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Thank you for Annabel Barr for showing KINDNESS to some of our new students from her hometown!

Amelie Kadackal shared her passion for learning by letting the upper school know about NC Governor’s School.  Thank you!

Emmaleigh Northrup demonstrated KINDNESS when she sent a thank you note to an email following a presentation. Way to go!

DJ Nix showed KINDNESS when he helped many other students that had trouble graphing data on their computers

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

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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