Erika Batalla (Band)
Trisha Ellison (Spanish)
Chrissy Ettefagh (Science)
Nathan Gergel (Social Studies)
Paul Gilbert (Social Studies)
Mandy Hamby (English & Social Studies)
Ginny Johnson (Math)
Bill Kanzinger (Technology Courses)
Jay Kranchalk (PE & Health)
Becky Mills (English)
Brian Nobles (Spanish)
Lynn O'Connell (Chorus)
Katie Ragan (Math)
Lisa Rojek (Art)
Becca Scott (Science & Math)
Maureen Vanscoy (English)
Rebecca Wells (Science & Social Studies)
Lu Xue (Mandarin)
CFA's Middle School MathCounts team competed in the 2020 PENC Southeastern Chapter Competition. The event hosted 17 schools from 4 counties totalling over 100 competitors. Students competed both individually and as a team.
8th graders Grant Sutherland and Charlee Vliet both cracked the top 25 by finishing 23rd and 18th respectively. Congratulations to these 2 students and Mr. Brian Johnson!
Thank you to the whole team for your hard work and dedication throughout the whole season!
Congratulations to this year's District Band members and teacher Mr. Camp!
Charlee Vliet, 2nd chair Concert Band
Laura Austria, 2nd chair Symphonic Band
Faye Riebe, 4th chair Concert Band
Ray McDonald, 1st chair Concert Band
Symphonic Band is the higher level band, and Concert Band is the second level band.
6 CFA student works have placed in the very selective 2020 Eastern/Central North Carolina Scholastic Art Competition, 3 of which were by CFA Middle Schoolers!
May Boney, Where's My Money?, Silver Key
Elizabeth Weinberg, The Green Dino, Silver Key
Eric Herring, Running Sheep, Honorable Mention
Cape Fear Academy 6th graders made their 3rd appearance in the Southeast Regional Science Fair on Saturday, February 15th at UNCW under the leadership of science teacher Chrissy Ettefagh. Ten projects from the CFA fair in January were selected to participate in the Junior competition (grades 6-8.) CFA projects represented Biological Sciences A & B, Chemistry, Earth/Environmental Science, Physics/Mathematics and Engineering. Of those six divisions, our students placed in FOUR divisions and are eligible to compete at the NC Science & Engineering Fair in Raleigh this March!
Congratulations to Mrs. Ettefagh and our student-winners!
Biological Sciences A
Claire Mearns & Harper van Vliet (2nd place)-Fido's Findings
Biological Sciences B
Annie McNamara (2nd place)-The Many Ways Dogs Can Help Your Heart
Zealand Woditschka (3rd place)-Breaking Bridges
Alex Ferretti & Katies Hayes O'Donovan (1st place)-Upright: The Right Way
Students Studying Mandarin Celebrate the Chinese New Year!
Congratulations the MS 7th grade girls for a SMSL Conference Division II Runner-up finish as they lost 16-10 to Southeastern Academy on Monday afternoon. Great season ladies with a 8-3 overall record.
Congratulations to the CFA Middle School "A" Boys Basketball team(12-1) with a 41-26 win over St. Mark on Mon Night in the SMSL Div I Boys Tournament. This is CFA's 3rd straight title & 6th title in the last 7 years. Congrats to the boys & the 8th title for Coach Carr Fullagar!
CFA MS MLK Day Celebration
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