THE Cary High School
I would like to welcome you to Cary High School, where we value Tradition, Honor, and Excellence. We were the first public school in North Carolina and we take pride in celebrating our long history of graduating highly successful students and citizens. Our school culture demands focus, curiosity, engagement, and hard work. We believe that our school has a responsibility to support its community by serving others. Cary High School provides many specialty programs that allow students to explore and hone their talents and interests, from performing on stage to excelling on the field. We hope that you will find our website useful in learning about us and all of the wonderful opportunities awaiting you on our campus.
7:00 PM Band Awards
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Graduation Practice
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Graduation Ceremony
Will be delivered on May 31st during lunch in the BOP.
Distributed Friday, May 26th in the media center.
In order for students to pick up their yearbook, they will need either a blue or orange pass. We will be delivering these passes to 4th period classes on Wednesday, May 24th. Seniors will pick up their yearbooks when they are dismissed for the food truck rally. Underclassmen who ordered a yearbook will be called to the media center during 4th period. If you still need to order your yearbook click HERE and place your order by May 25th.
WCPSS strives to deliver reliable transportation to every student as often as possible. If you have any questions or concerns please click HERE to file a concern with the WCPSS Transportation Dept. Please be aware that this form goes directly to the WCPSS Transportation Office. Cary High School Administration does not recieve any of these forms.
competed in the National Academic Championship in Jacksonville, Florida on Saturday. The Cary cadets finished in 15th place nationally, improving from an 18th place finish last year. Congratulate team Captain Ryan Wood and team members Keith Tran, Charlie Loyack, Brendan Jobe, and Daniel Free. Charlie Loyack competed in the individual category and finished in 6th place in the nation!
Darcus Whitley and her Digital Media team, Chris Bartoldus, Claire O'Reilly, Sam Denham, Alexandra Guerrero-Denton, Emmanual Ize-Iyamu, won second place at the SkillUSA state competition held April 26-28, 2017 in Greensboro! They produced 5 products supporting "Preparing Tomorrow's Skills Workforce" utilizing the five areas of digital media. They made a poster and brochure using Photoshop, radio ad using Audition, TV ad using iMovie, animation using Flash and webpage using Dreamweaver. Each member received a medal and a free year's subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Since 1982, the WCPSS Board of Education has opened its regular monthly meeting (October - May) with a special ceremony honoring selected students for outstanding achievements and accomplishments. By the end of the school year, one student from each participating school will earn the accolade of Spotlight on Students. Each student is recognized and awarded a plaque and letter from the superintendent.
Alexandra Grove, Senior, was recognized as Cary High School’s Spotlight Student due to her ability to persevere despite personal tragedies. Through it all she has remained focused on her long and short term academic goals, been an active participate in orchestra, and worked 25-30 hours a week for several years. Her will to thrive has also made it possible for her to attend her dream school, Appalachian State University in the fall. She’s looking forward to studying History Education.
...hosted a tournament on our campus this past Saturday with superb assistance provided by the NHS and the NJROTC. Congratulations to Halah Little, who placed first in dramatic interpretation; to Noah Jabusch, who placed second in varsity Lincoln-Douglas debate; to Serena Shahidi, who placed second in a program of oral interpretation; to Paul Lockhart, who placed third in novice Lincoln-Douglas debate; to Alejandra Manzo, who placed third in POI; to Oluchi Okafor, who placed fourth in POI; to Halah Little and David Schnatter, who placed fifth in duo interpretation; and to Hadjer Sharkawi, who earned best novice in the oral interpretation of prose and poetry. We are proud of all who participated. Anyone interested in joining the team should see Mr. Jessee in room 1013.
-May 20th @ 8pm: Prom @ Talley Student Union, NC State Univ.
(student ID required)
-May 22nd @ 1:30pm: Honor Tassel Reception in the Media Center
-May 24th @ 6:30pm: Senior Awards Night & Reception in the Gym
-May 26th @ 10:30am: Food Truck Ralley @ Cooper Field (Student ID required)
-May 26th ALL FINES MUST BE PAID
-May 31st @7pm: Interfaith Graduation Celebration in the Auditorium
-June 5-9 Final Exams
-June 6th @ 6pm: Graduation Rehearsal @ the Raleigh Convention Center
-June 8th @ 2pm: Sr. Luncheon @ Prestonwood Country Club
-June 9th Request for Final Transcripts Begin
-June 12th @ 12pm GRADUATION @ the Raleigh Convention Center!!!
...is Wednesday May 24th at 6:30 p.m. Are you the recipient of an award or scholarship? The majority of scholarships (big or small) are reported by the student or the family via a form. This form is available in the packet you received during the Senior Meeting, in the Student Services Office, or here. Complete the form and turn it in with a copy of your award letter. Return your Scholarship Form to Student Services by March 18th.
Click HERE for Senior Scholarship Form.
To request your Official Transcript:
In-State: Go to CFNC.org, type "Transcript Manager" in the search bar if you're not sure where to look.
Out-of-State: Go to wcpss.net/transcripts, Designate "Final Transcript" in the Special Instructions Box.
Some students are talking about the miniseries "13 Reasons Why," dealing with a student's death by suicide. We do not recommend that your student watch the series. However, if you choose to watch it, here is some helpful information for healthy discussion about it.
There are two information sessions in May about upcoming changes in Extended Content Classes that will occur over the next four years.