“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ― Winston S. Churchill

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Cameron Ray and Tyler Chase showed incredible teamwork and grit while putting The Mill’s X-Carve puzzle together!

Model UN team members who have signed up for CHARMUN: there will be a mandatory meeting at lunch next Monday, October 1 AND another meeting the following Monday, October 8, in the Library Annex. We will be working on preparations for CHARMUN, announcing your country assignments, and helping you master Parliamentary Procedure. On Tuesday, October 9, your position papers are DUE at the time of the meeting for review by Declan Hurley and other members of the executive board. If you have issues with attending the meetings, please see Mrs. Shaefer, to ensure that your country assignment will be held for you.

Students for Constitutional Government will meet for the first time on Thursday, September 27th in Foundation Hall (11:15am-12pm). Please email Declan Hurley if you are interested in running for an officer position.

Are you interested in world affairs?  Do you enjoy trivia?

Participants are needed to represent Cannon School at the upcoming Academic WorldQuest competition. Academic WorldQuest brings approximately 600 students from the greater Charlotte area to participate in an international knowledge competition.

This categories for this year’s competition are:

  1. Great Decisions 2018
  2. World Flags
  3. History of Great Britain
  4. Geography of Indonesia
  5. Ready, Set, Go: World of Sports
  6. The Politics of Migration Around the World
  7. What’s in Your Wallet? Global Currencies and Foreign Exchange
  8. U.S.-North Korea Relations

The details…

Date:              Wednesday, November 14th.
Location:      Hilton Charlotte Center City (222 E. Third St., Charlotte, NC 28202)
Dinner:          5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Program:      6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Interested students should contact Mr. Kmidowski by Friday, October 5th for more information.


Lunch & Learn: Governor’s School is a selective 5-week academic summer program offered by the state of North Carolina.  Come to The Cube during lunch to hear from College Counseling and Amelie Kadackal (Governor’s School Summer 2018 participant) about the program, as well as the nomination and application process.  Governor’s School is only open to current juniors, but all underclassmen are welcome to attend to learn about the program.

Seniors: The College Counseling Team will offer Drop – In Hours for Seniors in The Cube on the following dates: 10/3, 10/24 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:

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

TONIGHT: 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.


Gettysburg College

Stetson University

Tulane University

Mercer University

University of Tulsa

Randolph College

Palm Beach Atlantic University

UNC Charlotte

October 1st:

High Point University

Georgia Tech

Angelia Ruskin University

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

Northwestern University

Johnson & Wales – Charlotte

University of Delaware

College of Charleston

University of Mary Washington

October 9th:

Allegheny College

Clemson University

Carleton College

Auburn University

Belmont Abbey College

October 11th:

University of Chicago

University of Pennsylvania

October 12th:

American University

Washington and Lee University

October 15th:

University of Miami

Trinity University

The American University in Paris

Radford University

Berry University

Catawba University

Villanova University

October 16th:

Wofford College

Southern Methodist University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Moravian College

October 17th:

Dickinson College

Randolph Macon College

Appalachian State University

UNC Greensboro

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

Merrimack College

November 9th:

Birmingham Southern College


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