DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 9.8.21

 


“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!” -George Elliston


Gossage Cup

55

46

125

101


Ashmi Trivedi

 



Todd Pelino showed KINDNESS when Mrs. Reiss pulled him out of the car rider line to help be a JrK buddy on the spot – and he knocked it out of the park!

 

 

 

 

Colin Bullard, Tag Dumond, and Michael Yang demonstrated KINDNESS when they helped move a table for Dean Zelaya. Thanks, fellas!

Jasmine McRae and Thomas Coffey displayed courage when they volunteered to give impromptu speeches in front of the class.

Todd Pelino, Dylan Kabasakalian, and Ashton Cunningham demonstrated kindness when they went to the lower school to retrieve packages for a teacher.

Leighton Evans showed extreme integrity when she brought a potential quiz concern to the attention of her teacher. Way to go Leighton!

Emily Majors displayed KINDNESS when she helped another classmate with ordering a French book online. 

Ava Nitzan displayed KINDNESS when she helped a classmate with a computer issue. 

Halle Toya practiced teamwork when she helped two students with the printer.



***Those interested in leading a club, please submit your proposal to Dean Williams by 3:30 Friday, September 10th. 


***Hello All!

Max and I are making a Business Club this year! We will cover topics from investment and stocks to crucial positions of a company. Every week we will invite specialist speakers to teach us about their area of expertise. 

At the end of the club year in March, we will host a mini “Shark Tank” with judges and prizes! Members will use what they have learned from the meetings and apply it to their products. 

Make sure to come sign up at the Club Fair next week!

If you have any questions email fchen@cannonschool.org

Fiona and Max


***If you are an Upper School student (without siblings in the Lower School) and need to check out early, please remember to sign out in the Upper School office. 



The sign up for Science Olympiad is officially out! Science Olympiad is a STEM competition in which teams of two compete in events ranging from anatomy to forensics to geology. Please fill out the google form below if you are a returning member or are interested in joining! If you want to know more about Science Olympiad, email me (hgadudasu@cannonschool.org), Roshni (rdesai@cannonschool.org) or Mrs. Oswald (hoswald@cannonschool.org).

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFaNdrelu_l47DOUKWD3XXNKEJDj2btQqkwodm-nQhYvo-Kg/viewform?usp=sf_link  


Hey everyone! National Art Honors Society (NAHS) will be doing an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 21st during Office Hours. Anyone who is doing an art and is interested in being a part of NAHS can swing by the US Art Room (located in the middle school) and join the meeting to learn more about what the NAHS does.

Thank you!

Gaby Phillips


Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.



Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
  • October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 9.3.21

 


“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches you what you need to know.”-Pema Chadron 


Gossage Cup

10

34

60

81


Today: Carter Nelson

Over the weekend:

9/4: Cole Haigney

9/5: Nadia Ristich 

9/6: Joey Burke and David Griffing 

9/7: Mr. West 



Bernard Boon demonstrated INTEGRITY when he pointed out and grading error in his favor to his teacher. Way to go, Bernard!

Quentin Clarke (and his mom!) demonstrated KINDNESS when they brought dinner to campus for another student! THANKS SO MUCH!

Abby Guilfoyle demonstrated INTEGRITY when she pointed out a grading error on a quiz that was in her favor to her teacher. Way to go, Abby!

Jackson Carlock demonstrated a great deal of KINDNESS when he went to pick up a friend in need. Thanks, Jackson!

Tucker Kelley demonstrated KINDNESS when he helped Dean Zelaya get some empty boxes to her car. We appreciate you, Tucker!

Melissa Remmey demonstrated TEAMWORK when she took attendance in Advisory when her Advisor was busy. 



***The sign up for Science Olympiad is officially out! Science Olympiad is a STEM competition in which teams of two compete in events ranging from anatomy to forensics to geology. Please fill out the google form below if you are a returning member or are interested in joining! If you want to know more about Science Olympiad, email me (hgadudasu@cannonschool.org), Roshni (rdesai@cannonschool.org) or Mrs. Oswald (hoswald@cannonschool.org).

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdFaNdrelu_l47DOUKWD3XXNKEJDj2btQqkwodm-nQhYvo-Kg/viewform?usp=sf_link  


Hey everyone! National Art Honors Society (NAHS) will be doing an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 21st during Office Hours. Anyone who is doing an art and is interested in being a part of NAHS can swing by the US Art Room (located in the middle school) and join the meeting to learn more about what the NAHS does.

