This week’s schedule:

“I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them.”-Michelle Obama 

Gossage Cup

                 10                             0                                40                               10

Many thanks to the Michelin Man Colin Bullard who wins the KINDNESS award for changing a classmate’s flat tire.

 Olivia York 

***Hello all my name is Joshua Reid, I am an 11th grader in Mr. West Advisory. Some of you may know that I have been collecting books for the organization Promising Pages over the past two months. For all of you that donated, I just want to give a HUGE THANKS to everyone that donated, we raised over 300 books! Thank you so much for your donations it means a lot to me and I know that kids will love the books too. Thank you for your time.

Thank you so much Dean Williams for helping coordinate the collection of these books.

***Hey all! Grace and I (Chloe) are doing our capstone based upon our club, Cannon Campus Cursive! This is an uplifting letter writing club through the company, More Love Letters. Link:

With the pandemic, coming together to meet has been difficult. For our capstone, we plan to do a large letter writing workshop for how to write a letter to a person or loved one going through a difficult season. 

Where: FOUNDATION HALL OR Chloe’s zoom link

Chloe Winchester is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Chloe Winchester’s Personal Meeting Room


Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 609 473 4878

Passcode: capstone


When: Friday, April 9th at LUNCH (11:30 am) 

Who: Grace and Chloe Winchester

What: Letter writing workshop complete with good music and candy!

Masks required on-campus obviously 🙂

Mark your calendars!

PALS Programs is a nonprofit organization creating inclusive camp experiences for people with and without Down syndrome. Programs are volunteer-led changing attitudes, transforming lives, and inspiring a world of belonging. This year, PALS Programs is fortunate to be in a pivotal position to host hybrid programs this Summer 2021 to serve our communities.

This summer, PALS is fortunate to be in a pivotal position to host a variety of in-person and virtual programs, and we need volunteers to help serve our community.

What will our summer programs look like in 2021? PALS is offering two options this summer:

  • In-person programswill take place over the course of one weekend (Saturday & Sunday), and will be on-site for two days of activities. There will not be a residential (overnight) component to these programs.
  • Virtual-only programs will be held over the course of one week, with 1-hour virtual events held each evening, plus two extended virtual Saturday gatherings.
  • Bothsummer program options are based on the proven PALS model: one-to-one pairings, team-based interactions, and activities and programming that accelerate friendships and inspire a world of belonging.

PALS North Carolina will take place on July 31st and August 1st in White Oak, NC. Participants will be on-site from 9am-5pm local time each day.

Volunteers do not need to have prior experience with Down syndrome or the disability community, and training is provided at the beginning of each program. Volunteers must be 15 or older to be eligible. PALS is committed to keeping all participants safe during all events, which will be fully outdoor with masking and social distancing requirements for all participants, as well as small cohort teams made up of no more than 10 individuals. 

PALS is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all participants with and without Down syndrome to create a world of belonging, where all people are valued for their unique perspectives and lived experiences. There are no costs associated with volunteering at PALS.

PALS is hoping to engage with a wide range of individuals from a variety of backgrounds and lived experiences.  Please reach out to Rosemary Corcoran if you would like additional materials or information, or if you would like to chat further about partnering with PALS.

 Apply today

PALS Programs


***Message from Hannah Mierzwa and Ella Ruddy: 

Hey everyone! We are continuing our capstone this week to recognize girls’ sports teams each week during women’s history month.

This week’s team is soccer! One member of the soccer team told us that a defining part of their team is the many traditions that have been carried across the years, including riddles, the team mascot Charles, and questionnaires, all of which has helped bring the team closer together and helped with their undefeated season last year! At their last game, Brooke Van Epps and Sarah Little each had 2 goals! Way to go soccer! 

In part of supporting their team, we want everyone to go watch their next game against Carmel Christian on Friday, March 26th at 7! We encourage everyone to try to come in person, since we are allowed to have fans now. However, if you can’t make it, tune in with local live!

2021 Varsity Cheerleading Interest Meeting THIS FRIDAY!

When? Friday, March 26 at 12:15

Where? Ms. Shanahan’s Classroom (501) or zoom room

 Meeting ID: 858 847 9470

 Passcode: 3.14

What? Discuss important dates, information about tryouts, and have a Q&A.

Please email if you have any questions!

Thank you so much!

Meg Crosbie

Update from Flik:


One simple task, is all we are asking from US students as we continue to advance our options in the dining hall.  We are just asking that you sanitize your hands upon entering and again after exiting the dining hall.  

As you have seen, we have opened up A-La-Carte service of the daily menu as well as adding  an alternative menu option and pre-made gran and go salads.  We have also unlocked the drink beverage coolers and ice cream cooler for self serve. This is where sanitizing your hands becomes an important task.  Additionally, we offer a one-time use disposable glove for those that prefer not to touch a high traffic door handle.  


Additionally, we are about 2 weeks away from opening a modified version of our deli

As always if you have any questions feel free to ask


Mr. Evans

Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors!!


Are you interested in being a class representative on next year’s Student Council?  Please record a short speech (2 minutes maximum) and send it to Ms. Harley at  Speeches are due by 3 pm on March 24th. Elections will be held during Student Life on March 25th.

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!

3/26: UNC Greensboro and Purdue University

3/30: Univ. of South Carolina

4/6: Clemson University and Gardner-Webb University

4/9: Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics and University of Louisville

4/20: Butler University


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 April 10th, April 20th  and May 2nd.  For more information or to register for the event, students may visit


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