ADVISORY AGENDA 8.29.18

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton

House Standings

Humanitas Shield 2

Humanitas Shield 2 Humanitas Shield 2

109

133

155

65

Izzy Ortiz (8/28), Madison Hardy (8/28), Connie Stavrakas (8/28)

TODAY: Beth Lineberger

Thank you, Emma Little, for helping a new student learn how to use the printer. Thanks for your KINDNESS!

Allison Abel, Leah Shaw, and Ian O’Neil took time out of their day to reset the room for the next class after it had been left in a state of disarray, showing TEAMWORK!!!

Any student interested in have a PRIMO parking space for the year, and supporting the Class of 2019’s gift…email Dean Booker with a bidDeadline is September 7th at 3:15.


FRESHMEN: If you are interested in working with the Honor Council, applications are available from Dean Booker.  Deadline for submission is: Sepember 7th at 3:15pm. 


There will be a Varsity Baseball interest meeting on TODAY, August 29th at 11:45am in the upstairs area of the weight room.

If you cannot attend but are in interested in playing baseball, please contact Coach Rachal rrachal@cannonschool.org


For students interested in being math tutors:  Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon.

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.


Students: We will have videographers on campus on Thursday, September 6. Please dress up for the day.


MUSICAL AUDITIONS!

Auditions for Cannon Theater Company’s winter musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” are happening September 4 and 11 (with some additional dates/times available for fall athletes.) All interested students grade 8-12 should follow the four steps/links below, which will also be accessible soon at www.cannonschool.org/ctc:
Step 1: Sign up here for one acting/singing time slot and one dancing time slot.
Step 2: Fill out this online audition form.
Step 3: Find audition instructions, scripts, and sheet music, here. It’s a google drive document that should be accessible by any Cannon student.
Step 4: Follow these YouTube links to hear recordings of the audition songs; male auditioners will sing “Accident Waiting To Happen,” (0:00-0:47) and females will sing “As We Stumble Along” (0:00-1:02.)
If you have any additional questions, contact amacdonald@cannonschool.org


Seniors: The College Counseling Team will offer Drop – In Hours for Seniors in The Cube on the following dates: 9/18, 10/3, and 11/7.

(Please make note of this change in your planner)  There will also be a College Application Workshop on 10/10 from 9 – 11:15 a.m. in the CPAC


Dear Community Partners and School Staff & Administrators… We have had some amazing opportunities at Wings of Eagles Ranch to partner with local organizations, schools, colleges and universities to provide volunteering and service learning experiences in our 19 year history, and are once again looking for dedicated volunteers for our Fall 2018 therapeutic horseback riding program. We hope that you may be able to help us spread the word about Wings of Eagles Ranch to your high school and college students who are in need of volunteering hours or service projects.  Volunteer trainings are held before the beginning of each session (Fall Session is 8 weeks and starts on September 17, Winter Session is 6 weeks and starts in January 2019, and Spring Session is 8 weeks and starts in March 2019) and are only required for those interested in volunteering in the therapeutic riding program. Volunteer Training is mandatory for new volunteers and will take place on Tuesday September 4th or Thursday September 6th.

Additional information about Wings of Eagles Ranch can be found on our website by clicking this link:Wings of Eagles Ranch Website.


We also have volunteering opportunities in the form of assisting with field trips for various area K-12 schools, work days, special programming & projects and fundraiser events – please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions about The Ranch, its programs or the volunteering opportunities we may have.

 

We value your willingness to partner with us and hope to see your members, staff and students this fall at The Ranch!

Do you have an interest or a passion that you want to share with the rest of our student body? Have you considered starting or leading a club? If so, fill out this Google Form to propose your idea for a club in the Upper School.  Club leadership is open to ANY Upper School student.  Deadline for club proposals is 8/31 by 3pm. Club proposal form: https://goo.gl/forms/F7ivheB9jJi5kDAF2

We will have a Club Leader meeting on 8/31 during Student Choice in Foundation Hall to ensure you all have the information you need to be ready for Club Fair on 9/7!


Please be mindful of noise levels directly outside the Testing Center, and do not enter or use the Testing Center without a proctor present.


Student Ambassador Network

The Student Ambassador Network (“SAN”) is a group of Upper School students who represent Cannon School and demonstrate Cannon’s core values in their academic, athletic and artistic pursuits, both on campus and in their communities.  All Cannon Upper School students are invited to be active Cannon student ambassadors.  To get involved all you have to do is complete the Student Ambassador Profile (an 8-10 minute Survey) so we are better informed about you and your interests!  Please complete the profile by Friday, August 31.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Weinstock,kweinstock@cannonschool.org in the Admission Office.

Want to talk to a student who has been an Ambassador, feel free to connect with one of our 2018-2019 Interns: Abigail Hedgecock, Achsah Koshy, Caroline Carr, Emily Cleveland, Ava Cooksey, Gabby Holloway, Maddie Johnson, Anna Ruth Morrison, Alex Erdin, Anna Galloway, Jack McDermott, Gabby Polsky, Ella Ruddy 


College Admission Events in the Charlotte Area:

9/16: Carnegie Mellon University will host an afternoon program.  Register to attend. 2 – 3 p.m. Charlotte Marriott SouthPark, 2200 Rexford Rd.

9/26: Tulane University will host an evening program.  Register to attend. 7 – 8:30 p.m. Providence Day School, 5800 Sardis Rd.


Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores are invited to sign-up on Family Connection to visit with College Admission Representatives coming to Cannon School.  Students must get permission from their classroom teachers prior to attending an admissions event. Log into your Family Connection account to learn more about the colleges, find out visit times and register to attend. Visits will be held in The Cube or College Counseling Offices.

 

September 4:

Guilford College

Campbell University

Virginia Commonwealth University

Lynn University

University of South Carolina

University of Georgia

September 5th:

Hillsdale College

Meredith College

Presbyterian College

September 6th:

Vanderbilt University

St. Lawrence University

September 7th:

Washington University in St. Louis

September 11th:

Bryant University

University of Notre Dame

Gardner-Webb University

Haverford College

September 17th:

East Carolina University

Furman University

Ursinus College

Christopher Newport University

September 21st:

Davidson College

University of St. Andrews

Elon University

Roanoke College

September 24th:

St Michael’s College

September 25th:

Wake Forest University

September 26th:

Gettysburg College

Tulane University

Mercer University

University of Tulsa

Randolph College

Palm Beach Atlantic University

October 1st:

High Point University

Georgia Tech

October 2nd:

Fordham University

Agnes Scott College

October 3rd:

University of Rochester

Dennison University

Colgate University

University of Richmond

UC Berkeley

Butler University

October 4th:

Hampden-Sydney College

College of Charleston

University of Mary Washington

October 9th:

Allegheny College

Clemson University

Carleton College

Auburn University

Johnson & Wales University

October 11th:

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

October 12th:

American University

October 15th:

University of Miami

Trinity University

The American University in Paris

Radford University

Berry University

Villanova University

October 16th:

Wofford College

Southern Methodist University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

October 17th:

Dickinson College

Randolph Macon College

Appalachian State University

Illinois Wesleyan University

Nova Southeastern University

October 22nd:

Fairfield University

Queens University of Charlotte

October 23rd:

Baylor University

Lafayette College

October 24th:

Rhodes College

October 29th:

Oglethorpe University

Texas Christian University

October 30th:

Hofstra University

St. Mary’s College

October 31st:

Berklee College of Music

November 1st :

Eckerd College

November 2nd:

Ringling College of Art & Design

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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