“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.”-Jerry West
Eli Snodgrass demonstrated RESPECT, COURAGE, and KINDNESS–dare I say a trifecta of core values!–by publicly supporting a teacher who was trying to get students to wear face masks properly. His shout of “Just comply!” has the ring of a senior quote.
Myles Stradford, Brody Schleck, Will Freidinger and Leland Raines displayed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when they offered to help Dean Williams set up tables for yesterday’s club fair.
Ava Chapman showed KINDNESS and RESPECT when she helped Dean Booker clean up the messy Commons at the end of the day! Thanks for the helping hand, Ava!!!
***Cougars, Please go here and upvote La Escuelita Bilingual Preschool and help its founder, Alumna, Amelia Wyatt (’20) earn $10,000 for her program. La Escuelita Bilingual Preschool provides native Spanish-speaking preschool children a solid foundation for kindergarten and elementary school by teaching them classroom language and social skills, exposing them to arts, science, and sports, and instilling in them a love of learning in a safe and caring bilingual environment.
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 TODAY.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Speeches are due TODAY 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.
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 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