“Every [student] learns at some point that you don’t know what you don’t know.” – Jamie Kern Lima

House Standings

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Caroline Carr, Anna Ruth Morrison, Maddie Johnson, Sarah Kate Edwards, Holly Springate, Katie Grissom, Stephanie Grissom, Chrissy Stamey, Megan Hnilica, Madeleine Calcagno, Kaylin Slattery, Reah Syed, Morgan Stilphen, Carrie Underwood, Michael Kungl, Abhi Gadudasu, Maddie Woods, Katie Hendry, Jackson Welsh, Jackson Cooksey, Meredith Haddock, Hope Springate, Claire Christman, and Jordan Besh demonstrated TEAMWORK when they gave up their drop period to come and share words of wisdom with freshmen and new-to-Cannon students at the New Student Seminar. Thank you so much!

Carter Otey and Jackson Lods showed KINDNESS by introducing a new student to Cannon School.

Michael Kungl demonstrated KINDNESS when he gave a shout out to a freshman during New Student Seminar. Hurray!

Charlie Barr demonstrated COURAGE when he informed a dean about a broken paper towel dispenser. Thanks, Charlie!

Freshmen!!!  If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council intern for 2017-2018, please see Dean Booker.  All applications are due by September 8th at 3pm.

Friday’s Theme for the Football Game is “Black Out!”

LAST CALL for Club Proposals! Fill out the form here: 

Our upcoming Fall Riding Sessions at Wings of Eagles Ranch will be starting the week of Sept 11th through Nov 3rd. We offer therapeutic horseback riding lessons to kids and adults with special needs. We have a mandatory training for NEW volunteers this coming Tuesday, September 5th from 5:00-8:00.  We have several openings for volunteers! It is great for students needing service hours! No Experience needed!

Elite75Prep is  looking for 10-12 volunteers for our HS Basketball Showcase which will be held September 16th (Saturday) at Cannon. They will be working the scorers table/clocks and the morning registration. The schedule will be 7:30am – 4pm. Great way to earn 8 service hours!

US student volunteer needed for BTB after school science class for JrK-1 graders on Wednesdays from 3 to 4 pm starting 9/6 and running through 11/8. Contact Ms. Brashear if interested.

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.


  • Fri., Sept. 1- All seniors meet by House during Student Life. Bring your laptop!
    • Integritas & Animus= Foundation Hall
    • Impetus= Library Annex
    • Humanitas= Room 610-College Counseling Room

10-12th grades:

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

Cannon Theater Company 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!

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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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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