“Don’t be intimidated by other people’s opinions. Only mediocrity is sure of itself, so take risks and do what you really want to do.” ― Paulo Coelho
Abhi Gadudasu, Henry Koehler, Holly Springate, Will Carry, and Alex Varghese showed PASSION when they shared their STUCO work with teachers on Friday!
8:05 – 11:45am PSAT in classrooms
11:45 – 12:15pm lunch in the Dining Hall
12:15 – 12:40pm Advisory or Class meeting
12:40 – 1:00pm Student Choice
1:00 – 2:00pm Career Day Speaker #1
2:00 – 3:00pm Career Day Speaker #2
Grades 9, 10 & 11: Career Exploration Day is coming Wednesday, October 10th after PSAP! There are 30 great speakers coming including a lot of young alumni who would be great to connect with! During advisory, please respond to the email sent to you Ms. Hoffman to sign up for your top choices. If you do not respond, you will be assigned speakers (and they will be great!).
Just in time for Halloween…. Nicki Cusumano’s (’18) third novel is out and ready to be ordered on Amazon. Nicki sends her regards from the land of the Tar Heels.
Model UN members going to CHARMUN: please remember that we are meeting TODAY at lunch in the Library Annex for a review of important details about this weekend’s conference! You are also expected to come with *some* work in progress toward your position paper (you are not eligible for awards unless you turn in a position paper before the conference!). Please be prepared to ask any final questions you have about the weekend’s activities at the meeting!!!
Seniors: The College Counseling Team will offer Drop – In Hours for Seniors in The Cube on the following dates: 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
10/10/18: East Carolina University Parent and Student Reception. 6:30 – 8 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn, 7415 Waverly Walk Ave. Charlotte. Register at: http://www.ecu.edu
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.
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