Today’s CORE Locations:
“Open your mind and it will open more paths.”-Roger Lee
Over the weekend
8/29: Sydney Scurlock and Mrs. Lineberger
8/28: Mrs. Stavrakas
Cam Abaqueta went out of his way to be KIND to teachers by bringing them popsicles. Yep, that’s plural. He delivered them to multiple teachers in their classrooms on a hot afternoon. We appreciated it.
Graham Ayer displayed COURAGE in respectfully and assertively correcting a teacher’s sloppy mistake.
Shout out to Brie Biddle, for kindly pointing out to a teacher that Tik tok was not spelled out correctly. Thank you Brie!
Kate Booker, Marielle Bumgarner, Sarah Little and Anna Kinken assisted a friend in need, demonstrating KINDNESS of heroic proportions, by helping repair her car.
Max Murash, Hannah Teague, and Lauren Hollar showed courage when they volunteered to let their rough drafts be critiqued by the class!
Anyia Brooks-Manning repeatedly demonstrates PASSION for literature by reaching out to the English department for additional reading to challenge her.
Sarah Leonard and Hannah Teague showed passion and courage by interviewing the NYT bestselling author Nic Stone for 30 minutes on Zoom yesterday for the Creative Writing Club.
Adriana Pena displayed teamwork when she organized the advisory closet. It looks amazing. Adriana we are so happy to have you back in Cannon!
Nicole Ratterman showed courage in volunteering to be the first to share her English work with the classroom.
Elias Simon demonstrated PASSION when he shared independent research he had done on a topic he was learning about in class with his teacher. Way to go, Elias!
***Cannon School Drumline
The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.
***Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.
We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).
The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if making up work after school.
***Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization. Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child? Here is how YOU can help. We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club. Below is the criteria:
- You need to be at least 16 years old
- You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
- You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week
Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8
Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
***Intutorly is a student-run online tutoring platform that aims to provide access to high quality, one-on-one online tutoring for elementary school students. By connecting volunteer tutors with students eager to learn, Intutorly bridges the educational divide caused by the global pandemic and the economic downturn. Intutorly tutors have provided thousands of hours of free tutoring in three countries, thirteen states, and Washington, DC.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at email@example.com
Seniors, Juniors & Sophomores are invited to sign-up in SCOIR for visits with College Admission Representatives. Representatives have the option to visit Cannon School in-person or via Zoom. Check SCOIR for the most up-to-date listing of college representative visits and to learn in what format they will visit Cannon. Use this Zoom Meeting Link to connect for virtual visits. 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!
Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.
All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.
- August 29, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
- September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
- September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
- October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
- October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
- October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
- November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
- November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT