ADVISORY AGENDA 8.27.20 (World Language Drop)

“Face challenges, fear, and frustration by seeking out knowledge and opportunities for growth.” -Fanny Mairena

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The Math department would like to give Mrs. Sarah Miller a core value for TEAMWORK and KINDNESS. She printed out Magnus forms for us, and then even took them up for us after we filled them out. THANK YOU SARAH!!

Grace Hurtado demonstrated KINDNESS when she helped a new student find her classroom. Way to go, Grace!

Mrs. Miller submitted a core value to her A Block class. Her words,  “This morning helping me with tips and tricks to navigate the technology and then sharing such thoughtful ideas during our discussion. And they worked together as a team between at home and in class. I was really wowed at this group.” Jimmy Anderson, Kathryn Busby, Nate Butow, Jaylen Claggett, Bella Coughlin, Stephen Equan, Alexander Friedli, Tyler Green, Ellen Harper, Lauren Hollar, Emerson Lisk, Eli Maples, Grant Mills, Sophia Palermo, Ellie Paronto, Nicole Ratterman, Will Swartz and Hannah Teague displayed KINDNESS, COURAGE and RESPECT as they helped their teacher navigate through technology.

A big shout out for the Freshman (Class of 2024) from Sra. Calles. Your core values of teamwork, kindness, courage are very noticeable in class. Thank you!

Sarah Leonard demonstrated PASSION for creative writing when she led her first club meeting in person and on Zoom!

Hannah Shiffert demonstrated teamwork when she helped re-organize all of the animus house shirts before classes began.

Sydney Wood demonstrated teamwork by helping set up thermometers and changing them to Fahrenheit setting for teachers before the start of classes.

Ainsley Edmiston, Caroline Bentley, and Sarah Combs demonstrated TEAMWORK when they volunteered to connect to Zoom from their computer so that their fellow Advisees at home could be included in morning Advisory time while Dean Zelaya was pulled away.

Alivia Calabrase demonstrated kindness when she offered to get new batteries for Mrs. Legra’s class thermometer.

Alex Erdin IV demonstrated great passion for Spanish by using the language in interpersonal interactions this summer and by setting a great example for others in class with extra participation.

Anna Galloway demonstrated kindness by picking up a package in the lower school main office for her advisor.

Ethan Koch showed COURAGE when he stated that “the last yearbook picture of Dean Booker with hair was taken in the stone age.” Always keep one eye open…..Ethan.

Sammie Johnson demonstrated teamwork when she helped others wipe their desks down between classes.

Matthew Leonard demonstrated passion by getting a head start on AP summer work and e-mailing his teacher in Spanish.

No Birthdays.

Cannon Theater Company fall auditions on Zoom, Thursday and Friday afternoon!

Auditions for CTC’s production of “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen will take place in 20-minute time slots on Zoom this Thursday and Friday afternoon! To sign up, go to! 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! Please watch this video on Race and Casting

Do you like kids?  Are you 16?  Work with the After School Program and make $12/hour!

Contact for more information.

Link to the CUSP (Cannon Upper School Paper):

Breakfast items, bottled beverages, ice cream, chips and snaps are available in the Dining Hall 7:30-9:45 and then re-opening 12:45-2:30. Please remember to practice social distancing if there is a crowd in that space.

***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.

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 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; Allegheny College; Emerson College

9/8:       University of Richmond; Mercer University; Bowdoin College

9/9:       Baylor University; George Washington University

9/10:     UNC – Wilmington; Vanderbilt University

9/11:     Roanoke College; Drew University; Furman University; Southern Methodist University

9/15:     Emory & Henry; Providence College: Berry College; University of Alabama

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; William & Mary; Guildford College

9/29:     Northeastern University; Chapman University

9/30:     University of South Carolina

10/1:     University of Massachusetts (Lowell); Davidson College

10/7:     NC State University; George Mason University

10/8:     The American University in Paris

10/21:   University of Arizona



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