September 3, 2020
CA Senior helps hurricane-devastated community
Many of us would be forgiven for feeling that Hurricane Florence, which roared through North Carolina two years ago this month, was in the far distant past -- especially during a pandemic. Anna Newman '21 would not let current events distract her from helping Ivanhoe, NC, which was devastated by Florence's floodwaters.
June 12, 2020
CA Bands finish out the year on a high note
Three CA students not only made the 2020 NC Music Educators Association All State Band and All State Jazz ensembles but earned the top chairs for their instrument in each of the bands. The outstanding musicians receiving these honors: Marvin Koonce ’21 – Piano for All-State High School Jazz, Abby Li ’22 – 1st Chair Flute for All-State Honors Band, and Luke Ramee ’24 – […]
June 10, 2020
Cary Academy students honored as Catalysts for Change
At the recent Global Online Academy Catalyst Conference, CA student Allie Chandler ’22 was awarded the Catalyst for Change Award, her project was selected for the top prize from amongst hundreds of students from across the U.S. and 18 other countries around the globe.
June 5, 2020
Taking PPE to the Next Level
Like “social-distancing” and “stay-at-home orders,” over the past few months, the initialism “PPE” (Personal Protective Equipment) has entered our common vernacular. Eddie Bricio ’22 has been spending part of his “stay-at-home” time making sure first-responders and other frontline workers can keep themselves safe. The construction of each mask requires strong attention to detail and taking […]
June 4, 2020
Student entrepreneurs win Power Pitch Award from the Conrad Challenge
Congratulations to Cary Academy's team Nexkap on being named Power Pitch Winners in the Conrad Challenge’s Smoke-Free World, Repurposed Farmlands & Tobacco Crops category at last week’s virtual Innovation Summit!
June 1, 2020
Affirming our values in trying times
Dear CA Community, It has been a challenging, painful, and scary week for our country and our community. Amid such emotion, it can be hard to find the right words to give hope and comfort. Writing on behalf of Cary Academy, we must try – as now is not the time to sit in silence. Recent […]
April 28, 2020
Softball celebrates ‘senior night’ while social distancing
COVID-19 may have canceled the Spring 2020 athletics season, but social distancing and the shift to virtual learning haven’t dampened our athletes’ sense of camaraderie. This morning, on the day of what would have been the Class of 2020’s senior game, the Nesbith sisters — all members of the Cary Academy softball team — and […]
April 22, 2020
Earth Day at Cary Academy
CA may be practicing social distancing through virtual learning, but even the coronavirus won't stop the Chargers from celebrating the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In addition to the many green initiatives underway at CA and inspiring work by our alumni, students and faculty from the Middle School and Upper School are working harder than ever, today, to cherish and replenish our planet.
March 2, 2020
Varsity robotics claims first tournament win in program history
During CA varsity robotics’ best performance in their seven-year history, the Chargers went 18-0 to claim their first-ever FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) tournament. In the qualifying rounds, where 3-bot alliances are randomly created, CA’s robot charged off to a 12-0 record. It was not a breeze, though, as there were two matches that on paper […]