ADVISORY AGENDA 9.15.20 (World Language Drops)

“Make failure your teacher, not your undertaker.”-Zig Ziglar


Question of the Day

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What is the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?

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Gossage Cup

 
          24                         95                       92                      42

No birthdays. 


 


Chandra Pridgen demonstrated COURAGE and PASSION when she respectfully voiced her concerns about someone displaying a confederate flag.



***Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time?  Searching for ideas to manage virtual learning?  Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind?

 

We can help! Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) opens Monday, September 21, in Room 606.  Our Academic Coaching team is comprised of Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Holston. ACC is designed to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU control all aspects of your experience: date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), and the content of appointment.

 

Click HERE or scan the QR codes posted around the building to sign up for an appointment with our AWESOME Academic Coaches!  Please see Mrs. Weakland with any questions!


***TRACK TUESDAY- Together Apart!***

Everyone is invited to socially distance on the track every (During Office Hours 12:30-1:30) Tuesday. Walk, talk, hang out, and soak up the sun. Just 20 minutes of walking a day is reported to improve: Mood, Energy & Memory and much more! Just being outdoors and getting sunshine can do a lot to improve your mood and energy levels! Make sure your advisor knows if you will be joining us on the track. Brought to you by your SST- Student Support Team


New Student Seminar-World Language Drop`*** Please report to the Commons after check-in with your instructor. 


The Student Council Exec. Team has a video for you to view here.



Students interesting in creating or continuing a club, please send a 30-60 second video or link to that video to Dean Williams by 3:00 PM Friday, September 25th. 


Hey Everyone! I am Eliott Diskin and I am working on a project to recycle the lunch containers that our school is using this year. I am looking for people who would be interested in helping me collect the containers during office hours. I especially need help from someone in Maroon week. The containers will be washed and donated to Envision Charlotte who will recycle them into face shields for healthcare workers. If you’re interested, please email me at ediskin@cannonschool.org


Students interested in working with the Honor Council this year…please fill out the form at the following link.


The sign up for Science Olympiad is officially out! Science Olympiad is a STEM competition in which teams of two compete in events ranging from anatomy to forensics to geology. Please fill out the google form below if you are a returning member or are interested in joining! If you want to know more about Science Olympiad, email me (jpresser@cannonschool.org), Harshini (hgadudasu@cannonschool.org), or Mrs. Oswald (hoswald@cannonschool.org).

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYFhEBBXIqa0HSvHd3-hIqPglMEkAFnkjhT-dZ4ZDK5lPicg/viewform?usp=sf_link


You are invited to submit your work to “The Ink,” Cannon’s literary arts magazine. We are looking for poetry, prose, short fiction, essays, photography, drawings, prints, illustrations, photography, paintings, graphic design/digital artwork, multimedia work, and digital recordings of performances. Check your email for instructions, and you can find a copy of last year’s edition in any English classroom and the English office. Submission deadline is September 25.

 


– current list of College Reps visiting Cannon

– the scholarship update for Seniors

– the upcoming NACAC College Fair.

 

 

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. Use this Zoom Meeting Link to connect and, if required on your device, the meeting ID: 707 028 3745 to tune in remotely.

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; UNC Asheville; Elon University

9/30:     University of South Carolina; Salem College

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

10/2:     American University; University of Rochester; University of Miami; Moravian College

10/6:     Savannah College of Art & Design; Louisiana State University; University of San Francisco; St. Andrews University

10/7:     NC State University; George Mason University

10/8:     The American University in Paris; High Point University

10/13:   University of Notre Dame; St. Michael’s College; New York University; Gardner Webb University

10/15:   Emory University; Auburn University

10/16:   Rollins College

10/20:   UNC Chapel Hill; Middlebury College; University of Georgia; Loyola University Maryland

10/21:   University of Arizona; Wake Forest University

10/22:   Rhodes College; Covenant College

10/23:   Catholic University of American

10/27:   St. Lawrence University

11/10:   Colgate University

 

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

 

The next application deadline is September 23rd: Park Scholarship (NC State) and Levine Scholarship (UNCC)

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