DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 2.2.21 (World Language Drop)

This Week’s Schedule:

“What’s in front of you is a whole world of experiences beyond your imagination. Put yourself and your growth and development first.” -Phylicia Rashad

Gossage Cup

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Today: Brian Murphy 

 1/30: Duncan MacFayden and Myles Stradford

1/31: Max McDermott and Helen Craft



Bernard Boon, Emily Busby, Claudia Joyce, Jimmy Kinsella, Taylor McGibbon, Ava Nitzan, Courtney Phelps, Sophia Segura, Riley Selden, Morgan Teifer, Halle Toya and Abby Lowe  showed PASSION about learning French. I asked students in French to volunteer to take a National French Exam Contest. He is eager to participate. Way to go!

William Lomax demonstrated RESPECT when he reached out to a teacher to inquire about a mistake the in the grade book. Way to go, William!

Tyler Martin demonstrated INTEGRITY when he asked permission to look up a word on a quiz in the dictionary before doing so. Way to go, Tyler!

Sra. Velandia displays PASSION as she has been an extremely encouraging and positive department chair despite having to start the position in the midst of the pandemic last year. She has gone out of her way to talk to everyone on her team every single day, call them, or leave them sweet notes.  

Caroline Josephson demonstrated great kindness when she checked in on a teacher that was feeling discouraged and ordered them coffee from Dunkin Donuts. Way to think about others!

Big thank you to Matthew Leonard for leading “Zoom Zumba” in AP Spanish last week! Your passion for Spanish is contagious.

Georgia McKay is most deserving of a CV for her passion in Spanish class. Despite being the only student working remotely last week, she was on time, engaged, and enthusiastic about participating with her on-campus peers. 

Deuce Rolle demonstrated great teamwork when he led and encouraged others to participate in student life las week!

**ATTENTION** Humanitas and Animus, this week we are teaming up with PROJECT SPREAD JOY to do a service event. Project Spread Joy is a non-profit organization that Joins Older Adults and Youth via Phone or Mail for sharing, caring, and laughter. The organization brings love and compassion to the community who needs it most. We hope you will join us to spread JOY! 

Supplies will be given to advisors! We encourage you to grab a friend and write a nice letter during advisory, lunch, or office hours. We will collect all letters on Friday and the advisory with the most letters gets DONUTS!! 

**Do not share any person information!

*****SPIRIT WEEK*****

Tuesday: Quarantine dress

Wednesday: Twin Day

Thursday: Jersey day

Friday: 80’s theme

Black History Month Trivia Table

***Stop by the hallway outside of Foundation hall for a chance to spin the wheel and win some fabulous prizes, including dress down passes from the Dean Team.

When: February 11th & 25th during lunch (11:40-12:20)

***RHO KAPPA, Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. RHO KAPPA provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies. 

The mission and purpose of this organization is:

    • to promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies in secondary school environments and the community. 
    • to provide through its local chapters opportunities for exploration in the social studies in secondary school environments and the community.
    • to encourage interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.

Candidates for membership should:

  1. Have been in attendance at the school in which the chapter resides for the equivalent of one semester prior to being considered.
  2. Have completed four semesters of courses in the field of social studies and be prepared to complete at least six semesters. The minimum grade point average for these courses is a weighted 3.67 or the numerical equivalent.
  3. Have an overall cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or the numerical equivalent.
  4. Have a proven track record of interest and participation in service-related activities.
  5. Have a proven track record of strong attendance and positive contribution to a community of learning in a social studies classroom.

If you meet the requirements listed above, please request an application from Ms. Harley at no later than 5 February 2021 at 3 pm.  Applications are due no later than 11February 2021 at 3pm. Questions? Speak with any Social Studies teacher.

***Spring Tennis – put your order in by February 8th. Link:

Contact Sinden with questions. 

Art Expression for Everyone Series

Flex Time Fridays February 5th, 19th & 26th 

(Sign up for one, two or three!)




All are welcome–no artistic talent needed to join! 

Artwork serves as a visual documentation of our thoughts and feelings. Engaging in creating these images can offer solutions to problems and insights into the cause of these feelings. Join Ms. Cabellos and Ms. Hoffman for a short series of art expression exercises, both in person and online, to create, process, and share work in a safe group space. 

The series will run during flex time on Fridays during February in Foundation Hall and Zoom. Please RSVP at the following link: Art Expression Series RSVP


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

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 (

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.

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

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 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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