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Here come the grads! High school commencements will affect traffic and parking.  Raleigh News & Observer

Thousands of Triangle high school seniors will turn their tassels next week during six days of graduation ceremonies that will crowd streets, event centers and ...

Cary DT Davin Vann commits to NC State  HighSchoolOT

Last season for the Imps, Vann recorded 79 tackles, including 25 tackles for loss and 12 sacks. He also posted three fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.

Cary's Greg Jones signs dream deal with the Rays

Cary native Greg Jones' first Little League team was called the Devil Rays. A week ago, that Cary kid's dream of playing in the big leagues came true.

Want to improve NC graduation rates? Support English Learning Students and their teachers  The Progressive Pulse

My name is Ginny Clayton and I'm a teacher at Cary High in Wake County. I've taught ESL for 12 years. I don't need to tell you that English Learners are in need ...

Ben Kolstad named next Leesville Road football coach  HighSchoolOT

Ben Kolstad has been named the next head football coach at Leesville Road High School.

Cary High band director who had been suspended has now resigned  Raleigh News & Observer

Cary High School principal Nolan Bryant says longtime band director Matt Minick has resigned. Minick has been suspended with pay since March 5 while the ...

Cary High School band director suspended pending review by school system

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – The band director at Cary High School has been suspended pending a review by the school system, the school's principal said.

Cary High School band director suspended last month resigns

The band director at Cary High School who was suspended last month pending a review by the school system, has resigned.

NC State Football Inside Top 15 in 247Sports Recruiting Rankings  247Sports

NC State jumps into the Top 15 in the recruiting rankings after adding four commits in four days.

N.C. State Football: Davin Vann is the next NFL D-Lineman  FanSided

The unheralded prospect is going to make a name for himself You probably hadn't heard of Davin Vann before he committed to N.C. State ...

TheatreFEST 2019's Bright Star Is a Must-See Musical  Triangle A&E

Bright Star, the concluding production of N.C. State University Theatre's TheatreFest 2019, is a charming bluegrass musical, with music, book, and story by Steve ...

Theatre Raleigh's No-Holds-Barred Production of Junk Pays Huge Dramatic Dividends  Triangle A&E

Over a quarter of a century ago, Hollywood addressed the issue of hostile corporate take-overs with 1990's Pretty Woman and 1991's Other People's Money.

Foodie News: Relish's new concept is opening soon

Sean Lennard, the Triangle Food Guy, has the scoop on openings, closings and foodie events.

Gamble pays off for UNCW’s Greg Jones  WECT

UNCW's Greg Jones took a huge gamble as a senior at Cary High School in 2017.

Cary water tank, backdrop for senior selfies, will still honor Cary High Class of 2019  Raleigh News & Observer

The Maynard Road water tank is about to undergo a major overhaul that will obscure its welcoming homage to the Class of 2019. But it should be completed in ...

Kennedy Grotjohn of TAC Titans Verbally Commits to Cincinnati Bearcats  Swimming World Magazine

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Wake posts 2019 high school graduation schedule. Plan for downtown Raleigh gridlock.  The News & Observer

The Wake County school system will hold the majority of its high school graduations over five weekdays in June 2019, which could add to downtown Raleigh ...

Patrick Daly steps down as Cary girls basketball coach  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School girls basketball coach Patrick Daly will not return to the sideline next season.

Some Wake high school students walk out of class to protest new math curriculum  Durham Herald Sun

Some Green Hope High School students walked out of class Wednesday to protest a new math curriculum that's been praised by Wake County school leaders ...

Bulldog Ensemble Theater's White Is Exciting, Entertaining, and Thought Provoking  Triangle A&E

Bulldog Ensemble Theater has another winner with James Ijames' White, which plays through Sunday, June 9th, at ” The Fruit,” a.k.a. the Durham Fruit and ...

After 3-7 start, Key sisters, Cary just two wins away from state championship  HighSchoolOT

After starting off the season with a 3-7 record, the Cary Imps are just two wins away from claiming the 4A state championship. Here's how they managed to get off ...

Cary's Davin Vann picked up multiple offers in recent weeks  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School defensive tackle Davin Vann has picked up several offers in recent weeks.

HSOT All-East Track & Field teams released; Panther Creek's Smalls makes list in 4 events  HighSchoolOT

The first All-East teams for outdoor track and field feature 67 different athletes who competed in this year's N.C. High School Athletic ...

Cary High students stage walkout to protest gun violence in schools  The News & Observer

More than 50 Cary High School students walked out of their classes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, to protest gun violence in schools.

Pins, tassels, valedictorians? Changes coming to Wake high school graduations  Raleigh News & Observer

Wake County's high school graduation ceremonies are changing this year now that the school district is no longer singling out valedictorians and salutatorian for ...

