“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” -Epicurus
Here’s a special “Thank You” from The Mill…..Matthew Kroll and Dylan Kellman showed KINDNESS for cutting out the tree decorations for the lower school art program.
Kaylin Slattery showed INTEGRITY when she went out of her way to clean up the senior lounge (even under the couches) before the Powderpuff game!
Time Capsule Reveal
Join Us TODAY, November 26!
Did you know that a time capsule was sealed in the entrance of the Richard H. Snyder Building on November 23, 1994?
On that date, Head of School, Richard H. Snyder, along with students, faculty, and staff commemorated the school’s 25th anniversary with the creation of a time capsule. That time capsule has remained cemented behind the stone pictured above for 25 years—just waiting to be revealed during Cannon School’s 50th anniversary! Curious what treasures our friends from 1994 might have left for us?
Join us at the front of the Snyder Building from 11:15 – 11:45a.m.
“Thankfulness is the beginning of Happiness.”
Join the Peer Support Team!
Fill up our ThanksGIVING TREE with leaves of things you are thankful for
What are you thankful for?
Leaf us a clue, Monday during lunch
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.
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/
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)
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