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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 bidDeadline 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.

Take a look at our website if you’re interested You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at 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.


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
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

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:

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, 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.


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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