ADVISORY AGENDA 11.13.19 (Science Drops)

“If the only thing people learned was not to be afraid of their experience, that alone would change the world.” -Syd Banks

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Esther Burlington, Madison Kirby, Morgan Brown, Emily Majors, Chase Erdin, Fen Cleveland, Robert Walley, Max McDermott, Tag DuMond and Kenlee Griffin demonstrated TEAMWORK when they helped the Admissions department with an event!

Aubrey Haas and Anna Kinken demonstrated KINDNESS when they helped a student clean up a spill.

Madison Kirby showed INTEGRITY by being proactive in communicating with the college counseling team instead of just showing up late to a presentation.

Josh Robinette demonstrated KINDNESS when he noticed a student had left her backpack behind and went out of his way to take it to her.

Reah Syed showed KINDNESS when she shared her umbrella with someone when walking up from their cars.

A parent happened to be walking down the hallway and overheard Hayes Leatherman go out of his way to thank Mr. Witherspoon for his service. It was a really genuine and KIND show of RESPECT.

Thanks to all the 9th and 12th grade students who have showed KINDNESS in helping with the 8th to 9th Grade Transition Meetings for parents: Morgan Brown, Tag DuMond, Madison Kirby, Emily Majors, Robert Walley, Fen Cleveland, Esther Burlington, Kenlee Griffin, Victoria Schneider, Gabby Holloway, Rob Trufant, Cali Proper, Anna Ruth Morrison, Carter Otey, Jackson Lods, and McKenna Koch. 

Adam Parks demonstrated PASSION when he worked with the College Counseling team to create our new logo! A HUGE shout out and thank you to Adam for creating this for us!

Attention all students on the Costa Rica winterm trip – please come to Dr. Arriaga’s room today (Wednesday, November 13th) during lunch break @ 11:45.

Join Dr. Graham and Dean Zelaya for a Lunch and Learn on Thursday 11/14 in Foundation Hall.  We will explore this question: If almost no one identifies as racist, why does racism still exist? All opinions and voices welcome! Let’s learn together! Pizza will be served, so come early to grab a slice!

The Academic Coaching team is excited to invite YOU to the “official” Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) Open House on Monday, Nov. 18.  Visit Room 606 anytime during your drop to learn more about ACC and how it can work for YOU!

This event is for EVERYONE! We’ll have RAFFLE PRIZES to give away, SNACKS to help refuel your brain, and OPPORTUNITIES to connect with our awesome team of Academic Coaches.  Mark your planner right now – you don’t want to miss it!

National Letter of Intent (NLI) Signing and Recognition Ceremony – The Cannon community is excited to celebrate five of our student-athletes as they sign their NLI to commit to institutions and compete in intercollegiate athletics next year. Friends and teachers are invited to attend the ceremony that will take place, Wednesday, November 13th, at 11:20 am. in Foundation Hall. The five student-athletes who will sign NLIs are:

Katie Grissom – softball, Georgetown University

Stephanie Grissom – softball, Georgetown University

Sophie Holland – golf, Lehigh University

Gabby Holloway – softball, University of Louisville

Kaylin Slattery – soccer, University of Notre Dame

Looking for an interesting SUMMER OPPORTUNITY? Here are opportunities to learn about a few travel, academic and service options for Summer 2020!!

**Updated**November 13th during Lunch: Oxbridge Programs will have a representative by the Private Dining Room in the cafeteria. 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 .

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.

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.

11/21: Salisbury University

12/5:   Savannah College of Art and Design



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