“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win and expect to win.”-Zig Ziglar
Today: Jake Plyler
Yesterday: Mrs. Holston
Over the weekend 9/11:
Coach Powell and Mr. Rogers
9/12: Navya Maheshwari, Kyle Manzoor and Cannon Leatherman
Kenlee Griffin demonstrated PASSION when he taught two Honors Accelerated World History I classes about Judaism in a fascinating presentation and Q & A. Thank you so much, Kenlee.
Fiona Chen displayed KINDNESS as she helped and taught a student how to use the printer.
Hayes Galloway and Tag DuMond demonstrated KINDNESS and TEAMWORK for helping Mrs. Craft move boxes of PE freight from the Hill Grimmmet Athletic Center to the Cougars’ Den!
***Are you a FRESHMAN interested in leadership? Do you love creating fun events and experiences that brings our community together?
If you answered YES to these questions, then StuCo might be right for you!
If you are interested in becoming a FRESHMAN REP on the StuCo, reach out to Dean Williams (email@example.com).
Wednesday, September 15th- Speeches are due
Monday, September 20th- Speeches and Voting during CORE time
***Those interested in leading a club, please submit your proposal to Dean Williams TODAY by 3:30.
Ever wonder why we get school off in observance of “Rosh Hashanah” and “Yom Kippur?” If you are curious, please join Ms. Cabellos for a lunch and learn in Foundation Hall from 11:10am-11:40am on Monday, September 13th to learn more about the Jewish high holy days and enjoy some holiday treats!
Also, if you are a student who is interested in joining a Jewish affinity group, please email Ms. Cabellos at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
Fiona and Max
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Roshni (email@example.com) or Mrs. Oswald (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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