ADVISORY AGENDA 11.22.19 (No Drop)

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” -Dale Carnegie

Gossage Cup

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Taylor McGibbon

John Luke Godino showed KINDNESS and TEAMWORK when he gave up part of his draft to help several Sophomores edit their essays.

Deuce Rolle showed INTEGRITY by considering other people’s safety when he cleaned up a mess on the stairs that wasn’t his.

Eli Snodgrass demonstrated RESPECT when he acknowledged in class the many sacrifices parents make on behalf of their children.

Fen Cleveland demonstrated massive INTEGRITY when his teacher called out a classmate for disrupting class and he owned up to her that it was actually he who had caused the disruption.

Kendyl Lauher demonstrated KINDNESS and general AWESOMENESS when she went out of her way to find out how a student would like her name to appear in the yearbook.

Thank you, Heidi Coppa, Jannelle Walker, George Laidig, and Sam Lucas for helping Mrs. Otey and Dr. Wilner get ready for the US Parent Book Club. We appreciate your KINDNESS!

MODEL UN: We have a FULL TEAM meeting on Monday at lunch in the library annex!!! Please make sure to be at this super important meeting where a MENU of new travel options are being rolled out!!! 

If you are interested in auditioning for this year’s US Talent Show (on Friday, December 13, after Wrap-In), please send an email to Mrs. Otey. Acts should be no longer than 3 minutes in length. Please share your act, your song, and your staging/microphone needs in the email to Mrs. Otey. All interest emails should be sent to Mrs. Otey no later than 3pm on Monday 11/25. You will be contacted about an audition time. All acts will be finalized by Friday, December 6. Thank you.

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:   Apply here:

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

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. 26 Dec. 3, 10 & 17 (Come to one or all 5 sessions)

Room 508

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.

12/5:   Savannah College of Art and Design



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