Thank you!

Gaby Phillips


Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.


 


Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
  • October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 9.2.21

 


“The grass isn’t always greener on the other side, it’s green where you water it!”-Big Sean 


Gossage Cup

10

34

30

52


Austin Swartz

 



Leo Kohlhepp offered KINDNESS when returning Mr. Jones’ misplaced phone to him. Thank you!

Reid Morgan, Gavin Powell, and Coleman Ward went in 100% with TEAMWORK when they helped the English department with bulletin boards in preparation for Parent Night. Thanks for helping the hall look good for our parents, guys!

Naomi Stewart and Grant Mills demonstrated KINDNESS when they offered up their laptops so that Ms. Kaye could zoom in with her classes on the smartboard. Thank you for your willingness to help out!

 


***Interested in LEADERSHIP????? Just a quick reminder that our alumna, and current football coach, the great Dante Lowe will be with us in Foundation Hall TODAY for Leadership Lunch to talk about VISION. 

First come…first serve for seating.  Otherwise, our stupendous JoeTro will be zooming at: https://cannonschool-org.zoom.us/j/7046688432

 

Make sure you bring some questions!

 


***Hey everyone! National Art Honors Society (NAHS) will be doing an interest meeting on Tuesday, September 21st during Office Hours. Anyone who is doing an art and is interested in being a part of NAHS can swing by the US Art Room (located in the middle school) and join the meeting to learn more about what the NAHS does.

Thank you!

Gaby Phillips


Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.



Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
  • October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 9.1.21

 


“If you are not in the process of becoming what you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don’t want to be.”-Dale Carnegie


Gossage Cup

10

34

30

52


 

Anthony Jones

Morgan Jeter

Olivia Wells 



Bella Coughlin, Wylie Neal, and Catherine Turner stayed after class in chemistry to clean up messes that the other groups left behind. Thank you for your KINDNESS

Claire Nelson demonstrated KINDNESS when she made a birthday hat for the girls in advisory to wear on their birthday!



Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.



The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if  making up work after school.


Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
  • October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.31.21

 


“There’s always room for more compassion, more grace, more charity, and more patience. We have the ability to be curious about people’s humanity and their lived experiences every day, with every person we interact with.”-Unknown


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40


Aubrey Haas

Dean Trojan 



Shout out to Sun Lee for his kindness when he helped Mrs. Holliway explain the Upper School schedule to a prospective family. 

Chase Erdin showed PASSION when he took the initiative to develop and implement a new organizational system in yearbook that will help our whole staff be productive and streamlined! Way to go Chase!!

Kyle Manzoor opened the door for me as I approached the building from an errand. He saw me coming toward the door and without hesitation, he met me there and opened it for me. True kindness and I appreciate it. Thank you, Kyle

Emmaleigh Northrup showed PASSION and TEAMWORK in class when she lead a group of new students through a brainstorming activity making it fun and engaging for everyone! Awesome work Emma!



Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.



The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if  making up work after school.


Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:

  • September 12, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • September 28, 2021: Northeastern U.S. College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • October 3, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • October 14, 2021: Midwest U.S. College Fair 4:00 – 8:00 pm CDT
  • October 24, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
  • November 2, 2021: Arts and STEM College Fair 3:00 – 7:00 pm CDT
  • November 14, 2021: Signature College Fair 12:00 – 5:00 pm CDT

 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.30.21



Today’s CORE Locations:

Freshmen: Zoom

Sophomores: Zoom

Juniors: FREE

Seniors: CPAC


“Open your mind and it will open more paths.”-Roger Lee


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40


Over the weekend

8/29: Sydney Scurlock and Mrs. Lineberger

8/28: Mrs. Stavrakas 



Cam Abaqueta went out of his way to be KIND to teachers by bringing them popsicles. Yep, that’s plural. He delivered them to multiple teachers in their classrooms on a hot afternoon. We appreciated it.

Graham Ayer displayed COURAGE in respectfully and assertively correcting a teacher’s sloppy mistake.

Shout out to Brie Biddle, for kindly pointing out to a teacher that Tik tok was not spelled out correctly. Thank you Brie!

Kate Booker, Marielle Bumgarner, Sarah Little and Anna Kinken assisted a friend in need, demonstrating KINDNESS of heroic proportions, by helping repair her car.

Max Murash, Hannah Teague, and Lauren Hollar showed courage when they volunteered to let their rough drafts be critiqued by the class!

