July 13, 2021
Charger athlete a smash at national table tennis championships
Congratulations to rising-9th grader Rachel Wang ’25 for reaching the semifinal round of the 2021 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships in the girls’ singles U15 division! Playing in Las Vegas last week, Rachel finished in the top 8 of all players in her age group, nationally. #GoChargers!
June 3, 2021
Sophomore writes the book on financial literacy for her generation, literally
As the COVID-19 pandemic revealed significant economic disparities across the American economic landscape, Ella Gupta '23 realized that there wasn't anyone guiding her generation on how to save and spend wisely. So, she decided to write the guide herself.
May 24, 2021
Congratulations, Class of 2021!
On Friday, May 21, 2021, Cary Academy celebrated the Class of 2021 as they embark on the next step of their journey, attending 49 different colleges and universities in 18 states, Canada, China, and Scotland. After being welcomed to CA’s first outdoor commencement by Head of School, Dr. Mike Ehrhardt, Class Speakers Armita Jamshidi ’21 […]
May 20, 2021
In an academic year that began with all of us maintaining social distancing and engaging via video chat, what does community look like as we head into summer? Let Head of Upper School Robin Follet share some beautiful, poignant scenes of the Upper School community he's seen around campus. Read it on CA Curious.
May 6, 2021
CA Junior’s one-act plays earn accolades
Congratulations to Bella Nesbeth ’22 on being selected as a featured playwright for Burning Coal Theatre Company’s KidsWrite Festival. Nesbeth’s one-act play, A Tale of Two Stops, explores the duality of the American experience, divided along racial lines.
April 15, 2021
Senior’s passion for literacy, community, earns Gold Award
Congratulations to Ellie McMahon ’21 for earning the Girl Scouts of America’s prestigious Gold Award for her work promoting childhood literacy in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Gold Award is the highest accolade conferred by the Girl Scouts, awarded to fewer than seven percent of Girl Scouts whose work makes a sustainable change in their communities and around the world.
March 31, 2021
CA Junior wins NC Poetry Society’s student contest
Earlier this month, Christina Polge (’22) was revealed as the winner of the North Carolina Poetry Society’s Sherry Pruitt Award, earning the top prize statewide amongst high school and undergraduate college students for her poem manifest destiny. The poem, written for the Upper School Crisis During Leadership program, paints a vivid and often heartbreaking portrait of the United States’ westward expansion.