“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Alicia Equan, Courtney Nix, Maya Goldsberry, Anyia Brooks-Manning, Gabrielle Edwards, Zoe Edwards, Trinity Mathis, Marques Walker, Jarvis Moss, Jannelle Walker, DJ Nix, Reigan Richardson, Jasmine McRae, Deuce Rolle, Lia Easton, Ava Robinson, Amaya King, Quentin Clarke, Kyndal Perry, Josh Reid, Myles Stradford all displayed PASSION and TEAMWORK by working hard to plan and host the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Monday. Thanks to these students and the Black Student Affinity Group for their hard work and dedication.
DJ Nix and Jadon Williams demonstrated KINDNESS when they helped Mrs. Coughlin carry cases of Gatorade.
Alex Chapman displayed INTEGRITY when going over the answers for a chemistry quiz he voiced up to excuse himself before his teacher started because he had not taken the quiz yet!
*** Interested in becoming a Camp Cannon Jr Counselor? Please click on the link to complete the application:
If you need to complete a missed assessment, you must report to the Testing Center within the first 5 MINUTES of your drop. After School make-up testing begins at 3:15 PM.
Please allow proctors adequate time to arrive to the Testing Center. Keep in mind that teachers & after-school proctors are coming directly from their classrooms (where they just finished teaching) to the Testing Center to proctor.
The votes are in, and the themes for Spirit Week (1/21-24) are as follows: Color Wars on Thursday, 1/23 (Freshmen wear White, Sophomores wear Black, Juniors wear Blue, and Seniors wear Pink), and Dress-Down on Friday (1/24). We look forward to seeing you all in costume! Please keep in mind that clothing choices should be modest and appropriate for our JK-12 community.
The Student Council is hosting an open forum, where we’ll answer questions from you! Come to Foundation Hall on Friday, January 24th during lunch!
The Halfway There Winter Dance is right around the corner on Saturday, January 25th! Halfway There is a time to celebrate that we are halfway through the school year and for seniors, halfway to graduation. This year’s dance is a semi-formal dance with the theme “ A Winter Wonderland.” Join us for a fabulous dance, great desserts, and a night of fun and entertainment! Seniors will need to plan to arrive by 6:00pm while all others should arrive at 7:00pm.
Tickets will officially go on sale today, Wednesday, January 15th and the link is now active. Pre-order ticket sales officially end on Thursday, January 23rd because we have to have a final count for food. The tickets are $12 in advance from January 14th-January 23rd and $15 if you are late to purchase including buying tickets at the door. (All tickets at the door will be billed to your account if you do not have exact change. No checks are accepted at the door.) You may get tickets by responding on the Google form at the link below. For your convenience, you may choose to bill your account for the cost of the ticket. You may also get tickets from Ms. Eury in room #701.
See Ms. Eury for more details or if you have any questions!
Spring 2020 Driver Education Program
This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a driver education program during the spring semester. Classes and behind-the-wheel instruction will be provided by WatsOnWheels (https://www.watsonwheelsnc.com/). WatsOnWheels has agreed to offer Cannon students a discount and provide the course for $350 per student. The classes will be held Monday, March 23rd to Friday, April 3rd in Foundation Hall from 3:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Students must be 14½ years of age when the classes begin to be eligible to register. To complete the class, students must have thirty hours of class time and six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.
After the class portion is complete, the instructor will coordinate with students individually to complete the behind-the-wheel requirements during their school drop periods or after school hours.
The $350 fee is due on the first day of class and may be charged to the student’s Cannon School account or paid in the form of a check made out to “Watson Wheels LLC”.
To register for the spring driver education class, please complete this Google Form
What: Lunch & Learn on Gap Year Experiences presented by Cannon College Counseling and Rustic Pathways
When: January 23rd 11:15 a.m.
Where: The Cube
Who: All Upper School Students interested in adventure, service, travel, and career exploration!
Spend your lunch in The Cube learning about how to plan a Gap Year; timing, options,
implementation, and costs will be discussed as well as how a Gap Year is truly viewed by colleges.