If you have an opportunity to make things better and you don’t, then you are wasting your time on Earth.” – Roberto Clemente (Professional baseball player)

Fen Cleveland and Riley Selden demonstrated PASSION by leading the voter registration drive.

Brya Scott, Delany Bruderek, Charlie Brag, Finn O’Brien, Henry Dryden, Quinn Frood, and Krish Dave showed TEAMWORK when they helped get Foundation Hall ready for Leadership Lunch. 

Dylan Manni, Samuel Schneider, Wyatt Erdmann, Ian Kuo, and Adrian Rashid all demonstrated TEAMWORK when they helped Dean Zelaya hang balloons in the senior lounge. THANKS!!!

Mac Titus 


Over the weekend 10/15: Kenan Dixon

Gossage Cup






***Cougar House website now live! Visit

***Are you interested in learning more about cultures from around the world?

Enjoy a mosaic of different countries and cultures at the
Concord International Festival on Saturday, October 22, 2022, in Downtown Concord.

Be amazed by colorful ethnic performances, enjoy arts and crafts, taste exquisite international food, and experience cultural booths.

Visit our Cannon booth and spin the wheel to get a prize!

Free admission and fun for the whole family!

To make the peer tutoring sign-up process more efficient, the Academic Team has created a QR code that links to the Impetus Tutoring website. On this page, you will find all of our tutors and the classes they tutor. You can easily sign up for a meeting using the QR code listed below. Go Big Blue💙

Hello Juniors!

Governor’s School Applications are OPEN!

The Governor’s School is an application-based, four-week residential summer program for talented high school students. It allows students to explore an academic or arts discipline on a college campus. Cannon School can nominate as many as 2 students from the academic disciplines (English, World Languages (Spanish at Governor’s School West), Mathematics, Natural Science, and Social Science). Regardless of the academic disciplines that students choose to apply for, Cannon School can only nominate 2 students.

If students apply to the performing/visual arts disciplines (Art, Choral Music, Instrumental Music, Dance, and Theater), Cannon School can nominate an unlimited number of students, if the students are solid candidates. Keep in mind that an audition will be required for these programs.

Please click this link for full details: North Carolina Governor’s School | NC DPI.

If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Brayboy in College Counseling at and please see the invitation below for our Lunch Q&A on Friday, October 14th at 11:00 a.m. in the CUBE. Senior Sarah Leonard, who attended Governor’s School in June, will be our guest speaker.

Fall 2022 Driver Education Program (Virtual)

This year, Cannon School has contracted with a local company to offer a virtual driver education program during the fall semester. Classes and behind-the-wheel instruction will be provided by WatsOnWheels ( WatsOnWheels has agreed to offer Cannon students a discount and provide the course for $450 per student.  The classes will be held Monday, November 7th through Friday, November 18th from 4:00 – 7:00.

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 spring 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 $450 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 fall driver education class, please complete this Google Form

If you have additional questions, please email me (

Service Opportunity

Paula Holland is the co-chair for the Cabarrus Healthcare Foundation’s Fashion Night that supports the local hospital, Atrium Cabarrus, and the broader community. The fashion show is at Gibson Mill on October 27th. They are looking for volunteers to help with tickets, seating, timing, etc. They have many different roles to fill and any extra hands would be a great asset.

If interested email:


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! For the full remaining schedule, CLICK HERE.

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