“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”-Jimi Hendrix
This week’s schedule:
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Today: Brayson Wilson
Over the weekend 11/7: KiKi Leung, Jacob Herr and Vincent Vaccaro
The Varsity Football team displays PASSION, KINDNESS and TEAMWORK each Friday when they help greet the lower-school students during the morning carpool drop-off. Way to set a positive tone for the day, athletes.
***Show some spirit!! Let’s celebrate our Girls’ Volleyball team. Their bus will be departing at 1PM on Saturday. We are inviting students to park along the wall on Education Way remaining in their cars to cheer on our state finalists. Please plan to arrive at 12:50.
***The Varsity Girls’ Volleyball team will be playing in the NCISAA State Championship game versus North Raleigh Christian School on Saturday, November 7th at 5 PM. We will be cheering them on from Concord.
***Maybe you’ve seen the little groups of Upper School kids outside after school, lugging camera equipment around campus or dressed like they’re headed for Comic Con. For two months, Cannon Theater Company has been hard at work filming two one-act plays – “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen and “Club Mojito” by Richard Dressler – and we’re excited to share them with you next week! The two films will stream back to back at 8pm on Nov 12, 13, and 14. Go to www.cannonschool.org/theater for details on the stories, how to watch, and a note for families on why we’re calling these shows “PG-13.” I’ve been amazed to watch these kids adapt to brand new circumstances, venturing into the unknown in order to gain something invaluable (which is also what these plays are about.) I hope you can watch their work!
Feeling Stressed? Based on recent US Counseling Surveys, over one third of students expressed interest in learning stress management coping skills. Join Ms. Cabellos & Ms. Hoffman Monday, November 9th during Office Hours 1:00-1:30, in Foundation Hall for a Stress Management Coping Skills Workshop to learn proven strategies to decrease stress. Space is limited to 40 people, an Outlook invitation will be emailed to RSVP.
***FLIK 2 things to know:
1. Is that we have 2 lines open to move you through the cafeteria quicker. Both lines are the same product and pre-ordered meals are where the deli normally is
2. Please show the cashier your box. We can figure out how to charge by what our servers write on the box
Any questions don’t hesitate to ask.
Anyone interested in playing baseball next spring should come to Foundation Hall Monday, November 9th at 11:30am. For those off campus, please connect to the following Zoom at 11:30am: https://cannonschool-org.zoom.us/j/7046688432
Hey everyone!!! In honor of veterans day on November 11th, house animus will be working with homes for our troops. Homes For Our Troops builds and donates custom homes for severely injured, post-9/11 veterans nationwide to enable them to rebuild their lives. We will be selling Veterans Day Pura Vida bracelets to support this organization. bracelet Orders can be placed Monday-Thursday. We will be in the commons on Monday during lunch & office hours as well. Bracelets will be $10 cash or Venmo (@bella-edmondson) *reason for payment=bracelet*
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions or need help signing up for sessions.
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-
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.
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