“The two most important days of your life are the day you were born, and the day you discover why you were born.” -Steve Harvey
Over the weekend: 11/10 Mr. Ross and Mrs. Banks (Ross)
Nehmiah Broadie showed KINDNESS when she offered and helped a teacher move some chairs.
Kaitlin Caplan showed COURAGE by correcting a teacher on a date in a very respectful way.
Matthew Leonard demonstrated KINDNESS when he offered to fix the time on Ms. Legra’s classroom clock.
The Student Council is hosting a card-signing event for active-duty military in conjunction with House Animus. The event will take place Monday during lunch in the Cube. Stop in and write a note to an American warrior!
Monday, November 11th, the Dining Hall will be CLOSED 8:45-9:45 (due to School Day Open House). Please plan accordingly.
TODAY, Impetus is hosting a PIZZA LUNCH!! We will be serving in front of Foundation Hall. It is $5 for two pieces of pizza and a drink.
Anyone interested in playing girls soccer in the spring, there will be an interest meeting on Monday, November 11th at 11:15am in the Randy Marion Field House.
Looking for an interesting SUMMER OPPORTUNITY? Here are opportunities to learn about a few travel, academic and service options for Summer 2020!!
November 26th during Lunch: Oxbridge Programs will have a representative by the Private Dining Room in the cafeteria. OxbridgePrograms.com offers summer study opportunities for grades 7-12 in England, France, Spain, and the US. Students have the opportunity to live, explore, and study in Paris, Barcelona, Montpellier, Salamanca, Oxford, Cambridge, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York City. Students can choose from over 200 courses, from Medicine, Engineering, and Business, to Neuropsychology, Architecture and Photography. On each program, Activities Directors plan activities and excursions for every day of the program, like flamenco dancing in Barcelona, a Broadway show in New York City, and punting on the river in Oxford. Oxbridge offers four-week, two-week, and one-week programs. To learn more, visit www.oxbridgeprograms.com .
November 26th during Lunch: Putney Student Travel will have a representative by the Private Dining Room in the cafeteria. Putney Student Travel offers students summer opportunities focused on Community Service, Language Immersion, Cultural Exploration, Adventure Travel, and Pre-college Enrichment. They will also be representing National Geographic Student Expeditions which offers programs for students focused on Photography, Wildlife & Conservation, Archaeology & Ancient Culture, Filmmaking, Creative Writing, Climate, and Community Service, as well as theNew York Times Student Journeys, which offers opportunities for students to explore themes prominent in Times coverage. Each journey is joined by either a National Geographic expert or New York Times journalist.
Juniors: Student Life on Friday (11/8) will be with College Counseling. You will meet by house in the following locations:
Humanitas: Mr. Herder’s Classroom
Animus: The Cube
Integritas: Foundation Hall
Impetus: Foundation Hall
Please come with your laptops charged.
“The November Student Council Spotlight is the Cannon Theater Company’s fall play. Watch the video that we made to celebrate their production!”
“This Friday, November 8th before school, the Student Council is hosting an end-of-trimester party in the Commons. We will have donuts and festive music to celebrate your T1 accomplishments!”
CTC’s Fall One-Acts This Thursday, Friday, and Saturday!
Congratulations to Cannon Theater Company for their amazing performances of “An Incomplete History of Theater” and “Wake Up Call” at the North Carolina Theater Conference this past weekend! “An Incomplete History of Theater” earned awards for “Excellence in Collaborative Playwriting” for the full cast and “Excellence in Stage Management” for Vibha Maheswaran. “Wake Up Call”, earned “Excellence in Execution of Style”, and Faith Carpenter took home an “Excellence in Design and Production” award for her work as Deck Carpenter for both shows. Come see these shows this Thurs Nov 7, Fri Nov 8, and Sat Nov 9 from 7:00-9:00pm!
Trouble getting or staying organized? Difficulty managing your time? Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind? How can Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) help you push to a strong finish for Trimester 1?
Sign up for an academic coaching session (Room 606) – time slots are available this week! Our Academic Coaching team (Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Mr. Hatcher, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Mattsson) are ready to support YOU in the way YOU choose! YOU decide date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), length of appointment, and the content of appointment.
Use the ACADEMIC COACHING QR CODES posted throughout the building and outside teachers’ classrooms to secure an appointment with one of our AWESOME Academic Coaches!
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.
11/11: North Greenville University
11/21: Salisbury University
12/5: Savannah College of Art and Design