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8-4-22 Weekly Message

8-4-22 Weekly Message


Check out these important links from our PTSA:

PTSA Summer Mailing

CHS PTSA Annual SIMPLE Fundraiser


JROTC & New Cadet Orientation

It's not too late to sign up for the JROTC program offered at Cary High School! Our award-winning Navy JROTC program is considered one of the best JROTC units in the nation. JROTC is an excellent opportunity for students interested in the military, first responders or law enforcement or students that are looking for a close knit community of friends within Cary High School. Last year the Drill, Athletics and Academic Team went to the National Meet in Pensacola, Florida.  The unit also competes with teams for Orienteering, Drone and Cyber Security.


A "New Cadet Orientation" will be offered August 9th - 11th. If you are interested in attending, please see the attached flyer and fill out this form:


For more information, please contact Commander Gregory Erickson at or (619) 992-7343.


22-23 Course Schedules

PowerSchool will open for students to view tentative schedules on Wednesday, August 17thFinal schedules are distributed before school in the media center on the first day of school.  A Schedule Concern Form will be posted on the Cary High School website August 25th-August 30th. Students who have a schedule concern must complete this form once it is posted.


Career and College Promise

All students participating in Career and College Promise dual enrollment courses for the fall semester must provide a copy of their community college schedule and WCPSS Dual Enrollment form to Students who are requesting late arrival or early release to accommodate their CCP schedule must complete and return a signed form to in order for their schedule to be adjusted. The Dual Enrollment form can be found on the Student Services Website.


Seniors - Late Arrival, Early Release and/or Midyear Graduation

Seniors may still submit a request for Late Arrival or Early Release and/or Midyear Graduation Applications. All forms and applications can be found on the Student Services Website.



Service Academy Information Day

2022 Service Academy Information Day will be held virtually on August 13th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Representatives from the Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, Military Academy at West Point, Naval Academy, the North Carolina National Guard, and ROTC will discuss opportunities for graduating high school students. Attached is a flyer with information about the event. I sincerely appreciate you sharing this information with your students. Below are several links about the 2022 Service Academy Information Day and nomination process. For more information or questions please contact Katie Kouba or Scott Miller at 


Click here to register for my 2022 Service Academy Information Day. 


Click here to learn more about my Service Academy nomination process. 


Click here to apply for a nomination to a United States Service Academy. 



Seniors - Meningitis Vaccination Requirement

Class of 2023 - REQUIRED Meningococcal Vaccine - Documentation Required by August 15


If your student has not had the required immunization, please contact your child's health care provider or the health department to make an appointment. Also, be sure to either email the updated immunization record to Glaudy Dudley, Data Manager,, or drop it off in Student Services.


If your student has had the required immunization but you haven't submitted their updated immunization record to school, please email, or drop it off in Student Services. 


For more information, please see this NC Back to School Immunization Flyer.



If you have moved and do not plan to return to Cary High School, please begin the withdrawal process by emailing Mrs. Potosky


Fall Sports Picture Day

Strawbridge Studies will be on campus August 23, 2022 to take Fall sports pictures.  Please review the following links for more information and to sign up for a time for your student. Package options  and speciality pictures.


On-Campus Student Parking

Juniors or Seniors wishing to purchase an on-campus parking pass for the year should follow the process outlined at this link.


Student Lunch Passes

If you are a junior or senior and you want to leave campus for lunch this year, you must order a lunch pass.  Save yourself the headache of waiting in long lines during the first week of school and order yours now.  


First IMPresssions Camp - For Freshmen

If you are a freshman to Cary High or a first time Cary High student, please register to participate in our First IMPressions Camp of August 17th.  Parents are also welcome to attend the parent sessions that we have scheduled for that day. 


Open Campus - August 25th

Open Campus - All students should mark their calendars for Thursday, August 25th from 4-6 pm.  This is our annual Open Campus Day for students to pick up their schedules in the gym (or look it up on their phones) and to walk their schedule prior to the first day of school.



Student Device Issues

If you have an issue with your Wake County Public School System chromebook, or if you lose your chromebook, complete a help desk form here:



Bus Registration

Parents, please make sure you sign your child up for the bus if you will need school transportation. Bus registration does not automatically happen and must be renewed every year. Register your student for the bus here:



New This Year…

We will have two new features on the website this year to highlight student opportunities and achievements for our amazing IMPS. 

If you have an opportunity (job, charity event, etc.) you would like to advertise for students, you can do so here:

If you would like to nominate an IMPressive student for an achievement (such as raising a grade, receiving an award, etc.) you can do so here:

These forms will be available on the CHS website under "Students."