• Hanover Research Counseling Survey Preview

    UCPS has partnered with Hanover Research to conduct systematic and ongoing research in the form of program evaluations.  Click on the link below to preview the Hanover Research Counseling Survey preview.

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  • 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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  • The PSAT will be on Wednesday, October 16th during 1st, 2nd, and 3rd block. All 10th graders will be taking the PSAT and a selected group of 11th graders (you received an email from Ms. Lawson). Make sure you have a calculator for the math section of the exam, bring a snack and water, and know your testing location. If you have questions please see Ms. Lawson.

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  • Come audition to be in the CATA 2020 Musical- In the Heights! Auditions are Monday and Tuesday October 14 and 15 after school. Prepare a one-minute monologue (does not need to be memorized) and 16-32 measures of a song. There is an optional dance call after school on Monday. Sign up on the online sign-up genius that you can find on the cata theatre Instagram or by emailing Mrs. Starkey. If you have questions don't hesitate to ask Mrs. Starkey.

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  • Our annual Homecoming Dance is coming Saturday, October 19th. Tickets will be $15 per person or 2 for $25. If you are bringing a guest from another school, the guest forms are in the front office and must be returned by Wednesday, October 16th. Tickets will be on sale online until Tuesday, October 15th and during lunches October 16th through October 18th.

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  • The powder puff sign ups will be extended through this Friday. We need more players for each class, but especially Juniors and Seniors. All who wish to play this year must fill out the forms and return with their money. If you signed up last year, then all you need to do is turn in new forms for this year. Forms are in the front office and may be turned in each day this week.Practices will run as scheduled on 10/16, 10/21, and 10/23 after school at 3:45 on the field next to the student parking lot.

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  • Anyone interested in joining the swim team this winter should stop by and see Ms. Goodwin this week to fill out an interest sheet and grab a team shop flyer.

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  • Weekly Athletics
    Student Sports passes for all home events this week will be sold for $10 during lunch this week.

    Tuesday, October 15th: Pajama Day
    HOME – Volleyball vs. Forest Hills – 4:30/6:00 pm
    HOME – Cross Country – 4:30 pm, Dismiss Runners @ 3:15 pm

    Wednesday, October 16th: Baller vs. Scholar Day
    HOME – Soccer vs. West Stanly – 6:00 pm

    Thursday, October 17th: Generation Day
    HOME – Volleyball vs. Montgomery Central – 4:30/6:00 pm – Senior Night
    HOME – JV Football vs. Andrew Jackson – 6:30 pm

    Friday, October 18th: Color Wars
    4th Period – Homecoming Pep Rally – Gym
    AWAY – NCHSAA 2A Midwest Regional Tennis – Salisbury High School – All Day Event
    • Good luck to freshman Lauren Johnson in the singles tournament!
    HOME – Volleyball vs. Porter Ridge – 5:00 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. Porter Ridge – 6:00/7:30 pm – Homecoming

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

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  • 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. 

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Featured Stories

  • Sheriff's Office Visits Canine Club Meeting

    Members of the Canine Club had a dog-gone good time at September’s monthly meeting thanks to special visitors from the Union County Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit! Lieutenant James, Deputy Grant, Deputy Walden, Deputy Seaman, and Deputy Mills along with canine officers Zorro, Santos, Justice, and Sammy came to the meeting to talk to students about the use of canine officers.

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  • 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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