Announcements

  • Attention CATA! The Hands Helping Others Club is continuing their CAT FIGHT through this Friday. Please bring in supplies such as: Dry dog food, Paper Towels, leashes, pet toys, and any other useful supplies to help The Union County Animal Shelter take care of the animals that are not yet fortunate enough to have a loving home! Bring in these supplies and place them in the bins for your Academy! PLEASE HELP OUT!

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  • Spring Track and Field
    Any students interested in joining the Spring Track and Field team who were not at the meeting on February 1st please see Mr. Daniels in Room 619 to pick up team rules.

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  • The Diviners Dinner Theatre 
    Come out on Saturday, February 28th for a special dinner and show performance of the play that has advanced to the SETC this March! Tickets are $25 each for the dinner and show combination and must be purchased in advance. If you wish to only see the show, the tickets are $7 each and will be sold at the door. Buy your dinner theatre tickets online using the school's online payment system. See the flyer with more information (including the menu).

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  • The Annual Sadie Hawkins dance will be Saturday, February 20th from 8-11. Tickets for the dance will go on sale on Monday, the 8th. One ticket is $15, and two tickets are $20. The price of two jumps to $25 on the 15th, so buy your tickets at lunch!

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  • Science Olympiad will be meeting this Friday immediately after school in Mrs. Cross's room. The meeting will be over by 4:30.

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  • Weekly Athletics 2/8-2/13
    Friday 2/12
    AWAY Wrestling @ South Stokes – NCHSAA 2A Midwest Regionals, Dismiss @ Noon
    HOME Basketball vs. Parkwood – Senior Night, 3:15 – Dismiss JV Girls & JV Cheer  

    Saturday 2/13
    AWAY Swim @ NCHSAA 2A States – Cary, NC
    AWAY Wrestling @ South Stokes – NCHSAA 2A Midwest Regionals
    AWAY Indoor Track @ 1A/2A NCHSAA States – Winston Salem NC
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  • Spring sports athletes can pick up their tryout tickets from Coach Niessner during lunch on the following dates - Tues 2/9, Thurs 2/11, Fri 2/12 and Mon 2/15. You CANNOT tryout for a spring sport without a tryout ticket.

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  • Spring sports will start on Monday 2/15 after school. All spring sports will start practice or tryouts that day. Anyone interested in playing a spring sport - Track & Field, Baseball, Softball, Men's Golf, Men's Tennis or Women's Soccer should see Coach Niessner for more sport specific information.

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Featured Stories

  • The Diviners Heads to SETC

    CATA's performance of The Diviners at the NC Theatre Conference won them a trip to the Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) in March. The Southeastern Theatre Conference’s annual convention will be in Greensboro this year and CATA has been fortunate to receive donations from the Union County Arts Council, the City of Monroe, and many individuals to help lower the cost of the trip for the students.

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  • CATA CELEBRATES SUPER BOWL by donating to Souper Bowl of Caring to help Union County homeless shelter

    CATA students and staff dressed up in their football gear to celebrate the Carolina Panthers playing in the Super Bowl and to support the Souper Bowl of Caring's goal to help those who are hungry and in need.

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  •  Kayli Tolleson accepts her award.

    CATA Wins District Poetry Out Loud Competition

    CATA Junior Kayli Tolleson won the UCPS District Poetry Out Loud competition on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The runner up was Michaela McDuffie from Weddington High School.

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  •  Air Force JROTC logo

    Air Force Junior ROTC Accepting Students

    What do you know about the Air Force Junior ROTC program? The objectives of Air Force Junior ROTC are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill a sense responsibility; develop character and self-discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force’s core values of “integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do.”

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