Central Academy of Technology & Arts senior Athan Wright fully embraces his entrepreneurial spirit and go-getter attitude. After starting his own lawn care business at the age of 14, he knew that being an entrepreneur was the career path he wanted to follow.
Mr. Humphries' PLTW Engineering Design & Development (EDD) students are designing a weather station. This image shows a schematic diagram for this station.
Central Academy of Technology & Arts (CATA) senior, Ashline Arnaud is the runner up for the state’s Poetry Out Loud Competition.
At the March 2 meeting, the Board recognized a senior at Central Academy of Technology & Arts’ (CATA) Medical Science Academy who constantly and selflessly serves her peers and the youth around her.
CTE Parent Survey
Parents, the UCPS Career and Technical Education (CTE) department is gathering feedback from stakeholders. This data is used to guide CTE planning for the coming years. Please take five minutes to complete this survey. The survey is anonymous and will not be shared with individuals outside of UCPS. Thank you in advance for your time and input.
Powder Puff Information
If you wish to play in the Powder Puff Football Tournament during Homecoming week in October, then you need to sign up now. The cost is $15 and includes your t-shirt jersey. Proceeds from these games will go to Victory Junction, a camp in NC for kids with chronic illnesses. Freshman vs. Sophomores and Juniors vs Seniors, then the winners play each other. Please print out the four documents and sign and return all to the main office by Friday, October 1! Packets will be available in the main office starting on 9/27.
You must turn in the permission form, the rules form, and the sportsmanship form.
SIGN UP to play at this LINK: https://bit.ly/3ADJImu
Please click here to pay the entry/t-shirt fee.
CTE Programming Study
Thank you for helping to shape Career and Technical Education in Union County. The CTE Programming Assessment is a crucial part of shaping local program application development and future spending in Union County Public Schools Career and Technical Education.
To opt out, contact the Career Development Coordinator (CDC).
Science Olympiad is back!
Interest meeting is Wednesday, 9/29, in room 605, located in the maze.
Minority Student Union
Calling all students! Educate your peers about social issues that affect minority communities around the world. Join the Minority Student Union! Meetings are at 8:30 am every 1st and 3rd Friday in the Media Center. The first meeting is October 1st. There will be roundtable discussions, volunteer opportunities, movie nights, and it's a chance to learn about other cultures.
Peachjar Digital Flyers
We have launched a new electronic flyer communication tool called Peachjar. To view school-approved digital flyers, simply click the Peachjar button on our website.
Purchase tickets for home events here: https://www.ucpsathletics.com/catatickets
AWAY Tennis @ Parkwood 4:00 PM, Dismissal: 2:45 PM
HOME VB v. Monroe 4:30/5:30 PM, JV Dismiss: 3:30 PM, Senior Night
MBB Workouts: 6-8 PM
AWAY Tennis @ Monroe 4:00 PM, Dismissal: 3:00 PM
AWAY XC @ West Stanly 4:30 PM, Dismissal: 2:30 PM
AWAY VB @ Parkwood 4:30/5:30 PM, Dismissal: 3:30 PM
AWAY JV Soccer @ Carmel 4:00 PM, Dismissal: 2:00 PM
AWAY VAR Soccer @ W. Stanly 5:30 PM, Dismissal: 3:00 PM
WBB Workouts: 4-6 PM
MBB Workouts: 6-8 PM
HOME Tennis vs. Olympic 4:00 PM, Dismissal: 3:00 PM
HOME VB v. West Stanly 4:30/5:30 PM, JV Dismiss: 3:30 PM
HOME Soccer v. Monroe 5:00/6:30 PM, NO Early dismissal, Bickett Stadium
AWAY JV FB @ Char. Latin 6:00 PM, No early dismissal
AWAY XC @ McAlpine 8:00 AM Wendy’s Invitational
We still have some 2021 Yearbooks available for $85.00.
2022 Yearbooks are on sale now! Order online at https://yearbookforever.com/.
- Order and pay online at https://yearbookforever.com/.
- Search for CATA. Click “Create a Personal Ad” at the bottom. (Make sure your pop-up or ad blocker is turned off to see the link.)
- You do not have to upload pictures when you place your order and pay. Just enter some text in the required text boxes and then on the top right click on the “I will deliver photos to the school at a later date” link to skip uploading pictures.
- You can either email the photos or upload them to the Google form by November 19th.
- Please complete this Google Form https://bit.ly/SrTrib22 with additional information about your senior tribute order.
CATA Juniors and Seniors, the College Visitation season is in full swing!
ECU, UNC-G, and UNC-Asheville all have representatives coming to CATA in October. Please use the link on our CATA Counseling Instagram and on the College Events page of our Counseling website to register.
CATA Cougar Spirit Wear is now available
Hello CATA Families! Welcome to our CATA Spirit Wear Website! Follow the link and get your CATA spirit to shine! http://cataband.3dcartstores.com/CATA-Spirit-Wear-and-Merchandise_c_15.html
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM Cougar Time
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Yearbook Club Room 102
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM AWAY - JV Soccer Carmel Chrisitian
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM AWAY - Tennis Monroe
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Marching Band Practice Bus Lot
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (A) XC @ W. Stanly
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM AWAY - Volleyball Parkwood
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM AWAY - Varsity Soccer West Stanly
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Rho Kappa General Meetings
8:40 AM - 9:10 AM Bars and Letters Breakfast Gym