“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner

House Standings

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Ross Bertram & Michael Dacus

Jake Diehl and Parker Cain showed TEAMWORK when they worked together to be in charge of the Tech Booth in Mr. Storr’s absence and ensured the Community Meeting & the Prom Meeting went flawlessly.

Thank you Austin Coale and Sarah Dockery for helping a classmate complete a video for a college tryout.  Your talent and creativity made the video awesome!

Thank you Sarah Dockery, Tiffany Knox, Caroline Livingston, and Brooke Wurzburger for helping College Counseling host our representative from Rustic Pathways!  Way to share your experiences with your peers.

Congrats to our House Humanitas boys for earning the Freshmen, Sophomore and Junior Honor Swords!  Way to go Timmy Jones, Sean Jenkins, and Jakob Diskin!

Steven McDermott thank you for sharing your PASSION for Peer Mentoring at the student life meeting.  Your Capstone will impact the Cannon Community for years to come.

John Nelson thank you for sharing your PASSION and talents in Media Productions with the Peer Support Team!  Great logo and Teamwork!


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TODAY’s Leadership Lunch will feature our own Carrie Schauder, speaking about Adaptability!  Please stop in to learn her perspective on this essential leadership tool. 11:15 in Foundation Hall.


As part of the Upper School’s Prom Promise activities, EMPOWER! Club is hosting a Kona Ice Event Friday during lunch in the Quad.  Enjoy delicious shaved ice for $3, $4, or $5 dollars.  Remember to bring cash or debit card on Friday. Proceeds benefit EMPOWER! Club.  EMPOWER! Club is a chapter of SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), a national student organization to promote healthy choices and decision making. Prom Promise is a national event where high school students pledge to have a safe & sober prom. Juniors & Seniors who sign the Prom Promise Pledge will get a 50 cent off coupon!

Below you will find the link to the application for the Spectrum Advisory Board. Please see Dean Zelaya if you have any questions about getting involved.  We are looking for some hardworking and dedicated students who are interested in talking about and engaging our community in conversations regarding ALL aspects of human diversity.


Current Sophomores and Juniors:If you are interested in finding more about the application process for pst; (peer support team), there is a required informational meeting this Tuesday during lunch in Foundation Hall. If you are unable to attend but are still interested, please contact Mrs. Hoffman to set up an appointment.

Juniors should report to the following classrooms during Student Life. Your college counselor will go over a few topics as you prepare to leave for summer break.
Animus: 622 (Mr. Aldridge)
Humanitas: 632 (Mr. Herder)
Integritas: 502 (Mr. Scurlock)
Impetus: 503 (Mr. Cobb)

TODAY is the National Day of Silence, a day to honor those who have been silenced by discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.  Please join the Gender and Sexuality Alliance in wearing red this Friday in honor of the Day of Silence and the victims of discrimination.

Cannon School will celebrate Earth Day with a dress-down day on Friday, April 22nd. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to wear appropriate jeans and shirts that are either green or have a green message such as: Celebrate Earth Day, Reduce/Reuse/Recycle, Eat Local, Clean Water, Protect the Earth. Please be sure messages are appropriate as per standard dress code.

Please consider being a part of Student Ambassador Network (“SAN”) 2016-2017!  All you have to do is complete a Student Ambassador Profile.  If you want to hold a leadership position, please complete the Student Ambassador Intern Application too.  It’s easy, log into Haiku and go to  Admission Office Student Ambassador Network Haiku Page   – everything you need to apply can be found there.  The application deadline is Monday, May 2. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Weinstock

Sophomores and Juniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with representatives from these colleges:

Alabama University on April 20th at 12:25

April 29th: Drew University, Madison, NJ
Private, 1400 Students
2:25 pm, Room 616

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