“It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.”— Robert Strauss

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Gabby Holloway showed great TEAMWORK by helping out with Penny Wars by counting money for her whole drop period! Thanks! Gabby

Elizabeth Hurley showed PASSION when she earned “honorable delegate” and Clay Maguire & Abhi Gadadasu took “best delegate” in their Model UN committees.

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Club pictures for any club to be included in the Yearbook will be held Thursday, March 2 in Mrs. Morrell’s room (617) during Student Choice. If you have not already sent a picture to Mrs. Morrell and do not attend this photo session, you will not be in the Yearbook. Please plan ahead and bring your members!

Please Join EMPOWER! Club & pst; (Peer Support Team) in Recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week by NEDA (visit for more information)

MYTH: “You can tell someone has an Eating Disorder (ED) by looking at them”

FACT: Health comes in all sizes and just because someone is small, medium or large does not indicate they have an Eating Disorder. An Eating Disorder is a complex medical condition that can only be diagnosed by a physician and specially trained mental health professional.

MONDAY: To learn more about the medical facts and basics of what an Eating Disorder is Everyone is invited to an Eating Disorders 101 Presentation today during lunch in Foundation Hall. Mrs. Newman, Cannon School Nurse & Ms. Hoffman, Upper School Counselor will be presenting.


On Tuesday, February 28 Cannon US students will have the opportunity to hear nationally-known author and speaker, Julie Lythcott-Haims.
Julie Lythcott-Haims served as dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising at Stanford University. She has spoken and written widely on the phenomenon of helicopter parenting, and her work has appeared on TEDx talks and in The New York Times and the Chicago Tribune. Julie holds a BA from Stanford University and a JD from Harvard Law School, and is pursuing an MFA in writing from California College of the Arts.

Camp sessions for US students! Camp Cannon has a large selection of camps for US students that include topics such as: programming, writing, improvisation, service, photography, orchestra, and wrestling camps. Additionally, there are educational opportunities that include: SAT and ACT Prep courses, essay writing, Spanish, algebra, interview skills, and study skills. Be sure to pick up a camp brochure in the US office. Registration opens on March 1st.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: College Representatives coming to Cannon.  Please sign up on Family Connections to attend a session in Room 616.

March 8: UNC Charlotte

March 9: UNC Greensboro, Mississippi State University

March 13: University of Tampa, Mercer University, Catawba CollegeThe University of Arizona

March 28: Salem College

March 29: University of South CarolinaFurman University


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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