“To truly win the future, ‘Build Back Better’, we must first recognize that our nation’s diversity is our greatest asset.”- US Secretary of Eduction, Miguel Cardona
***Thursday, September 23rd the Student Council is hosting a SCHOOL WIDE GAME called the Number Game! The goal is to connect with members of our community.
During advisory, all students will receive a number which matches up with another person in the Upper School in another grade.
If you find your match, (it could be anytime during the day), take a photo with them and DM the Cannon StuCo Instagram
The first group to find their partner will receive a gift card!
****We have improved the sign in process in the Upper School Office by adding bar codes to the back of student ID’s. Please see the video below showing the new procedure.
If you haven’t received a bar code, please stop by the office and one can be added to your key card.
Also, as a reminder……please do not keep your card by your phone. While it is a convenient place, the phone actually heats up the card causing it to stop working.
***Hey Cannon Upper School!!!
Today, during Office Hours (11:45-12:30), there will be an interest meeting for our amazing Varsity Swim Team, the Cannon Aquacougs. If you are at all interested, we would love to have you join us (in MS Think Tank) and learn more about being a Cannon swimmer. We can’t wait to see you!! GO AQUACOUGS!!!!
***Cannon School Drumline
The Cannon School Drumline will be holding its first rehearsal this Wednesday, September 22nd at 3:10 in the band room (located in the Middle School building.) 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 plan to attend!
Cougar Club is happy to announce that indoor concessions will be open daily from 2:30 to 4:30 starting today!
LOOKING FOR LEADERSHIP ROLES?
JOIN THE PROJECT SPREAD JOY TEAM NOW.
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!
Hey everyone! National Art Honors Society (NAHS) will be doing an interest meeting on TODAY 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