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   ” To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded!”- Ralph Waldo emerson

House Games

8:05-8:25 advisory

8:15-8:25 House Animus meets in Foundation Hall       House integritas meets in Library Anex   

House Humanitas meet in library  House impetus meets in Commons

          Birthdays: Ariana Forouzad  11/1 Amelia Clark

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield






                                                                        Core Values:


 Zach Venos showed KINDNESS when he cleaned up his teacher’s classroom after Advisory.

Carrie Schauder demonstrated INTEGRITY when she immediately admitted that her teacher had passed out the answer key instead of a blank scantron.  Way to save the day, Carrie!

Artemas Brown and Jonathan Nephew showed PASSION when he worked with a fellow advisee to lower and fold the flag.

Allie Bunten showed Teamwork in advisory when she came up with an ingenious solution to a password issue during a Student Life activiity!

Julia Dunn showed Kindness when she made halloween treats for her advisory.

Mimi Cheung and Katharina Christiansen  demonstrated TEAMWORK by helping Student Council deliver boo-grams on Monday. Thank you!!

Caroline Campbell showed KINDNESS when she stayed after school to help Mrs. Smith clean up the science kits.

Jordan Lauher and Jassi Schaefer demonstrated TEAMWORK by helping Student Council deliver boo-grams on Monday. Thank you!!

Payton Ryan and Jordan Johnson showed KINDNESS to Mrs. Smith by helping her carry science kits to her room.

Jordan Johnson showed KINDNESS by helping a student complete a group science project even though Jordan is in another class.


                                                                                                 Public Proclamations:

HAPPY HOUSE GAMES DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

“Do you like winning easy money? Well you’re in luck! The Class of 2014 Senior Gift Committee is holding an Upper School 50/50 raffle from November 4th to November 15th.

Impetus team spirit in the house!

Impetus team spirit in the house!

Tickets are just $1 for 1, $3 for 4, or 5$ 10! Tickets will be sold outside of foundation hall everyday during lunch. Proceeds will go to a Cannon School inflatable cougar sports tunnel (seen below) that will be used at outdoor athletic events! So stop by during lunch for your chance to win big and to support Cannon School spirit!”

Canton Ridge Cougar Mascot

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.



House Impetus is having a car wash fundraiser  Today 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!

Halloween is here!

Halloween is here!


Halloween party in advisory.

Halloween party in advisory.


Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors please sign up on Family Connections to meet with college representatives from:   November 5th: Carleton College (8:40)   November 6th: Rhodes College (2:25) November 7th: Meredith College (12:55)

Juniors: Report to Room 616 during your World Language drop on November 4th for a College Planning session.  You need to bring your laptop to this meeting!

 JuniorsSeniors: The Princeton Review SAT Prep course can help students determine strengths and weaknesses, develop a study plan, and gauge

Yes, juniors had a spider pinata for Halloween spirit.

Yes, juniors had a spider pinata for Halloween spirit.

progress. The Winter course is open for registration at Space is limited, so please register early.



                                                                                                                                          After School Events:

Parent/ Teacher Conferences.
Fall festivities enjoyed by all.

Fall festivities enjoyed by all.


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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