“Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.” – Booker T. Washington

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Michael Sanders

Andrew Ayer and Chrissy Stamey demonstrated COURAGE by volunteering to lead a Cougars Talk session! Thanks for your leadership!!!

Learn about the man who inspired the creation of Black History Month:

Advisors/ALL Students:
-Advisors have been sent a list of today’s Career Day Speaker Topic and Room Assignments
-Please put the information in your phone, including whether or not you should bring your laptop.
-You MUST attend your sessions in order since many are full. If there is a problem, Mrs. Kulp & Mrs. Hoffman will be in the Commons and will help you.
-We have done our best to match you with your requests, (some speakers had to cancel their sessions).
-Students who did not take the survey were placed in open sessions.
-Unfortunately, NO CHANGES CAN BE MADE unless there was an huge error due to the logistics of placing 400 students in sessions
Thank you in advance for showing your KINDNESS, RESPECT & appreciation to all our speakers & hosts!!!

ATTENTION Big Cougs!! Student Council is selling candy grams for $1.00 in JoeTro’s office. Please fill out a form and leave the candy and your one dollar on his desk. Student Council will deliver the purchased candy. These can be purchased to send to someone in order to wish them a great day, good luck on a test, Happy Birthday, or Happy Valentine’s Day.

Summer Job Opportunity! Camp Cannon is looking for several highly motivated students to work as Jr. Counselors both with our campers and in our administrative office.  You will get to help younger children learn things from art, robotics, science, sports and more or work in the office to help keep camp running smoothly.  Applicants need to be 16 years of age by June 10. 2018. Please submit your application, and resume if you have one, online at the link below.  Deadline to turn everything in is Monday, February 12th.  Interviews will be scheduled starting the beginning of March.

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:

Service Opportunity!
February 7th family day
Need 4 students at  Tenders in Huntersville and PDQ in Concord
First sets of 2 students need to be at facilities from 11:30-1:15
Second sets of 2 students need to be at facilities from 1:15-3:00
Students will hold up signs at drive thru and entrance and verbally remind people to say they are from Cannon School. Students will receive 2 hours each.  If interested, contact Connie Ortiz at

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!  

There are still 3 spots available on the Sophomore College Road trip to visit the University of South Carolina and Wofford College on Monday, February 26th.  Please turn your permission form in to Ms. Mann by Friday, Feb. 9th if you’d like to attend.

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

Feb. 6th:

University of South Carolina

WorldStrides – Summer Travel Programs (Private Dining Room during Lunch)

Feb. 28th:

Johnson and Wales University

March 20th:

Florida Polytechnic University

March 22nd:

UNC Wilmington

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


About The Dean Team

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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