Remembering Sonny: Quotes from Readers


Cary, NC — James “Sonny” Alston, the beloved school crossing guard for Northwoods Elementary, passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2015. To celebrate and remember Sonny’s life, we asked readers to share their quotes and memories about this special man. Read more


Vote Now to Keep Cary Kids Safe


Cary, NC — Take one minute to vote for a new bike/stroller/wheelchair ramp at Northwoods Elementary School, and ask your friends and family to do the same!  Read more

Northwoods Elementary – Walk to School Day

Story and pictures from Stacy Dalness, Northwoods Elementary PTA.

Cary, NC – Northwoods Elementary celebrated International Walk to School Day on October 3.  The muggy weather didn’t keep away our Northwoods families.  We ended up having 245 walkers, including Cary’s mayor, Harold Weinbrecht, join in the event!

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Northwoods Builds a Playground


Photo by Bonnie Reed.

Cary, NC – Last weekend, teachers, students and the community came together to build a new playground  for Northwoods Elementary and to heal a festering wound. Read more