Cary History: Education in the Time of Segregation

Cary, NC — Before and during the Civil Rights era, black students in Cary were bused to segregated Berry O’Kelley High School in Raleigh.

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Apple Invests in Wake County, Gives Coding Opportunities to Students

Cary, NC — Yesterday, Boys & Girls Clubs serving Wake County announced it has teamed up with Apple to bring coding opportunities to local young learners.

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Cary-Based Author Releases New Children’s Book

Cary, NC — Resident of Cary and imaginative children’s author, S.B. Christian has released the first in a series of books called, “The Rhyming Tales of Mimi the Moon Princess: The Making of a Princess.”

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Cary History: The 1996 Centennial of Cary High

Cary, — Cary is celebrating its sesquicentennial 150th year this year. And 25 years ago, Cary High commemorated its centennial 100th year.

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Cary Students Fly High in International Aviation Art Contest

Cary, NC — Three North Carolina students — all of whom are from Cary — are soaring after their artwork earned them top honors in the 2021 International Aviation Art Contest, held in Switzerland.

It was announced in April that, at the national level, 3 of 9 winners across the nation were from Cary. Now, all three of those Cary students have gone on to place in the international competition, including one overall winner.

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7 Cary Students Named National Cyber Scholars

Cary, NC — In a nationwide cybersecurity competition, 18 out of 1,165 North Carolina students were named winners, each receiving a $2,500 college scholarship. Of those 18 winners, 7 of them are from Cary with an additional 5 representing Durham or Raleigh.

The Cary winners included students of Cary High School, Green Hope High School and Panther Creek High School.

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Local Daycares Raise Over $5,000 to Help End Childhood Cancer

Cary, NC — The Children’s Lighthouse daycares of West Cary and Raleigh recently hosted Trike-A-Thons which led to a donation of $5,350 donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Green Hope Elementary Kicks off Outdoor Learning Initiative

Cary, NC — During a beautiful Saturday in April, students and families of Green Hope Elementary in Cary celebrated the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by cleaning up the campus and receiving a native tree sapling donated by the National Wildlife Federation.

3 Cary Students Win in National Art Competition

Cary, NC — Of 9 winners across the nation, 3 student artists from Cary received national recognition in the 2021 National Aviation Art Contest.

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National Art Competition Opens to Wake County High School Students

Cary, NC — Each spring, a nationwide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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