“Science, my lad, is made up of mistakes, but they are mistakes which it is useful to make, because they lead little by little to the truth.” ― Jules Verne

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Andrew Aldous demonstrated INTEGRITY when he turned in a lost debit card. Thanks, Andrew!

Jack Field showed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when he volunteered to come during his lunch to play his viola with younger students.  He took two young musicians into my office to help and inspire them.

Anna Ruth Morrison audition and got accepted into the American String Teachers All-State Orchestra showing PASSION!!  She will go compete, perform, and represent Cannon School at ASTA Clinic October 19th and 20th.

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!

Join us for Lunch and Learn tomorrow, Tuesday 10/16, for a talk on gender and gender pronouns in recognition of International Pronouns Day (10/17).   Snacks will be offered! This is open to all faculty AND students.

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!”


Seniors: The College Counseling Team will offer Drop – In Hours for Seniors in The Cube on the following dates: 10/24 and 11/7.

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:

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:

  1. Brief paragraph detailing why you want to participate in HOBY.
  2. 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.



Wofford College

Southern Methodist University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Moravian College

Columbia University

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

Miami University of Ohio

October 23rd:

Baylor University

Lafayette College

October 24th:

Rhodes College

Clemson University

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

November 12th:

University of Lynchburg

Samford University

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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