“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” -Henry Ward Beecher
11/19: Jamie Landau (didn’t make yesterday’s blog)
Today 11/20: Ava Nitzan, Andrew Little, Ethan Little and Jae Eklund
A big COUGAR GROWL to each student and faculty member who demonstrated academic PASSION by participating in the Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) Open House on Monday! Thanks for “going beyond” with your enthusiasm, curiosity, and engagement!
Congratulations to the winners of our FUNctional raffle prizes: Alicia Equan, Kate Christman, and Noelle Nieske! Stop by ACC (room 606) to claim your prize.
Nick Reulbach demonstrated INTEGRITY when he pointed out to a teacher a scoring error in his favor.
NATIONAL ARTS HONORS SOCIETY meeting in Mr. Rogers’ art room THURSDAY (9/21) at LUNCH!!!
Sophomores – Senior Girls: The Perry Initiative is accepting applications for their January 11th program at Carolina Medical Center. The program is a 1-day, free, hands-on experience for young women interested in careers in medicine and engineering. Application Deadline is December 11th. More info: www.perryinitiative.org Apply here: http://perryinitiative.org/programs/student-online-application/
Sophomores should report to the following locations for Student Life on Friday, Nov. 22nd. College counseling will be leading a session titled, “Staying Focused, Staying Involved.” Students should bring a pen to this session.
Animus and Impetus will meet in Foundation Hall
Humanitas will meet in Mr. Hatcher’s classroom
Integritas will meet in The Cube
Do you want to be famous?
The Cannon Film Studio is holding auditions for their first short film TODAY(November 19), TOMORROW (Nov. 20), and THURSDAY (Nov. 21) during lunch in Mrs. Miller’s Room!
Did you Know?
Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental health diagnosis in the country. An estimated 31.1% of U.S. adolescents and adults experience an anxiety disorder at some time in their lives- National Institute of Mental Health.
Good News! Anxiety Disorders Can Be Managed! Unfortunately, many people think they are alone and that nothing can help, so they suffer in silence.
Want to help reduce the stigma & learn more? Join us:
Understanding & Managing Anxiety
Lunch & Learn Series
Tuesdays, Nov. 19 & 26 Dec. 3, 10 & 17 (Come to one or all 5 sessions)
Open to anyone interested in better understanding & supporting anxiety and anxiety disorders
of their own or people they care about.
Presented by Hillman Brown, LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) & Anne Hoffman, US Counselor
You Are Not Alone Cannon Peer Support Team
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: Putney Student Travel will have a representative located 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