“We are spurred on by the impossible.” – Bruce Brenner

House Standings

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Mr. Cobb demonstrated RESPECT and ownership for Cannon School when he picked up a number of empty water bottles and sports drink bottles that were left behind on the grass between the tennis courts and the football field.  Thank you, Mr. Cobb!

Abbey Redding showed PASSION figuring out the exact right meaning of a word so that the teacher and students understood the difference between two similar words.

Joe Russell showed TEAMWORK when he took a big stack of trays back to the cafeteria first thing in the morning.

Holly Springate demonstrated INTEGRITY when she arranged to come to a class she was missing due to an appointment during her drop period so she didn’t miss any of the material. Way to go, Holly!

Will Carey demonstrated INTEGRITY when he asked before a quiz if notes he planned to use would be in accordance with the honor code.  Way to go, Will!

Thanks to Liam Dolan and Megan Hnilica for TEAMWORK in showing a teacher an awesome smartboard feature!

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There will be a MANDATORY meeting on Friday, September 9, during STUDENT CHOICE in Coach Kulp’s room (rm. 612) for any UPPER SCHOOL GIRL who is interested in playing varsity basketball this season. Practice and game schedules, as well as spirit pack order information, will be discussed. If you would like to participate on the varsity girls’ basketball teams this winter, you must attend.


As part of our membership drive, the EMPOWER! Club is hosting a Kona Ice Event Friday during lunch in the Quad/During Club Fair.  Enjoy delicious shaved ice for $3, $4, or $5 dollars Remember to bring cash or debit card on FridayProceeds 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.

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!!

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 Is Honor a way of life for you?  Help Honor Council this year by serving as the freshman 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.

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.


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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