“The level of success you achieve will be in direct proportion to the depth of your commitment.” ― Roy T. Bennett

House Standings

Humanitas Shield 2

Humanitas Shield 2 Humanitas Shield 2





Big thanks to Michael Elrod who showed KINDNESS when he volunteered to help a teacher’s lesson during his drop with a little impromptu acting that served as a writing prompt for her students.

Emma Little showed integrity when she returned the money she found on the floor during the football game last Friday. Great job Emma!

Eric Chen showed KINDNESS when he took a bunch of trays back to the cafeteria.

Charlie Ferris demonstrated RESPECT when he approached a guest speaker after his presentation and thanked him. Way to go, Charlie!

Jadon Bumgarner demonstrated INTEGRITY when he turned in a lost debit card.

Annie Heisel showed KINDNESS when she cleaned up a mess that Impetus made in the first floor hallway.

Annual Advisory Halloween Contest!

Wednesday October 31st

  • Advisory must dress up together as a theme
  • The theme must be approved by the Advisor and grade level dean
  • Send a picture of your advisory to Dean Zelaya by 9:00am on Wednesday the 31st to be eligible for the contest
  • Winning Advisory will receive a pizza party from the Deans

Student Council will be selling BOOgrams (our Halloween season candygrams) next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday outside of foundation hall during lunch! They will be selling for $1. Stop by and send a halloween treat to your friends! Have a spooky day!

On Monday, November 12, the Admission Office will be hosting the School Day Open House, which starts with a breakfast for our guests in the Dining Hall.  The Dining Hall will be closed between 8:45-9:45a.m. on Monday, November 12, for this event.  Please be sure to grab your breakfast and morning snacks prior to 8:45a.m.  Thank you!

Students are reminded to enjoy their lunch in the cafeteria and not in the library.  Your cooperation is needed to maintain a clean studying space.  Thank you!

There is a sign-up sheet outside of Mrs. Todd’s room in the World Language hallway to participate in the Foreign Language Festival Competition at Lenoir Rhyne. The deadline to sign up is October 31st. On November 1st, you will receive an e-mail from your faculty mentor.

Author of Blue Goat: The Life Changing Power of Being Yourself

If you are a fan of Blue Goat, please see (or email) Dean Booker for an opportunity to spend time with the author, Court Creeden, during lunch tomorrow.

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

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.


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.
This entry was posted in Cannon School Upper School, Upper School, Upper School Dean’s Core Values. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s