“Humans acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.”— Aristotle
Mattea Williams showed KINDNESS when she gave pencils to two of her classmates who did not have any.
Tucker Johnson demonstrated TEAMWORK when he helped move 2 broken chairs for Dean Zelaya. Thanks, Tucker!!
All students and faculty are invited to join the History Club at a screening of The Darkest Hour, the latest film about Winston Churchill, starring Gary Oldman. We will be seeing it at AMC Concord Mills TOMORROW, 27 SATURDAY at the 4.25 show (we’ll meet in front of the theatre at 4.15). All are welcome!
Sophomores— Meet by House in the following locations during Student Life. Bring your computer!
Animas: Mrs. Miller’s classroom
Impetus: Mrs. Oswald’s classroom
Intergritas: The Cube (College Counseling Room)
Humanitas: Mrs. Smith’s classroom
The concert in the quad has been moved to Friday, February 2nd during lunch! Anyone who is interesting in performing can email any of the StuCo junior reps (Alex Varghese, Tommy Jones, and Greta Gruber)!! Thanks!!
Cannon’s middle school service learning group for community gardening is seeking students who would like to volunteer at the Share The Harvest Garden of Concord on Saturdays and Wednesdays. This organization donates food to charities that provide food to people who cannot afford groceries or who lack transportation to stores. If you would like more information about the garden visit their website: https://cannonymca.org/community-programs/share-the-harvest-farm
Are you interested in learning more about digital photography and what goes into creating a school yearbook? If so, come to the YEARBOOK INTEREST MEETING in Foundation Hall on Monday, Jan 29th during Student Choice. Dean Zelaya and some of the current yearbook staff will be there to talk about the yearbook class for students who may consider this as a course selection for next school year.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs. Finneyfrock (email@example.com) 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 TODAY, 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!
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!
College Representatives Coming to Cannon School
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please register on Family Connection to meet with representatives. Students are required to get permission from their classroom teachers prior to attending an informational session.
Long Island University, Post
University of South Carolina
WorldStrides – Summer Travel Programs (Private Dining Room during Lunch)
Johnson and Wales University
Florida Polytechnic University
College Counseling Upcoming Events:
February 12th: The Gap Year Fair will be held at Providence Day School at 7:00 PM
March 18th: The NACAC College Fair at The Park Expo and Conference Center