“Opportunities? They are all around us … There is power lying latent everywhere waiting for the observant eye to discover it.” ― Orison Swett Marden

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Sydney Wood and Gabby Polsky showed KINDNESS when they helped Mrs. Reiss with a video!

Abigail Hedgecock and Mary Morrison demonstrated PASSION by organizing and coordinating all the JrK/Senior Buddy events. We appreciate you, friends!!

Thank you, Austin Revere, for going out of your way to open the door for Mrs. Otey when it was raining. Your KINDNESS was appreciated.

Just a reminder to bring your “kindness gestures” for Mr. Riley to Mrs. Mattsson by Monday February 4th!  Swing by her room (630) if you have any questions.

Thursday, January 31st
Lunch & Learn – Preparing for Scholarships
This information session is open Freshmen – Juniors who want to learn more about preparing for and finding college scholarship opportunities.  Please come to The Cube during lunch for a presentation by the College Counseling Team.

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Spring 2019 Driver Education Program

This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a driver education program during the spring semester. Classes and behind-the-wheel instruction will be provided by WatsOnWheels (  WatsOnWheels has agreed to offer Cannon students a discount and provide the course for $350 per student.  The classes will be held Monday – Friday, April 1st – 12th in Foundation Hall from 3:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Students must be 14½ years of age when the classes begin to be eligible to register. To complete the class, students must have thirty hours of class time and six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. After the class portion is complete, the instructor will coordinate with students individually to complete the behind-the-wheel requirements during their school drop periods or after school hours. The $350 fee is due on the first day of class and may be charged to the student’s Cannon School account or paid in the form of a check made out to “Watson Wheels LLC”.

To register for the spring driver education class, please complete this Google Form  If you have additional questions, please email me


Model UN Team Members going to JHUMUNC: our trip is NEXT WEEK!!!!! Please meet for lunch in the Library Annex on Monday, February 4 at lunch for an essential check-in about trip details!!!! 

Image result for rho kappaJuniors and Seniors interested in applying for Rho Kappa, the National Social Studies Honor Society, who have a 3.5 unweighted GPA and meet additional requirements may request an application from Ms. Harley ( no later than 4 February 2019 at 3 pm. For more information, speak with any Social Studies teacher.

Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores are invited to sign-up on Naviance Student 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 Naviance Student 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.

TODAY: Campbell University
February 7th: University of Alabama
February 12th: Catawba College
March 5th: Savannah College of Art & Design
March 15th: Drexel University
March 25th: University of Alabama; Huntsville
March 29th: Gardner-Webb University
April 11th: UNC Wilmington

Image result for winter starry nightThe Halfway There  winter dance is right around the corner on Saturday, Feb. 2nd! This year’s dance is a semi-formal winter ball with the theme “ A Wintery, Starry Night.” We hope to have lots of surprises throughout the evening as we celebrate our community and dance the night away. Join DJ Phalse iD for a fabulous dance, great desserts, and a night of fun and entertainment!  Seniors will need to plan to arrive by 6:00pm while all others should arrive starting at 7:00pm.

Tickets will go on sale today, Wednesday, January 23rd. Pre-order ticket sales officially end on Thursday, January 31st because we have to have a final count for food. The tickets are $12 in advance from January 23rd-January 31st and $15 if you are late to purchase including buying tickets at the door. You may get tickets by responding to the Google form that will be sent to your Cannon email account. For your convenience, you may choose to bill your account for the cost of the ticket. See Ms. Eury for more details or if you have any questions!

Rustic Pathways will be on campus January 30th during lunch to share information on service, education and adventure programs for Summer 2019!  Many Cannon students have participated in Rustic Pathways programs and have had wonderful experiences. Stop by outside of Foundation Hall to learn more!



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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