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US News Silver Medal

Cary High School is nationally-ranked in US News and World Report's Best High Schools. With our diverse student population and dedicated faculty, we consistently perform at the top of WCPSS high schools in student growth, AP participation, and math readiness.

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  • Congratulations/Thank you

    There are so many sporting events that we can’t keep up with all of them here! See the website under ‘Recent Results’ to see the latest scores.

    Girl’s Track and Field Team – Fantastic State Championship Performance!

    Congratulations to the girl’s track and field team on their excellent performances at the state championships on Saturday! The girls placed 2nd in the state as a team. Cary High had 10 girls earn All-State honors: LeAsia Pringle, Olivia Goodwin, Susie Ngwe, Desi Rowell, Mimi Warner, Charminiqu Hackney, Layla White, Julia Brown, Sarah Hoffert, and Sarah Venable. The relay team of Julia Brown, Sarah Hoffert, Sarah Venable and Mimi Warner placed 1st and ran the 7th fastest time in the nation!! Wait – there’s more! The girls also broke 4 school records! Great Job, ladies!!!

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  • Bed, Bath, and Beyond Senior Sales Event

    Seniors, you are invited to the Bed, Bath, and Beyond Student Life Night and Sweeps at the Crossroads Bed, Bath, and Beyond on July 12 at 4pm. Join us for a fun night of shopping with 20% off your entire purchase. Space is limited, so register to attend an event today! When you register for the event at , you can also enter for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree.

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  • Yearbooks are still available!

    The yearbooks are here and they are spectacular! We'll be distributing them on the Friday, the 22nd. If you've not bought yours, go to or bring $75 to Mrs. Sutton in room 1018. The price will go up to $80 on the 22nd, so buy yours soon! Show your school spirit and purchase this wonderful record of this year’s events! 


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  • Yoga Club Meetings

    Yoga Club will be meeting every Thursday during A Lunch in the Auditorium Lobby for the rest of May. We hope to see you there! 


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  • Donations needed for The Diaper Train

    The Diaper Train provides diapers and other supplies to low-income families in Wake County, improving the lives of babies and toddlers. The program is run by volunteers and serves 1,000 children each month. You can help! Your donations of diapers, baby wipes, and used children’s books will go to families in need in our community. Just bring your donations to room 204 or the main office by June 1st


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  • Cary High School PTSA Harris Teeter VIC code: 3208. Don’t forget to link today! 


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  • Tuesday, May19, 2015 JROTC Awards Ceremony and Change of Command

    Attention JROTC cadets. The JROTC awards ceremony and change of command will be held on Tuesday, May 19th at the Lutheran Resurrection Church. You and your family are invited to attend. The ceremony begins at 7:00 PM. Come to the JROTC office for details.

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - Senior Night in the Gym

    Senior Night is the kick-off event for the "Graduation Events." It is the first of three occasions when seniors will wear their caps and gowns to participate in a formal event. It will be held in the CHS Gymnasium on Wednesday, May 20th, at 7pm. Leave home early because traffic is a problem! Seniors must bring a package of pre-packaged cookies to this event. (Detailed instructions for seniors can be found in the Senior Booklet.)

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 CHS Senior Yard Sign Pick-up
    If you pre-ordered a CHS 2015 Senior Yard Sign, the official pick-up will be Wednesday, May 20, following the SENIOR NIGHT Ceremony. The pick-up will be either in the gym lobby or outside on the concourse depending on the weather. Signature is required for pick-up. Questions? Contact Sherri Phillips, PTSA Senior Activities Chair, at 


    Friday, May 22, 2015 - Senior Awards Day

    Cary High School Senior Awards Day is held on Friday, May 22nd, at 8:45am in the Gym. Juniors and Seniors attend, and are dismissed from their first period classes. Seniors are to wear their caps and gowns and proper graduation attire. The Senior Picnic will follow the Awards Day Assembly in the football stadium adjacent to the school. For complete details, see the Senior Booklet.

    Parents are welcome to attend Senior Awards Day, but most parents do not attend this event unless specifically invited by the CHS Staff.

    Friday, May 22, 2015 - Senior Picnic

    The Senior Picnic is held at the football field after the Senior Awards Ceremony on Friday, May 22nd. There is food and music for all Seniors. It is wise for the seniors to bring a change of clothes to school that day, so that they don’t get their nice clothes dirty. Thank you to the PTSA and the Senior Activities Committee for this fun event! Donations/volunteers are still needed!

    For more details, see the announcement below, or just go to this link:

    Thursday, May 28, 2015 - Spring Band Concert

    The Fine Arts Department proudly presents the Spring Band Concert Thursday, May 28, at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Please come for an enjoyable evening filled with music featuring our CHS Bands. Admission is free.

    Friday, May 29, 2015 Pigfest and Spring Scrimmage at the CHS Football Stadium

    Please support the Cary High Football team on Friday, May 29, and purchase a BBQ plate at the team's first annual PigFest! The team will have spring practice May 18-29 and end the week with a team scrimmage on May 29 at 6pm. This is a great time to meet our new football coaches and see the team in action! BBQ plates cost $8 and will include bbq, slaw, baked beans, roll, dessert and a drink. Tickets will not be pre-sold so come early to guarantee a delicious dinner from 4:00 - 6:30pm


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    Seniors must pay their Senior Dues ($20) by June 5.  Dues can be paid in the main office (cash or check made out to Cary High School) before and after school or during SMART Lunch.  You can also pay online (select "Parents" then "Online Payments" above).

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  • Culinary Academy accepting applications - for the next school year. 

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Imps in the News

 Congratulations to the Cary High School Marching Band!!

The Band will be representing  Cary High School and the state of North Carolina in the 2016 Macy’s Day Parade in New York City.    Out of 175 applicants Cary High School Marching Band was selected to be one of ten marching bands to perform in this iconic event.  More details to follow, stay tuned…



 Cary Prostart Headed to Disneyland
Young chefs from Cary HS will represent NC at national culinary championship at the Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA.

 Got Magic? 
Congratulations to Dylan Donegan (senior)....he won the national Magic Card Tournament in December (see news clip below), and he was flown to Brussels, Belgium this week for the international tournament! Dylan is the youngest person ever to win the national tournament. 

 Cary's Fulbright Scholar
Congratulations to Safiyah Ismail, CHS 2011 graduate. She is a senior and Morehead-Cain Scholar at UNC-Chapel Hill. She was just named a Fulbright Scholar! Only two UNC students were selected for this honor this year.

Senior Announcements

Wake County News

  • Summer School is Upon Us!

    We offer information for those parents with students who might need or are considering summer school classes.

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  • Volunteer Proctors Needed

    Testing in schools occurs during May, and volunteers are needed to help out

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  • Understanding your student's EOG or EOC score report

    Beginning in 2014, test score reports will include new information to show parents and teachers where students excel and where they may need extra help.

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