“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!” -George Elliston
Todd Pelino showed KINDNESS when Mrs. Reiss pulled him out of the car rider line to help be a JrK buddy on the spot – and he knocked it out of the park!
Colin Bullard, Tag Dumond, and Michael Yang demonstrated KINDNESS when they helped move a table for Dean Zelaya. Thanks, fellas!
Jasmine McRae and Thomas Coffey displayed courage when they volunteered to give impromptu speeches in front of the class.
Todd Pelino, Dylan Kabasakalian, and Ashton Cunningham demonstrated kindness when they went to the lower school to retrieve packages for a teacher.
Leighton Evans showed extreme integrity when she brought a potential quiz concern to the attention of her teacher. Way to go Leighton!
Emily Majors displayed KINDNESS when she helped another classmate with ordering a French book online.
Ava Nitzan displayed KINDNESS when she helped a classmate with a computer issue.
Halle Toya practiced teamwork when she helped two students with the printer.
***Those interested in leading a club, please submit your proposal to Dean Williams by 3:30 Friday, September 10th.
Max and I are making a Business Club this year! We will cover topics from investment and stocks to crucial positions of a company. Every week we will invite specialist speakers to teach us about their area of expertise.
At the end of the club year in March, we will host a mini “Shark Tank” with judges and prizes! Members will use what they have learned from the meetings and apply it to their products.
Make sure to come sign up at the Club Fair next week!
If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org
Fiona and Max
***If you are an Upper School student (without siblings in the Lower School) and need to check out early, please remember to sign out in the Upper School office.
The sign up for Science Olympiad is officially out! Science Olympiad is a STEM competition in which teams of two compete in events ranging from anatomy to forensics to geology. Please fill out the google form below if you are a returning member or are interested in joining! If you want to know more about Science Olympiad, email me (email@example.com), Roshni (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mrs. Oswald (email@example.com).
Hey everyone! National Art Honors Society (NAHS) will be doing an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 21st during Office Hours. Anyone who is doing an art and is interested in being a part of NAHS can swing by the US Art Room (located in the middle school) and join the meeting to learn more about what the NAHS does.
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).
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.
- 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