“If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” —Frederick Douglass

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Thank you to Zach Kellman for turning in a $25 Amazon card that someone dropped.

Jackson Hammock showed TEAMWORK when he provided investigation data to a student that was absent the previous day during a lab.

Kudos to Anshul Patel for encouraging others through a difficult listening lab in Spanish class!

Thank you Declan Hurley for sharing your Quizlet with the whole class so that others can better prepare for assessments.

Jack Galida, Danny Kungl and Nick Whitley all deserve a core value because they showed KINDNESS when they helped a parent this morning bring snacks in from her vehicle in the cold!!  They were all very sweet.

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

Juniors: Begin to collect pictures, items, and artifacts for your Box of Magic.

Students: If you want to play a role in a very fun and exciting campus experiment about cell phone use, report to Foundation Hall on Thursday 2/8 during lunch.  Every student who emails Dean Booker that they will attend will get free pizza!

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. 6

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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