• CATA's Got Talent! 
    Do you like to be in the spotlight? Do you like to hear the applause of the audience? Then you should be in the NHS Talent Show! Auditions are March 13th, 15th, 20th, and 22nd after school in the media center conference room. We are looking for many different acts. Click on this Google Form to sign up for one of our audition dates:

    Comments (-1)
  • Lunch Madness Bracket
    It may be March Madness for college basketball but it's also Lunch Madness at CATA! Students will rank their top 16 foods from a list provided in the cafeteria and fill out their own bracket to see which foods they think will advance. Submit your votes in the cafeteria. The top two foods at the end of the challenge will be cooked by the cafeteria. If you picked the winning food on your bracket then you will win a free gelato!

    Comments (-1)
  • The FCA students will be hosting a waffle breakfast in Miss Casey's room on Thursday, March 22. Please come and enjoy breakfast.

    Comments (-1)
  • UNC Greensboro will be here on March 22 during 2nd block. If you are interested in attending please fill out the Google form on the College Events page. Attendance requires teacher approval. Please see Ms. Cole if you have questions.

    Comments (-1)
  • CATA Crawl Video
    Did you miss this year's CATA Crawl nights? See the video that highlights the different academies, their pathways, and all that CATA has to offer! Watch video

    Comments (-1)
  • Weekly Athletics  

    Friday, March 16th:
    HOME – Baseball vs. Mt. Pleasant – 4:30/7:00 pm @ Walter Bickett Stadium, Dismiss JV Only @ 3:10 pm
    HOME – Softball vs. Mt. Pleasant – 5:00 pm
    AWAY – Soccer @ Central Davidson – 7:00 pm

    Saturday, March 17th:
    AWAY – Track & Field @ Marvin Ridge – All Day Event

    Monday, March 19th:
    AWAY – Golf @ Anson – 3:30 pm
    AWAY – Tennis @ Sun Valley – 4:00 pm
    HOME – Softball vs. Vance – 5:00 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. Vance – 5:00 pm

    Tuesday, March 20th:
    HOME – Baseball vs. West Stanly – 4:30/7:00 pm
    AWAY – Softball vs. West Stanly – 6:00 pm
    AWAY – Track & Field @ Sun Valley – 3:45 pm

    Wednesday, March 21st:
    AWAY – Baseball vs. West Stanly – 6:00 pm
    AWAY – Soccer vs. Mt. Pleasant – 6:00 pm
    AWAY – Tennis vs. Parkwood – 4:00 pm

    Thursday, March 22nd:
    No Events

    Friday, March 23rd:
    AWAY – Baseball vs. West Stanly – 4:30/7:00 pm
    HOME – Softball vs. West Stanly – 5:00 pm
    AWAY – Tennis @ West Stanly – 4:00 pm
    AWAY – Soccer @ Union Academy – 5:30 pm

    Saturday, March 24th:
    AWAY – Track & Field @ Union County Meet @ Monroe High – All Day Event


    Comments (-1)
  • Cap and Gown delivery notice  Attention Graduating Seniors and Parents:  Jostens will be at CATA on Monday, March 26th (during student lunches) to deliver Cap & Gowns, Graduation Announcements and other Senior items!  All orders must be paid in full in order to pick up your Cap & Gown. If you haven’t ordered a Cap & Gown yet, time is running out…you can still order online at

    Comments (-1)
  • Family Connections
    Students met in advisory and received their login information for Family Connections. Here is a Family Connection Parent Quick Guide to help you get logged in and help your student plan for access after high school. 

    Comments (-1)
  • Yearbooks are on sale for $85.00. Be sure to remember to order your yearbook! Order online at (search for CATA) or bring in a check or cash to Ms. Christensen. Make checks out to CATA.

    Comments (-1)
  • Register to Volunteer in UCPS Schools
    The district has a new volunteer registration process. If you'd like to volunteer in any of the UCPS schools you must complete the volunteer registration form located at This even applies to people who had registered in previous years. 

    Comments (-1)

Featured Stories

  • Mini Civil Competition Field Trip to UNCC

    Some students of the Pre-Engineering Academy, 31 juniors and 9 seniors, recently competed in the “Mini Civil Competition” at UNCC College of Engineering. The eight teams from CATA competed against twenty other teams from all around the Charlotte metro area.

    Comments (-1)
  • Software Development and Game Design

    In Software Development and Game Design, students have the opportunity to learn the habits and skills needed to be successful in our technological and collaboration focused world. Students learn how to program, research and use each other as resources as they solve problems, build programs, and create various forms of media just as they would in the real world.

    Comments (-1)
  • Music Production & Recording Arts

    To perform, record, and then edit a performance is a really neat experience. Most of the academy goes in blind having never touched a console or even plugging in a microphone, but it takes no time at all to get a handle on it.

    Comments (-1)