Anyia Brooks-Manning repeatedly demonstrates PASSION for literature by reaching out to the English department for additional reading to challenge her.

Sarah Leonard and Hannah Teague showed passion and courage by interviewing the NYT bestselling author Nic Stone for 30 minutes on Zoom yesterday for the Creative Writing Club.

Adriana Pena displayed teamwork when she organized the advisory closet. It looks amazing. Adriana we are so happy to have you back in Cannon!

Nicole Ratterman showed courage in volunteering to be the first to share her English work with the classroom.

Elias Simon demonstrated PASSION when he shared independent research he had done on a topic he was learning about in class with his teacher. Way to go, Elias!



***Cannon School Drumline

The Cannon School Drumline will be debuting at Homecoming this year and is recruiting members to play! No percussion experience necessary – I will teach you what you need to know. Please email me (Mrs. Hughes, the middle school band director) at mhughes@cannonschool.org for more information or to let me know you are interested! Our first informational meeting will take place the week of September 6th.


***Mathnasium of North Charlotte is hiring! Come and share your math expertise. Mathnasium is a math-only learning center that helps kids catch up, keep up, and get ahead in math.

We offer part-time, flexible instructor positions working with students K-12. We are located in North Charlotte only 10 minutes from Cannon (also a stop on the Cannon bus route as needed).

Take a look at our website if you’re interested www.mathnasium.com/northcharlotte. You can call us at (704) 940-2882 or email us at northcharlotte@mathnasium.com if you would like to find out more.


 


The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if  making up work after school.


***Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentoring organization.  Its mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1 to 1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Would you like to offer friendship, guidance and support to a child?  Here is how YOU can help.  We are currently in need of mentors (Bigs) at our site based program at the Cabarrus County Boys and Girls Club.  Below is the criteria:

  • You need to be at least 16 years old
  • You need to be able to commit to at least to 15 months of service
  • You need to be able to serve (1) hour per week

Complete the following google form if you are interested in learning more/participating in this opportunity: https://forms.gle/7XBFe6fqsCFPUpDZ8

Become a Big and make a difference in child’s life!
sarah.miller@bbbscentralcarolinas.org


 

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about Intutorly or the signup process feel free to contact Sophia Toback at stoback@intutorly.org


 

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!


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:


 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.27.21


 


“Every test in our life makes us bitter or better, every problem comes to break us or make us. The choice is ours whether we become victim or victor.”-Anonymous 


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40

 

No birthdays. 



Teri Pridgen and Lili Booker displayed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when they offered to help the senior check-in for off-campus lunch. 

Phenix Brown demonstrated COURAGE when she reached out to a teacher for help.

Yiorgo Diatzikis and Fiona Chen demonstrated PASSION during office hours when they presented to sophomores new to AT: World History II helpful ways to be successful in the class. Thank you both so much!

Charlie Ferris showed KINDNESS by providing geographic guidance to a new-to-campus student. 

Tierney Finn demonstrated INTEGRITY when she turned in a ring she found in the Commons. Thanks, Tierney!

Annalise Leck demonstrated PASSION when she reached out to a teacher with a fantastic question related to what she was learning in class.

Anderson Lee and Marco Papis helped the College Counseling team get ready for their senior parent program! Thank you for your Kindness!

Julia Schattner demonstrated COURAGE when she reached out to a teacher for help. Way to go!




***The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if  making up work after school.


Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time? Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind?  

We can help! Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) is officially OPEN for the 2021-22 school in Room 606 or via Zoom.  Our Academic Coaching team is comprised of Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Ms. Kaye, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Holston. ACC is designed to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU control all aspects of your experience: date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), length of appointment, and the content of appointment. Appointment slots are available during Drops or Office Hours.

Click HERE or scan the QR codes posted around the building to sign up for an appointment with our AWESOME Academic Coaches!

Looking for a productive way to use your Tuesday/Thursday Office Hours? We’ve got you covered! ACC – Room 606 – will be OPEN ALL YEAR during Office Hours for academic coaching appointments, as a space for quiet independent work, and/or as an accountability partner for students resolving incompletes. 

Students only need to make a formal appointment for coaching sessions; otherwise, they are free to “drop in” anytime during Office Hours.

