meeting I attended a few weeks ago at my son’s school!! While covering many different topics in the meeting, Mrs. Bame, my son’s Principal, began to veer off of the path a little. She started talking about this lady named Maria! Mrs. Bame went on and on about how loving, caring and neccesary Maria is to everyone in the school, especially the children! As Mrs. Bame continued to brag about the “Wonderful Maria,” whom I had never met, I could almost see tears building up in her eyes.

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Education Goes Further in Cary, New Study Shows

Cary, NC – Higher education can help people become better informed citizens and critical thinkers but it can also get someone a job where they make more money than before. A new study suggests higher degrees have greater impact on earning a higher wage in Cary than most other towns and cities in the United States. Read more

Cary Students Donate More Than 100 Boxes of Supplies to Puerto Rico

Cary, NC – With extensive damage in Puerto Rico following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, many people and communities have been coming together to donate supplies and provide assistance. This past week, students at a local Cary school managed to fill more than 100 boxes with supplies for a school on the island. Read more