“The most valuable possession you can own is an open heart. The most powerful weapon you can be is an instrument of peace.” – Carlos Santana

KJ Taylor, Ciaya Pfitzner, and Paul Ohrel demonstrated TEAMWORK when he helped Dean Booker set up Foundation Hall!

Will Cantey demonstrated KINDNESS when he helped Mrs. Craft carry in some heavy boxes to the Cougar’s Den. Thanks, Will! 

Kenlee Griffin demonstrated PASSION for his faith when he made multiple presentations about Judaism to the Honors Accelerated World History I classes! Thank you so much, Kenlee!

Kaitlyn Meadows and Colin Kieley both demonstrated INTEGRITY when completing sleep logs for class. Way to go!

Kudos to Hanna Lee for being a superb team player in every single activity in the class trip. Her continuous commitment and support to her friends demonstrated the value of TEAMWORK.

Finley Morgan displayed KINDNESS when she offered to help Mrs. Allred-McGeee to clean up the room, right after the True Colors session ended. Thank you for your thoughtfulness, Finley!

Pratyush Siva and Brady Sheir showed KINDNESS when they offered to go back to recover a friend’s backpack (accidentally left behind in the hiking path.) Way to go, gentlemen!

Nate Woolwine demonstrated KINDNESS when he inquired after a teacher’s health. Thank you, Nate!


No birthdays. 

Gossage Cup





Upper School Competitive Robotics Team – Interest Meeting

All students who are interested in or curious about building, coding, or piloting robots are invited to the MiLL during office hours this Thursday, September 22, to learn about the First Tech Challenge game for the ‘22-’23 season and to establish interest in forming a Cannon Upper School team. Please email Mush ( with questions.

***Baseball Interest Meeting


Location: MS Community Room

Time: 10:45am – 11:30am

****Track & Field Interest Meeting:  Please join Coaches Biehler, Taylor, Bristol, Isaacson, and Fisher at 11:10 am on Wednesday 9/21 in Foundation Hall for our T&F interest meeting covering both Varsity Outdoor Track and the Indoor Track Club. We will also discuss pole vaulting for anyone interested in that this season. We have exciting news to share about Cannon hosting the State Championships this year too. Hope to see you all there!


Are you interested in learning about our environment and the world around us in a fun and engaging way? If yes, then Envirothon is a great start! The sign-up for Envirothon is officially out! Envirothon is a fun hands-on, natural science academic competitive event that challenges and engages students to think critically about the natural world and their role in it. We will have a booth at Club Fair on Wednesday, September 21! Please feel free to stop by and ask any questions. If you are interested, please fill out the Google Form below or scan the QR code to sign up for the club. Interesting Meeting Date: TBA.

Envirothon Sign-Up Form:

If you have any questions, please reach out to Rayyan Syed ( or Mrs. Mattsson (


Join Cannon HOSA!

HOSA is a global student-led organization giving members the opportunity to pursue their interests in the health field by participating in competitive events, fundraisers, and volunteer services. You may be able to win awards and scholarships at regional, state and international levels! With a multitude of competitive events, there is something for everyone. From Biomedical Debate to Medical Spelling to Veterinary Science, anybody can have a FUN time! Please reach out to Rayyan Syed ( and Mrs. Oswald ( for further questions.

We will have a booth at Club Fair on Wednesday, September 21! Please stop by if you have any questions! Interest Meeting Date: TBA.

Sign-up Link:


****Club Leaders’ Meeting Tuesday, September 20th 1:00-1:20 in FOUNDATION HALL. See Dean Williams if you have any questions. 

2022 Homecoming Court 

9th:  Quinn Frood and London Barnhardt

10th:  Landon Mare and Skye Arnold

11th: Grant Mills and Meadow Campurciani

12th: Alex Lahners, Liam Peterson, Eli Snodgrass, Robert Walley, Katie Caplan, Ainsley Edmiston, Emily Majors and Samyah Suffren


FRESHMEN: Interested in helping Honor Council, go here:

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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