ADVISORY AGENDA 4.23.19

“Those who win never give up. Those who give up never win.” ― Roy T. Bennett

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Michael Kungl

Zoe Smith, Cole Ventura, Clint Harris, Lydia Pinto, and Tamer Metwalli showed KINDNESS when they helped Mrs. Reiss with the senior video!

Gabe Ortiz showed RESPECT when he grabbed a lens for Mrs. Reiss and Caeden Otey showed kindness when he helped her capture a shot!


Humanitas and Animus are hosting a cupcake decorating stand in front of foundation hall during lunch Tuesday!


I hope everyone enjoyed their long weekend! Next week, House Animus is building a low ropes course to be used by the entire school. Anyone in the high school is welcome to come help build! We will be building after school this Tuesday(23rd), Wednesday(24th), and Thursday(25th) from 3:15 – 5pm. We will be teaching everyone how to use the tools, so if you have no prior experience, it is a great way to learn. This is a great opportunity for SERVICE HOURS as we end the year. Also, we will be providing some type of free food (pizza, cookies etc.) everyday and will have music.

The sign up link is below!

Thank you, House Animus


Any Underclassman planning to take one or more AP exams must report to Foundation Hall during your social studies drop on Friday, April 26th, to complete Pre-AP Administration paperwork. This is a required meeting.


Any senior planning to take one or more AP exams must report to Foundation Hall during lunch on Monday, April 29th, to complete Pre-AP Administration paperwork. This is a required meeting. You may bring your lunch to this meeting.


The new Grief Affinity Group will have its first meeting TODAY during lunch in room 504. There will be cookies & cupcakes! This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one and is interested in outreach, leadership or social opportunities.


Costa Rica 2020 Trip (January 5 – 12th)

There will be an interest meeting on Thursday, April 25th @ 6pm in Foundation Hall, for families interested in a student service trip to Costa Rica for Winterm 2020.  Students will stay with host families, go on excursions, and work with a local non-profit. A rep from “Our Human Family” will go over trip details and answer any questions you may have.

Please e-mail Mrs. Jady Arriaga jarriaga@cannonschool.org if you think your parents/guardians will be in attendance for the informational meeting.


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.18.19

“Always be open to inspiration. You never know where it may come from. Begin with an open mind, end with an inspired heart.” ― Sheri Fink

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Sammie Johnson demonstrated KINDNESS and TEAMWORK when she helped Coach Trojan locate a prospective student on campus. Thank you Sammie!


The new Grief Affinity Group will have its first meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2019 during lunchin room 504. There will be cookies & cupcakes! This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one and is interested in outreach, leadership or social opportunities.


Costa Rica 2020 Trip (January 5 – 12th)

There will be an interest meeting on Thursday, April 25th @ 6pm in Foundation Hall, for families interested in a student service trip to Costa Rica for Winterm 2020.  Students will stay with host families, go on excursions, and work with a local non-profit. A rep from “Our Human Family” will go over trip details and answer any questions you may have.

Please e-mail Mrs. Jady Arriaga jarriaga@cannonschool.org if you think your parents/guardians will be in attendance for the informational meeting.


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Image result for capstoneMy name is Grant Thompson. If you are interested in being an engineer or the STEM field in general, I will be giving a presentation tomorrow, Wednesday the 17th, during lunch that I believe may be very helpful for you. I will be talking about opportunities that are available to high school students to help you explore your interests and build a resumé for college. It would mean a lot if you would come to this quick meeting as I would love to share my experience and help you make the most of your time in high school.

When: Tomorrow, Wednesday the 17th, during lunch

Where: The MiLL


  On Thursday, April 18 2019 Larken Lancaster and Alex Katsikaris we be coming around to collect used Expo and Crayola markers. This is part of the Crayola ColorCycle project and our capstone. Also on this date please bring in these markers that are not in use at your house. W are doing this in a effort to recycle and help the environment.

 

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.17.19

“When you are on your path, and it is truly your path, doors will open for you where there were no doors for someone else.”  ― Joseph Campbell

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Mattea Williams helped her teacher carry water from the cafeteria. She was very KIND and RESPECTFUL.


