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   ” Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that its stupid.”-A Einstein

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Birthdays: Kierstyn Jones and Chase Huseby

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield






 Animus T-shirt day Today.  If you are in house Animus, you are welcome to  show your support and wear your t-shirt today.

Andrew Nielsen, Annie Collum, Savana Gandy, Hannah Ventura, Dara Tokunbuh, Emily Maelmstrom, Tori Campbell, Rollins Johnson, Devon McCarthy, and Leah Vail all demonstrated PASSION, COURAGE, and TEAMWORK by leading their peers in water sampling and in explaining the ecology of  Walden Pond and the Charles River to the junior class. 

 Ann Fisher, Erin Mason, and Hannah Stewart demonstrated COURAGE when she took a risk and applied for the House Impetus Sophomore Intern position!

 Montel Lyles showed KINDNESS when he volunteered to help carry heavy French books into my classroom. I appreciate his kindness

check out the new booths in the library.

check out the new booths in the library.

 Public Proclamations

Freshmen: please check the main office for any items left behind at the beach. The items will be thrown away by the end of today if not claimed.

Freshmen having fun on beach trip

Freshmen having fun on beach trip

There will be a meeting of all students who are interested in swimming for Cannon this winter on Wednesday, September 25 at 11:15 am in Foundation Hall. 

Varsity Softball Workouts will begin this week. We have scheduled these for Wednesdays and Thursdays for the next few weeks. If you are interested in working out for the upcoming season, please be at the field by 3:30. Workouts will begin at 3:40 and should end around 5 – 5:15. Players will need to wear long softball / baseball style pants. Wear cleats if you have them. Workouts will revolve around

Fabulous Junior trip to Fenway Park

Fabulous Junior trip to Fenway Park

conditioning and fundamentals. Hope to see everyone there!

Congratulations to House Impetus’ new student interns, Erin Mason, Ann Fisher Lindsay, and Leah Vail! We were beyond impressed by all the passion and enthusiasm of all candidates. These three ladies (along with all the applicants) demonstrated an immense amount of courage and passion. House Impetus’s leadership team is thrilled to begin working with these young women and help them develop their leadership skills.

 Catie Kuralt (2017) is forming a team for “Light the Night Walk” on Saturday, November 2nd at Romare Bearden Park in Charlotte, NC.  “Light the Night Walk” is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s evening walk and fundraising event.  Please email Catie ( or visit if you are interested in participating.

Mr. Cobb had a blast on the Freshmen Beach trip!

Mr. Cobb had a blast on the Freshmen Beach trip!

Freshmen: Student Council speeches will  be delivered in Taylor Hall Oct 7 during student life. If you have not turned in your speech to Mrs. Ramsey, please do so by 3 pm today.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:  Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives during the week of September 23rd: Catawba College, University of south Carolina, Bates college    September 24: Wofford college, High Point university, Randolph College.     September 25: Denison University, Ohio, SCAD

Wesleyan University, Roanoke College, University of Southern California, September 26: Lafayette College, Presbyterian College, Haverford College, St. John’s University- Manhattan campus, Georgia Institute of Technology, Providence College, Depau University, Case Western Reserve University, Vanderbilt

beautiful Montreat scenery

beautiful Montreat scenery

University. September 27: Emory University, Mercer University, Miami University Oxford, Sewanee: The university of the south, University of Tulsa, Pace University, St. Joseph’s University,


SENIORS – Have you been contacted by an organization named QUESTBRIDGE?  If you have heard from this organization by email or snail mail, please let your college counselor know right away.  This is a wonderful organization that matches eligible students to high quality colleges and universities.  The deadline to apply for this college matching process is September 27.  Please let your counselor know if you have been offered this opportunity.

Senior girls bond and relax at Montreat

Senior girls bond and relax at Montreat


After School Events:

Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity
4:15 PM
Location: Cannon School
Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Christian

  Volleyball – Girls JV
4:30 PM
Location: Charlotte Christian
Volleyball – Girls JV vs Charlotte Christian
Gil Murdock Relays
5:00 PM
Location: McAlpine Park
Cross Country – Coed Varsity
vs Charlotte Christian
Charlotte Country Day
Charlotte Latin
Providence Day School

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
5:30 PM
Location: Charlotte Christian
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Christian

Cannon Cultures Meet and Greet
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: US Library Annex
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About The Dean Team

Student Life: Our passion is to know our students, create an unforgettable high school experience, celebrate student achievement; and to empower every student to know themselves, own their actions, seek adventure, conquer challenges, lead others, and pursue balance.
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