“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” -Maya Angelou
Yiorgo Diatzikis demonstrated PASSION when he spent a drop period sitting in on a class he took last year just to revisit with the course, the teacher and the content. Thanks for the terrific visit, Yiorgo!
Mary Folds demonstrated kindness when she went out of her way to help another student clean up a spilled water bottle.
Chase Herring, Balin Surface, Amir Morocco, Maya McCorkle, Dylan Manni and Erin Kohlhepp displayed kindness for helping Mr. Davis move music gear to the CPAC for the upcoming musical (which you all should attend!)
David Mason exhibited TEAMWORK when he helpfully returned an item to IT for a teacher who didn’t have time to do it
Are you a rising Junior or Senior thinking about taking a psychology course next year?
Are you a Senior who has been recommended for both Honors and AP psychology? If you answered YES to one or both of these questions, please stop by 704 (3rd floor) and learn more! The best times to stop by are lunch and office hours. Individual and group chats are welcome. 😊 You can also email me, Mrs. Hylton, at firstname.lastname@example.org with additional questions.
The College Counseling Team is excited to offer a new lunch and learn series for students, providing insight and information on post-graduation options outside of a traditional domestic 4-year school. Please note events are open to specific grade levels (listed below) and RSVP is required.
Please RSVP HERE for all events you plan to join.
International Studies | Feb 9 | Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Military Academies | Feb 16 | Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors
Please update your calendars with this upcoming required College Counseling Program:
February 10th, 10:55 – 12:30, Pizza lunch provided!
- Scurlock & Bumgarner Advisories report to The Cube
- Cooper & Weakland Advisories report to Campbell Gallery
- All other Freshmen advisories have normal lunch/office hours
Students wishing to serve on next year’s Honor Council should reach out and speak with either Mrs. Lineberger or Dean Booker and submit a speech by Tuesday Feb 22, no later than 3pm.
Course Registration Key Dates!
Wednesday, March 23
Last day of course registration
Friday, April 8
Last day to submit course petitions
The Student Council is hosting a Service Week on February 7th-11th! We partnered with clubs on campus to host a service activity each day from a bake sale to a food drive! Join in on the fun while spreading kindness throughout the community!
Remember the food drive is ALL week long. Since the Superbowl is coming up, participate in the “Souper” Bowl Food Drive. Donate cans of soup and collect it in your grade level boxes (by the house hallway). The grade with the most cans will win donuts!
-Your Student Council Executive Team
Olivia Varghese, Ben Childress, Leighton Evans, Conrad Randall-Bauer, and Ashmi Trivedi
Twelfth Night Tickets Now On Sale!
Cannon Theater Company will perform “Twelfth Night: The Musical” Feb 17-20, and this year we are moving to a reservation-only system for ticketing, so make sure to click here to reserve your seats, or just go to www.cannonschool.org and follow the link on the front page. Please only reserve the number of tickets that you know you will use. As always, Cannon employees, students, and parents don’t have to pay; guest tickets are $15. Named one of the best theatrical productions of 2018 by Time, The Hollywood Reporter and The Washington Post, Twelfth Night is a rousing contemporary musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy featuring a genre-spanning score by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shania Taub.
****Spring 2022 Driver Education Program (Virtual)
This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a virtual driver education program during the spring semester. Classes and behind-the-wheel instruction will be provided by WatsOnWheels (https://www.watsonwheelsnc.com/). WatsOnWheels has agreed to offer Cannon students a discount and provide the course for $350 per student. The classes will be held March 21st – April 1st from 4:00 – 7:00 (virtually), and the maximum number of spaces available is 25.
Students must be 14½ years of age when the classes begin to be eligible to register. To complete the class, students must have thirty hours of class time and six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction. We hope to offer another class in the fall through WatsOnWheels, but we have yet to schedule specific dates.
After the class portion is complete, the instructor will coordinate with students individually to complete the behind-the-wheel requirements during their school drop periods or after school hours.
The $350 fee is due on the first day of class and may be charged to the student’s Cannon School account or paid in the form of a check made out to “Watson Wheels LLC”.
To register for the spring driver education class, please complete this Google Form
If you have additional questions, please email me (email@example.com).
***To celebrate 100 days until Graduation student council is hosting an upper school spirit week!
Monday– Groutfits (wear your finest all-grey outfit!)
Tuesday– Adam Sandler day (wear one of Adam Sandler’s iconic fits)
Wednesday– Senior citizens day (everyone dress as a senior citizen to celebrate 100 more days with our seniors!)
Thursday– Anything but a backpack (no backpacks allowed at school so be creative!)
- 11:30-11:42 Every day in 614 (Miller’s room)
- Everyone welcome. (Students, Faculty, Staff)
- You don’t even have to meditate. Just come find a space to breathe.
- Contact Mrs. Miller if you have any questions.
Be a Special Olympics Volunteer!
Cannon School has been asked to take 20-30 Upper School students to volunteer at Special Olympics Spring Games on Wednesday, April 6th. We are looking for responsible and energetic students to volunteer as athlete buddies. Buddies help athletes get to their events and cheer them on. This will be a fun and impactful day for student volunteers. If you are interested in attending as a buddy, please fill out this application form no later than February 28th. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Weakland.
TRIP TO PERU!
What better way to spend Spring Break 2K23 than in Peru exploring ruins with some of your friends?! From March 11th – March 17, 2023, we will travel to Peru through Explorica to sightsee, hike and engulf ourselves in another culture.
Please discuss this special opportunity with your family and follow this link to see pricing and the day-by-day breakdown of the trip.
If you have any questions at all, please feel free to reach out to me (Sinden) via email or swing by room 703. This will be an incredible experience and I hope some of you are interested in this adventure!
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 SCOIRfor 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!