“One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.” ― Sigmund Freud

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Mary Margaret Ellis demonstrated INTEGRITY when she pointed out to her teacher that an incorrect grade in her favor had been entered in the grade book.

Thank you to Kayla Goldsberry and Leanne Matthews and the rest of the Black Student Affinity Group for planning and executing a fantastic MLK breakfast on Monday.  We all appreciate your PASSION for this important work!!

 Amelie Kadackal and Jonah Presser showed great passion and insight in the global education Winterm. Good Job!

Shoutout to Kendyl Lauher for always helping her teacher remember to take attendance!

Qon Murphy demonstrated TEAMWORK and KINDNESS by helping a teammate get game day ready. Thanks, Qon!

Marques Walker demonstrated KINDNESS by running an errand for a teacher. Thanks so much!

Haley Gullett, Symone Walker, and Azlynn Anderson showed INTEGRITY when they cleaned up the commons at the end of the day!

On Friday, January 26th, during lunch, there will be a Concert in the Quad!!!! Anyone who is interesting in performing can email any of the StuCo junior reps (Alex Varghese, Tommy Jones, and Greta Gruber)!! Thanks!

ATTENTION ANYBODY WHO LIKES TO DANCE!!! On FEBRUARY 5 during STUDENT CHOICE Cannon Dance Company will be hosting our first DANCE BATTLE!!!!! Students AND teachers will be competing head to head for not only the title of Cannon’s best dancer but a GRAND PRIZE!!!!!! You can freestyle or do a challenge and any of our Cannon dancers would be happy to mentor you!!! Please E-MAIL or TALK to Kailey Baez ( or Mrs. Finneyfrock ( ASAP if you’re interested in participating or have any questions!! Thanks!!!

There is an interest sign-up sheet outside of Mrs. Todd’s room for the foreign language competition at Lenior Rhyne University. Categories include: Poetry, Culture Bee, Extemporaneous Speaking, Skit Performance, and Singing. Winners will receive trophies, certificates, and bragging rights. You must sign-up by Friday, January 26th.

Halfway There is a special night to honor and celebrate our beloved class of 2018 and it is right around the corner on Saturday, Feb. 3rd! This year’s dance is a semi-formal winter ball with the theme “Light the Way.” We hope to have lots of surprises throughout the evening as we celebrate our seniors. Join DJ Phalse iD for a fabulous dance, great desserts, and a night of fun and entertainment!  Seniors will need to plan to arrive by 6:00pm while all others should arrive starting at 7:00pm. Tickets on sale today. Pre-order ticket sales officially end on Tuesday, January 30th because we have to have a final count for food. The tickets are $10 in advance from January 22nd-January 30th and $15 if you are late to purchase including buying tickets at the door. You may get tickets by responding to the Google form that will be sent to your Cannon email account. For your convenience, you may choose to bill your account for the cost of the ticket.

Special note: Out of respect for our community, please refrain from singing uncensored versions of the songs being played by the deejay. See Ms. Eury for more details or if you have any questions!

Are you interested in earning scholarships to help pay for college? Open to 9th-11th grades, this “Lunch & Learn” will give you an overview of various types of scholarships and help you begin to research and prepare to compete for these competitive awards. Join Ms. Mann in Foundation Hall during lunch on Thursday, Jan. 25 to learn how to Compete for Scholarships.

February 6th at 11:15: WorldStrides a study abroad program for high school students will have a representative on campus during lunch to share information for summer programs with students.  Please stop by the Private Dining Hall to learn more!  



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