The new Grief Affinity Group will have its first meeting Tuesday, April 23, 2019 during lunchin room 504. There will be cookies & cupcakes! This group is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one and is interested in outreach, leadership or social opportunities.


The entire library is closed today 8:15 am to 11:30 am in order to host the Advanced Language Portfolio Defense sessions.



Costa Rica 2020 Trip (January 5 – 12th)

There will be an interest meeting on Thursday, April 25th @ 6pm in Foundation Hall, for families interested in a student service trip to Costa Rica for Winterm 2020.  Students will stay with host families, go on excursions, and work with a local non-profit. A rep from “Our Human Family” will go over trip details and answer any questions you may have.

Please e-mail Mrs. Jady Arriaga jarriaga@cannonschool.org if you think your parents/guardians will be in attendance for the informational meeting.


Club leaders! Please fill out the google form here to report your club status for the year.

https://forms.gle/Sfgp7Zm4h4jW81mX9

All information is due by Monday, 4/29.

See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Image result for capstoneMy name is Grant Thompson. If you are interested in being an engineer or the STEM field in general, I will be giving a presentation tomorrow, Wednesday the 17th, during lunch that I believe may be very helpful for you. I will be talking about opportunities that are available to high school students to help you explore your interests and build a resumé for college. It would mean a lot if you would come to this quick meeting as I would love to share my experience and help you make the most of your time in high school.

When: Tomorrow, Wednesday the 17th, during lunch

Where: The MiLL


  On Thursday, April 18 2019 Larken Lancaster and Alex Katsikaris we be coming around to collect used Expo and Crayola markers. This is part of the Crayola ColorCycle project and our capstone. Also on this date please bring in these markers that are not in use at your house. W are doing this in a effort to recycle and help the environment.


What does a healthy relationship look like? Elena Jacoby invites all upper schoolers, including guys and girls, to her capstone about healthy relationships and domestic violence with herself and Sarah Morton, a domestic violence healthcare counselor. Learn how to develop healthy habits, recognize abuse, and keep yourself and friends safe.

When: Tuesday April 16, 11:15 am

Where: Foundation Hall

 

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.16.19

“Not all things that fall down break. Some develop wings.” ― Neelam Saxena Chandra

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Gabrielle Edwards, Zoe Edwards, Jack Mahar

Kunal Handa, David Boisvert, Tim Watson, Charlie Titus, Brennen Kelley, Jack McDermott,and Anshul Patel demonstrated TEAMWORK when they gave up part of their lunch break to help Coach Trojan set up Foundation Hall for a presentation. Thanks guys!


Costa Rica 2020 Trip (January 5 – 12th)

There will be an interest meeting on Thursday, April 25th @ 6pm in Foundation Hall, for families interested in a student service trip to Costa Rica for Winterm 2020.  Students will stay with host families, go on excursions, and work with a local non-profit. A rep from “Our Human Family” will go over trip details and answer any questions you may have.

Please e-mail Mrs. Jady Arriaga jarriaga@cannonschool.org if you think your parents/guardians will be in attendance for the informational meeting.


House Integritas has EXTENDED the DEADLINE to Tuesday @ midnight for house applications. Please fill out the google form applicationAND sign up for an interview time slot.

Google Application Form :

https://forms.gle/KC5jVdtvxE7QDzEM7

Google Form for Time Slots:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1mM_gQ5Ivok5Vd4DUH8k0sufalFveT9MNUJMCkUmlSEY/edit?usp=sharing



Club leaders! Please fill out the google form here to report your club status for the year.

https://forms.gle/Sfgp7Zm4h4jW81mX9

All information is due by Monday, 4/29.

See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Any Senior wishing to perform at Senior Night must come to auditions TODAY after school.  Location: TBD

Please email/speak with Dean Zelaya or Mrs. Otey if you plan to audition!


