DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 1.28.21 (Social Studies Drop)

This Week’s Schedule:

“Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.” -Nicholas Winton

Gossage Cup

            386                         500                           468                       453

No birthdays. 

Taylor McGibbon, Isabella Friedli, Ksenya Englesby, Jordan Smith, Meghan Schreck, Rebecca Hurtado, Ollie Breese, Abby Crane, and Hannah Denby showed COURAGE by bravely volunteering to both be interviewed by Dean Booker and offer advice to their fellow advisees about how to get better.  Bravo!  So proud of you all!!!

Marielle Bumgarner showed PASSION for Yearbook when she agreed to travel with the wrestling team all the way to Raleigh to shoot pictures for this year’s book. Way to “Go Beyond”, Marielle!

Jackson Carlock and Tucker Kelley demonstrated TEAMWORK when they did a teacher a solid and picked up something for a teacher from another building.

***STUDENTS: Please remember February 1st is a Teacher Workday….stay home and enjoy a long weekend.****

***The Cannon Track & Field Team Store is now open and will close Monday Feb. 8th.  Required items are a short sleeve t-shirt and hoodie for all athletes new to the team.  Here is the link:


***Course Registration Key Dates!  

Wednesday, February  3

2021-2022 Course Recommendation Forms become viewable on My Backpack.

Friday, February 5

Upper School Course Registration opens on My BackPack.

Wednesday, March 10

Last day of course registration

Please watch the following videos about submitting course request.

Rising Sophomores                    Rising Juniors                            Rising Seniors

Meditation with Mrs. Miller

Thursdays at 12:15

Mrs. Miller’s classroom 614

Also on Zoom:

Are you stressed out? Bored? Seeking greater insight? Just want a quiet place to be? Join Mrs. Miller on Thursdays at the end of lunch to practice a short meditation (10-15 mins). You don’t need any experience. Students and adults are invited. I will be meditating whether anyone joins or not, so feel free to slip in silently and join if you want. I will guide a short, secular mindfulness meditation. No commitment needed. Come once or every week.


***Hey Folks! 

I am helping to organize a tournament called the Georgia Junior Cup! This event will raise money for the Bobby Jones Golf Course FoundationThe Summit Counseling Center, and the AJGA’s ACE Grant Program. These programs provide money for low-income families with children that want to pursue golf! The money is used to buy golf clubs, pay tournament fees, and help pay college tuition for kids in need of aid. Click on the links above to learn more about each!

This is the link to my donation page! My goal is to raise $1,000. Thank you for any support you can lend!

Thanks so much!
Amanda Sambach

Camp Cannon Job Opportunity 

***Are you looking for a summer job? Do you consider yourself flexible, good with kids, willing to take risks and/or a hard worker? Do you enjoy engaging with others in our Cannon community? If so, you’re exactly who Camp Cannon is looking for to be a part of camp this summer! Applications for new employees open on 1/29 and can be found HERE. We will be taking applications until all positions are filled.

All returning employees should inform Mr. Borowicz about their interest in working at Camp Cannon again this summer by 2/28. You can reach him at

Feel free to reach out to Mr. Jones ( or Mr. B ( for any questions about Camp Cannon.

House Integritas is hosting a GUESSING JAR activity. At the top of the spiral staircase, where all the house shelves and displays are, there are three jars filled with candy. One with Hersey Kisses, one with Reece’s Cups, and one with Air-Heads. At the end of this email, there is a link to a Google Form where you can submit your guesses. Whomever gets the answer right first (or the closest answer at the end of the contest) wins what’s inside the jar. You are free to look at each jar on their display, but please refrain from moving them from their place. This is to prevent the possibility of one being dropped and broken. The jars are glass and will, in fact, break. Also please do not open the jars to count what’s inside. That is lame and ruins the fun for everybody. Have fun and good luck. May the luckiest person win!

Updated Information: SPIKE BALL TOURNAMENT!





