“In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.”-Henry David Thoreau
*****Pay close attention to this week’s schedule:
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Reid Bertram demonstrated KINDNESS by bringing lunch to a fellow advisee who was working during Kids Voting!
Kate Booker and Nicky Thompson were COURAGEous in educating their peers on matters of sexual identity and orientation when it arose in class discussion.
Grace Hurtado demonstrated PASSION when she took it upon herself to look up a story from history class and email the teacher about it. Thank you so much, Grace!
Ella Kungl demonstrated TEAMWORK when she helped hang posters around the building for a good cause. Thanks, Ella!
The Pinky Swear Club is holding an ART SUPPLY DRIVE for Levine Children’s Hospital Nov 2 – Nov 13!! Please see the flyer below for what items to bring and additional information! Please check out their video here.
***If you are still looking to join a club, you can view the videos and sign-up here. Just make sure to use Google Chrome to get the best experience in viewing the videos.
***AP/AT Exam Registration will close THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30. If you haven’t already done so, you must indicate your exam decisions for each of your AP/AT courses by logging into your College Board account.
Please contact Mrs. Kulp (firstname.lastname@example.org) ASAP if you have questions.
Trouble getting or staying organized? Difficulty managing your time? 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? How can Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) help you push to a strong finish for Trimester 1? Whether you’re on campus or remote, we’re here for you!
Sign up for an academic coaching session (Room 606) during your DROP – time slots are available this week! Our Academic Coaching team (Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Ms. Holston, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Smith) are ready to support YOU in the way YOU choose! YOU decide date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), and the content of appointment.
Use the ACADEMIC COACHING QR CODES posted throughout the building and outside teachers’ classrooms to secure an appointment with one of our AWESOME Academic Coaches! Reach out to Mrs. Kulp (email@example.com) if you have questions or need help signing up for sessions.
***House Impetus and House Humanitas are teaming up for a HALLOWEEN DOOR DECORATING CONTEST! Everyone in your advisory will come together to create a fun and festive door decoration in the spirit of Halloween due by TODAY, October 28th. Our houses be voting for the best door NEXT THURSDAY. Please get creative, the winner will receive a TREAT!
***Virtual Book Fair
October 26 – November 8
Cannon’s Scholastic Fundraising book fair is here!! You can join in the fair excitement, as Cannon has expanded its book offering to include young adult and adult best sellers. Cannon’s fall fundraising book fair Is Oct 26 to Nov 8th. Below is the link-
The Upper School Math department is excited to announce the official return of The Math Café. Get one-on-one help from Cannon Math teachers during either of the times below. The 2020 Grand Opening is Tuesday, Oct. 27.
Tuesdays – Office Hours (12:30-1:30) – Foundation Hall
Wednesday – Before School (7:40-8:10) – Foundation Hall
*STUDENTS, TEACHERS, AND FACULTY, HOUSE ANIMUS IS COLLECTING CANDY FOR OUR TROOPS!! We are so excited to be teaming up with Operation Gratitude for the 3rd year in a row to collect Halloween candy to give back to those fighting for our country. We invite everyone in the upper school to participate so we get as much candy as possible. A bin is located under the Animus wall by the spiral staircase. OUR GOAL IS ABOVE THE GOLD LINE! Individually wrapped, fun- or bite-sized candy is ALL accepted. NO powdered candy, unwrapped, or homemade items. Chocolate is ok too!
***Second Harvest Food Bank is in need of volunteers. See the information and links below for requirements and to sign up:
- Most weekday volunteers shifts at the warehouse are for ages 17 and older. If you are 17 or older, you can sign up to volunteer any day/time.
- Volunteers aged 13-16 permitted with an adult: Thursday evening 6-8pm and Saturdays 9am-12pm or 1-3pm
- Log into the calendar system linked below to register for a volunteer shift.
To log into the calendar system and see ALL available shifts and to schedule:
- Visit the website at https://www.secondharvestmetrolina.org/give-time/volunteer
- Click on the red box next to “Register to volunteer”
- You will then be in the online calendar system.
- Sign in using your email (user name) and your password
- If you have forgotten your password, please click on reset password or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
REMINDER: If you are a JUNIOR on campus come to The Cube for the Rep Visit. If you are Senior on Campus, either come to The Cube for the Rep Visit or email your College Counselor to reserve a private room to view the visit. Per school policy it is REQUIRED that your VIDEO is on during the Rep Visit.
10/28: Lehigh University; Lafayette College
11/4: Kenyon College; Washington & Jefferson College
11/5: Muhlenberg College; Belmont University
11/6: Hofstra University; Meredith College; Samford University; DePauw University
11/10: Colgate University; Mount St. Mary’s University; Mississippi State University; Saint Joseph’s University
11/12: Agnes Scott University; Trinity College
11/17: UNC Greensboro; Shaw University; University of Tampa; University of New Hampshire
11/18: Bucknell University; Marymount University
11/19: Jacksonville University; Spelman College
11/20: Washington & Lee; VA Tech; Hampden-Sydney College; University of Kentucky