Image result for capstone

What does a healthy relationship look like? Elena Jacoby invites all upper schoolers, including guys and girls, to her capstone about healthy relationships and domestic violence with herself and Sarah Morton, a domestic violence healthcare counselor. Learn how to develop healthy habits, recognize abuse, and keep yourself and friends safe.

When: Tuesday April 16, 11:15 am

Where: Foundation Hall

 

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.15.19

“Live well, Laugh often, Love much.” ― Bessie Anderson Stanley

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Miguel Thillet, David Boisvert, & Kendyl Lauher

Thank you, Zoe Smith, Constantin Dornberg, Kate Nelson, Molly Morrison, Kate Fisk, Caeden Otey, and Carter Otey for sharing your passions by joining the sing-a-long with the residents at Taylor Glen!


We’re currently hiring lifeguards for a seasonal, summertime job at local neighborhood pools all throughout the greater charlotte area. We offer short commutes, competitive pay, and a fun environment for students to get leadership, safety, and customer service experience. You don’t have to be certified to apply!

You can find the application here: https://aquatechpoolmanagement.com/employment

Feel free to call 704-644-3121 with any and all questions!


Club leaders! Please fill out the google form here to report your club status for the year.

https://forms.gle/Sfgp7Zm4h4jW81mX9

All information is due by Monday, 4/29.

See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.


Please show support for Cougars Crush Cancer by wearing your CCC t-shirt on Tuesday April 16th!


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Any Senior wishing to perform at Senior Night must come to auditions on April 16th after school.  Location: TBD

Please email/speak with Dean Zelaya or Mrs. Otey if you plan to audition!


Image result for capstone

My name is Mudiame Tokunboh and for my capstone, I am partnerting with Raise You Up Ministries and I need Your Help. I’ve set up a clear bin labeled Blankets for the Homeless next to the entrance of the back of the high school.

So please be sure to donate your old or new blankets to this cause and make a difference.

Thanks so much,

-Mudiame Tokunboh

 

 

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.12.19

“Live well, Laugh often, Love much.” ― Bessie Anderson Stanley

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Ms. Miki Kato-Starr, Constantin Dornburg, Hannah Denby & Taylor Denby

Amaya King, Harshini Gadudasu, Sydney Wood, Hannah Shiffert, Hannah Rosa, McKenna Koch, Victoria Schneider, Declan Hurley, and Holly Springate demonstrated TEAMWORK and PASSION by giving up their lunch to help the Ms. Weinstock and Mr. Hurtado with our school self study.

Today, the Cannon School GSA will honor the Day of Silence. The GLSEN Day of Silence is a student-led national event in which students take a vow of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ+ individuals due to bullying. Please watch this video in Advisory: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=afbaFZ2lEbw


We’re currently hiring lifeguards for a seasonal, summertime job at local neighborhood pools all throughout the greater charlotte area. We offer short commutes, competitive pay, and a fun environment for students to get leadership, safety, and customer service experience. You don’t have to be certified to apply!

You can find the application here: https://aquatechpoolmanagement.com/employment

Feel free to call 704-644-3121 with any and all questions!


Club leaders! Please fill out the google form here to report your club status for the year.

https://forms.gle/Sfgp7Zm4h4jW81mX9

All information is due by Monday, 4/29.

See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.


Please show support for Cougars Crush Cancer by wearing your CCC t-shirt on Tuesday April 16th!


Hey Everyone! House Humanitas will be hosting bracelet making in the Cube, during choice on Friday, April 12th. We hope to see you all there!


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Any Senior wishing to perform at Senior Night must come to auditions on April 16th after school.  Location: TBD

Please email/speak with Dean Zelaya or Mrs. Otey if you plan to audition!



Image result for capstone

My name is Mudiame Tokunboh and for my capstone, I am partnerting with Raise You Up Ministries and I need Your Help. I’ve set up a clear bin labeled Blankets for the Homeless next to the entrance of the back of the high school.

So please be sure to donate your old or new blankets to this cause and make a difference.

