“A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort.”— Herm Albright

House Standings

Humanitas Shield 2 Humanitas Shield 2 Humanitas Shield 2






Allie Kuralt, Alex Kuralt, & Sami Eagle

Nicki Cusamano, Maddie Woods, & Katie Hendry  showed INTEGRITY and “ownership” by cleaning up the 2nd floor hallway!

Qon Murphy demonstrated KINDNESS when he ran a large stack of trays back to eth cafeteria.  Thank you Qon!!

Lydia Pinto demonstrated KINDNESS when she went above and beyond while welcoming new girls to her advisory! Thanks, Lydia!

Mitchell Skolaris showed INTEGRITY when he turned in a lunch box that had been left outside.  Owner was pleased it was found since he’d forgotten where he left it… 

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Please use this link to fill out the Locker Selection Form.  We need 100% participation!

Please use this link if you are interested in leading a club:

Please be patient with cafeteria lines this week.  Follow the NEW directions below:

Cannon Cafeteria MS US

SENIORS:  College Kick-off Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:00am-12:00pm in the CPACIt is mandatory for all seniors to attend this workshop along with at least one parent from each senior’s family.  YOU MUST BRING YOUR LAPTOP! 

SENIORS – If you wish to be considered as a school nominee for the following scholarships, the application to the Cannon School Scholarship Committee is due no later than 8/24 at 3:00pm. 

Bryan Scholars (Davidson College )

Morehead-Cain Scholarship (UNC)

Park Scholarship (NC State)

Levine Scholarship (UNC Charlotte)

Find the application for school nominees on the College Counseling Haiku page under “Scholarships and Financial Aid”  Contact your college counselor if you have questions.


Auditions for Cannon Theater Company‘s fall play “The Children’s Hour” AND winter musical “Cinderella” will take place Thurs Aug 25, Mon Aug 29, and Tues Aug 30. Details and a link to the sign-up for specific times will be made available on this blog and also emailed to you this week. Though auditions will take place after school from 3:30-5:30pm, fall athletes wishing to audition for the winter musical will have an opportunity to sign up for a lunch or student choice slot.  

Sophomores and Juniors, do you want to be recognized as a World Citizen? Are you interested in global issues, World Affairs Council of Charlotte, Model UN, world travel and service learning? Earn the global studies certificate designed by Cannon School in two years. Upon completion, you will be awarded a certificate on Senior Night. Contact Dr. Simard-Newman at for more information.

Please remember to COMPOST and RECYCLE your things at


  • ALL of your food
  • Plates/bowls/napkins
  • The new flatware!

What should go in Recycling?

  • Cans
  • Bottles
  • Plastic cups
  • Juice boxes

What about the landfill?

  • Sandwich baggies
  • Juice pouches

Just Remember!

“When In Doubt, Throw It Out”

Would you like to spend the first week of January in beautiful, warm Costa Rica. Would you like to practice yoga, surf, work with local school children, volunteer at a turtle rescue center? All of this is possible. There are still open spots in the Costa Rica Yoga Winterm. Explore this link: to get an idea of what is possible. Then, come to a meeting in Mr. Coggins’ room during student choice on Friday 8/ 19 to hear more about the program from Christine Stahr – a representative from TrueNature. If you want to talk about this trip before Friday, see Mr. Coggins or Ms. Hoffman. 

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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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