“Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities . . . because it is the quality which guarantees all others.”— Winston Churchill


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Happy Birthday:

Core Values:

Kimmy Byrd and Jaeden Heesch showed TEAMWORK by making the Teddy Bear Picnic Rehearsal picture perfect! Never underestimate the difference you are making in the lives of our littlest cougars!

Kevin King, Dalton Phillips, and Taylor Lumpkins all showed passion in their awesome reading and acting of Act 4 of The Crucible.

Rohan Handa showed TEAMWORK by getting batteries for a remote in Mr. West’s room. 

Thanks to Clara Kinken for bringing in magazines for the whole class to use for our art project. Great planning and Teamwork!

Floris Stratman showed TEAMWORK when he picked up trash left in the sophomore hallway after school.

Gabe Szilagyi showed KINDNESS when he helped erase and clean the whiteboards during class. Thank you!

Public Proclamations:

The Spectrum Advisory Board will be hosting our first panel discussion in light of Hispanic Heritage month. Hispanic Americans within the Cannon School community will be sharing their personal experiences about being Hispanic in the USA.  Come out and support these individuals while they share a personal perspective.  We will meet during lunch on Thursday, Oct. 8th in Foundation Hall.  See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.

Seniors: TODAY during student life, please report to Foundation Hall at 12:05 to hear about possible senior gift ideas. Once the senior committee has revealed its ideas, you will be dismissed back to your advisory for academic advising. Thanks.

October 11 is National Coming Out Day, a day for LGBTQIA+ people across America to embrace who they really are and come out to their friends and family. To honor this day, the GSA is making Thursday, October 8, a t-shirt day for anyone who would like to wear PURPLE to show their support for Cannon’s LGBTQIA+ community. We hope to see you sporting purple!

Ms. Eury’s ELP class is hosting a voter registration for anyone who will be 18 or older by November 3, 2015, Please register to vote during lunch!!! You will need your driver’s license number or the last 4 digits of your social security number.

All welcome- The EMPOWER! Club: A chapter of the National SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will meet TODAY during Student Choice, 1:05-1:30, in the Academic Center (room 610) . Come find out about this semester’s activities and available class representative leadership positions. There will be snacks!

Vocalists needed– Mr. Davis is looking for students who might be interested in recording vocals for his students’ Music Tech projects. They are currently doing cover versions of pop tunes. Wanna sing some Radiohead, Michael Jackson, Red Hot Chili Peppers, or Coldplay? Then come in and lay down a track for us. Each brave vocalist will earn a core value! Email Mr. Davis ( or come by the Music Tech Lab if interested.

Juniors – The process for Governor’s School is beginning. If you would like more information about this amazing educational summer program please come to 616 on TODAY, during Student Choice.

Juniors: There will be an interest meeting for the Cougars On-Site Program on October 5th during Student Choice in Room 616.  Please attend to learn more about this internship and job shadowing program.

Upcoming College Admissions Visits:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors – please sign up on Family Connections to meet with college admission representatives from the following schools:
October 5th:
Guilford College
October 6th:
UNC – Charlotte
Carleton College
October 7th:
DePauw University
Furman University
University of South Carolina
Boston College
High Point University
Lehigh University
Wofford College
Birmingham-Southern Coll.
Salem College

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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