DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 2.25.22


 


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”

–Nelson Mandela



Jimmy Anderson demonstrated KINDNESS by designing buttons a class. He made them according to the class’ current thematic unity of study!

Thomas Coffey and Tierney Finn showed some awesome TEAMWORK by helping a teacher make buttons.

Mason Mierzwa and Von Pelow displayed KINDNESS when they helped the College Counseling Team with unloading supplies from the admission deans panel -thank you for your kindness!


Over the weekend:

2/26: Devin Bell

2/27: Hannah Teague

 

 


Gossage Cup

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***FRESHMEN: CORE on February 28th will be with College Counseling. Please plan accordingly and report to the follow locations at 11:45 on Monday:

Foundation Hall: Bumgarner, Ross, Cooper, Dunn, and Hylton Advisories with Dr. Wilner & Ms. Brayboy

Campbell Gallery: Fisher, Weakland, Smith, and Scurlock Advisories with Ms. McClanahan & Ms. Waibel

See you Monday – the CC Team


USED STATIONERY RECYCLING DRIVE!

Plastic waste caused by the disposal of single-use plastic is one of the largest environmental issues in our world today, making up 80% of Earth’s pollution!

 

If you have used stationery (such as highlighters, markers, mechanical pencils, glue sticks, paint sets, flexible packaging, and pens) from ANY BRAND, please drop them off in the Collection Bins placed throughout campus. There are bins near the science, English, math, and WL hallways. We would really appreciate your contribution! Help us stand up for this noble cause to #stopplasticwaste

 

For more information, please contact Rayyan Syed (rasyed@cannonschool.org) and Mrs. Mattsson (kmattsson@cannonschool.org). Thank you!


Fellowship of Athletes club will meet EVERY THURSDAY 7:30 AM in Foundation Hall. 

We are looking forward to seeing you there. 


Update for the Peru trip: 

 

For parents and students interested in the Peru Trip next Spring Break (2023), we will be holding a virtual interest meeting on March 8th at 11:15 via zoom. 

 

Here is the link to sign up for the trip and feel free to reach out to me (wsinden@cannonschool.org or (919) 741-7722) if you have any questions.


Hey all! The history club is having a meeting during office hours on March 3rd in room 705, along with a presentation on Judaism! Make sure to show up to room 705 if you’re interested!


Attention Model UN Delegates

We have two in-person conferences scheduled for March and April:

Tuesday, March 29          Appalachian State MUN

Friday-Sunday 1-3 Apr    Duke University MUN

Please see Mr. Kmidowski for details.  Stop by the library to pick up a permission slip.

There will be a meeting in the library annex on Tuesday, February 22 during office hours (11:45 am – 12:00 pm) to register for committees for each conference.


RHO KAPPA, Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. RHO KAPPA provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in the social studies. 

The mission and purpose of this organization is:

    • to promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies in secondary school environments and the community. 
    • to provide through its local chapters opportunities for exploration in the social studies in secondary school environments and the community.
    • to encourage interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.

Candidates for membership should:

  1. Have been in attendance at the school in which the chapter resides for the equivalent of one semester prior to being considered.
  2. Have completed four semesters of courses in the field of social studies and be prepared to complete at least six semesters. The minimum grade point average for these courses is a weighted 3.67 or the numerical equivalent.
  3. Have an overall cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or the numerical equivalent.
  4. Have a proven track record of interest and participation in service-related activities.
  5. Have a proven track record of strong attendance and positive contribution to a community of learning in a social studies classroom.

If you meet the requirements listed above, please request an application from Ms. Huffman at lhuffman@cannonschool.org no later than Tuesday 22 February 2022 at 3 pm.  Applications are due back to Ms. Huffman no later than Monday 28 February 2022 at 3pm. Questions? Speak with any Social Studies teacher.

 


Course Registration Key Dates!  

Wednesday, March 23

Last day of course registration

Friday, April 8

Last day to submit course petitions

If you have any questions about course registration, please review this presentation from student life and contact Mrs. Snowfrock (jfinneyfrock@cannonschool.org).

 


 

Meditation

  • 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 6thWe 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.

 

 

 

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!


 

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