“You’re still on the right track. It just has a few more curves than you thought.”-Kierra C.T. Banks
Jonah Presser demonstrated PASSION and KINDNESS by making blankets for Crisis Assistance while quarantined in Florida. His goal is to make a blanket a day. So far he has made 10!
Olivia Olson and Josie Thillet displayed KINDNESS as they helped Emma with Math over WebEx and the phone.
Emily Busby and Sara Trufant are showing PASSION and KINDNESS as they are serving as pen pals at a nursing home.
Gracie Ledet displayed KINDNESS as she shared with Ms Arriaga her positive mindset related to this quarantine and how appreciative she was about connections with teachers and classmates.
Olivia Varghese displayed INTEGRITY as she found a wallet in her neighborhood. Instead of walking by, she picked it up and saw that it belong to a fellow Cannon student and texted that person and returned it to him.
Rebecca Hurtado and Carter Rice showed KINDNESS when they spent part of their Friday emailing screenshots of the student end of a practice assessment to help their teacher!
Cam Abaqueta, Ryan Chen, and Alicia Equan demonstrated TEAMWORK when they stayed “behind” in class to help Mrs. Coughlin test methods for recording group discussions.
Brooke Wesselmann has completed her Global Studies project and paper (Capstone). She is to be commended for her PASSION to global studies.
Today: Ethan Koch
4/5: Kennedy Nemecheck and Joseph Hurtado
4/4: Carter Rice
Every Monday from 8:30-9:30 am, ACC will host an “open” meeting opportunity for ANY student wanting drop-in support (quick check-in, questions, virtual space to work, etc.). Students can access the open meeting HERE.
You Are Not Alone:
Cannon Peer Support Team wants to remind you they are here for you!
Need a judgement-free, confidential* person to listen?
E-mail a pst; advisor or member:
2018-19 Peer Support Team Members:
Left to right: Ms. Hoffman, pst; Advisor, Jackson Hammock ’21, Evan Essex ’21, Megan Hnilica ’20, Sara Trufant ’22, Maya Goldsberry ’22, Mr. Ross, pst; Advisor
Second Row: Caroline Josephson ’21, Gabby Holloway ’20, Haven Hall ’20, Chrissy Stamey ’20, Griffin Jones ’20, Georgia McKay ’21
9th & 10th Graders:
Want to Apply for the 2021 Team?!
Are you a good listener? Do people trust you with their secrets? Are you interested serving Cannon in a quiet leadership role?
The Peer Support Team invites you:
Webex Video Info session for
2021 pst; Members
Monday, April 6
Watch your email for an Outlook appointment and accept if you want to attend!
This is a required meeting for all applicants; if you cannot attend, please respond to this email Mr. Ross BEFORE the meeting.
Thank you! Ms. Hoffman & Mr. Ross
*Conversations with pst; members are confidential unless there is a health or safety concern; Then, one of the pst; Advisors is consulted: Mrs. Hoffman, US Counselor, or Mr. Ross, US Counseling Coordinator.
⬅️ Thursday, 4/9’s schedule
(From Sydney Wood and Hannah Shiffert) This was a part of our “Triumph of the Commons” project in our AP Environmental Science class, in which we had to do a community service project that related to the environment.
We chose to plant a garden in our backyards at home and donate some of the crops to a food bank that otherwise would not get any fresh vegetables. In addition, during this unusual time, we wanted people to know the importance of gardening and how it is beneficial to human health and the environment. We were planning on sharing this flyer with the people in which we donated the crops to, but due to the unprecedented times, that won’t be able to happen. The flyer mentions both the importance of gardening, along with the health benefits of some of the vegetables that we were going to plant.
Hello Students (From Mrs. Hoffman)
I hope that you are doing as well as possible and that you find some comfort in knowing that you are not alone in how you may be feeling, any range or combination of: annoyed, anxious, bored, fine, lonely, sad, mad or glad (or anything else!).
-If you would like to connect, please set up a 15 or 30 minute appointment through this link https://calendly.com/ahoffman-10/ and I will confirm with a Webex link. Please indicate your preference, call or video.
-Be assured that the office space I have set up at home is in a private area of my house, with a noise cancelling machine outside the door, I use headphones to ensure privacy.
In the meantime, here is some Virtual EncourageMINT!
–Feel what you feel and try not to stay stuck
–Taking a few deep breaths (1-5) can help you feel more in control, reset your nervous system and help reconnect your mind and body
Remember what resources and tools work for you to take care of yourself:
-Physical activity, talking/videoing with friends, being in nature, listening to music, LAUGHING, journaling, expressing yourself creatively: drawing, dancing, singing, playing an instrument, writing, etc., (insert other healthy coping skills here________________).
Please e-mail me if you would like written, phone or video encouragement.
Juniors and Seniors,
Please check your email for a message from your college counselor about signing up for 1:1 appointments. We have each set up Calendly systems for you to make appointments with us. These will be held during the 1:1 meeting times on the new schedule (8:30-9:30 AM / 11:15 AM-12:15 PM / 2:00-3:00 PM). Thank you!