“What we know matters but who we are matters more.” -Brene Brown
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Yesterday 3/2: Isaac Szilagyi
Will Jones displayed KINDNESS when he held the door open for a number of students coming into the building from the bus.
Shoutout to Mrs. Miller’s advisory (Ellery Biehler, Ava Chapman, Julia Ellington, Naomi Fleckman, Alex Fox, Grace Hurtado, Maya Marvin, Ellie Paronto, Nina Schmedeke, Czara Syed, Julianna Weeks, Merriwether Whitlow, Elliette Zukowski) for their KINDNESS and TEAMWORK in throwing her a surprise birthday party.
Hey Cannon Upper School!
If you are remote this week and want to participate TODAY’S interest meeting for Cannon’s new investment club, click this Zoom link!If you are in school the meeting will be held in Room 509. It will start around 11:05 when B Block ends and may last until the end of the half hour lunch block, although it may end earlier as well. Feel free to bring some lunch with you! Hope to see you all there!
-Robert Walley and Jackson Carlock
Hello Junior Class!
I would like to invite you to participate on this year’s promenade dance team.
If you are interested in the promenade dance team (learning a choreographed dance to perform at prom), please join Mrs. Ross and myself in my room (#701) at 12:30pm on Monday, March 8th. This is my absolute favorite part of prom and I hope you will grab a partner and show up ready to be spectacular!! (No prior dance experience required.)
***Author of Where The Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens, is speaking virtually at Cannon this Monday, March 8th. Anyone is welcome! Ms. Owens will talk about all things writing, and her book! This is an amazing opportunity for anyone looking to be inspired by a talented artist and hear a NYT bestselling author speak. The event will take place in Foundation Hall, or in Mr. Smith’s Zoom room for those of you who are remote. If you are planning to attend, please fill out this survey:
New Club Offerings:
I am Shane Li. Street Dance Club is recruiting! Popping, Breaking, Jazz, Locking and Hiphop, all styles are welcome. We also need people who can manage, communicate and advertise! We would have activities such as training, cypher, battle and performance. The more people join, the more activities we will have!
If you want to sign up, you can do either of the following:
- Fill out the google form https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdRB5scDRlm2NmNfNzLQ8Mzb8Grr-ukPFsPxUTiL0GYjxbaxw/viewform
- Or you can send an email about your name and grade to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t hesitate to join our discord for more information: https://discord.gg/ACjp7zesym
If interested in this club, please reach out to them: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
All who are interested should complete the Cannon School Investment Club form
***As part of Cannon Commemoration and Celebration of Women’s History Month, students will be highlighting the role that some women have played in Worldwide History. If you also want recognize a woman who has contributed to culture and society and be part of this celebration, you are invited to submit your own video to Dean Williams.
Please see Emily Busby’s video:
***Leaders interested in learning more about OWNERSHIP should plan to attend our March 3rd Leadership Lunch with Dr. Regina Nixon, our Lower School Director.
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!
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.