 

Winter Musical Auditions

This is the week to sign up to audition for Cannon Theater Company’s production of Twelfth Night! Go to the link provided by Mr. Mac in the email he sent you or use the QR code on the signs around the Upper School (or if you’re reading this on your own device, click here) to pick a Saturday – Aug 28 or Sep 11 or Sep 18 from 1-4pm. There’s room for 20 students on each Saturday, so sign up early in order to have your choice of days! More details are in Mr. Mac’s email. Let him know if you have any questions!

 

Nic Stone, an NYT bestselling author of five books, including Dear Martin and Clean Getaway, will be speaking to the creative writing club and any members of the Cannon community who would like to join, on Thursday, August 26th from 11:00-11:30 AM.

If you are interested in attending the Nic Stone interview OR want to drop into a creative writing meeting occasionally, please complete the below survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCZWZNM

 


 

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!

*Color Code for Visiting Colleges:

In-State Public Institution                            Out-of-State Public Institution

In-State Private College                                Out-of-State Private College

International Institution                               STEM Specific Institution                             

Religiously Affiliated Institution                 Art School                                                       

HBCU                                                                Single Gender Institution

 

Date:     College Visiting:

9/14:     University of South Carolina; Trinity College Dublin; Elon University, Christopher Newport University, Vanderbilt University

9/15:     University of Toronto; Auburn University; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; University of Richmond

9/17:     University of Chicago, Xavier University, The American University of Paris

9/21:     Virginia Commonwealth University; Allegheny College; Baylor University

9/22:     Wheaton College; William and Mary; Hendrix College

9/28:     Wofford College; Anderson University; Skidmore College

9/29:     The University of Alabama; Wake Forest University

9/30:     Trinity University (TX); East Carolina University; University of Georgia

10/1:     University of Miami (FL); Clemson University; American University

10/5:     Gettysburg College; Agnes Scott, Belmont Abbey College; Villanova University

10/6:     Miami University (Oxford); Butler University; Southern Methodist University

10/7:     Lynn University; Dickenson College; Northwestern University

10/12:   University of North Carolina Asheville; Appalachian State University

10/14:   The University of Tennessee (Knoxville); Bates College

10/19:   Tulane University of Louisiana, College of Charleston

10/20:   Texas Christian University


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:


 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.27.21



 


“Every test in our life makes us bitter or better, every problem comes to break us or make us. The choice is ours whether we become victim or victor.”-Anonymous 


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40


 

No birthdays. 



Teri Pridgen and Lili Booker displayed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when they offered to help the senior check-in for off-campus lunch. 

Phenix Brown demonstrated COURAGE when she reached out to a teacher for help.

Yiorgo Diatzikis and Fiona Chen demonstrated PASSION during office hours when they presented to sophomores new to AT: World History II helpful ways to be successful in the class. Thank you both so much!

Charlie Ferris showed KINDNESS by providing geographic guidance to a new-to-campus student. 

Tierney Finn demonstrated INTEGRITY when she turned in a ring she found in the Commons. Thanks, Tierney!

Annalise Leck demonstrated PASSION when she reached out to a teacher with a fantastic question related to what she was learning in class.

Anderson Lee and Marco Papis helped the College Counseling team get ready for their senior parent program! Thank you for your Kindness!

Julia Schattner demonstrated COURAGE when she reached out to a teacher for help. Way to go!




***The Testing Center is open for business! This space is available for students who utilize for accommodations and to make up assessments. The Testing Center is OPEN during each class block of the day. This space is CLOSED during lunch and office hours. If you need to make up an assessment during lunch or office hours, please do so with your classroom teacher. If you are making up an assessment you will need to be in the Testing Center no later than the first 10 minutes of the block or by 3:15 pm, if  making up work after school.


Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time? Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind?  

We can help! Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) is officially OPEN for the 2021-22 school in Room 606 or via Zoom.  Our Academic Coaching team is comprised of Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Ms. Kaye, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Holston. ACC is designed to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU control all aspects of your experience: date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), length of appointment, and the content of appointment. Appointment slots are available during Drops or Office Hours.

Click HERE or scan the QR codes posted around the building to sign up for an appointment with our AWESOME Academic Coaches!

Looking for a productive way to use your Tuesday/Thursday Office Hours? We’ve got you covered! ACC – Room 606 – will be OPEN ALL YEAR during Office Hours for academic coaching appointments, as a space for quiet independent work, and/or as an accountability partner for students resolving incompletes. 

Students only need to make a formal appointment for coaching sessions; otherwise, they are free to “drop in” anytime during Office Hours.

