“The indispensable first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.”— Ben Stein


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Happy Birthday:

Chase Huseby, Clara Kinken, Andrea Moore, Hannah Nelson, & Caroline Spiggle

Core Values:

Ja’Vonte Bowden demonstrated INTEGRITY when he found and turned in a pencil pouch that a student left in Study Hall!  Way to go, Vonte!!!

Brian McKinsey showed KINDNESS when he reminded classmated to to take their quiz using a pen.  Good show, Brian!!

Public Proclamations:

Our new student council freshmen reps are Abhi Gadudasu , Amelia Andretti and Alex Varghese. Congratulations.

Homecoming Spirit Week Themes!
TODAY: Twin Day
Friday: Cannon Spirit

Upper School Students: Please join us in the quad TODAY at lunch (11:30-12:00) for a fun Zumba class to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Wear sneakers and bring water! See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions. 💃💃💃💃

Cannon School’s first blood drive will be Oct. 1, and the link to sign-up to donate is:  I’d love to have a larger donor population than we’ve ever had, so please sign-up if you feel compelled to do so.  If you should have any questions, please either email Mrs. Stavrakas or stop by her room 611 in the Upper School.

Eight participants are needed to represent Cannon School at the upcoming Academic WorldQuest Competition scheduled for Wednesday, November 18th.  AWQ is a trivia competition consisting of questions focusing on contemporary politics, geography, and world history.  Participants will have dinner provided before the competition begins.  The highlight of the evening is having WCNC’s weatherman Larry Sprinkle serve as the moderator. Interested students should contact Mr. Kmidowski for more information.

Upcoming College Admissions Visits:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives.
TODAY: Stetson University, Randolph College, Univ. New Hampshire, Case Western Univ.
September 24th: Worcester Polytechnic Inst., Davidson College, Loyola University
New Orleans, Providence College, University of Mississippi, Fordham University
September 25th: College of William and Mary, Scripps College, Denison University, Haverford College, Emory University, University of Richmond, University of Tulsa, University of Georgia, Wesleyan University

Don’t miss out! Space is limited for the Princeton Review SAT Prep courses offered at Cannon School meeting on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and select Saturdays. The Fall Course runs from 10/17 – 11/21 and is for those students who want to take the current format test; the Winter Course runs from 1/23-2/27 and is for those students who plan to take the new format test. The cost is $450. More details and registration link can be found on the Cannon website’s SAT Prep page.
Volunteers needed for BTB Soccer for Tots! Come outside and play with the Jr K soccer kids on Mondays from 1:15 – 2:10 p.m. Volunteer for one or more dates: 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, and 11/2. Email Mrs. Brashear at           



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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