“You can not always control circumstances, but you can control your own thoughts.”
— Charles Popplestown



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Happy Birthday:

Core Values:

Jake Diskin, Stanton McKay, and Andrew Redding showed great KINDNESS when he cleaned up the trash in the Quad after Upper School lunch.

Public Proclamations:

There will be a MANDATORY meeting TOMMOROW (October 8) during lunch in Coach Kulp’s room (612) for any girl planning to try out for basketball this season. Important information regarding tryout and practice times, game schedule, and spirit pack orders will be discussed.  Please make plans to attend!

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 TOMMOROW in Foundation Hall.  See Dean Zelaya if you have any questions.

TOMMOROW 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!

Update on Driver’s Education Options The state legislature recently passed the budget which includes funding for driver’s education. This means that Cabarrus County Schools will again be offering driver’s education classes. All of our students are eligible to take the classes offered by Cabarrus County Schools since funding is tied to the county in which a student attends school. However, they have not determined if they will be able to offer those classes at Cannon or if our students would need to attend at a local public school. As soon as we have more information from Cabarrus County Schools, we will share it with you. In addition, Cannon will offer classes on campus through Helms Driving School on Friday, October 9, Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11, and again on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18. All classes will be from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. each day. To register for these classes, please e-mail Joy Pinto. Helms also offers weekend classes (over the course of three weekends) at their facility in Charlotte. Licensing requirements mandate 30 hours of classroom instruction, followed by six hours of behind the wheel instruction with a licensed instructor.

Upcoming College Admissions Visits:

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors – please sign up on Family Connections to meet with college admission representatives from the following schools:
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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