“Commitment is the enemy of resistance, for it is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down.” — David McNally

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Jairus Hamilton, Andrea Moore, Anna Edwards, and Emma Kate Bentley-Gottel showed TEAMWORK when they helped take attendance during the fire drill.  Thanks for the help!!!!

Emma Beier showed TEAMWORK when she gave up a Saturday morning and helped at the Cannon Invitational.

Michael Kungl showed INTEGRITY when he found and turned in a school mate’s license that was lost.

Meg Weinstock showed TEAMWORK when she gave up a Saturday morning and helped at the Cannon Invitational.

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Leadership Lunch “No Bad Teams, Just Bad Leaders” will be TODAY in Foundation Hall.  All leaders and leaders in learning are welcome!

There will be corn hole, music, and more!!!
P.S. Our prices are cheaper than the concession stand!!


Participants are needed to represent Cannon School at the upcoming Academic WorldQuest Competition scheduled for Thursday, November 10th at the Westin Charlotte.  The competition begins at 5:45 pm and ends at approximately 9:30 pm. AWQ is a trivia competition played by teams representing area high schools with questions focusing on contemporary politics, geography, and world history. Students interested in participating should contact Mr. Kmidowski for more information.

Princeton Review SAT Prep Fall and Winter Workshops are open for registration. The Fall Course runs 10/15 until 11/19 for the 12/3 or 1/21 test. The Winter Course runs 1/21 until 2/25 for the 3/11 or 5/6 test. Detailed schedules and registration link can be found on the SAT Prep page on the Cannon website. Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Admission Representatives from the following institutions:


University of South Carolina – Public, Small City, South Carolina, 25,000 Undergrads

Offering 324 unique degree tracks and home to one of the highest regarded international business programs. The school is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for its research & community engagement.

“Interested in a Summer Study Abroad or exploring GAP Year options after high school? Come speak with a representative from ISA on Wed., Oct. 12th during lunch in the Private Dining Room. ISA High School offers summer programs through accredited foreign universities in China, Costa Rica,France, ItalyPeruand Spain. Students are able to sign-up independently, and have the opportunity to earn college credit  and volunteer hourswhile abroad.”  Open to all Upper School students. 

Seniors interested in applying for any one of the following scholarships, must submit his/her scholarship applications to Ms. Mann no later than Oct. 19th at 3:30 pm.

        Centennial Scholarship (NCSU)

        Danforth Scholars (Wash U.)

        Jefferson Scholars (UVA)

        Belk Scholarship (Davidson)

Juniors-North Carolina Governor’s School applications are due to Ms. Mann by Oct. 19 at 3:30 pm.

 Sophomores—If you are interested in being nominated to attend the HOBY Leadership Seminar, please contact Ms. Mann.  Applications (which will include a brief essay and resume) for nomination consideration will be due no later than Oct. 19 at 3:30 pm.

Fall 2016 Driver Education Program


This year, Cannon will again offer a driver education program during the fall semester. Classes, which will be taught by a Cabarrus County Schools employee, will be held in Foundation Hall from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the following dates:

  • October 24-26
  • October 31 – November 3
  • November 7-10
  • November 14-17
  • November 21-22 (make-up days)

Students who will be 15 years of age after May 31, 2017 are eligible to register. To complete the class, students must have thirty hours of class time and six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.

After the class portion is complete, the instructor, Mr. Brewer, will coordinate with individual students to complete the behind-the-wheel requirements during their drop periods or after school.

The $65 fee must be paid in the form of a check made out to Cabarrus County Schools.

To register for the fall driver education class, e-mail Joy Pinto in the Upper School Office by Friday, October 14.

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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