This week’s schedule:
“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.” Booker T. Washington
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Over the weekend:
2/20: Jack McDermott, Morgan Teifer, Caroline Mills, Mr. Smith and Mrs. Hylton
2/21: Carly Martin
Emily Busby and Emma Little showed teamwork by working with her advisory members on a door decoration activity.
***I am dedicating my spring lacrosse season to the Jason Foundation. This past year, my sibling lost his best friend to suicide, and many of my close friends grew up with him. Upon hearing this news, I was compelled to try and make a change and help people who go through these mental challenges.
The Jason Foundation focuses on the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide. They offer educational and awareness programs for young people, educators, and parents with tools and resources to help and identify these situations.
I have created a GoFundMe and 100% of all donations will go to the Jason Foundation. Look for information on upcoming fundraisers soon too.
Thank you for the support. It means so much to many people around the world and me!!
***Cougars Fighting Cancer is hosting a $3 dress down day next Wednesday (February 24)!! All proceeds go to American Cancer Society 🙂
FOR CASH : Advisors will have envelopes to collect the $3 any day next week
FOR VENMO : Venmo $3 to @laurenskolaris by Wednesday morning!
Thank you all!!
Cougars Fighting Cancer leadership team
****If anyone is looking for extra help with their SAT Math, please contact Drake Griffith at email@example.com
***It’s Been A LOT is the understatement of the century.
Join us for time to process or escape through art expression
Upper School Students, Faculty & Staff,
The Upper School Counselors invite you to:
Art Expression for Everyone Series
Flex Time 12:30-1PM
Fridays February 19th & 26th
In Person or ZOOM!
(Sign up for one or two!)
All are welcome—draw or color— no art experience 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 12:30-1 PM on Fridays during February in Foundation Hall and Zoom. Please RSVP at the following link:
Have an idea for a program or series you would like to lead? Please set up a time to talk with Ms. Cabellos or Ms. Hoffman!
***CSG eSports – Recruiting players for Madden 21, FIFA 21, and Smash Bros Ultimate. If you are interested please email Mr. Tran @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested in running for a Student Council Officer (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, PR Rep) position? The officers’ election date is March 10th. Campaigns open Wednesday, February 24. Candidates must attend a mandatory interest meeting on February 22 at 703 during flex. Speeches are due by 3 pm on March 8th. Remote students may log into zoom for this meeting.
As always, all campaign materials must be approved before they are posted, and any social media campaigns must be public.
Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors: Election season is beginning! If you live a life of HONOR and would like to help Cannon School’s Honor Council, please stop by to meet with either Ms. Beth Lineberger or Dean Booker to discuss this opportunity. Speeches need to be submitted by February 22st at 4pm.
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 25th during lunch (11:40-12:20)
Course Registration Key Dates!
Wednesday, March 10
Last day of course registration
Please watch the following videos about submitting course request.
Meditation with Mrs. Miller
Thursdays at 12:15
Mrs. Miller’s classroom 614
Also on Zoom: https://cannonschool-org.zoom.us/j/5629582023
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.
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. We recommend you bring headphones for the Zoom visit!
2/23: Anderson University
2/25: NC State University
3/9: Virginia Commonwealth University and NC A&T State University
4/20: Butler University
NATIONAL VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIRS
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 virtualcollegefairs.org/events.