 

Winter Musical Auditions

This is the week to sign up to audition for Cannon Theater Company’s production of Twelfth Night! Go to the link provided by Mr. Mac in the email he sent you or use the QR code on the signs around the Upper School (or if you’re reading this on your own device, click here) to pick a Saturday – Aug 28 or Sep 11 or Sep 18 from 1-4pm. There’s room for 20 students on each Saturday, so sign up early in order to have your choice of days! More details are in Mr. Mac’s email. Let him know if you have any questions!

 

Nic Stone, an NYT bestselling author of five books, including Dear Martin and Clean Getaway, will be speaking to the creative writing club and any members of the Cannon community who would like to join, on Thursday, August 26th from 11:00-11:30 AM.

If you are interested in attending the Nic Stone interview OR want to drop into a creative writing meeting occasionally, please complete the below survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCZWZNM

 


 

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!

*Color Code for Visiting Colleges:

In-State Public Institution                            Out-of-State Public Institution

In-State Private College                                Out-of-State Private College

International Institution                               STEM Specific Institution                             

Religiously Affiliated Institution                 Art School                                                       

HBCU                                                                Single Gender Institution

 

Date:     College Visiting:

9/14:     University of South Carolina; Trinity College Dublin; Elon University, Christopher Newport University, Vanderbilt University

9/15:     University of Toronto; Auburn University; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; University of Richmond

9/17:     University of Chicago, Xavier University, The American University of Paris

9/21:     Virginia Commonwealth University; Allegheny College; Baylor University

9/22:     Wheaton College; William and Mary; Hendrix College

9/28:     Wofford College; Anderson University; Skidmore College

9/29:     The University of Alabama; Wake Forest University

9/30:     Trinity University (TX); East Carolina University; University of Georgia

10/1:     University of Miami (FL); Clemson University; American University

10/5:     Gettysburg College; Agnes Scott, Belmont Abbey College; Villanova University

10/6:     Miami University (Oxford); Butler University; Southern Methodist University

10/7:     Lynn University; Dickenson College; Northwestern University

10/12:   University of North Carolina Asheville; Appalachian State University

10/14:   The University of Tennessee (Knoxville); Bates College

10/19:   Tulane University of Louisiana, College of Charleston

10/20:   Texas Christian University


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:


 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.26.21



 


“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” -Anais Nin


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40


No birthdays. 



Brandon Bartelli, Greg Olson and David Grady demonstrated PASSION for engineering and making by setting up new equipment in the MiLL.

Charlie Ferris demonstrated RESPECT and COURAGE when he spoke up to support a teacher who was being disrespected in the hall by one of his classmates. 

Aidan Finn demonstrated great COURAGE when he saved Ms. Legra and her class from a flying grasshopper that entered the room. After its legs broke off (in an attempt to release it back to the wild), Aidan took care of the situation with his Under Armor “Chancla”.



 

Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time? Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind?  

We can help! Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) is officially OPEN for the 2021-22 school in Room 606 or via Zoom.  Our Academic Coaching team is comprised of Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Ms. Kaye, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Holston. ACC is designed to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU control all aspects of your experience: date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), length of appointment, and the content of appointment. Appointment slots are available during Drops or Office Hours.

Click HERE or scan the QR codes posted around the building to sign up for an appointment with our AWESOME Academic Coaches!

Looking for a productive way to use your Tuesday/Thursday Office Hours? We’ve got you covered! ACC – Room 606 – will be OPEN ALL YEAR during Office Hours for academic coaching appointments, as a space for quiet independent work, and/or as an accountability partner for students resolving incompletes. 

Students only need to make a formal appointment for coaching sessions; otherwise, they are free to “drop in” anytime during Office Hours.

 

Winter Musical Auditions

This is the week to sign up to audition for Cannon Theater Company’s production of Twelfth Night! Go to the link provided by Mr. Mac in the email he sent you or use the QR code on the signs around the Upper School (or if you’re reading this on your own device, click here) to pick a Saturday – Aug 28 or Sep 11 or Sep 18 from 1-4pm. There’s room for 20 students on each Saturday, so sign up early in order to have your choice of days! More details are in Mr. Mac’s email. Let him know if you have any questions!

 

Nic Stone, an NYT bestselling author of five books, including Dear Martin and Clean Getaway, will be speaking to the creative writing club and any members of the Cannon community who would like to join, on Thursday, August 26th from 11:00-11:30 AM.

If you are interested in attending the Nic Stone interview OR want to drop into a creative writing meeting occasionally, please complete the below survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCZWZNM

 


 

 

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!

