• Attention Seniors: The Spring Senior Letter has been emailed to your school email account. There is important information about graduation, tickets, graduation speeches, Senior Week, and more. Please read and share with your parents.

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  • Driver's Ed
    Attention all current driver's ed students. The Driver's Ed Final Exam has been rescheduled to March 22nd. Please make a note of the new date.

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  • Prom flyer

    The Prom is on Saturday, March 30 at Rolling Hills Country Club from 8 PM until 11:55 PM. Tickets are on sale for $70 March 9 to 15 online. Tickets will be sold at lunch for $70.00 March 18-22. Students can only buy one or two tickets. If tickets are purchased online, then you must register your date after the purchase by filling out this form. Please pick up non-CATA student permission forms in the front office. All off campus permission forms are due by 3/22. Please click here to purchase tickets. All past due accounts must be current and you must not owe any money to the school to attend the prom. 

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  • Weekly Athletics 

    Monday, March 18th:
    AWAY – Golf – West Stanly – 3:30 pm, Dismiss @ 2:00 pm, Depart @ 2:15 pm
    AWAY – Women’s Soccer – Buford, SC – 6:00 pm
    HOME – Tennis vs. Monroe @ Monroe High – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 3:00 pm, Depart @ 3:10 pm

    Tuesday, March 19th:
    HOME – Baseball vs. Mount Pleasant – 4:30/7:00 pm, Dismiss JV @ 3:10 pm, Depart @ 3:25 pm
    HOME – Softball vs. Mount Pleasant – 5:00 pm
    AWAY – Tennis vs. West Stanly – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 2:30 pm, Depart @ 2:45 pm
    HOME – Golf vs. Central Pageland – 4:15 pm, Dismiss @ 3:00 pm

    Wednesday, March 20th:
    AWAY – Baseball vs. Mount Pleasant – 6:00 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. Mount Pleasant – 5:00 pm

    Thursday, March 21st:
    AWAY – JV Baseball vs. Metrolina – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 2:20 pm, Depart @ 2:35 pm
    HOME – Soccer vs. Richmond Senior – 5:00 pm
    AWAY – Softball vs. Cuthbertson – 5:30 pm
    AWAY – Tennis vs. Mount Pleasant – 4:00 pm, Dismiss @ 2:30 pm, Depart @ 2:45 pm
    AWAY – Track & Field @ Forest Hills – 3:45 pm, Dismiss @ 2:20 pm, Depart @ 2:35 pm

    Friday, March 22nd:
    AWAY – Baseball vs. Mount Pleasant – 4:30/7:00 pm, Dismiss JV Only @ 2:30 pm, Depart @ 2:45 pm
    AWAY – Softball vs. Mount Pleasant – 6:00 pm
    AWAY – Golf – Irish Creek – Noon, Dismiss @ 10:45 am; Depart @ 11:00 am. We will code golfers out 3rd/4th Period

    Saturday, March 23rd:
    AWAY – Golf – Irish Creek – 8:00 am

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  • Super Smash Bros image Our second Smash Brothers tournament will be held on Friday, March 29 from 5pm until 8pm. Tickets are $10 each and pizza and drinks are included. The Melee and 64 versions will be available for casual play. You may preorder tickets from Mr. Bryan in room 217 this week or buy them during lunch next week.

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  • Rock of Ages Costume Flyer


    Rock of Ages
    We are in need of 80's costumes for this years musical, Rock of Ages. All donations can be dropped off to Ms. Casey's room (RM 616) or the front office. Please see flyer attached in the cougar chronicle for more information. Thank you!

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  • Fall Senior Letter for Students & Parents
    Click here to read the fall senior letter

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  • Yearbooks
    Have you purchased a yearbook yet? Yearbooks are now $85.00. You can order online at (search for CATA) or send a check (made payable to CATA) or cash to Ms. Christensen at school. The yearbook staff is hard at work designing another fabulous book.
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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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  • 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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  • 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  

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Upcoming Events

Featured Stories

  • Civil rights legend Minnijean Brown-Trickey shares Little Rock Nine experiences with CATA students

    n the fall of 1957, the world watched as Minnijean Brown-Trickey walked past armed guards and an angry mob into the formerly all-white Little Rock Central High School. At the time, Brown-Trickey didn’t realize that being a member of the Little Rock Nine would spark her decades-long advocacy of civil rights, which most recently brought her to CATA on Feb. 25 where she talked to students about her experiences overcoming racism.

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  • Ode to the School Counseling Team

    The school counseling team was illuminated in an original ode by Mrs. Henry's AP Literature class during Guidance Appreciation Week. The students were tasked with creating their own poem "Ode on a Guidance Team" using John Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" as a guide. Students read their composition to the guidance members and presented them each with a copy.

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  • Cadet Taylor Raine Presented the Top Performer Award

    Every three years, headquarters Air Force Jr ROTC (AFJROTC) visits each of the 878 AFJROTC units around the world. This past Monday, February 4, 2019, NC-931, Monroe/CATA AFJROTC, was inspected in 15 categories ranging from cadet knowledge to uniform inspection; from instructor program management to corps of cadet operations; from compliance to inventory.

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