Broughton overcomes sloppy second half, holds off Cary  HighSchoolOT

Broughton set the tone early but had to overcome some mistakes in the second half en route to a 37-19 win over Cary on Thursday night.

Campbell hurler Johnson taken 40th overall in MLB draft  The Fayetteville Observer

On the same day his college career came to a disappointing end, Campbell's junior pitcher Seth Johnson received a pretty good consolation prize.Johnson ...

Cary's Idhammar helps Imps to 4A boys cross country sweep  HighSchoolOT

Cary senior Anton Idhammar beat out Millbrook senior Nickolas Scudder in the 4A boys cross country state championship to help the Imps claim the team title, ...

Terry Sanford ace Davidjohn Herz drafted by Chicago Cubs  The Fayetteville Observer

The wait was a little longer than anticipated, but Terry Sanford pitcher DavidJohn Herz finally got the call that could signal the start of his professional baseball ...

Our lens on Donte Tatum  HighSchoolOT

Former Cary High School guard Donte Tatum has committed to Samford University after two years at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington.

Cary high school video on diversity and athletics takes off online  WTVD-TV

A Cary high school athletics program is spreading a message of diversity to its students.

Six students who changed Cary High School in North Carolina  McClatchy Washington Bureau

Gwendolyn Matthews' first bus ride to Cary High School was quiet. And then she saw the protesters.

Defending champ Cary leads first wrestling poll  HighSchoolOT

This year marks the first season that will be providing dual-team wrestling rankings.

After making school history, Kolstad to leave Sanderson football program  HighSchoolOT

Sanderson High School football coach Ben Kolstad is leaving the program, has confirmed.

Yerger steps down as Cary baseball coach  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School baseball coach Brian Yerger has stepped down from that position, according to Mike Dunphy, the school's athletic director.

Scott Walton named basketball coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Scott Walton has been named the head boys basketball coach at Cary High School, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Cary’s Heritage: Cary High centennial recalled as school celebrates 120 years  News & Observer

Cary High School was first chartered in 1896, which means that it is 120 years old this year. Guy Mendenhall remembers the school's centennial celebrations ...

New Cary high school accommodates flexible schedules

In the fall, the Wake County's newest high school, Crossroads Flex, will open, and, like the name implies, it will be tailored to students with flexible schedules.

Dorrian Stephens to serve as next Broughton athletic director  HighSchoolOT

Dorrian Stephens will replace Aaron Minger as the school's next athletic director. Stephens is a member of Broughton's 1993 graduating class.

Power Five commitment recap: June 1-7  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is heating up as some of the top high school football prospects around the country are announcing where they will play in college.

Football: Cary vs. Broughton (Aug. 30, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Broughton improves to 3-0 on the season by defeating Cary, 37-19, Thursday night in its home stadium.

Police: 4 Cary High School students rob teens  WTVD-TV

Four teenagers are accused of robbing two other young people in Cary Wednesday morning.

Cary mother urges teens to wear helmets after son dies in skateboarding accident

The mother of a Cary High School student is mourning her son, who died Friday at a hospital several days after suffering injuries in a skateboarding accident.

Report says ‘leaky pipeline’ of students in education system is costing NC skilled workers  Raleigh News & Observer

New report says North Carolina is far short of the highly educated workers it will need. The report says the state needs to raise the percentage of adults with ...

Jason Wilkes promoted to head football coach at Cary  HighSchoolOT

Cary has promoted Jason Wilkes to take over the position of head football coach after serving as an assistant since 2015.

Cary High’s Club Unify welcomes special needs students into the spotlight  News & Observer

Club Unify, a student organization at Cary High School, encourages students with and without disabilities to spend time together and learn from one another.

4 Observer-area stars named to Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters  Charlotte Observer

Three Charlotte Observer-area high school basketball stars have been named to the 2019 Carolinas Classic All-Star rosters. The all-star game matching some ...

Vandals hit Cary High

Students and faculty arrived at Cary High School on Friday to find profane graffiti on the school.

Kirst resigns as Cary football coach  HighSchoolOT

After three seasons as the Cary football coach, Mike Kirst has resigned from the position.

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is moment of lifetime for Cary band director  News & Observer

Cary High School's Matt Minick is good at his job. Otherwise, his band wouldn't be one of 10 from around the country chosen to travel to New York this week to ...

In Cary, no shortage of opinions about IKEA, Cary Towne Center  The News & Observer

Folks who live in and around Cary have had plenty to say online about IKEA — its sudden withdrawal from Cary and what that means for redevelopment of Cary ...

