“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

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Alex Cox, Dasha Duncan, & Zachary Venos

Peyton Skill demonstrated KINDNESS when he patiently waited for a teacher and held the door open for her.  Thanks, Peyton!

Julia Dunn and Raquel McLeod showed TEAMWORK and PASSION when they spoke about AP Language to 10th graders. 

Mitchell Skolaris showed KINDNESS by cleaning a mess floor for a teacher.

Maddie Woods showed KINDNESS when she helped a fellow student take out the recycling.

Bryce Estes showed INTEGRITY when he found and returned a wallet to a fellow student.

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Runners, athletes, environmentalists, everyone! Come here Pavel Cenkl speak in Foundation Hall today during lunch about his run across Iceland to learn more about climate change. About his route, he writes, “The route I followed is a 240-kilometer arc across the Icelandic highlands. The route follows trails, gravel roads, and faint paths among rivers, waterfalls, glaciers, thermal springs, and an open tundra landscape.” Cenkl is a professor, an outdoor enthusiast, an athlete, a coach, and a writer. In his words, “My hope is that by bringing attention to the responsibility of outdoor enthusiasts—runners, climbers, skiers, mountain bikers, cyclists—all of us—to serve as role models and as stewards of our planet in the face of our current climate crisis.”
Come to Foundation Hall at 11:15 today!

Ask the Experts!  College Admission Leaders on Campus!

Sophomores and Juniors will have an opportunity to hear from the Director of Admissions at UNC Chapel Hill and the Vice President of Admissions at Washington and Lee University on Monday, TODAY during Student Life.  Come prepared to ask any question you might have about the college search and decision-making process.  Is it true that colleges only care about grades and test scores?  Is it true that private colleges are too expensive to attend?  Is it true that you have to know what you want to major in before you can apply to a college?  Come find out the answers to the questions you have about applying to college.

Last chance to register for “Etiquette: Everything You Wanted to Know but Where Afraid to Ask”. Classes will be held during US lunch 11:15-12:00 on : 3/1, 3/3, 3/8, 30/10, and 3/15. The class cost is $75. Meals will be charged separately and are fixed to coordinate with the lessons; special dietary needs can be addressed. Registration is online at the Beyond The Bell page.

Professor, author, and environmentalist Pavel Cenkl is visiting Cannon on Monday, 2/22. Cenkl will speak to US Students in Foundation Hall from 11:15-12:00 about his 150 run across Iceland.


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