“In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety.”-Abraham Maslow
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This week’s schedule:
Naomi Stewart was an awesome individual and picked up someone’s dropped ketchup packets after they left them. I guess you could say the packets were left behind and she helped them ketch-up! Let her relish in her kindness.
***This year the Pinky Swear Club has put together an outdoor Walk-a-Thon event TODAY during FLEX (12:30) down at the track! The Upper School is invited to participate by paying $2. Make sure to get your money to your advisor. 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!
Student Support would like to invite Juniors to “Focus Fridays” during their drops and flex in the ACC classroom, Room 606.
We will be providing a stress-free AND focus-driven space to get work done. We will provide encouragement, guidance, and office supplies to help maximize work time. We will also be hosting a coffee bar with snacks! YUM!!!
No sign up or RSVP is needed – simply a genuine desire to get things done and to free up weekends from work and stress.
This year has been a lot. Come to Foundation Hall on Friday, 4/16 from 12:30pm-1:30pm to talk, color, listen to music, or simply have a space to decompress. Stay five minutes or the whole hour—it is your time and space to do what you need. Snacks will be provided.
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.
Leo Kong’s Piano Recital Capstone
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?
Cannon Peer Support Team Interest Meeting!
The Peer Support Team invites you:
Info session for
2021 pst; Members
Monday, April 19
Office Hours 12:30-1PM
Watch your email for an Outlook appointment and accept if you want to attend!
This is a required meeting for all applicants; if you cannot attend, please respond to this email BEFORE the meeting.
Thank you! Ms. Hoffman & Ms. Cabellos
US Counselors/pst; Advisors
Need a judgement-free, confidential* person to listen?
E-mail a pst; advisor or member:
*Conversations with pst; members are confidential unless there is a health or safety concern; Then, one of the pst; Advisors is consulted: US Counselors
CSG LAN Party on April 23, 2021 @ 5pm. Huge giveaways! Free entry and pizza. Please email CSG@cannonschool.org to reserve your spot.
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
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 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.