Wake officials say they’ll protect undocumented students ‘to the fullest extent of the law’  Durham Herald Sun

Wake County school leaders are reassuring undocumented students and their families that their constitutionally guaranteed right to get an education will be ...

Student claims racial profiling at Cary High School  WTVD-TV

CARY (WTVD) -- Wake County Schools is defending Cary High School administrators after a student claims he was racially profiled during an investigation into ...

East Bladen's Evers leads Team North Carolina to win at Carolinas Classic  WWAY NewsChannel 3

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY)–There were 18 division one players on the court on Saturday night in the girls game of the Carolinas Classic. East Bladen high ...

Downtown Raleigh will teem with grads and families for 6 days. Here's how to get around.  The News & Observer

This year, 25 Wake County high schools will hold commencement ceremonies in downtown Raleigh over a six-day period, starting Friday, June 8, 2018, most of ...

Cary basketball coach Allan Gustafson resigns  HighSchoolOT

Longtime Cary High School boys basketball coach Allan Gustafson has resigned, according to the school.

A new brewery and more beer are heading to downtown Cary  The Herald-Sun

The house part of Cotton House Craft Brewers, a new brewery coming to downtown Cary, is no joke. If a house has a name, it's likely an old one, and the ...

'Hello' from Cary High; student recreates Adele's hit  WTVD-TV

As exam week approaches for Wake County, a Cary High School student has a unique approach to managing stress.

Cary High marching band New York bound  News & Observer

The Cary High School Band will perform in the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. They will perform two songs during a 2.5-mile march before ...

Cary to honor former wrestling coach Winterton  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School will honor its former wreslting coach Jerry Winterton on Thursday night at the school.

N.C. legislators propose new protections for LGBTQ+ residents  The Daily Tar Heel

Three bills were recently filed in N.C. legislature that would significantly increase protections for LGBT citizens, including banning discrimination based on ...

Ryan Rodgers named boys basketball coach at Apex  HighSchoolOT

Ryan Rodgers has been selected as the boys basketball coach of the Cougars, replacing longtime coach David Neal who left to become the athletic director at ...

CAROLINAS CLASSIC - South Carolina teams split with North Carolina  Lexington County Chronicle

WILMINGTON, N,.C. - Saturday marked the official end to the 2018-19 high school basketball season. For seniors Olivia Thompson of Lexington, Danae McNeal ...

Cary wins first ever boys track state championship  HighSchoolOT

Cary outpaced East Mecklenburg 46-38 to win the program's first track & field team state championship at the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A state ...

Drugs derailed his late brother’s football hopes. Now he wants to fulfill a dream.  The News & Observer

Cary senior football player Justin Rodgers and his father Darryl are telling the story of his brother Chase Rodgers' early death and drug addiction so others can ...

Triangle-area students participate in #ENOUGH National School Walkout  WTVD-TV

Hundreds of local students participate in the #ENOUGH National School Walkout Wednesday morning.

Former Cary head wrestling coach Jerry Winterton named to national hall of fame  News & Observer

Jerry Winterton, former Cary High head coach and current wrestling assistant, has been named to the National Federation of High Schools Hall of Fame.

Sneak peak of new campus housing Apex High School students  WTVD-TV

Apex High students have a new home while their campus on Laura Duncan Road is being renovated.

Cary High School band raising money for Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade trip  News & Observer

On Thanksgiving Day, millions of people nationwide will tune in to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to kick off their holiday festivities with floats, balloons ...

Cary’s Heritage: Dad Dunham, Cary park namesake, known for impact on students  News & Observer

People fondly remember Rufus Dunham, known as “Dad Dunham,” the longtime agricultural and farm life sciences teacher at Cary High School.

Fall Arts Guide: Concerts and live music 2018 in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary | Raleigh  The News & Observer

Concerts and live music from classical to rock to hip-hop at venues across Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary.

Cary High band to march in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade  WTVD-TV

The Cary High School marching band is giving its all at practice for the performance of a lifetime -- a chance to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Former principal charges racial bias, sues Wake schools  News & Observer

Wanza Cole charges in a federal lawsuit that she was removed as principal of West Cary Middle School because she's an African-American female.

Parking to be enforced again on Monday, Town states, amid other operations returning  The Daily Tar Heel

Here is a running list of what is cancelled in preparation for Hurricane Florence this week.

New downtown Cary library is expected to open in fall 2019  The News & Observer

It will cost nearly $2 million more than expected to build a new library and parking deck in downtown Cary. Wake County commissioners on Monday approved a ...

'This is for my kids:' Cameron Pond parents continue fight against school reassignment  WTVD-TV

Many Wake County parents took their case once again to the Wake County School Board about the plan to send their children to different schools next year ...

