“The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality. The last is to say thank you. In between, the leader is a servant.”— Max DePree
Jackson Cooksey, Jack Galida, and Osahon Tokunboh demonstrated teamwork and courage when they represented Cannon School at the Academic World Quest competition. AWQ is an international knowledge quiz bowl competition focusing on world history, flags, foreign policy, geography, and current events. Wednesday night’s competition had over 60 teams representing high schools from the greater Charlotte region.
Alex Katsikaris demonstrated respect and integrity when he cleaned the library annex after trash and cups were left behind by other students.
Girls Lacrosse interest meeting TODAY! During lunch (11:15-11:45) Where: Mrs. Smith’s room (Science hallway) If you have any questions, email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
TODAY! we will be hosting a “school day” Open House. Prospective grades 1-12 parents and students will be on campus from 8:45a.m.-12:00p.m. We are expecting approximately 60 visitors. Our guests will enjoy breakfast in the Dining Hall followed by breakout sessions with Division Heads, classroom visits and opportunities to engage with students, faculty, parents and alumni. Please be sure to say hello to our guests on Friday! We appreciate your understanding that due to this event the Dining hall will be closed from 8:45-10:00a.m.
Check out The Cannon Upper School Paper – online! Visit thecusponline.com to read about what’s going on at Cannon, in the community, and around the world. See what your peers have to say about Model UN and the importance of the arts, or view articles of years past in our archives! Interested in joining The CUSP? Email us, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
After school make-up will now meet in the Academic Center. As a reminder, after school make-up session begins at 3:15 pm.
The women’s basketball team is looking for two managers to help this season. Managers are not required to attend practice, but the team needs someone to help film home & away games as well as keep stats. If you have any interest please email Coach Drakeford
Congratulations to Cannon Theater Company for receiving four awards at this weekend’s NCTC Festival for their production of “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind”: Patrick Dodds for Excellence in Stage Management, Zoë Smith for Outstanding Achievement in Assistant Direction, Mr. Macdonald for Excellence in Directing, and the cast for Excellence in Ensemble Acting. CTC is excited to now bring “Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind” to the Cannon community Thurs Nov 9, Fri Nov 10, and Sat Nov 11 7:00-8:15pm! This high octane 45-minute show had the NCTC audience laughing and occasionally even screaming. And with a high reliance on audience interaction, the show changes with each performance, so come see it more than once!
Sophomores— TODAY during Student Life, meet by House in the following locations:
Animus-614 (Miller’s advisory room)
Impetus-620 (Oswald’s advisory room)
Integritas- 610 (College Counseling room)
Humanitas-621 (H. Smith’s advisory room)
Travel Abroad???? Come check out the Experiment in International Living all day in room 509 and in the Private Dining Room on Wed., Nov. 15 during lunch, 11:15-noon. “For 85 years, our summer study abroad programs have enabled students to explore the world in a personal, meaningful way, and to develop new, enduring friendships through hands-on cultural experiences and homestays in 27 countries. With specific themes to match student’s unique interests and passions, The Experiment believes in creating educational experiences that positively impact both students and the communities they visit. Each year, hundreds of students come away from The Experiment with invaluable cultural, leadership, language, and college prep skills that help them thrive in diverse environments.”
- National Portfolio Day– Saturday, Nov. 11, 10 am
College Admission Representatives Visiting Cannon School: Visits are open to current seniors, juniors and sophomores. Students should register to attend on their Family Connection site and must request permission from the teacher of the class they will me be missing before attending.
Visits are open to current seniors, juniors and sophomores. Students should register to attend on their Family Connection site and must request permission from the teacher of the class they will me be missing before attending.
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.
Kansas City Art Institute: Private, Large City, Kansas City, MO, 700 Undergrads
November 14th: 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.
November 21st: Savannah College of Art and Design – Private, Small City, Savannah, GA, 9000 Undegrads