ADVISORY AGENDA 1.24.20 (Science Drops)

“You will change your mind; You will change your looks; You will change your smile, laugh, and ways but no matter what you change, you will always be you.”-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Gossage Cup

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JP Hondros demonstrated KINDNESS when he spent much of his drop helping a classmate with their physics homework.

Kathryn Remmey showed KINDNESS when she bought and brought hot chocolate to both Dean Booker and Declan Hurley!

Campbell O’Brien displayed KINDNESS as he helped a teacher carry artwork!



***RHO KAPPA, Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. RHO KAPPA provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies.

The mission and purpose of this organization is:

    • to promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies in secondary school environments and the community.
    • to provide through its local chapters opportunities for exploration in the social studies in secondary school environments and the community.
    • to encourage interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.

Candidates for membership should:

  1. Have been in attendance at the school in which the chapter resides for the equivalent of one semester prior to being considered.
  2. Have completed four semesters of courses in the field of social studies and be prepared to complete at least six semesters. The minimum grade point average for these courses is a weighted 3.67 or the numerical equivalent.
  3. Have an overall cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or the numerical equivalent.
  4. Have a proven track record of interest and participation in service-related activities.
  5. Have a proven track record of strong attendance and positive contribution to a community of learning in a social studies classroom.

If you meet the requirements listed above, please request an application from Ms. Harley at sharley@cannonschool.org no later than 31 January 2020 at 3 pm.  Applications are due no later than 13 February 2020 at 3pm. Questions? Speak with any Social Studies teacher.


Interested in becoming a Camp Cannon Jr Counselor? Please click on the link to complete the application:

https://www.cannonschool.org/about-cannon/employment-opportunities


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: 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

https://forms.gle/MsmkCp5uGRTwfMFSA

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