“I understand what’s it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door, buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.” –  Don Cheadle

House Standings

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Greyson Thompson, Noelle Ross, & Lia Carnes

Jarius Hamilton demonstrated KINDNESS when he retrieved Ms. Morrell’s water bottle from the CPAC. Way to go Jarius!

Emerald Ben, Osahon Tokunboh, Peter Fromke, Will Exson, Rohan Handa, Reed Fisk, Jackson Welch, Elizabeth Hurley, Claire Christman, Allyson Slattery, Alex Coale, Hope Springate, Brian McKinsey, Sami Eagle, Anthony Muraca and Ally Dressler demonstrated TEAMWORK when they gave up their social studies drop to share their secrets for success in the Upper School during New Student Seminar. Many thanks!

Will Exson showed KINDESS when he held the door for a teacher on the way to lunch.

Allyson Slattery showed PASSION when she sprinted back to Dean Booker’s office (barefoot) to retrieve a candle for the Honor Code signing ceremony. 

Thumbs up to Andrew Ayer for his TEAMWORK and genius book labelling idea for keeping vocab books straight!

Luke Letica showed KINDNESS when he cleaned up some coffee that a teacher spilt.

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Attention Sophomores!! It is time to break in your boots for Outward Bound. Wear your boots Friday September 2nd and 9th – house points will be awarded!!
(feel free to post a picture of boots if you want!)

LAST CHANCE to submit a club proposal and get ready for Club Fair! Fill out the link:  and come to our Club Leaders meeting today at lunch break (11:45-12:00) in room 510.  See Dean Zelaya or Mrs. Baez if you have any questions! 

There will be a meeting of students in grades 9-12 interested in playing lacrosse this spring for Cannon School on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 11:15 am in Foundation Hall.  Please grab your lunch and head over to meet with Coach Schattner to hear important information regarding the lacrosse program. 

 Is Honor a way of life for you?  Help Honor Council this year by serving as the Honor Council intern.  Follow this link to apply:   All applications due by September 2nd at 3:30pm.  Please see Dean Booker or Ms. Lineberger if you have any questions.

Auditions for Cannon Theater Company are coming up fast (Aug 25-29)! Go to to find more info and links to the audition signup, audition packet, and YouTube of the audition song.

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

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Admission Representatives from the following institutions.  For a complete list of representatives visiting Cannon this semester log into Family Connections.

August 30th:

Haverford College – Private, Small Town, Pennsylvania, 1200 Undergrads

August 31st:

Gettysburg College – Private, Small Town, Pennsylvania, 2500 Undergrads

Wellesley College- Women’s College, Private, Large Town, 2300 Undergrads

Drew University – Private, Small Town, New Jersey, 1400 Undergrads

September 1st:

Babson College  – Private, Small City/Near Boston, Massachusetts, 2100 Undergrads

September 6th:

Virginia Tech – Public, Large Town, Virginia, 24,200 Undergrads

September 7th:

Vanderbilt University – Private, Large City/Near Nashville, Tennessee, 6900 Undergrads

Hofstra University – Private, Large City, New York, 6900 Undergrads

Agnes Scott College – Colleges That Changes Lives, Private, Urban Setting, Georgia, 900 Undergrads

September 8th:

Randolph-Macon College – Private, Small Town/Near Richmond, Virginia, 1300 Undergrads

Davidson College – Private, Small Town/Near Charlotte, North Carolina, 1800 Undergrads

Hillsdale College – Colleges That Changes Lives, Private, Large Town, Michigan, 1400 Undergrads

September 12th:

University of Notre Dame – Private, Small City, Indiana, 8500 Undergrads

Rice University   – Private, Large City, Texas, 4000 Undergrads

St. Lawrence University  – Private, Small Town, New York, 2300 Undergrads

September 13th:

Tufts University  – Private, Large City/Near Boston, Massachusetts, 5200 Undergrads

Vassar College – Private, Small City, New York, 2400 Undergrads

College of Charleston – Public, City, South Carolina, 10,500 Undergrads

Eckerd College – Colleges That Changes Lives, Private, Large City, Florida, 2100 Undergrads

Johnson & Wales University (Charlotte), Private, City, North Carolina, 2300 Undergrads

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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