“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” -T.S. Eliot
Chase Erdin and Cam Abaqueta
Shout out to John L. Godino for demonstrating PASSION by seeking out extra reading practice in Spanish and sharing it with the class. Godino also shared a story in front of the class about a recent trip and accompanied it with some very memorable dance moves!
A big thank you to Olivia Olson, Rebecca Henriques, Isabella Orth, Jose Thiller and Sara Trufant for demonstrating KINDNESS by helping to move desks in the WL hallway in preparation for PSAT testing last week.
Sydney Wood, Gabby Polsky, Anna Galloway, and Hannah Shiffert demonstrated KINDNESS by helping a teacher to cut some materials out for her class.
Izzie Gosling and Elly Ruddy have shown incredible PASSION in creating Cannon’s new Pinky Swear Club.
Esther Burlington, Kate Booker, and Nicky Thompson demonstrated TEAMWORK when they 1) volunteered to clean the classroom and 2) did it exceedingly well!
Vincent Vaccaro showed KINDNESS to his college counselor and helped to teach his peers some technical tricks in a presentation.
School Year Abroad (SYA) – Students interested in learning about SYA Summer Program are invited to attend meet with a representative on Wednesday, October 30th, at 9:40 a.m. in The Cube. SYA offers summer programs in China, France, and Spain. The SYA Summer five-week experience consists of four weeks of language and culture lessons – both in and outside of the classroom, excursions and community-based activities, and a meaningful homestay with a local family. The fifth week is devoted to travel, allowing students to explore more of the country they will soon be calling their “second home.”
Need more mystery in your life? More drama? More of your English teachers? Then grab your lunch and see your English teachers do a table read of the play, Trifles. Room 612 on Tuesday, October 29. Everyone is welcome!
The MODEL UN TEAM will meet in the Library Annex during lunch on MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 to announce available spots on the travel team for our competition at UVA the weekend of November 15-17!!!!! Be there if you want to learn about the process of applying and pick up important materials. Freshmen members of our team are exempt from this Monday’s meeting, but we are SO PROUD of you guys for your turnout and performance at CHARMUN!
October 29, 7-9 p.m.
Charlotte Performing and Visual Arts Fair.
Are you a high school student who may want to study the arts in college? Whether you are a dancer, actor/actress, painter, musician, sculptor, graphic artist, or filmmaker, consider attending the Charlotte Performing and Visual Arts Fair to be held on Tuesday, October 29 from 7-9 PM at The Park Expo and Conference Center (800 Briar Creek Road, next door to Bojangles Arena on Independence Blvd.) This FREE event will feature over 50 colleges and universities, from art schools to large state universities to liberal arts colleges, and is open to ALL interested students and families. For more information, go to https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/pva/charlotte/
If anyone is interested in trying out for the Varsity Dance Team, there will be an interest meeting in room 631 Monday October 28th after school! If you have any questions feel free to reach out to Coach Banks or Taylor Bennett.
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.
10/28: 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