Thanks so much,

-Mudiame Tokunboh

Hi, my name is Gillian Ventura, and I am partners with Caitlyn Kunkle for our Capstone project. We are hosting a “Mental
Health Free Night of Passion and Relief” Talent Show at 7:00pm on April 14th in the New Middle School Building. We are showcasing our talented students to the audience, along with having a discussion on mental health and
how it impacts our community. We are looking for students to sign up and take part in performing on the CPAC Stage.
This event will go on for about an hour and a half, so please come out and support! If you are interested in performing any passion or talent of yours,
please email me at gventura@cannonschool.org


Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores are invited to sign-up on Naviance Student to visit with College Admission Representatives coming to Cannon School.  Students must get permission from their classroom teachers prior to attending an admissions event.Log into your Naviance Student account to learn more about the colleges, find out visit times and register to attend. Visits will be held in The Cube or College Counseling Offices.

April 12th: Muhlenberg College

April 12th: Liberty University

 

 

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ADVISORY AGENDA 4.11.19

“Feeling guilty does not set us free. Being equipped sets us free.” ― Thom Hunter

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Sam McDermott, Azlynn Anderson, Emily Cleveland, Logan Lowe, Kunal Handa, & .  Hayes Leatherman

Thank you Elena Jacoby for your KINDNESS in sharing your Congressional Award experience with Cannon Freshmen and Sophomores!


Please show support for Cougars Crush Cancer by wearing your CCC t-shirt on Tuesday April 16th!


Hey Everyone! House Humanitas will be hosting bracelet making in the Cube, during choice on Friday, April 12th. We hope to see you all there!


2019-2020 STUDENT AMBASSADOR NETWORK

Interested in being an Upper School Student Ambassador next year?

The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2019-2020 academic year.  To do so, please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey).

WANT TO APPLY TO BE A SAN LEADERSHIP INTERN? HERE’S HOW:

Please complete the following two steps by Monday, May 6, 2019:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email (kweinstock@cannonschool.org) or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.


Abby Hedgecock & Friends invite you to join them for a  Grief 101 Lunch & Learn this Thursday during Lunch, Room 504 with a Grief Counselor from Cabarrus Hospice. Immediately following will be the info session for the new student affinity group offering service, leadership and social opportunities for anyone who has suffered the loss of a close family member, friend or pet.

Are you a good listener? Do people trust you with their secrets? Are you Interested serving Cannon in a quiet leadership role? The Peer Support Team invites you to an info session during Student Choice this Thursday in Foundation Hall to learn more about the application process. There will be five spots available to rising 10th & 11th graders. This is a required meeting for all applicants; if you cannot attend, please email Ms. Hoffman beforehand to let her know: ahoffman@cannonschool.org


Any Senior wishing to perform at Senior Night must come to auditions on April 16th after school.  Location: TBD

Please email/speak with Dean Zelaya or Mrs. Otey if you plan to audition!



Image result for capstone

My name is Mudiame Tokunboh and for my capstone, I am partnerting with Raise You Up Ministries and I need Your Help. I’ve set up a clear bin labeled Blankets for the Homeless next to the entrance of the back of the high school.

So please be sure to donate your old or new blankets to this cause and make a difference.

Thanks so much,

-Mudiame Tokunboh

Hi, my name is Gillian Ventura, and I am partners with Caitlyn Kunkle for our Capstone project. We are hosting a “Mental
Health Free Night of Passion and Relief” Talent Show at 7:00pm on April 14th in the New Middle School Building. We are showcasing our talented students to the audience, along with having a discussion on mental health and
how it impacts our community. We are looking for students to sign up and take part in performing on the CPAC Stage.
This event will go on for about an hour and a half, so please come out and support! If you are interested in performing any passion or talent of yours,
please email me at gventura@cannonschool.org


Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores are invited to sign-up on Naviance Student to visit with College Admission Representatives coming to Cannon School.  Students must get permission from their classroom teachers prior to attending an admissions event.Log into your Naviance Student account to learn more about the colleges, find out visit times and register to attend. Visits will be held in The Cube or College Counseling Offices.

April 11th: UNC Wilmington

April 12th: Muhlenberg College

April 12th: Liberty University

 

 

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