*Color Code for Visiting Colleges:

In-State Public Institution                            Out-of-State Public Institution

In-State Private College                                Out-of-State Private College

International Institution                               STEM Specific Institution                             

Religiously Affiliated Institution                 Art School                                                       

HBCU                                                                Single Gender Institution

 

Date:     College Visiting:

9/14:     University of South Carolina; Trinity College Dublin; Elon University, Christopher Newport University, Vanderbilt University

9/15:     University of Toronto; Auburn University; Worcester Polytechnic Institute; University of Richmond

9/17:     University of Chicago, Xavier University, The American University of Paris

9/21:     Virginia Commonwealth University; Allegheny College; Baylor University

9/22:     Wheaton College; William and Mary; Hendrix College

9/28:     Wofford College; Anderson University; Skidmore College

9/29:     The University of Alabama; Wake Forest University

9/30:     Trinity University (TX); East Carolina University; University of Georgia

10/1:     University of Miami (FL); Clemson University; American University

10/5:     Gettysburg College; Agnes Scott, Belmont Abbey College; Villanova University

10/6:     Miami University (Oxford); Butler University; Southern Methodist University

10/7:     Lynn University; Dickenson College; Northwestern University

10/12:   University of North Carolina Asheville; Appalachian State University

10/14:   The University of Tennessee (Knoxville); Bates College

10/19:   Tulane University of Louisiana, College of Charleston

10/20:   Texas Christian University


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:


 

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DEANS DAILY DOWNLOAD 8.25.21



 


“Seek respect not attention, it lasts longer.”-Ziad K. Abdelnour


Gossage Cup

10

20

30

40


 

James Looney

 



Bernard Boon, Malachi Johnson, and Alexander Friedli showed COURAGE when volunteering their work to be critiqued by the class. 

William Lomax and Alexa Miranda displayed KINDNESS when they returned lost Airpods to the front desk. 



***Trouble getting or staying organized?  Difficulty managing your time? Need an accountability partner to help keep your goals on track? Looking for some fresh work or study space scenery? Absences or early dismissals got you feeling behind?  

We can help! Academic Coaching at Cannon (ACC) is officially OPEN for the 2021-22 school in Room 606 or via Zoom.  Our Academic Coaching team is comprised of Mrs. Weakland, Mr. Smith, Mrs. Miller, Ms. Kaye, Mrs. Calles, and Mrs. Holston. ACC is designed to support YOU in the way YOU choose!  YOU control all aspects of your experience: date and time of appointment, frequency of appointments (3x is recommended!), length of appointment, and the content of appointment. Appointment slots are available during Drops or Office Hours.

Click HERE or scan the QR codes posted around the building to sign up for an appointment with our AWESOME Academic Coaches!

Looking for a productive way to use your Tuesday/Thursday Office Hours? We’ve got you covered! ACC – Room 606 – will be OPEN ALL YEAR during Office Hours for academic coaching appointments, as a space for quiet independent work, and/or as an accountability partner for students resolving incompletes. 

Students only need to make a formal appointment for coaching sessions; otherwise, they are free to “drop in” anytime during Office Hours.

 

Winter Musical Auditions

This is the week to sign up to audition for Cannon Theater Company’s production of Twelfth Night! Go to the link provided by Mr. Mac in the email he sent you or use the QR code on the signs around the Upper School (or if you’re reading this on your own device, click here) to pick a Saturday – Aug 28 or Sep 11 or Sep 18 from 1-4pm. There’s room for 20 students on each Saturday, so sign up early in order to have your choice of days! More details are in Mr. Mac’s email. Let him know if you have any questions!

 

Nic Stone, an NYT bestselling author of five books, including Dear Martin and Clean Getaway, will be speaking to the creative writing club and any members of the Cannon community who would like to join, on Thursday, August 26th from 11:00-11:30 AM.

If you are interested in attending the Nic Stone interview OR want to drop into a creative writing meeting occasionally, please complete the below survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DCZWZNM

 


Seniors: If you are interested in being considered for a Cannon School nomination for any of these highly competitive scholarships (Levine, Morehead Cain, Park, Bryan, Belk, Centennial or Jefferson) please review the linked handouts for steps/directions on how to proceed. Contact your college counselor with specific questions.

All Upper School Students: The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a series of virtual college fairs. Follow this link to learn more.

Upcoming Events:


 

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