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Our Speech and Debate team recently delivered an exceptional performance at the Carolina East District Tournament, a qualifying tournament for the 2024 National Speech and Debate Tournament. We are excited to announce that our Chargers placed phenomenally well, with fourteen students qualifying for Nationals and even more placing top-10 or higher in their events. Check […]

Pi Day at CA was a whirlwind of excitement and mathematical fun! Middle Schoolers embarked on a Pi-themed adventure across eight stations, aiming to complete six for a coveted Pi Day prize. In the Upper School, the CMS was abuzz with Pi-themed activities, including a memory test for reciting Pi digits (hats off to winner […]

CA took a record 22 students to the Model UN Conference at UNC this year, which included a lot of first-time delegates. Congratulations to all of our first-time delegates, and a special congrats to: Noelle Moorhead, ‘27 – 1st Place – MUNCH Art Contest (Image above!)Roderick McKenzie, ‘24 – Honorable Delegate – Press CorpsKenna Zhang, […]

Our speech and debate team recently finished as the Overall Sweepstakes Champions and the top speech and debate team at the State tournament for the second time! CA is proud to boast state champions in six different events:  Alex Liu, ’26, Patrick Liu, ’26, Rehan Mahmood, ’26, and Anjali Narahari, ’26 – JV Lincoln Douglas […]

STAR (Students Together Assisting Refugees) Club successfully held its annual Dinner with Documentary event last week. The event featured experts, including representatives from local refugee organizations, the Deputy Director of DEI for Governor Cooper, and a virtual appearance from Congresswoman Ross. The event offered insights on helping refugees in the community and information on the […]

On February 28, 2024, 50 CA German students traveled to UNC Chapel to participate in the annual NC German Day Competition, sponsored by the NC Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of German. Approximately 400 students from 13 schools around the state participated. Check below for CA’s results for both the MS and US! […]


| February 29, 2024

It’s a wrap!

Before the break, our talented theater students transported audiences into a certain captivating, magical realm with their delightful rendition of “PUFFS; Or, Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic” [One Act Edition for Young Wizards]. Students worked for weeks on stage and behind the scenes to bring the hilarious, heartwarming, […]

Since August, CA’s young historians have been hard at work on independent history projects, dedicating their free time to research, write, and prepare submissions for the National History Day Contest’s regional competition. Please join us in congratulating the following students on their success and wishing those who placed luck in the National History Day State […]

This past weekend, 12 of our 40 Middle School MATHCOUNTS team members competed in the 2024 MATHCOUNTS North Carolina Chapter Competition. The field was stacked with worthy competitors, but our Chargers brought home the top prize! With the win, our MS MATHCOUNTS team is headed to the State Championship to defend their title! Be sure […]

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