“Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.”  – Maya Angelou

Greensboro first day

On February 1, 1960, four African American college students sat down at a lunch counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, North Carolina, and politely asked for service. Their request was refused. When asked to leave, they remained in their seats. Their passive resistance and peaceful sit-down demand helped ignite a youth-led movement to challenge racial inequality throughout the South.

House Points

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Katie Combs showed INTEGRITY when she corrected a mistake that a teacher made.

Juniors should go to the CPAC during Student Life to meet with college counseling. Bring your lap top computer or your cell phone to access Naviance.

Are you looking for a summer job?  Do you work well with children?  Did you love summer camp as a kid? Apply to be a Jr. Counselor with Camp Cannon! Upper School students, 16 or older, are welcome to submit an online application between Friday, February 1st and Friday, February 15th, 2019 for this upcoming camp season.

Please contact Lisa Blattner, Director of Enrichment Programs, with any questions.

There will be a meeting for any male interested in playing varsity golf this spring for Cannon School on Monday, February 4 at 11:15 am in the Marion Field House Conference Room.  Please meet Coach Whisenant at this time if interested in playing golf.  Thank you.


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.

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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

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




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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