“The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect [people].” – Mary Ann Evans
2nd Quarter House Standings
Grey Mills and Miguel Thillet showed PASSION when they volunteered (during their drop) to help unload some boxes for the student hunger drive. THANKS!
Kendall Applegate, Joe Wilson, and Zack Olguin showed TEAMWORK when they cleaned up the entire senior hall and lounge.
The US community is invited to attend the latest installment of Cougars Talk tomorrow during lunch in room 616. Thursday’s topic will be ABILITY. Enjoy your lunch as we watch and discuss the videos linked below. In order to allow time for viewing and follow-up discussion, the first video will begin at 11:25.
Rosie King: How Autism Freed Me to be Myself
Dylan Dailor: Empathy and Asperger’s Syndrome
Next Tuesday, November 8th, we will celebrate our democracy and Election Day with KidsVoting! Please stop by the Private Dining Room between classes, during breaks and lunch, and during student choice to vote! The AP Gov students and ELP classes will also be collecting exit poll data. In order to fully celebrate our right to vote and democratic values, please wear your red, white, and blue that day! Since we are a precinct for regular voting and KidsVoting, students may not wear political shirts supporting particular candidates and/or issues since electioneering activities are not allowed too close the voting polls.
Leadership Lunch with Mr. Bill Diskin (Checking the Ego) on Friday in Foundation Hall. Everyone welcome!
TODAY at lunch time we will have a math club meeting in room 504.
ITS BACK!!! Cannon Math Competition on November 10th (Math Drop Day) in the Academic Center. Challenges for all levels and PRIZES!!! Ask your math teacher today!
On Friday, Nov. 4 during lunch, stop by the table set up outside the lunchroom to meet with a representative from Oxbridge Academic Programs. Oxbridge offers students the opportunity to spend the summer in one of 10 locations across Europe and the United States. Students select from over 180 subjects such as Medicine, Law, Engineering, Drama, Photography and Fashion, in cities like Oxford, Cambridge, Paris, Barcelona, New York, Los Angeles and more. Stop by to pick up a brochure and learn more about this amazing summer study abroad opportunity.
HEY EVERYONE! I AM TAYLOR WATSON AND THIS YEAR FOR MY CAPSTONE I AM SUPPORTING SAMARITAN’S PURSE OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD. I AM COLLECTING ITEMS TO FILL SHOE BOXES TO SEND OVERSEAS TO CHILDREN IN UNDEVELOPED COUNTRIES. THE ITEMS I AM ASKING TO BE DONATED ARE ON A LIST BY MY POSTERS AND BINS THAT ARE LOCATED THROUGHOUT THE UPPER SCHOOL. TIME IS LIMITED TO DONATE SO AS MUCH PARTICIPATION AS POSSIBLE WOULD BE FANTASTIC SO WE CAN MAKE UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS! THANK YOU!! DONATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FROM THURSDAY 11/3 THROUGH WEDNESDAY 11/16
Ohio Wesleyan University – Private, Small Town, Ohio, 1700 Undergrads.
A private liberal arts school affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Nearly one third of its students declare at least two majors, which is one of the highest percentages of multiple majors in the country. Engineering majors can partake in the school’s 3-2 program, in which students spend three years at Wesleyan and two in an engineering program.
Florida Institute of Technology- Private, Large Town, Florida, 3600 Undergrads.
Near the Atlantic coast and the Kennedy Space Center and NASA shuttle launches, Florida Tech offers strong academic programs in the fields of science, engineering, aeronautics and business. Undergraduate students who major in engineering or science are required to complete a culminating research project, which are displayed at an annual show case.
UNC- Greensboro– Public, large town, NC, 15,300 undergrads
100 areas of study and 200 student organizations. A scenic campus with prominent research initiatives such as Gateway University Research Park and Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering.
Lynn University – Private, Large Town, Florida, 2000 Undergrads
Just three miles from the beach, the school offers career-focused majors that help you build your resume before you graduate. Consistently ranked as one of the top five most international universities in the US.
Stetson University – Private, Small Town, Florida, 3000 students, Div. 1 Athletics
Ringling College of Art & Design– Private, (urban) Sarasota, FL, 1200 undergrads
A noted innovative visual arts college with a highly acclaimed computer animation program. Also lauded as “the Most Wired Campus in the US” by Us News & World Report.
MCPHS – Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences – Private, Large City/Boston, Massachusetts, 3900 Undergrads
Training professionals for the healthcare industry with over 108 health science programs to choose from. The school has prepared more students for professional careers in pharmacy than any other academic institution in the world.
Savannah College of Art and Design – Private, City, Georgia, 9700 Undergrads
Located in the heart of Savannah, SCAD exists to prepare talented arts students for professional careers. SCAD also has a location in Hong Kong.