“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s an experience.”-Eleanor Hibbert
Harshini Gadudasu demonstrated TEAMWORK, PASSION and RESPECT when she created a note taking guide for underclassmen in a difficult course. This is a gift that will be used for years! Thank you so much, Harshini!
Nicole Ratterman, Max Wolf, Sun Lee, Rayyan Syed, Alexa Miranda, and Maddie Rizzo showed KINDNESS by helping Mrs. Oswald and Mrs. Mattsson carry heavy gardening supplies up from their cars!
Gavin Powell displayed KINDNESS and RESPECT when he went the extra mile to help a volleyball official (who showed up for a volleyball game that was moved to another day) get in touch with the athletic administration for guidance. Way to go, Gavin.
Found in your email:
The Student Council is selling Growl Towels (spirit towels) for $5! These towels are perfect for football, basketball, and all other athletic events.
Sign-ups will close TODAY at NOON.
***Homecoming 2021 is right around the corner on Oct 1st! This year’s nominees and representatives for the Homecoming Court are listed below. Please congratulate these students when you see them!
12th Grade Representatives and Nominees for Homecoming King:
12th Grade Representatives and Nominees for Homecoming Queen:
11th Grade Representatives: Emily Majors and Robert Walley
10th Grade Representatives: Maya Marvin and Will Jones
9th Grade Representatives: Sophie Pittman and Jacques Leleux
***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.
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.
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!
Hosting more than 30 colleges
September 27th from 6-8 p.m.
Charlotte Christian School
7301 Sardis Road
***University of Chicago Charlotte Area Information Session
Hosted by Admissions Counselor Gabby Campbell
September 23rd, 2021 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Gabby Campbell, Admissions Counselor, will offer families a general information session about undergraduate admissions at the University of Chicago.
The program will last roughly 60 minutes with an additional 30 minutes reserved for Q&A from the audience.
Location: Cannon School, Room TBD
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