• 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.

    Peachjar button

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    Parents - time is running out to reserve your senior tribute space in the yearbook by returning this form with your payment by Monday, September 30th. You can also order online at Photos and your message are due by Thursday, October 31st. We cannot guarantee space for tributes after the September 30th deadline because after our first deadline our pages are set. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Christensen. More information about senior tributes can be found here

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  • Invest in Excellence Annual Giving Campaign
    Please consider giving to our annual PTSO Invest in Excellence Campaign.  Click here to give.  

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  • Fall Sports Fundraiser
    The CATA Athletic Department Fall Sports Fundraiser is underway.  All proceeds go to help defer the many expenses associated with the day to day operation of the CATA Athletic Department.

    Please visit: to donate or learn more about our fall sports fundraiser.
    Go Cougars! 

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  • The first environmental club meeting will be next Tuesday, Sept. 24th in Ms. Kopchick's room, 620. If you want to help out with recycling on Fridays and work together to become better stewards of the Earth, please plan to attend and stay until 4 oclock.

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  • Attention Seniors! Senior Passes will be handed out during lunch on Tuesday, September 24th. You will need ID in order to be given your pass. The first Senior Event will be held on Oct 3rd. Details will be in next week’s Cougar Chronicle. The PTSO is no longer accepting orders for senior packages. For those who have ordered and not yet received their senior packages, the PTSO is waiting on a second order of t-shirts. A distribution date will be announced once the t-shirts have arrived. T-shirts and yard signs will be distributed at the same time.

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  • The YCI and FCA clubs would like to invite you to meet them at the flagpole at 8 AM on September 25th to lift up our school, city, and country in a national time of prayer. “See you at the pole.”

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  • Attendance Procedures and policy

    Please click here to review our Attendance Procedures and NEW Attendance Policy.  

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  • Weekly Athletics 
    Friday, September 20th:
    HOME – Volleyball vs. Monroe – 4:00/5:30 pm, Dismiss JV Volleyball @ 3:00 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. Monroe – 5:30/7:00 pm
    • One ticket gets you into both!

    Saturday, September 21st:
    AWAY – Cross Country – Hare & Hounds – McAlpine Park – 8:00 am

    Monday, September 23rd:
    AWAY – Tennis vs. West Stanly – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 2:20 pm
    AWAY – JV Soccer vs. Carmel Christian – Matthews Sportsplex – 4:15 pm, Dismiss @ 2:45 pm
    AWAY – Volleyball vs. Piedmont – 4:30/6:00 pm, Dismiss @ 3:15 pm
    AWAY – Soccer vs. West Stanly – 6:00 pm

    Wednesday, September 25th:
    AWAY – Tennis vs. Forest Hills – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 2:40 pm
    HOME – Volleyball vs. Anson – 4:30/6:00 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. JV Corvian Community School/Varsity – Anson – 4:30/6:00 pm

    Thursday, September 26th:
    HOME – Tennis vs. Porter Ridge – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 3:00 pm
    AWAY – Cross Country – Union County Meet – 4:30 pm – Metrolina, Dismiss @ 2:45 pm
    AWAY – Volleyball vs Forest Hills – 4:30/6:00 pm, Dismiss @ 3:15 pm
    AWAY – JV Football vs. Mountain Island Charter – 6:00 pm, Dismiss @ 3:00 pm

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  • Yearbooks
    Order your 2020 CATAlyst, our yearbook! Have you purchased yours yet? Bring your $75.00 check (made payable to CATA) or cash to Ms. Christensen to reserve your copy today. You may also order online at (search for CATA). The price goes up to $85.00 on November 30th. 

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  • CATA Cougar Spirit Wear is now available.  Please stop by during one of their sale events (dates are posted on Facebook) or contact You can now order from the new CATA Cougar online store.

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Featured Stories

  • Get Involved-Join a Club Today!

    Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the school? Did you know there are a number of different clubs at CATA that you can join? Here is a list of clubs that CATA offers. This list is updated all the time to reflect new clubs that are added, changes in meeting times, or changes in club advisers.

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  • Summer Reading Wrap Up

    CATA's summer reading program has been around for a number of years. Each spring the teachers at CATA all pick a book that they are interested in sharing with students. Students then pick their top three choices from the list of possible titles and from that the final list is formed.

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  • #UCPSGrads: Sayo Oni prepares for a career on the big stage

    On May 19, CATA senior Sayo Oni was named Best Actor at the Blumey Awards, the prestigious music and theatre arts competition for high school performing arts students.. Building on the lessons learned and experience gained while at CATA, he's planning to attend the highly competitive and prestigious music theatre program at Elon University this fall. After that, Sayo is setting his sights on Broadway.

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