“A failure is not always a mistake. It may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying.”-B.F.Skinner

Gossage Cup





No birthdays!


Liam Condon demonstrated COURAGE in the way he handled and communicated about a difficult decision. Way to go, Liam! So proud of you. 

Giselle Rashid displayed KINDNESS when she stayed after on Friday to clean up her group’s biology lab. Way to go Giselle!

Cam Abaqueta, Matthew Kroll, Jimmy Kinsella, Deven Dighe and Mush Hughes demonstrated TEAMWORK on Saturday when they stuck together as a group to finish the BONEFROG obstacle course. Everyone did a great job supporting each other and no one was left behind. Great work!

Nicole Ratterman demonstrated PASSION when she shared with her teacher a book she found that directly related to a recent lesson. Way to go, Nicole!



***Attention Juniors!

Do you feel lost and alone during CORE time? Looking for a fun a way to fill that time and learn something meaningful? Then you are in luck! CORE Enrichment classes start next week (September 20).

If you are interested in participating in one of our classes, the sign up is linked here. Descriptions for each class is listed on the form. In order to be guaranteed a spot in a class, you must sign up by the end of the day Wednesday, September 15.

Reach out to Mr. Rogers with any questions.

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 (

Wednesday, September 15th- Speeches are due by 3PM. 

Monday, September 20th- Speeches and Voting during CORE time



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.

Thank you!

Gaby Phillips

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).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at if you would like to find out more.

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:

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at


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.

Upcoming Events:

  • 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


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