“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. They’re what make the instrument stretch-what make you go beyond the norm.”-Cicely Tyson
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Ms. Oswald showed PASSION and COURAGE to think outside the box when she suggested to Dean Williams that we could have a community meeting outside in the stadium.
Naomi Fleckman showed her PASSION and talent for art by kindly volunteering her time to help decorate the Math department’s new bulletin board. Please stop by to view Naomi’s stellar work.
Eli Maples and Malachi Johnson displayed TEAMWORK when they stayed back to help re-organize the seats at the end of the class period.
Elliette Zukowski, Skylar Couture, Ellery Biehler, Ainsley Smalley, and Marielle Bumgarner demonstrated TEAMWORK when they volunteered to take pictures for yearbook spreads that weren’t directly their responsibility. Way to GO BEYOND!
This week’s schedule:
***Everyone, Please congratulate Malachi Johnson, Robert Walley, Gabby Barnhart, Alicia Equan, and Jake Wood as our 2021 -2022 Honor Council members. They will join Claudia Joyce and Quentin Clarke, who will continue to serve their 2-year term.
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: TODAY during lunch (11:40-12:20)
Leaders interested in learning more about OWNERSHIP should plan to attend our March 3rd Leadership Lunch with Dr. Regina Nixon, our Lower School Director.
Are you interested in working with middle schoolers after school? ASP is looking for upper schoolers to work 5days/week from 3-6 with energetic middle schoolers. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!
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!!
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 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.
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!
2/25: NC State University and University of Alabama in Huntsville
3/9: Virginia Commonwealth University, Hendrix College and NC A&T State University
3/11: Tulane University
3/23: Johnson C. Smith
4/6: Clemson University and Gardner-Webb 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.