This week’s schedule:
“Empower the people around you, from the janitor to the athletic director. You do that by being sincere, caring about others, and then putting it into practice.”-Sue Gunter
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Gavin Powell and Will Swartz displayed KINDNESS when they helped a classmate prepare and submit a list minute video. Way to go guys!!!
Austin Swartz showed kindness when he took 45 minutes of his afternoon after school to hang out with a 7th grader and talked to him about sports and life. It made that 7th graders’ day! Thank you so much, Austin!
Mac Titus was the bombdiggity when he extended KINDNESS to his teacher with some tech help.
Kathryn Busby showed kindness when helped a friend when she cleaned salad dressing off the floor in the cafeteria. Thank you, Kathryn!
My name is Akshi Kumar and for my Capstone project I will be doing a fun Bullet Journaling workshop during Office Hours on Tuesday March 30th. This workshop is a great opportunity to channel your inner artist and practice mindfulness. I hope to see you there!
You may have noticed the green flyers popping up around school with a list of possible volunteer opportunities; Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a massive decrease in relational volunteer work. As my capstone project, I will be hosting a conversation about importance of these types of organizations, why they are worth getting involved in, and common misconceptions about members of the homeless community and the effect they have on mental health of people within it. Feel free to stop by Mrs. Ross’s room on Tuesday April 1st or join my zoom room during lunch if you would like to participate. THERE WILL BE COOKIES AND LEMONADE!!!!
Hope to see you there,
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: http://www.moreloveletters.com/
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
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.
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! https://events.locallive.tv/school/cannonschool
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
What? Discuss important dates, information about tryouts, and have a Q&A.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Thank you so much!
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
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 April 10th, April 20th and May 2nd. For more information or to register for the event, students may visit virtualcollegefairs.org/events.