DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 9.20.21 (B-Day English Drop)



Humanitas and Impetus (Foundation Hall)

Animas and Integritas (Annex/Library)

Juniors: (Free)

Sophomores (ZOOM)

Freshmen (CPAC)


“You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; If a few drops of the ocean become dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”-Mahatma Gandhi 

Gossage Cup






No birthdays. 

Shoutout to Cam Abaqueta for showing the TEAMWORK of getting the entire fan section up on their feet and cheering during the Friday night’s football game.

Victor Lopez showed incredible COURAGE when he got all of the fan section to move up to rows so the class of 2022 could occupy those spaces. Way to go ‘Vic!

Gabriel Zelaya shows serious PASSION in yearbook class! While the class has been learning and developing photography skills he has really taken ownership of his position and done an amazing job taking photos both in class and outside of class! Great work Gabriel!

***Cougar Club is happy to announce that indoor concessions will be open daily from 2:30 to 4:30 starting today!




Project Spread JOY is a 501c3, NC Non-Profit whose primary mission is to “Join Older Adults and Youth” via Phone or Mail for Sharing, Caring & Laughter. JOY’s secondary mission is to help young leaders gain hands-on business knowledge and experience.

​As Project Spread JOY’s current team members transition to their next chapters at their respective colleges & universities (including Georgia Tech, Brown University, Duke, and UNC Chapel Hill to name just a few!), JOY is seeking new student volunteers to help fill certain leadership roles!

PROJECT SPREAD JOY aims to give students the opportunities to develop their leadership, business & project management, communication, and corroboration skills, among MANY others.
JOY wants to help prepare our future leaders for optimal success!

Be a part of the next generation of leaders at PROJECT SPREAD JOY! If interested, please contact Michael Wang at and visit for more information.

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:

Ben Childress

Caeden Otey

Brody Schleck

Jake Wood


12th Grade Representatives and Nominees for Homecoming Queen:

Meg Crosbie

Ksenya Englesby

Abby Lowe

Morgan Teifer


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 TOMORROW 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

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!

***National Christian College Fair

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.

 Event Details

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

Registration Required

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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