• Sweeney Todd poster   Central Academy presents its spring musical - Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.  Get your tickets now at for our spring shows on 3/24, 3/25, 3/26 and 3/30, 3/31, 4/1, and 4/2. 

    Comments (-1)
  • Registration for the 2017 Band of Blue Marching Band is now open. Please visit the band website at and register before April 7th.

    Comments (-1)
  • Hey Seniors! The Annual Senior Field Trip will be at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro. It is on Wednesday, May 24th and the cost is $20. Permission slips are available at Room 210 (Ms. Royster’s Room) or Room 604 (Ms. Hibberd’s Room). Money and permission slips are due to Ms. Royster or Ms. Hibberd asap, but the deadline is Friday Morning April 7th. Contact Ms. Royster or Ms. Hibberd if you have any questions.

    Comments (-1)
  • Weekly Athletics: 
    Friday, March 24th:
    HOME – Softball – North Stanly – 5:00 pm, Gate Duty: Pressley – 4:15 pm
    AWAY - Soccer – Richmond Senior – 7:00 pm

    Monday, March 27th:
    AWAY – Golf – Red Bridge Country Club – 3:30 pm, Dismiss @ 2:00 pm
    AWAY – Soccer – Mt. Pleasant – 6:00 pm
    HOME – Softball – Carolina International School – 5:00 pm

    Tuesday, March 28th:
    HOME – Baseball vs. West Stanly @ Walter Bickett 4:30/7:00 pm, Dismiss JV ONLY @ 3:10 pm
    AWAY – Tennis @ Monroe – 4:00 pm, Dismiss - 2:50 pm
    HOME – Softball vs. West Stanly – 5:00 pm
    AWAY – Track @ Forest Hills Invite – 3:45 pm, Dismiss – 2:15 pm

    Wednesday, March 29th:
    AWAY – Soccer @ Forest Hills – 6:00 pm
    HOME – Baseball vs. Carolina International School – 5:00 pm, Dismiss – Varsity Only – 3:10 pm
    HOME – Tennis vs. West Stanly @ Monroe High – 4:00 pm, Dismiss – 2:50 pm

    Thursday, March 30th:
    AWAY – Tennis vs. West Stanly – 4:00 pm, Dismiss – 2:15 pm
    AWAY – Softball vs. West Stanly – 6:00 pm
    AWAY – Golf @ Union County Match – Rolling Hills – 1:00 pm, Dismiss – 11:45 am

    Friday, March 31st:
    AWAY – Baseball @ West Stanly – 4:30/7:00 pm, Dismiss – 2:20 pm – Both Teams
    AWAY – Soccer @ Covenant Classical School – 4:30 pm, Dismiss – 2:20 pm

    Saturday, April 1st
    AWAY – Track & Field @ Forest Hills – Union County Meet – All Day Event

    Comments (-1)
  • There will be an informational meeting and tryout for current CATA students for the 2017 Band of Blue Colorguard on Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00-6:00 PM in the band room. Please wear athletic gear and ready to go out outside. Please see Mr. Retzlaff in the band room for more questions.

    Comments (-1)
  • AP Physics review sessions will be held on Saturday March 25, April 1, April 22, and April 29 from 10 AM until 1 PM. All students must enter the building though the front door. Review sessions will be held in Mr. Daniels room #619

    Comments (-1)
  • Check out this video of presentations by a few of our academies at the recent PTSO meeting. 

    Comments (-1)
  • Central Academy of Technology & Arts PTSO has linked up with Amazon Smiles.  This is a simple and easy way to raise money for our school!  And you can do it while doing your regular shopping!

    Link up with CATA so that your purchases count at  

    Comments (-1)
  • CATA Rat Rod=Academy Collaboration Harper Corp of America R.A.T. Rod Round-up Challenge - $5,000 Grant. Currently students from Transportation, Information Systems, Family and Consumer Sciences, Engineering, and Art are involved in the creation of this build. This project will create a bond between academies as they strive to a common goal. The Rat Rod vehicle will consist of a minimum of 10 different parts from 10 different vehicles, and will be road legal and drivable. See the website here

    Comments (-1)

Featured Stories

  • Spotlight on MPRA (Music Production and Recording Arts)

    With the establishment of the MPRA Academy at CATA in 2015, the opportunity exists for students to be able to produce music and build the foundations needed to be successful in the recording industry and higher level of institution. Exciting course offerings such as Recording Arts I and II will be offered starting in the 2017-2018 school year.

    Comments (-1)
  • Spotlight on Microsoft Certifications

    Dr. Fisenne personally congratulated and presented official Microsoft Certificates of Accomplishment to the following students for earning Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications for the Fall 16 Semester. This is a tremendous accomplishment that students and parents should be very proud of.

    Comments (-1)
  • Learning about Black History Month

    Mr. Anderson’s English III class is “Celebrating Black History Month” by reading A Lesson Before Dying, by American author, Ernest Gaines. The lesson started by watching an interview with Ernest Gaines himself. Gaines wrote the novel based on things he witnessed in the 1940’s during his childhood. Gaines says that he wanted a novel “that talked about his people."

    Comments (-1)
  • more