“An expert is a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.” ― Niels Bohr
Thank you to Lia Easton for being our Cannon representative at the Trinity Episcopal School Charlotte-area High School Fair. Thanks, Lia, for sharing your PASSION for Cannon with other prospective students.
Special thanks and appreciation go to the members of the Student Interview Committee for the Head of School search. Chrissy Stamey, Sarah Kate Edwards, Declan Hurley, Sydney Wood, Charlie Barr, Ellen Weinstock, and DJ Nix did a fabulous job sharing their PASSION for Cannon and showing KINDNESS to each of our candidates.
ANIMUS Pizza lunch TODAY!!! It’s five dollars for food, drinks and dessert. Outside Foundation Hall.
FYI……a retainer was found and turned in to the Upper School Office on Tuesday afternoon.
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 Tuesday, October 9, 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 TODAY 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:
- Great Decisions 2018
- World Flags
- History of Great Britain
- Geography of Indonesia
- Ready, Set, Go: World of Sports
- The Politics of Migration Around the World
- What’s in Your Wallet? Global Currencies and Foreign Exchange
- U.S.-North Korea Relations
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.
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
Seniors: The deadline to apply for Cannon nominations for Jefferson,Centennial or Belk Scholarships is Oct. 19th. Submit the Request for Nomination form, the required essay(s), and a list of activities/resume to Dr. Wilner via email by 3 pm on Oct.19th.
Juniors: The deadline to submit an application for Cannon nomination to NC Governor’s School is Oct. 19th. Materials must be submitted to Dr. Wilner as a printed packet by 3 pm on Friday, Oct. 19th. If you are interested in applying, please let your college counselor know ASAP, and s/he will help you understand the requirements for applying (which includes two letters of recommendation).
Sophomores: Interested in a fantastic 3-day HOBY Leadership Seminarthis summer? Please read about HOBY online and submit these two items to Dr. Wilner via email no later than 3 pm on Oct. 19th:
- Brief paragraph detailing why you want to participate in HOBY.
- List of activities/resume
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.
Pace University, NYC
High Point University
Angelia Ruskin University
Agnes Scott College
University of Rochester
University of Richmond
UNC Chapel Hill
University of Delaware
College of Charleston
University of Mary Washington
Belmont Abbey College
Johnson & Wales – Charlotte
University of Southern California
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
Washington and Lee University
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
Miami University of Ohio
Texas Christian University
St. Mary’s College
Berklee College of Music
November 1st :
Ringling College of Art & Design
Birmingham Southern College
University of Lynchburg