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Cary students compete

Cary High School NJROTC competed against 24 teams from the Carolinas in the Regional Championship Brain Brawl. The team’s members are the 2015 Brain Brawl Academic Champions for Area 6. Team members include Alex Hill, Brenden Jobe and Brendan Kearns. Brendan Kearns won the Individual Brain Brawl Competition.

Triangle Math and Science Academy

The Triangle Math and Science Academy in Cary earned a grade of A for performance on state-mandated exams from the N.C. State Board of Education.

TMSA students competed in the Regional Science Fair at Hillside High School in February. At the Regional Science Fair, Isabella Antonio won first place in Biological Sciences A, Elias Guidera won first place in Earth and Environmental Science, Nishanth Gottipati won third place in Water Works and Mahmoud Sabir won an honorable mention in Physics.

The school’s students competed in the annual Central Carolina Chapter MATHCOUNTS event at Athens Drive High School in February. The school won third place, student Forrest L. won 15th place and Ben Wu won third place out of 160 competing students from 23 schools.

Cary student competes in StudentCam

Carl Colglazier, a homeschool student in Cary, won an honorable mention and a $250 prize for his documentary, “The People’s House,” in C-SPAN’s 2015 StudentCam competition. To view his and other students’ videos, go to

Kindergarten registration

Registration is open for kindergarten in Wake County for the 2015-16 school year. For more information, including required documents, go to

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

▪ Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusion Classroom: 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, March 11-19, $125.

▪ Exposure Basics Plus: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, $52.

▪ Beginner Latin Dance III: 7:30-9 p.m. Mondays, March 16-April 6, $80.

▪ Beginner Smooth Ballroom Dance II: 7:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays, March 24-April 14, $80.

▪ Memoir Writing: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 24-April 14, $89.

▪ Facets of Facebook: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, $40.

Reedy Creek Middle School

▪ Camera Flash Basics Plus: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, $55.

▪ Exposure Basics Plus: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, $52.

‘Legally Blonde Jr.’

Mills Park Middle School Spot-Light Theatre will present “Legally Blonde Jr.” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14, in the school auditorium at 441 Mills Park Drive, Cary. Tickets cost $5. For details, email

‘Legally Blonde’

Green Hope High School students will present “Legally Blonde” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, in the school auditorium at 2500 Carpenter Upchurch Road, Cary.

Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students and children at Tickets cost $12 for adults and $8 for students and children at the door.


Cary High School students will present “IMProv” shows monthly through May. Shows start at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium at 638 Walnut St., Cary. Shows will be on Thursday, March 19; Friday, April 17; and Friday, May 15. Admission costs $2. For details, go to

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