“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn to learn is a choice.” -Brian Herbert

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Drake Griffith and Kendyl Lauher showed COURAGE when they helped create Instagram reels for the school’s account!

Sydney Wood showed KINDNESS when she came to school to help with the teacher clap in!

Courtney Phelps showed KINDNESS when she made care packages for the GOLD team of her Advisory.  Way to Go Beyond!

Lizzy Clark

Randy Marion III

Sadie Miller

8/23: Emily Busby

8/22: Emma Tunnell and Emily Aldous 

***Link to the CUSP (Cannon Upper School Paper):

***Cannon Theater Company auditions coming up!

Auditions for CTC’s production of “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen are coming soon! More info on when, where, and how the auditions are happening will be available early next week, so stay tuned. This production will be rehearsed and filmed after school this fall, both remotely and on-site (outdoors), culminating in a film that will be streamed for a limited time in November. Auditions for our winter production of “The Sound Of Music” will also be happening this fall. More info soon!

***Re-enrolled students***If you still have your badge from last year, it still works to open the doors and access printers. Please bring it to school if you have not already.

***Students interested in earning $8.50/hour….After School Program needs you from 3 – 6pm Monday – Friday.  Interested students should email to inquire.

***SENIORS: To learn more about Cannon’s Nomination Process for Competitive Scholarshipsplease review these two documents:

The first application deadline is September 8th: Morehead Cain Scholarship (UNC) and Bryan Scholarship (Davidson College)


Seniors & Juniors are invited to sign-up in SCOIR for Zoom meetings with College Admission Representatives. Sessions will be during lunch and office hours. Check SCOIR often for the most up-to-date listing of college representative visits and click HERE for full registration directions.


9/1:       Skidmore College; Franklin & Marshall College

9/2:       Stetson University, Wofford College, East Carolina University; Virginia Commonwealth University

9/3:       Appalachian State University; Washington University in St. Louis

9/4:       University of Chicago; Bates College; Emerson College

9/8:       Furman University; Bowdoin College

9/9:       Baylor University; George Washington University

9/10:     UNC – Wilmington; Vanderbilt University

9/11:     Roanoke College; Southern Methodist University

9/15:     Berry College

9/16:     Denison University; College of Charleston

9/22:     Dickinson College; Rochester Institute of Technology; Miami University (OH); Duke University

9/23:     Texas Christian University; Clemson University

9/24:     Gettysburg College; Trinity University (TX)

9/25:     Butler University

9/29:     Chapman University

10/7:     NC State University; George Mason University

10/8:     The American University in Paris

10/14:   University of Alabama; Birmingham

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