ADVISORY AGENDA 8.28.17

“A long-term approach should not be confused with an infinitely patient one.” – Larry Fink

House Standings

Humanitas Shield 2

Humanitas Shield 2 Humanitas Shield 2

25

56

21

68

Isabella Ortiz & Madison Hardy

Amelia Andretti, Maddie Woods, Holly Springate, Hope Spingate, Abbey Redding, Abhi Gadudasu, Carter Otey, Mitchell Skolaris, Andrea Moore, Noelle Nieske , McKenna Koch , Maddie Johnson , Ava Cooksey, Cali Proper, Anna Ruth Morrison, Emma Kate Bentley-Gottel, Liselotte Stratman, Meg Weinstock, & Greta Gruber showed TEAMWORK when they helped out with the New Student Orientation on 8/18.  A plethora of gratitude!!!

Deuce Rolle demonstrated RESPECT for our classroom when he stayed after class to help straighten out desks and clean up after others!

Alon Parker and Madison Holmes showed TEAMWORK when they helped Dean Booker by bringing chairs to Foundation Hall for our Senior meeting.

 

If you are interested in Model UN please come to the interest meeting in Mrs. Shaefer’s room during lunch on Thursday, 8/31 (Room 615). Even if you’re not sure you want to commit to the team but want to hear some more information, you should make plans to attend so you can meet our club leaders and learn about our conferences! For those of you that are highly interested, we will distribute membership contracts and discuss your mandatory attendance as a new member at our first conference, a local meeting at Charlotte Country Day School on Sept. 23-24!

Sophomores: It is time to break in your boots for Outward Bound!  Wear your boots on Friday 9/1 and Friday 9/8 for House Points.  See your House Leadership team for details.

For MONDAY- 8/28

Seniors:

  • Mon., Aug. 28- All seniors must report to Room 610 during English Drop. Make sure you’ve already created a Common Application login and bring your laptop!
  • Mon., Aug. 28- Scholarship applications requiring a Cannon School Nomination are due at 3 pm to Ms. Mann via google doc. This first deadline is for Bryan, Morehead-Cain, Park, Levine, Belk, and Centennial scholarships. The scholarship “Request for Nomination” form, essay(s), and activities résumé are all due no later than 3 pm.
  • Fri., Sept. 1- All seniors meet by House during Student Life. Bring your laptop! Locations TBD.

10-12th grades:

Charlotte Area College Programs- mark your calendar and register in advance!

Auditions for this year’s Cannon Theater Company productions are coming right up – don’t miss them! They will be held after-school (and at lunch for fall athletes) Thurs Aug 24, Fri Aug 25, and Tues Aug 28. Details, sign-up, and the audition form/script can be found at www.cannonschool.org/ctc. Also, there is a meeting on Thurs Aug 31 at 7:00pm for all students and parents of students auditioning for CTC this year. After the meeting, from 7:45-9:00pm, the whole community is invited to watch a special performance of “The Sneeze: Comedic Plays and Stories by Anton Chekhov”, which 13 CTC students performed to packed audiences at the world famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland this summer!

Do you have an interest or a passion that you want to share with the rest of our student body? Have you considered starting or leading a club? If so, fill out this Google Form to propose your idea for a club in the Upper School.  Club leadership is open to ANY Upper School student.  Deadline for club proposals is 8/31 by 3pm. Club proposal form:  https://goo.gl/forms/eJR1wnQZtMug8LB62

We will have a Club Leader meeting on 9/1 during Student Choice in Foundation Hall to ensure you all have the information you need to be ready for Club Fair on 9/8!

Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores:  Please sign up through your Family Connection account to visit with College Admission Representatives visiting Cannon School. You must receive permission from your classroom teacher if you will be missing class to attend a session.  If you are interested in a college, but unable to attend an event, please let your College Counselor know so he/she can collect information on your behalf.

9/5/17 – Bryant University, Guilford College

9/6/17 – Randolph-Macon College, Swarthmore College, Texas Christian University

9/7/17 – Drew University, Clemson University, Dickinson College, University of South Carolina

9/8/17 – Providence College

9/11/17 – Ursinus College

9/12/17 – Hampden-Sydney College, Franklin & Marshall College, The University of Georgia

9/18/17 – Duke University, Washington and Lee University, Trinity College, Christopher Newport University

9/19/17 – University of Denver, University of Vermont, University of Miami

9/21/17 – Washington College, Tulane University

9/25/17 – Villanova University

9/26/17 – College of William and Mary

9/27/17 – Emerson College, Roanoke College, Colgate University, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

9/28/17 – Wheaton College IL, Vanderbilt University, Vassar College

9/29/17 American University

10/2/17 – Furman University, Nova Southeastern University, Bates College, Birmingham-Southern College

10/2/17 – Mercer University, Denison University, High Point University, Agnes Scott College, Northeastern University

10/3/17 – Colby College, Rollins College, Northeastern University, Rollins College, Salem College

10/12/17 – Johns Hopkins University, Queens University of Charlotte, Boston College, College of Charleston

10/13/17 – Fairfield University, University of Rochester, Samford University

10/16/17 – Hollins University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

10/17/17 – Lafayette College, Wofford College, Georgia Southern University, University of Chicago, University of Richmond

10/19/17 – Haverford College, Northwestern University

10/20/17 – Washington University in St. Louis

10/23/17 – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Daytona Beach

10/25/17 – Sewanee: The University of the South, Rhodes College

10/30/17 – St. Lawrence University

10/31/17 – Hofstra University

11/1/17 – Miami University, Oxford

11/8/17 – Ringling College of Art and Design

11/14/17 – Lynn University

 

 

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