“Grief is the price we pay for love.”-Queen Elizabeth II


Kudos to Aashvi Shah, Saiya Patel, Evan Fuller, Annalise Leck and Max McDermott for their TEAMWORK in helping families navigate the Upper School hallways during last night’s Back to School Night.

Esther Burlington and Ashley Fowler demonstrated PASSION by getting their advisory room straightened up and “company ready” for parent night.

Jackson Carlock demonstrated COURAGE and LOVE when he offered to carry his brother’s very large instrument to the car. #brotherlylove

Tag DuMond demonstrated INTEGRITY when he chose to be honest even when it may have been easier to be dishonest.

Alex Lahners demonstrated TEAMWORK when he was quick to help staff with a delivery at the Synder building. Thank you, Alex!

Hanna Lee showed teamwork when she created a Kahoot for her classmates to review vocabulary for Animal Farm.

Sajan Patel exhibited extraordinary PASSION by helping the entire English department get ready for parent night!

Robert Walley demonstrated KINDNESS when he fixed a crooked picture in the hall without knowing anyone was watching!

Mrs. Holston


Over the weekend

9/10: Jake Plyler and Henrique Barbosa de Carvalho

9/11: Dean Rogers and Coach Powell

Gossage Cup





***Are you interested in using a digital planner? Click here to turn your Cannon planner digital!  

***If you are interested in joining the National Arts Honor Society and were not able to make it to our interest meeting reach out to Ms. Bumgarner or either of our co-presidents Olivia Neilson and Adrianna Pena. Here are their emails:,, 

***Are you looking to lead a club? Are leading an already existing club? If so, by Friday, September 16th,  please complete this Club Proposal form. Upper School Club Fair will be Wednesday, September 21st. Please see Dean Williams if you have any questions. 

You are invited to submit your work to The Ink, the Upper School’s literary arts magazine!

We are looking for poetry, prose, short fiction, essays, photography, drawings, prints, illustrations, photography, paintings, graphic design/digital artwork, multimedia work, and digital recordings of performances.

Read on for information on the process, and scroll down to your category to see how to submit your work by September 30.

Students can submit up to three (3) creative pieces of varying genres/mediums.  Please include titles for all works. We’ve received a lot of “Untitled” selections, and encourage you to take this opportunity to be creative. Stick to appropriate topics and subject matter as we are a student-based magazine for a JrK-12 school.

POETRY — Submissions can be any length. Choose a pseudonym for your work, and include both it and your name on your submission. Print two copies of your submission and place in the English office Ink bin AND submit a copy via Google Drive to

FICTION, ESSAY, and ALL PROSE — Submissions should not exceed 2,000 words in combined length. We accept fiction and nonfiction, including (but not limited to) essays, travel writing, short stories, flash fiction, and reviews. Excerpts from longer works are fair game, but please make that distinction clear during the submission process. Choose a pseudonym for your work, and include both it and your name on your submission. Print two copies of your submission and place in the English office Ink bin AND submit a copy via Google Drive to

VISUAL ART —  We accept drawings, prints, illustrations, photography, paintings, graphic design/digital artwork, and multimedia. For each work, please make sure that all files are high resolution. At a minimum, images must be 300 dpi at 8.5” x 8.5” for 2550 x 2550 pixels. If you are unsure of how to scan your art, see Mr. Rogers. Please include any specifications, captions, and/or other information you would like to publish with the piece in your email body. Share your submission from Google Drive to

OTHER — If none of the above categories quite fit your work, do not fear. To name a few examples, we are also interested in publishing musical scores, short plays, screenplays, and innovative creative work. Use your imagination! If you are interested in submitting in one of these pieces, please contact Mr. Rogers. 

The deadline for submissions is Friday, September 30.

If you have questions that aren’t answered here, please see one of the faculty advisors: Mrs. Coughlin (, Mr. Rogers (, or Mr. Smith (


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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