Spring 2021 Driver Education Program (Virtual)

This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a virtual driver education program during the spring semester. Classes and behind-the-wheel instruction will be provided by WatsOnWheels (  WatsOnWheels has agreed to offer Cannon students a discount and provide the course for $350 per student.  The classes will be held Tuesday – Monday, April 6th – 19th from 4:00 – 7:00, and the maximum amount of spaces available is 25.

Students must be 14½ years of age when the classes begin to be eligible to register. To complete the class, students must have thirty hours of class time and six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.  We hope to offer another class in the fall through WatsOnWheels,but we have yet to schedule specific dates. 

After the class portion is complete, the instructor will coordinate with students individually to complete the behind-the-wheel requirements during their school drop periods or after school hours.

The $350 fee is due on the first day of class and may be charged to the student’s Cannon School account or paid in the form of a check made out to “Watson Wheels LLC”.

To register for the spring driver education class, please complete this Google Form

 If you have additional questions, please email me (

Humanitas and Impetus are hosting board games in foundation Hall this Friday. Join us during flex time for games, music, candy, and a good time! See you there!

SPIRIT WEEK 1/25-1/29


Friday: Cannon Spirit

Hi Everyone!

The Black Affinity and Student Council Block Love Charlotte is a local black-owned non-profit organization that’s vision is to “improve the quality of life for those individuals that suffer from homelessness, domestic violence, and single fathers; one block at a time in our communities”. 

Block Love Charlotte asks that we collect food such as snack crackers, cookies, fresh fruit, pop-top canned foods, soups, water, and other drinks. They also need tents, sleeping bags, and toiletries. If you choose to donate clothing, please limit your donations to jeans for men and women, underwear, long sleeve shirts, hoodies, light-weight jackets, sneakers/work boots, and blankets. Visit their website for more information and ways to help. 

Our supply drive will end on February 5th and the advisory that collects the most supplies will get a dress down day! If you have any questions, email me at

Please see this video.

ACC Can Help YOU Work Smarter, Not Harder in the New Year!

Need an academic reset to start 2021? Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time? Want an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Feeling behind with assignments or assessments? How can Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) help you push to a strong finish for Trimester 2 and beyond?  Whether you’re on campus or remote, we’re here for you!

 Sign up for in-person OR virtual academic coaching sessions during Drop, Office Hours, or Flex – time slots are available this week! Our Academic Coaching team (Ms. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Ms. Miller, Ms. Holston, Mrs. Calles, Ms. Smith, Dean Williams, and Ms. Kulp) are ready to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU decide the date(s) and time(s) 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 ( if you have questions or need help signing up for sessions.

Hey everyone! Please click the link to subscribe to our website for the latest (and past!) editions of CUSP! Please support your peers and students by reading their articles that they’ve spent hours working on 🙂 Thanks everyone! -CUSP Editorial Staff

All boys interested in playing varsity golf for the 2021 spring season need to email Coach Pat Whisenant at with the following information by February 8th:

  • First & Last Name
  • E-mail Address
  • Address; City, State, Zip
  • Cell phone number
  • Grade in school
  • Where do you normally play golf
  • What do you normally score for 9 holes
  • Mother’s Name; Cell phone number and e-mail address
  • Dad’s Name; Cell phone number and e-mail address


Peer Tutoring!

Hello everyone! If you are interested in tutoring your peers in your favorite subjects, sign up using the link below. Each time you tutor it counts as service hours! (You do not have to be a member of Animus to participate) 

-House Animus Academic Team

Seniors, Juniors & SOPHOMORES!!  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.

You may come to The Cube if you are on campus during the rep visit and need a place to log into the Zoom session.

2/2: Appalachian State University; Virginia Commonwealth University and Anderson University

2/5: Wheaton College and Grand Canyon University

2/9: Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising

The Southern Association for College Admissions Counseling (SACAC) will host a virtual college fair on February 11 from 5:00 – 7:45 p.m. EST. The event is free and is open to all students and counselors. For more information or to register for the event, visit


The University of South Carolina is among more than 500 institutions participating in a National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) virtual college fair series hosted throughout the spring. Events will be offered on January 31, February 28, March 21 and May 7 from 1 – 7 p.m. EST. For more information or to register for the event, students may visit



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