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Day 3 Social Studies Drops


          Birthdays:  John Maguire

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield






                                                                       Core Values:


Catie Kuralt demonstrated true PASSION by organizing a massive team for Light the Night. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication!!

Jack Amoroso demonstrated KINDNESS when he helped another student fix the window of his car.  Way to go Jack!

Katie Cooper demonstrated PASSION when she stayed after school to help a teacher learn how to use Google Drive. Thanks, Katie!

Grey Ferrell showed KINDNESS when he went out of his way to open a door for a teacher.

Tiffany Knox demonstrated KINDNESS when she helped a student with a broken wrist to take a quiz.

Ryan Emerson demonstrated KINDNESS when he helped a teacher carry a large box.


Cougar Growl for Ben.

Cougar Growl for Ben.


         Public Proclamations:

Rachel Harris will be will be representing Cannon School in the Miss Dance of North Carolina competition this week in Greensboro, NC. Rachel will be judged in a panel interview ,as well as in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and acrobatic classes. During the final phase of the competition she will perform an open routine for professional judges from all over the country. If Rachel is successful at winning the state level competition she will move on to the Miss Dance of America competition in Orlando, Fla. In July. Please wish Rachel good luck.

Cannon Theater Company will perform their production of Rhinoceros, winner of seven North Carolina Theater Conference awards, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week at 7:00pm in Taylor Hall! Each performance night will feature a different special guest presentation and a post-show Q&A with the cast and crew. On Thursday, Mrs. Huffman will discuss the personal and world events that led the playwright Ionesco to write Rhinoceros. On Friday night, Cannon visual arts students will present a gallery reception featuring original work related to themes of Rhinoceros. On Saturday night, Mr. Burlington will discuss “Music of the Avant Garde,” featuring both live and recorded performances. Tickets will be sold at the door and are free for Cannon students, faculty, and staff, and $5 for everyone else.

Attention students planning on joining the Quebec trip on June 7-13 2014, a  deposit of $200 is due by December 2nd  .    

Please email Ms. Simard Newman any

All students interested in writing for The CUSP are invited to attend a meeting in Room 703 during lunch on Wednesday.

College representative from Berry came to talk to Cannon students yesterday.

College representative from Berry College came to talk to Cannon students yesterday.

Student anouncement: My name is Austin Coale, I am in the 10th grade here at Cannon School, and I am collecting goods for the Humane Society this year. I have recently volunteered there, and I realized that they needed some goods badly, after talking with someone who works there; I decided to collect goods at school. I will be collecting puppy and kitten food, and also paper towels. My project is different because instead of collecting goods in the Upper School exclusively, I will be collecting canned goods at 2 home varsity basketball games. The dates for these games are the 19th and 22nd of November. There will be labeled bins near the entrance to the game where people can place their donations. If anyone has questions, he or she can e-mail me at These goods will be going to help all of the animals at the Humane Society of Concord.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please register on Family Connections to visit with college representatives from the following colleges: November 12th: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science & Art 10:40 November 21st: Ringling College of Art and Design 9:10

Cannon School’s student theater company kicks off season with Ionesco’s Absurdist classic

Cannon School’s student theater company kicks off season with Ionesco’s Absurdist classic

The first annual International Festival is scheduled for Thursday, November 21st during student life. The festival is a celebration of the many cultures that form the Upper School. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to represent the country of their heritage or a country of their “heart”.   If you are interested in representing a country or performing during the festival,  please contact Mr.Kmidowski for more information.


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.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 towards the purchase of  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!

Time working alone is priceless.

Time working alone is priceless.


 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.





      After School Events:

Students read and discuss The Ways We Lie.

Students read and discuss The Ways We Lie.

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

Basketball – Boys JV
4:30 PM
Location: Cannon School
Basketball – Boys JV vs Westminster Catawba
Close reading during English II.

Close reading during English II.

Basketball – Girls Varsity
6:00 PM
Location: Cannon School

Great Gastby came to Cannon.

Great Gastby came to Cannon.

Basketball – Boys Varsity
7:30 PM
Location: Cannon School
Basketball – Boys Varsity vs Westminster Catawba

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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