“Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” ― Steve Maraboli
Maddie Johnson showed courage during a feedback session at The Summit. In a group of teachers, Maddie was brave as she spoke on behalf of the entire student community. Thank you for helping us grow and making our school a better place!
Amaya King demonstrated kindness when she helped a peer in Spanish class. She not only sat next to the student, but stayed with them to check their work and make sure they had understood everything.
Sydney Wood demonstrated KINDNESS when she gave up a paper topic she’d chosen to another student who wanted it and chose a different one for herself. Way to go, Sydney!
Charlie Ferris and Leland Raines showed KINDNESS when they cleaned up a mess lfet behind in the upper school.
Do you love to dance? If so, come to room 631 next Wednesday October 17th during lunch for an interest meeting for the first Cannon Dance Club!
Attention all students! Next week is Homecoming 2018! As a culmination to all of the festivities, STUCO is hosting an ‘80s themed homecoming dance on Saturday, October 20th. There will be fun food, dancing, and activities as well as a best ‘80s themed costume contest. If you do not want to dress in ‘80s style, no problem! The dress code is ‘80s or game day dress. Tickets are $12 in advance via Google doc or you may purchase directly from Ms. Eury in room #701. Ticket price at the door is $15.
Let’s all go back to the ‘80s…”Don’t you forget about me!”
(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.
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