“The fears we don’t face become our limits.”-Jim Kwik

Gossage Cup





No birthdays. 


Hailey Safranek demonstrated KINDNESS by helping track down a student whose phone was found in the cafeteria.

Jimmy Kinsella demonstrated PASSION as he took initiative to take attendance during advisory and submit the records to the front office in the absence of his advisor. Many thanks, Jimmy. 

***Attention Sophomores! Hugh O’Brian Youth (HOBY) Leadership Seminar is a 3-day leadership program held each June for rising juniors. Students are given the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and learn how to apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace, and community. To learn more about the application process and deadlines, please join the College Counseling Team in the Cube on Monday, October 25th during lunch for a lunch and learn. You will also hear from current juniors who attended the program this past summer. We will see you there!

***Hey everyone! On October 26th, the History Club is having a meeting in Mrs. Huffman’s room (705) during office hours! This meeting will include a potluck which will have plenty of food to go around, as well as history based/themed board games to play! Feel free to bring your own cultural food or board games as you wish. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Mrs. Huffman or Sam Duty.

***Boys’ Soccer Playoffs vs. Providence Day

Thursday, October 21 at 5:30pm here at Cannon.

Come early. Be loud. Be nice! 

JUNIORS! We are excited to share with you that we have three job shadows opportunities available this year with 20 open positions. Here you will find more information about each job shadow. 


  • Job Shadow in Education in the Lower School
  • Job Shadow in Marketing and Content Creation
  • Job Shadow at The Social Institute  

The job shadow application deadline has been extended to Friday, October 22nd by 3:30 pm. You will need to include a cover letter expressing your interest in the position and your resume. You can submit your application here. 

***FCA Meeting

Date: Thursday, October 21st

Time: 7:40AM

Location: Foundation Hall



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!


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:


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