“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”-Marcel Proust
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This week’s schedule:
Kudos to Kayce Campurciani, Jaylen Claggett, Evan Fuller and Ashmi Trivedi for their planning and TEAMWORK for the freshman class’s ’24’s Day’ fun, games and activities.
***Jack Field’s Capstone will be a lunch and learn in Mr. Smith’s room at 11:45 on Thursday the 13th and the subject is discussing vaccines, how they work, a bit of history, and clearing the waters about a few misconceptions.
***9th & 10th Graders:
Want to Apply for the 2021 Team?!
Are you a good listener? Do people trust you with their secrets? Are you interested serving Cannon in a quiet leadership role?
***CSG LAN Party on April 23, 2021 @ 5pm. Huge giveaways! Free entry and pizza. Please email CSG@cannonschool.org to reserve your spot.
***Spring College Commitment Ceremony for Cannon Senior Athletes:
Later today (Wednesday, April 14th), the Cannon community will celebrate the college commitments of several of our senior student-athletes. Due to Covid restrictions, this ceremony will be broadcast via Zoom and Instagram Live (@cannonathletics) so that friends and families can still join in the celebration, albeit virtually. Participating athletes are listed below, along with the links to view the ceremony. In order to limit the use of and impact on campus bandwidth, we ask that students gather in small, social distance groups to watch the ceremony. Advisors are invited to broadcast the ceremony in their classrooms.
Wednesday, April 14th – Virtual guests should sign on to Zoom or Instagram Live at 11:30.
Schedule of events
- 11:30 am Sydney Wood; Denison University
- 11:40 am Kunal Handa; Middlebury College
- 11:50 am Brennan Kelley; Bates College
- 12:00 pm Lauren Skolaris; Wellesley College
- 12:10 pm Taylor Geist; Western New England University
- 12:20 pm Hannah Shiffert; Washington and Lee University
- 12:30 pm Jarvis Moss; Stanford University
- 12:40 pm Elijah Ormiston; Concordia University
- 12: 50 pm Matthew Leonard; Bates College
***Cannon Theater Company 2022 Musical Search
As always at this time of year, Cannon Theater Company is searching for the right musical to produce next year. Our first question is always – who’s interested and what are their singing strengths? To help us get a better sense of this, we (Mac, Mrs. Jones, Mr. Burlington) are asking for video submissions of you singing. These videos are NOT auditions, and they are not required in order to audition in the fall. They’re just an opportunity for you to be on our radar as we research which musicals could be good options for CTC. For more details, check out the email Mac (firstname.lastname@example.org) sent you on Monday.
***Come support the Boys Tennis team this TUESDAY and THURSDAY at 4:15 at home!!!!
GIRLS TENNIS – if you are interested in participating in tennis Fall 2021 please send an email to Coach Sinden by the end of the week!
***Impetus Peer tutoring!
With the school year coming to an end, it’s a perfect time to get a peer tutor or to become a tutor! If you are a tutor, you can log it for service hours! Reach out to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested!
***Hi, my name is Olivia Harper. A few weeks ago, for my Capstone, I had a survey for people to fill out about what fun activities you might want to explore on your own. Thank you to those who filled it out! I have now used those responses to create my website as my final project. I would love it if you could click on the link and check it out. There is a page on there for suggestions/feedback and it would be great if you could tell me what you think. Thank you!
We are having a Stress Free Friday in the library this Friday.
We’ll be playing a movie, so come through and relax before the weekend!
See you there,
Humanitas Leadership Team
This year the Pinky Swear club has put together an outdoor Walk-a-Thon event during flex (12:30) on Friday, April 16th down at the track! The Upper School is invited to participate by paying $2. Money will be collected in envelopes by advisors starting Monday 4/12. You will enjoy music, popsicles, and a gift card raffle! With each additional dollar paid you will receive an extra entry in the raffle. You will also earn house points! All funds will be donated to the Pinky Swear Foundation which is a nonprofit organization that provides financial and emotional care for families who have a child battling cancer. We also urge you to wear orange and blue. Come walk for a cause!
Thank you from the Pinky Swear Club!
We are so excited to announce that the theme for this year’s CougarMUN will be STAR WARS! If you’re a big Star Wars fan, this will be the perfect event for you! Reminder: CougarMUN will be taking place in person on April 17th from 9-12. Please sign up at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdyDugA9Zny94vEhkkRitSYYeKTBRuGl6kajQwpu2yrMbzXLQ/viewform?usp=sf_link by April 11th. Please reach out to me at email@example.com if you have any questions!
CALLING ALL STUDENTS AND FACULTY! COUGARMUN 2021!
The Cannon School Model UN Team would like to announce our annual CougarMUN on April 17th from 9am-12pm in the Upper School building! CougarMUN is a fun, laid-back Model UN conference for Cannon students (8th through 12th) and faculty. No experience is needed and there is an option to work with a partner if you don’t feel comfortable working by yourself! We will announce the fun topic we will be covering soon! Because of the complexity, we will sadly not offer an online option, only in person. Masks are required and there will be social distancing. Faculty, we have several teachers every year participate, so don’t be shy!
If interested, please respond to this google form by Sunday, April 11th: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdyDugA9Zny94vEhkkRitSYYeKTBRuGl6kajQwpu2yrMbzXLQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
If you have any questions, please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org! We are so excited to see you all!
****Class of 2022:
What: Competitive Scholarship Lunch & Learn hosted by Cannon College Counseling
When: April 28th 11:45 – 12:15
Where: Kristin McClanahan’s Zoom Meeting Room
Why: Juniors will learn about the nomination process required for highly competitive scholarships including Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial and Jefferson
Please direct questions about the session to your College Counselor!
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!
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 20th and May 2nd. For more information or to register for the event, students may visit virtualcollegefairs.org/events.