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   ” I’m a poor underdog but tonight I will bark with the great over-dog bark that romps through the dark.”-Robert Frost

Day 4 No drops

Student Life today  12:05-1:00

Freshmen report to Foundation Hall

Sophomores meet in advisory for “Teasing and Taunting” activity

Juniors “give back day”- this is a drop period for Juniors  today, since one of the junior drops will be used for college counseling work during a future drop. 

Seniors: committee meetings. Senior Gift (meets in Wise’s room 706) Homecoming (free to hang in hallways, or join another committee)

Halfway There (meet’s in Campbell’s room 609) TDWMNBN (meets in Trojan’s room 602) Senior Breakfast (meets in Hylton’s room 704)

Senior Night (meets in Huffman’s room 705) Aesthetics (meets in Morrell’s room 617)

          Birthdays: None

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield





                                                                                                                       Core Values:


Tyler gets a Cougar growl! Wahoo!

Tyler gets a Cougar growl! Wahoo!


Jakob Diskin, Kody Huseby, and Matt Jackson showed KINDNESS when they helped carry plants from a teacher’s car to her classroom.

Tyler Ventura demonstrated INTEGRITY found money in the road next to the US and turned it over to the US office.

Hannah Finch and Andrew Newman showed COURAGE and KINDNESS by forming and leading Cannon School’s first ever GSA.


                                                                                                            Public Proclamations:

Reminder:  students need to turn in any photo order/re-order forms to Suzzane Howard no later than Tuesday, October 29.

Advisors, please make sure students are in dress code. No leggings ,  skirts should be no more than 4 inches above knee  and no t-shirts. Thanks

Sophomore independent reading projects are on display

Sophomore independent reading projects are on display

The following workshops are scheduled this week during Student Choice in the US library: Tuesday, October 29th – EBSCO EBook

Collection Wednesday,    October 30th- – Gale Virtual Reference Library EBook Collection Please email Mr. Kmidowski to register

Any upper school student who is interested in participating on the co-ed varsity swim team this winter should contact assistant Coach Leigh Northrup at  to gather more information.  Practice begins Monday November 4 at 6:00 am at the YMCA swimming pool.  For more information please contact Coach Northrup.

Students pledge to be drug free and display their commitment on their lockers.

Students pledge to be drug free and display their commitment on their lockers.

If anyone borrowed Mr. Marsico’s calculators, please return them soon. Thanks.


House Impetus is having a car wash fundraiser on Thursday, October 31 from 1 to 4 in the parking lot by the tennis courts! The proceeds will benefit the future service organizations that House Impetus chooses to support. Students can sign up to volunteer at the event for service hours! Come out and get your car washed! This is open to anyone! The price is 5 dollars for students. Contact Jake Flynn (, Joanna Copio (, or Miss Kundel ( for more info!


Please join us for a night at Dressler’s Restaurant in Birkdale to help support the Make a Wish Foundation. Dressler’s Restaurant has agreed to donate 10% of it’s profit on Wednesday October 30th to the Make a Wish Foundation in honor of Daniela and Vanessa’s Capstone. We are working to raise $6,000 dollars to grant the wish of a child with a life-threatening disease through the Make a Wish Foundation. Every dollar counts so please try to attend! October 30th is the night before House Games, so there will most likely not be any homework! It is the perfect date night or family dinner night! If you have any questions please email Daniela or Vanessa at or

Gaming during lunch.

Gaming during lunch.

STUDENT HUNGER DRIVE  HOUSE COMPETITION ends Thursday October 31. !!Bring in canned goods of any kind (no ramen, please) from now until Wednesday, October 30th at 3:00pm.The house with the most  cans will be announced at House Games on Thursday, October 31st.  Winning house will receive a dress down.

Seniors eat lunch in the upper school.. what a priveledge !

Seniors eat lunch in the upper school.. what a priveledge !

sophomores, Juniors and Seniors please sign up on Family Connections to meet with college representatives from:

October 29th: Hollins University (10:40)   November 5th: Carleton College (8:40)   November 6th: Rhodes College (2:25)

November 7th: Meredith College (12:55)

 JuniorsSeniors: The Princeton Review SAT Prep course can help students determine strengths and weaknesses, develop a study plan, and gauge progress. The Winter course is open for registration at Space is limited, so please register early.


Juniors:  What do you want to be when you grow up?  What do you want to study in college?  What is going on in the world of work?  If these are questions you have been pondering or if you know what  career you are considering and you want some hands-on experiences – then Cougars On-Site is a program you should consider!  Cougars On-Site is a summer job shadowing and internship program open to Cannon students the summer before their senior year.  To find out more about the program and to hear directly from students who participated last summer – please plan to attend the:


Introduction to Cougars On-Site Lunch and Learn


November 5th


11:20 – 11:50


Room 616







                                                                                                                                          After School Events:


Driver’s Education
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Foundation Hall

Faculty gather for lunch, fellowship, and yummy desserts.

Faculty gather for lunch, fellowship, and yummy desserts.


SAT Fall Review
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Upper School Room 505
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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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