Bill Fletcher: A Safe Return to Wake County Schools

Cary, NC — In a newsletter dated October 20, 2020, Wake County Board of Education member Bill Fletcher said, “On March 15, everything changed!  On October 26, things change again!”

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Board of Education Candidates Talk School Reopenings

Cary, NC — On October 14, The Cary Chamber hosted their second candidates forum, this time for those running to represent Cary on the Wake County Board of Education.

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Cary History: Desegregating Schools in 1965

Cary, NC — In 1965, two years after Cary High School began to desegregate, West Cary High School opened on Evans Road as Cary’s first all-black segregated high school.

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Remembering a Cary High Legend, Guy Mendenhall

Cary, NC — A giant in Cary High School’s history and in Cary’s, Guy Mendenhall, passed away on September 21, 2020.

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Drive-Thru School Supply Giveaway this Saturday

Cary, NC — While it will look a bit different this year, The Salvation Army of Wake County’s yearly back to school giveaway is back.

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Updates & Answers from Wake County Schools

Cary, NC — “We’re building an airplane while we’re flying it and going through turbulence at the same time.”

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Chamber Promotes Diversity, Education and Economics

Cary, NC — The Town of Cary is at a pivotal point in its history this year. Operations went virtual overnight in March 2020, revenue losses were felt in the millions and social outcries were echoed through the streets in a fight against racism.

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Celebrating Continues for Cary Graduates

Cary, NC — In late June, the Town of Cary announced its plans for the Cary Graduates Together event. Last night I stopped by Academy Street to take it in and here’s what I saw.

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Everyday Heroes: A Humble, Innovative Teacher

Cary, NC — For 17 years, Melissa Poppe has poured her passion, her techniques and her energetic teaching style into the lives of students at Cary’s Green Hope High School.

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Cary High Senior Awarded 2020 Friends of the Page-Walker Scholarship

Cary, NC — The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel is pleased to announce that Nina Kudlak, a high school senior from Cary High School, is the recipient of its 2020 $1,000 Friends of the Page-Walker Scholarship.

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