School Notes: June 18.

June 16, 2014 

Sculptor Paris Alexander visited the Lucy Daniels School in Cary to work with students and teachers on a project based on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math). Students in kindergarten, first grade and second grade participated in an art project displaying water, land and air animals through clay tiles.


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

• You’re on the Air... How to Really Make It in Voice-Overs: 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, $35.

• Catering for the Home Chef: 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, July 7-28, $100.

• Word for Windows Intro: 6:45-9:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 7-16, $85.

• Basics of Baking I: 6:30-9 p.m. Mondays, July 7-28, $115.

• Basics of Cooking I: 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, July 9-30, $115.

• Digital Photos and Your Computer: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 10-24, $85.

• Simple Web Page Design: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, July 21-28, $85.

• Author Marketing: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, $55.

Reedy Creek Middle School

• Get Your Money in Shape: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, $48.

• You Can Live in Health in an Unhealthy World: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 1-8, $125.

• You Can Live in Health in an Unhealthy World: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, July 10-17, $125.

• Get Your Money in Shape: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, $48.

• You Can Live in Health in an Unhealthy World: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 15-22, $125.

• Get Your Money in Shape: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, $48.

Green Hope PTSA

The Green Hope High School PTSA in Cary is looking for officers, committee chairs and volunteers for the 2014-15 school year. For details, email Dee Deanhardt at

Student participates in Summer Leaders Experience

Liam Hall, a junior at Holly Springs High School, was chosen to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience in New York in June. He will participate in academic, leadership, athletic and military workshops and training.

Cary student wins art contest

Emma Makambi, a third-grade student at Farmington Woods Elementary School in Cary, won in the N.C. State Farm to School calendar art contest. Her artwork and art by 12 other students will be featured in the North Carolina Farm to School 2014-15 calendar.

Morrisville student earns scholarship

Nicole Elder of Morrisville earned a $16,000 college scholarship from the Phillips 66 Dependent Scholarship Program. The program awards scholarships to college-bound students whose parents work for Phillips 66 or its subsidiaries. She is the daughter of Phillips 66 employee Fred Elder.

Photo essay competition

The Cary Photographic Artists will sponsor a photo essay competition for Wake County students in ninth through 12th grade. Cash prizes range from $50 to $150, and the competition will end with an exhibit. For details, go to

To enter, choose one of four themes: “America to Me,” “Home Town Pride,” “Student Life” or “Our Natural World.” Send four images for your theme and a paragraph relating your photography to the theme to between Monday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Jan. 15.

Classroom Technology Awards

Wake Electric will accept applications from teachers for the Classroom Technology Awards grant program through Monday, Sept. 15. Grants of up to $3,000 are available. For details or to apply, call 919-863-6312 or 1-800-474-6300, email or go to

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