“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.”— Fred Rogers

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2018 Gossage Cup Winner

Stephney Richard & Michael Kungl


Thank you to Student Ambassador Interns Jack McDermott, Caroline Carr, Emily Cleveland, Ava Cooksey, Gabby Holloway, Anna Ruth Morrison and Ella Ruddy for stuffing our new student goody bags.  We are getting ready to for the New Parent and New Upper School Student BBQ on Thursday, May 3.  We are looking for student volunteers to help with the BBQ on May 3, 5:30-7:00p.m. – Please sign up here.  Thank you! The Admission Team

Tuesday (April 24) during lunch in the Library Annex I will be presenting my capstone! I will be talking about/showing how social media is negatively affecting our self-esteem and how the perfection shown to us as we’re scrolling through Instagram isn’t realistic. I promise it’s an interesting topic and won’t be boring.
This won’t be a lecture about how social media is bad or ruining our lives or anything, it will just be an awareness-bringing presentation. We will cover:FaceTune editing, Posing, Lighting, Social pressures, and more! Bring your lunch and your friends! Hope to see you all there, Emma Bentley-Gottel

April 24th, Foundation Hall, Lunch & Learn: Colleges in our Backyard – Myth Busting what it is Like to go to College in the Greater Charlotte Area.  Cannon Alums, Kendal Thomas ’15 and Sam Norvell ’17 will share their experience of attending college at Davidson and UNCC.  Do parents really stop by all the time?  Is there anything new or fun to do in Charlotte?  Are these Charlotte area colleges just “bigger Cannons”?  Students should bring their lunch to Foundation Hall to hear to hear from these experienced alums!

ATTENTION FRESHMEN: Need Volunteer Hours? Interested in learning more about College? WE NEED YOUR HELP! The College Counseling Office seeks volunteers to help with the 2nd Annual College Case Studies program on Sunday, April 29 hosted at Cannon School.  This is a great way to get some service hours. BONUS!! We invite you to attend the College Fair from 3-4 pm if you volunteer to help (an event normally reserved for 10th and 11th grades only).

Click here to volunteer for one or more shifts! Please let Ms. Mann know if you have any questions.

Charlotte Info Session with Brandeis, CWRU, NYU and Rochester

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 07:00 PM until 08:30 PM
Charlotte Marriott SouthPark
2200 Rexford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28211

Register online in advance here.
Exploring College Options: Charlotte, NC

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Charlotte Executive Park
5700 Westpark Dr
Charlotte, NC 28217
United States

Register online in advance at

MODEL UN MEMBERS! If you are interested in a leadership position for next year: please email Mrs. Shaefer expressing your interest and suggesting some times you are available for an interview. Interviews can take place anytime between now and Friday, May 4. It is your job to be proactive about scheduling an interview! There will be FOUR executive members for Model UN next year. You must be either a rising junior or a rising senior and have participated fully in Model UN activities this year (attended at least 3 of 4 of our conferences and been regularly present at meetings). If you have questions about our (newly designed) leadership roles or how to prepare for your interview, please reach out.

Olympic Day for Lower school is May the 4th and, like every year, we have a picnic after the games. Chris in the kitchen will be in need of helpers to serve food from 10:30-12:30. Any students interested in helping, please email


The Admission Office Team invites all Upper School students to be active Student Ambassadors for the 2018-2019 academic year.  Please complete a Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey) so we are better informed about you and your interests!


Please complete the following two steps by Monday, April 30, 2018:

  1. Complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey Monkey); AND
  2. Submit the following statement to Mrs. Weinstock via email ( or deliver to the Admission Office.

A statement addressing why you would like to intern in the Admission Office and what personal qualities, characteristics and experiences make you a good intern candidate.

Information about SAN and links to the Student Ambassador Profile and how to submit an intern application can also be found on the  Student Ambassador Network Power School Page If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Weinstock in the Admission Office.

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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