New Public High School Offers Flex Schedule

Cary, NC – Crossroads Flex, Cary’s newest high school, will start teaching students for the first time this Autumn. But as its name suggests, the school will give students the opportunity to learn outside of traditional hours. Read more


Thursday: Parent Chat with WCPSS Board Member Fletcher


Cary, NC — Got questions about Wake County Public Schools? Drop in on Thursday from 1-2 PM at the Cary Chamber to chat with School Board member Bill Fletcher. Read more

4 Western Wake Schools Win Fitness Awards


WCPSS Board Chair Christine Kushner (left) congratulated Laurel Park Elementary, Davis Drive Elementary, Highcroft Drive Elementary and Olive Chapel Elementary for their awards. Photo courtesy of Advocates for Health in Action (AHA).

Cary, NC- Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) has given four Western Wake Schools awards for promoting healthy living by supporting healthy behaviors at school for both students and staff. Read more


Weather: Cold Weather Forces 2 Hour School Delay


Cary, NC –  The kids won’t have to wake up quite so early on Tuesday morning as a forecast for unusually cold weather has triggered a 2 hour delay by WCPSS. Read more

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Wake County School Board District 9 Forum

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Cary, NC — The following report on the Wake County School Board District 9 candidate forum is from Karen Rindge, Executive Director of, one of the organizers of the event. 

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Education: Children Safest on the School Bus

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Cary, NC – Here’s an interesting fact: “School buses are nearly eight times safer than passenger vehicles”. Read more

Schools Win Brains & Bodies Awards

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Cary, NC – Nine Wake County schools were recently recognized for their work promoting healthy lifestyles in their daily curriculum.  Read more

Take the Tony Tata Survey

Story and photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Monitoring social media, it’s easy to see that many parents and area residents were surprised by the ouster of Tony Tata as Superintendent of Wake County Public Schools. Surprised may be too mild a word. Take our Tony Tata Survey and tell us what you think. Read more

More School Buses on the Way

Cary, NC – If you have kids in the Wake County Public School System, chances are you experienced a crazy bus schedule during the first week of school last week. Read more

Anti-Bullying Program in Cary Wins Chamber Excellence Award

Story by Lindsey Chester photo courtesy Davis Drive Middle School.

Cary, NC – Bullying among school kids may be a disheartening fact of life, but one Wake County School created their own program to empower students using positive reinforcement for good behavior coupled with technology. They got results, and recently won the Cary Chamber Entrepreneurial Award in Education for 2012. Read more