ADVISORY AGENDA 10.11.19 (Science Drop)

“The past has no power of the present moment.” Eckhart Tolle 

Breast cancer deaths have been declining since 1990 thanks to early detection, better screening, increased awareness, and new treatment options.

Gossage Cup

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Anna Kinken, Lauren Mendenhall, Kathryn Remmey and Kaylin Slattery

Ella Kungl demonstrated KINDNESS when she went out of her way to hold the door and wait for someone to enter the building this morning.

Lauren Skolaris and Sydney Wood demonstrated TEAMWORK when they gave up part of their drop to share tips for success with some freshmen in PSE I.

Myles Stradford demonstrated RESPECT with his exemplary classroom manners, and every student should emulate the way he treats adults.

DJ Nix, Christian Reeves and Marques Walker demonstrated KINDNESS as they introduced themselves and answered questions about Cannon School for a prospective student.

Jonah Presser demonstrated KINDNESS as he returned a lost pair of eye-glasses found in the student parking lot to the office.

The MiLL’s  Make of the Month for October are super spooky Wooden Skull decorations! We’ll get certified on the tools, then cut, assemble, and decorate these 12″x18″  decorations just in time for Halloween.

MotM for October will take place during lunch Tuesday 10/15 and Tuesday 10/22. No equipment or experience required, but spots are limited; email or let Mush know in person that you’re interested in participating.

MODEL UN: It’s CHARMUN Week! We have an additional meeting Monday October 14 in the Library Annex during lunch! If you are a new member participating in CHARMUN, expect to get help on your position papers in progress! Veteran members: you are asked to attend to PROVIDE that help! See you Monday!!!!!

Pride Day Friday

***Attention Students*** When exiting the student parking lot after school, please be courteous and do not break the bus line.  Please wait until all busses have turned right before proceeding.  Thanks!

Calling all Cannon Students! The Cannon School Student Council is in search of students to join the Student Council Volunteer Corps. It’s fun, easy, and a great way to meet people across all grades! The volunteer group will be called upon to help with fulfilling Student Council service projects and initiatives. This is a great opportunity to gain community service hours and gain leadership experience. You can help where and when you want! This is a perfect way to see behind the scenes of Student Council and can propel you to run for an elected position in the future! If you are interested in this phenomenal opportunity, please fill out the short form below to join!

Student Council Volunteer Corps sing-up form:

Fall 2019 Driver Education Program

This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a driver education program during the fall 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, November 4th- 15th 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.  We hope to offer another class in the spring through WatsOnWheels, but we have yet to schedule specific dates.

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 fall driver education class, please complete this Google Form

If you have additional questions, please email me (

Seniors: The deadline to apply for Cannon nominations for Jefferson, Centennial or Belk Scholarships is Oct. 15th. Submit the required materials to Dr. Wilner via email by 3 pm on Oct.15th. If you are uncertain of what to submit, please speak with your college counselor.

Juniors: The deadline to submit an application for Cannon nomination to NC Governor’s School is approaching! Materials must be submitted to Dr. Wilner as a printed packet by 3 pm on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. If you want to submit an application for our internal nomination process, please let your college counselor know. 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 Seminar this summer? Please read about HOBY online and submit these two items to Dr. Wilner via email no later than 3 pm on Oct. 15th:

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 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. Students who need assistance accessing their Naviance account or registering for college visits should contact their college counselor.

10/11: Vanderbilt University and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

10/14: The George Washington University, University of Alabama and Brandeis University

10/15: Trinity University, Sweet Briar College and Baylor University

10/17: Gardner-Webb University, Bowdoin College, American University and Washington University in St. Louis

10/22:   Sewanee: The University of the South, Lenoir Rhyne University and Lafayette College

10/23:  The University of Arizona, Rhodes College, Clark University and University of Richmond

10/24: Chapman University and Loyola University Maryland

10/25: Trinity College and University of St. Andrews

10/28: Merrimack College

10/29:  Texas Christian University, University of North Carolina Greensboro and Boston College

10/30: Eckerd College

11/4:    Gettysburg College and Birmingham Southern College

11/5:    Hofstra University and Montreat College

11/6:    Lynn University

11/7:    University of Delaware

11/21: Salisbury University



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