“Accept the fact that we have to treat almost anybody as a volunteer…”— Peter Drucker
Christal Walker & Maya Campbell showed TEAMWORK when they helped Dean Booker by cleaning the Senior Lounge after school last week!!!
Grace Kramer and Symone Walker helped to greet new students during Orientation . Thank you for your KINDNESS and TEAMWORK.
Ava Cooksey demonstrated INTEGRITY when she notified a teacher that a homework assignment wasn’t on PowerSchool. Thank you so much, Ava!
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.
First Advisory to take an Advisory Selfie (must include Advisor and projected blog within the picture) and email it to Dean Zelaya wins a prize! Follow: CannonUpperSchool on Instagram to see who wins!
- 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.
Charlotte Area College Programs- mark your calendar and register in advance!
- Carnegie Mellon– Tuesday, Sept. 5, 7:30 pm
- Clemson, University of South Carolina, and College of Charleston– Monday, Sept. 11, 6:30 pm
- NACAC Performing & Visual Arts College Fair, Sunday, Sept. 24, 1 pm
- Emory University, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Virginia, and Washington University in St. Louis – Tuesday, Sept. 26, 7 pm
- Northeastern, Tulane, George Washington, Southern Methodist, and Notre Dame– Monday, Oct. 2, 7 pm
- MIT– Thursday, Oct. 5, 7 pm
- Johns Hopkins University– Wednesday, Oct. 11, 7 pm
- National Portfolio Day– Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 am
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
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