March 2, 2021
Acclaimed historian addresses Upper School on how everyday people can change the world
The Upper School marked the conclusion of Black History Month by welcoming award-winning historian Dr. Crystal Sanders whose address was an examination of Martin Luther King, Rosa Parks, and John Lewis’s lives.
February 25, 2021
Meet the Company of ‘The Theory of Relativity’
The cast and crew of this year’s upper school extracurricular theater production have been in rehearsals for just over a month and are looking forward to sharing a new musical theater piece with the CA community.
January 15, 2021
CA welcomes new Director of Facilities
Last week Tony Hinton joined the CA leadership team, replacing Jess Garcia, who retired at the end of 2020, as Director of Facilities. Tony joins us with his family from Baltimore, where held facilities and compliance roles for the State of Maryland in the Department of General Services. Tony has a broad background, having previously served as a director of facilities and operations, quality assurance manager, property manager, and police officer.
January 14, 2021
CA musicians start 2021 on a high note
This past week, Marvin Koonce '21 joined the “best of the best” for the National Association for Music Education 2020 All-National Honor Ensembles Virtual Event, as the top high school jazz pianist in the nation. At the district level, six Cary Academy students were selected for the NC Bandmasters Association All-District Ensembles
January 14, 2021
CA teams get with the (computer) program
After the first of four contests in the American Computer Science League (ACSL) Programming contest, Cary Academy’s student-led teams rank at the top of the leader boards, having scored 30/30 and 29/30, against some of the best programming teams in the U.S., Canada, Croatia, and Romania.
January 13, 2021
Acclaimed scholar guides students through the lessons of Martin Luther King’s final years
On Wednesday, Cary Academy, in partnership with Durham Academy, proudly welcomed acclaimed scholar Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. as part of its Upper School Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance. In the keynote address “Lessons from the Later Dr. King,” Dr. Glaude offered a complex and nuanced representation of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and work, ultimately issuing a call to action for us all to strive towards creating the society that King envisioned.
December 17, 2020
Introducing the Spector Family Fund
This fall, the Spector Family Fund was created at Cary Academy. Established in memory of Grey Spector (‘16), and in honor of the entire Spector family’s impact on CA, the Spector Family Fund is a merit-based award that will be given annually to an Upper School student who exemplifies Grey’s spirit—his individuality and unwavering commitment to the pursuit of passions. The award supports the recipient’s tuition for a year. Students are encouraged to apply annually, and faculty members may also nominate students for recognition.
December 8, 2020
CA’s Conrad Hall recognized as ‘Outstanding Educator’ by University of Chicago
Upper School history teacher Conrad Hall has been recognized as a University of Chicago Outstanding Educator, for leaving an impression that is carried over a learner's lifetime.
December 3, 2020
For so many reasons, I am continually impressed by CA students. Our students love being at school. Our students are not afraid to think critically, to challenge the process. They are great athletes and musicians. Exceptional innovators and bold, creative thinkers. Risk takers and global changemakers. The list goes on and on.