“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” ― Roy T. Bennett
Lauren Skolaris saw a Cannon parent struggling with a rolling cooler and snacks to drop off for the volleyball team before their game, and she ran across the courtyard (showing KINDNESS) to help the parent and held the door open. Much appreciated!
Sane’ Davis demonstrated INTEGRITY and KINDNESS when she alerted a classmate that he had dropped his wallet as he was preparing to leave campus.
Maddie Johnson, Akshi Kumar, Emily Aldous, Greta Gruber, Izzie Ortiz, Will Carey, Lily Klett, Kaylin Slattery, Amelia Wyatt, Chrissy Stamey, Reah Syed, and Sarah Kate Edwards and Sarah Kuo demonstrated TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when they gave up part of their drop period to talk with new students about helpful tips to be successful in the Upper School. Thank you so much!
Ellen Weinstock shows TEAMWORK by being ready to help her freshman advisory members by reminding them of special events every day. She is always helpful to new members of the Cannon family!
Josie Thillet showed TEAMWORK when she guided her class on vocabulary review while her teacher had to solve a problem in the hallway.
Thank you so much to Andrew Ayer, Mia Biehler, Harrison Burton, Clint Harris, Bailey Jones, Jack Reimer, Cole Ventura, Connor Wellman, and Amelia Wyatt for showing KINDNESS and coming out to Mr. Rogers exhibit last night. You all are the best and it was so awesome for you to come out and support!
Students interested in playing men’s lacrosse for Cannon in the spring of 2019 should plan to meet with Coach Schattner on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 11:15 am in the Library Annex. Details about the upcoming spring season will be discussed.
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 bid. Deadline is September 7th at 3:15.
Attention Sophomores! It is time to break in your boots for Outward Bound! Wear your boots on Friday 8/31 and Friday 9/7 for House Points. Show your Advisors your boots and have them email Dean Booker with the totals!!!!!
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.
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.
Students: We will have videographers on campus on Thursday, September 6. Please dress up for the day.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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!
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,email@example.com 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.
9/26: Belmont University: will be hosting an information session at Charlotte Christian School (7301 Sardis Rd., Charlotte, NC 28270) at 6:00 PM for high school juniors and seniors from the Charlotte area. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about Belmont, the application process, scholarships and financial aid, and address any questions that you may have. You may register via this link.
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.
Virginia Commonwealth University
University of South Carolina
University of Georgia
St. Lawrence University
Washington University in St. Louis
University of Notre Dame
East Carolina University
Christopher Newport University
University of St. Andrews
St Michael’s College
Wake Forest University
University of Tulsa
Palm Beach Atlantic University
High Point University
Agnes Scott College
University of Rochester
University of Richmond
College of Charleston
University of Mary Washington
Johnson & Wales University
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
University of Miami
The American University in Paris
Southern Methodist University
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Randolph Macon College
Appalachian State University
Illinois Wesleyan University
Nova Southeastern University
Queens University of Charlotte
Texas Christian University
St. Mary’s College
Berklee College of Music
November 1st :
Ringling College of Art & Design