“Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in all management of human affairs.”— Ralph Waldo Emerson

House Standings

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Floris Stratman & Lizzie Fisher

Jake Diskin, Hope Springate, Maddie Woods, and Taylor Lumpkins demonstrated PASSION by volunteering to help direct traffic on Parent Orientation Night.

Symone Walker and Azlynn Anderson showed KINDNESS and RESPECT when they helped me clean up my room, put my stools on my tables, and brought trays down to the cafeteria after school today! They were such a huge help to me! Thanks so much!!

Great TEAMWORK was shown when Zach VanWingerden helped a classmate and Sra.Báez figure out Audacity software. Gracias Zach for your help.

Russ Campbell showed KINDNESS when he brought the Advancement Office treats from Chick-Fil-A when they said they were hungry!

Jordan Besh, Maddie Woods, and Maya Campbell showed KINDNESS when they cleaned the Chinese Classroom Whiteboard.

Zach Christy, Jackson Cooksey, Peter Fromke, and Alex Coale demonstrated TEAMWORK when they volunteered to breakdown a tent in the rain for Dean Zelaya.  Gracias, muchachos!!!

Zac Venos, one of my son’s favorite Cougar football players, walked my son to his classroom for his birthday so that he could introduce him to his class. Thanks so much for making my son’s day!

Reed Fisk demonstrated PASSION when he enthusiastically volunteered to do a favor in the rain. 

Meredith Haddock showed KINDNESS when she washed Mrs. Reulbach’s whiteboards!

Allyson Slattery showed TEAMWORK when she took attendance for her advisory!

Maddie Woods showed KINDNESS when she made brownies for her entire advisory!

Chris Nelson showed KINDNESS when he volunteered to carry a desk from Mrs. Stavrakas’s room to Mrs. Kulp’s without being asked.  Thanks Chris!

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ATTENTION FRESHMAN!!! All Freshman interested in running for student council need to get a copy of the bylaws from Ms. Harley. This needs to be turned in with a parent signature along with your speech by Friday, September 9th at 3:00 to Ms. Harley. Elections will be held for the three freshman representative spots during your class trip. Thank you so much for your interest in student council–we would love to have you on the team!

All welcome to our First EMPOWER! Club meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 7th, 11:20-12:00 Noon in Foundation Hall. There will be treats! Find out how to volunteer & get involved. Several leadership positions still available. EMPOWER! is a Chapter of the National student organization, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions 

Contact Mrs. Hoffman, Club Advisor for more info:

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.

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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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.


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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