Cary tops West Forsyth for 4A wrestling dual-team state championship  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated defending champion West Forsyth, 38-32, Saturday afternoon to claim the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A wrestling dual-team state ...

New schools, reassignment a hot topic at WCPSS meeting

About 50 people attended a meeting Wednesday night to give feedback on the first draft the student reassignment plan for the 2019-2020 school year.

Parents concerned after Twitter account claims to show fights at Panther Creek High School in Cary  WTVD-TV

Fights between students at Panther Creek High School in Cary are blowing up on social media, but they might not be what they appear.

Cary High School junior receives huge welcome after health crisis

Cary High School junior Lucas Santos went back to school Monday, nearly three months after undergoing a heart transplant.

Richard Allen Suggs  The News & Observer

Richard Allen Suggs, “Dick,” passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Gastonia, NC, son ...

This year's Cary team has commonalities with '95 champs  HighSchoolOT

Cary High School's boys basketball team will play for its first state championship in more than two decades on Saturday. But success in basketball is nothing ...

Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves at Sonorous Road Theatre & Film Studio Is a Howling Success!  Triangle A&E

“It was all so real!” That was the first comment that we heard uttered by a fellow audience member as we headed out into the lobby of Sonorous Road Theatre ...

Cary girls slip past Athens Drive, 53-47  HighSchoolOT

Cary defeated Athens Drive on the road Friday night, 53-47, to snap a four-game losing skid.

Cary baseball coach pops the question at halftime of a basketball game  News & Observer

Amber Batchelor's weekend began with accompanying Cary baseball coach Brian Yerger to the Imps' Friday night basketball game. He told her he was a ...

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition  WTVD-TV

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.

Magnificent Voices and Lovely Sets Make the North Carolina Opera's Tosca Extraordinary  Triangle A&E

When the curtain rises on the North Carolina Opera's fully staged production of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles ...

Former Wake, Durham principal charged with sexual exploitation of a minor  News & Observer

David Dennis was a respected former Wake County principal helping to train future teachers at Campbell University when, Boone police say, he posted an ...

Old foes Garner, Cary resume rivalry in 4A east basketball finals  News & Observer

Charlie Adams did the unthinkable in 1967 when he resigned as the boys basketball coach at Cary High School to become the dean of students at Garner High.

The Agape Theatre Project's Rendition of Samm-Art Williams' Dramedy The Dance on Widow's Row Is a Fast and Frivolous Farcical Feast  Triangle A&E

Our hats are off to director Terra C. Hodge and producer Kenneth Hinton Sr. for this opener of the Agape Theatre Project's second season: The Dance on ...

Politics and Religion Clash Comically in NRACT's Presentation of Jason Odell Williams' 2017 Political Comedy Church & State  Triangle A&E

Politics and religion. These two things go hand in hand. Our country believes in the separation between church and state, but the reality is that politicians must ...

24 Wake County schools had heating issues Tuesday  The News & Observer

Hundreds of Wake County students and teachers had to make do in chilly classrooms on Tuesday as the heating systems at 24 schools needed repairs on ...

Sonny Kelly Is Amazing in The Talk: Do Not Miss It!  Triangle A&E

The Talk is a one-man (20-or-so-character) show, written and performed by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate student Sonny Kelly and ...

Cary family fumes over prom limo fiasco

What was supposed to be a special prom night turned into a fiasco for a group of students from Cary High School, who were twice stranded by their limousine ...

Wake County needs more tennis courts. Should school courts be open to the public?  The News & Observer

The Raleigh Tennis Association and the Western Wake Tennis Association want 94 Wake County high school tennis courts opened for public use.

Past experience of assistant coach helps Cary in playoff run  HighSchoolOT

It's been 21 years since Cary played for a basketball state championship, but thanks to the experience of an assistant coach, those two decades don't seem so ...

Got an idea how to use these historic properties? Cary wants to hear them.  The News & Observer

In sessions from 6 to 7 p.m. May 17 and 31, 2018, Cary will seek suggestions on how best to use the C.F. Ferrell Store and Warehouses, the Barnabas Jones ...

Wake County Drafting and Carpentry Students Compete in ABC's 2nd Annual SHED Event  GroundBreak Carolinas

Cary, N.C. – As part of its ongoing partnership with the Wake County Public School System, the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of the Carolinas held ...

UNCWs Jones remains a reluctant superstar

The Seahawk sophomore shortstop has a chance to be one of the program's greatest talents but his demeanor is unchanged. A story from D1Baseball labeled ...

Why Wake County won’t punish students who protest school gun violence  The News & Observer

North Carolina's largest school system says students who work with their principals to participate in peaceful protests over school gun violence will not be ...

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