Cary News

April 28, 2014

School Notes: April 30.

School news from western Wake County.

Lifelong Learning

The Wake County Public School System will offer the following classes through its Lifelong Learning Program. Details: 919-431-7593 or

Athens Drive High School

• Facets of Facebook: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, May 5, $35.
• A Tour of Classroom Web 2.0 Tools: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 8-29, $125.
• Free Vacations – Travel Free Plus Make Money Doing It: 6-9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15, $48.
• Beauty Nite Prom Prep: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, May 15, $60.
• SMART Technology in the Classroom Level 1: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 10-12, $125.

Reedy Creek Middle School

• FIT Session 1: Steps to Successful Money Management: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, $48.
• FIT Session 2: Get Out of Debt!: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, $48.

Cary student earns ECU alumni scholarship

Madison Kay Keesling of Cary received a $2,500 scholarship from the East Carolina Alumni Association. A total 23 students earned scholarships from the group.

Friends of the Page-Walker scholarship

High school seniors in Cary can apply for a $750 scholarship from the Friends of the Page-Walker, which advocates for the Page-Walker Arts & History Center in Cary.

The scholarship is awarded annually to a Cary resident who displays an aptitude and interest in history and the humanities. The money can be used for any education expenses. Applications are available online at The deadline to apply is May 15, and the award will be presented at the June 4 board meeting.

Pretty in Pink Fashion Show

The Green Hope High School Pink Ribbon Club will host the fifth annual Pretty in Pink Fashion Show at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the school, 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary. Proceeds will benefit 1in9, which supports women with breast cancer. A silent auction will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the fashion show costs $5.

Cary High Green Tie Gala

The Cary High School Fine Arts Department will present the Green Tie Gala at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the school auditorium, 638 Walnut St., Cary. There will be food served by students, music by the school orchestra, an art exhibit and performances by choral, band, orchestral and drama students. Admission is free. Donations will be collected for The Carying Place.

Holly Springs High spring chorus concert

The Holly Springs High School choral department will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday, May 2, in the school auditorium at 5329 Cass Holt Road, Holly Springs. Admission is free.

Bengal Pride Beautification Spring Work Day

Students, parents, school leaders and representatives of local businesses with help spruce up the Fuquay-Varina High School campus from 2:30-6 p.m. Friday, May 2. The project is sponsored by the school’s parent-teacher association, and Home Depot is a partner.

Green Hope PTSA scholarships

Green Hope High School seniors who join the PTSA by Friday, May 2, may apply to win one of three $500 scholarships toward vocational school, community college or a four-year college or university in the fall of 2014. For details, go to

Friday Night Lights

Green Hope High School’s Friday Night Lights dance for the classes of 2016 and 2017 will be from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, at 2599 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary. Students must turn in permission forms to receive free tickets. Forms are online at and can be turned in during lunch on Tuesday, April 15, Wednesday, April 16, or Thursday, April 17.

The Green Hope High School PTSA is looking for parents to volunteer or bring dessert. If you are interested, sign up at

StreetSafe at Green Hope

StreetSafe, a driving program for teenagers, will be at Green Hope High School from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary. Registration is required at Pre-registration costs $30. For more information, email Diana Bader at

Cary High Spring Choral Concert

The fine arts department of Cary High School will present its Spring Choral Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 15, in the school auditorium at 638 Walnut St., Cary. Admission costs $5 for adults and $2 for students, up to $15 per family.

IMProv at Cary High School

Students will perform in competitive IMProv shows at 7 p.m. one Friday a month through May in the drama studio at Cary High School, 638 Walnut St. The last show will be on May 16. Admission is $2.

Falcon Night

Green Hope High School’s PTSA is looking for volunteers for Falcon Night, an after-prom party on Saturday, May 17. If you would like to help, contact Jean Miller at

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