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ADVISORY AGENDA October 17, 2014

October 17, 2014

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                                                  If every morning you can find a reason to say “yes, it’s going to be a beautiful day.”

                                                    And every day you find a reason to say , “yes, it was a beautiful day.”

                                                   And every night, you find a reason to say, “Yes it was a beautiful day.”

                                                    Then one day, you’ll look back and easily say ” Yes… It was a beautiful life.” Doe Zantamata

                                                                                                      Day 2 World  Language Drops

               
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Annie Collum and Trip Goff  

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               337 points          266 points            368 points            323points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

Handsome senior faces

Handsome senior faces

 Lauren Peace showed TEAMWORK and KINDNESS when she let a student in English class borrow her computer for a presentation.

Madison Holmes showed KINDNESS when he brought an unclaimed laptop to the main office.

 Proclamations:

Leadership Lunch today in Foundation Hall.  All are encouraged and welcome to come and learn about How to persevere in leadership.

Mr. Segura helps senior prepare for the college application deadline.

Mr. Segura helps senior prepare for the college application deadline.

 

 

What does a Human Sexuality Educator do?  Find Out!

Career Lunch & Learn:  Monday, October 20th 11:25-12:00 noon US Library Annex

National Speaker, Author & Sexual Health Educator,Debbie Roffman, MA

Bring your lunch & learn about this interesting field

Mrs. Roffman has a BA in Psychology from Goucher College and an MS in Health Education from Towson University. She had been teaching Sexual Health at The Pace School in Baltimore, MD for over 30 years and is a nationally sought after speaker and author.

 

There will be a meeting of anyone who is interested in playing lacrosse for Cannon School in the Spring on Tuesday, October 21 at lunchtime (11:15 am) in Foundation Hall.  Coach Schattner will be there to discuss pre-season, off season workouts and weight room schedule.  It is essential that anyone who wants to play to attend this meeting.

 

Seniors love on seniors!

Seniors love on seniors!

Please come and support the boys varsity Soccer team on Saturday at 6:30 against Durham Academy.!!! 

 

Faculty twins?

Faculty twins?

Intramural Information:

Humanitas 1: Taylor advisory + Dalton Phillips

 Animus 1: Dunn advisory 

Animus 2: Jack Amoroso + Logan Foster + Anna Redding + Maryclaire Farrington + Ellen Montgomery + Jena Metwalli + Christina Stylianou + Kieran Patel 

Impetus 1: Preston miller + Andrew Van Wingerdan + Sam Oddo + Will Chaiken + Jack Krichilsky + Ben Wyatt + Arvi S. + Rob Lewis 

October 21st, student choice:    Field 1: Humanitas 1 vs. Animus 2

                                                         Field 2: Animus 1 vs. Impetus 1

Andrew works diligently in the Commons.

Andrew works diligently in the Commons.

*House leaders, motivate your members to show up ready to win because winners of these games are guaranteed 1st or 2nd place points

 October 22nd, student choice:

Field 1: championship  Winner vs. winner

Field 2: third place game

Previous day’s losing teams

Senora Valendia helps her students inside and outside the classroom.

Senora Valendia helps her students inside and outside the classroom.

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools:

October 20: Auburn university

Oct 21: Presbyterian College and Duke University

Oct 22: Whitman College and Gettysburg College

Oct 23: Sewanee: The University of the South, Eckerd College, Hampden- Sydney College, Oglethorpe University, The George Washington University

 


In order to do this, all students will need to change their passwords to their computer/email accounts. An instructional video will be emailed to all students prior to the change date with a tutorial on how to change the password. Reminders will be added to the Cannon News show as well as announced in the Blog.We are happy to announce that students have been added to our google drive account and are ready to be set up.Google Drives for Education are coming to Cannon!

 

The schedule for password changes are as follows:

Even our hallways are conducive for working.

Even our hallways are conducive for working.

Friday October 17 – Sophomore Class

Monday October 20 – Junior and Senior Class

 

 

Upper school Shelfie

Upper school Shelfie

Hey seniors! The US Aesthetic Committee is working on the banner that will hang in the senior lounge, as you may remember us talking about at Montreat. We need everyone to paint a symbol on the banner of something that represents you!

The banner will be in the commons from October 16th until the 23rd during lunch, as well as student choice on the 21st and 22nd. We need everybody to come and paint their symbol! If you do not show, we will write your name in your square for you. Thanks!

 

            

   

 

 

After school events:

 

Thank you to our Tech department for always lending a helping hand.

Thank you to our Tech department for always lending a helping hand.

Volleyball – Girls JV
4:30 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls JV vs Wesleyan

 

 

Cross Country:
Location: McAlpine Park
Cross Country – Coed Varsity
vs Charlotte Christian
Charlotte Country Day
Charlotte Latin
Covenant Day School
Providence Day School

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
5:30 PM
Home
Location: Cannon School
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Wesleyan Christian

Football – Varsity
7:30 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Latin
Football – Varsity vs Charlotte Latin
Math class is always fun.

Math class is always fun.

ADVISORY AGENDA October 16, 2014

October 16, 2014

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                                                 ” Don’t ruin a perfect day today by thinking about a bad yesterday. Leave it where it belongs.. behind you.”- unknown

                                                                                                      Day 1 Arts Drops

               
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Alexandria Mills

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               330 points          246 points            344 points            307points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

  Shout out to those parents who provided breakfast for our seniors yesterday. All was Yummy!

Breakfast treats for seniors.

Breakfast treats for seniors.

Model UN = model students!

Model UN = model students!

Julia Dunn showed KINDNESS when she helped an underclassmen with a stain on her pants.

Shout out to all students who participated in the  ” Model UN debate” that Cannon hosted on Friday.  Approximately 20 middle school students attended from Country Day and Latin.  The Upper School students assisted and help run the seminars.  Jackson and Osahan ran the debate portion and Jack and Hannah (along with the other students )ran the Model UN portion.

 

 Proclamations:

 

JUNIORS: Representatives from Herff Jones will be on campus TODAY to take class ring orders. Juniors interested in ordering a ring should bring their completed form to Foundation Hall during lunch. NOTE: Foundation Hall NOT the Private Dining Room as noted in the Agenda.

 

The weather is great and we long to be outside. While the new central lawn is inviting, we cannot play on it on a regular basis for now because the grass still needs to develop a stronger root system. Please know that we need to stay off the lawn until further notice. Spring will be beautiful on the lawn!

Jack  and the debate teams .

Jack leads the debate.

 

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools:

October 20: Auburn university

Oct 21: Presbyterian College and Duke University

Oct 22: Whitman College and Gettysburg College

Oct 23: Sewanee: The University of the South, Eckerd College, Hampden- Sydney College, Oglethorpe University, The George Washington University

Intramural Information:

Humanitas 1: Taylor advisory + Dalton Phillips

 Animus 1: Dunn advisory 

Animus 2: Jack Amoroso + Logan Foster + Anna Redding + Maryclaire Farrington + Ellen Montgomery + Jena Metwalli + Christina Stylianou + Kieran Patel 

Impetus 1: Preston miller + Andrew Van Wingerdan + Sam Oddo + Will Chaiken + Jack Krichilsky + Ben Wyatt + Arvi S. + Rob Lewis 

October 21st, student choice:    Field 1: Humanitas 1 vs. Animus 2

                                                         Field 2: Animus 1 vs. Impetus 1

*House leaders, motivate your members to show up ready to win because winners of these games are guaranteed 1st or 2nd place points

 October 22nd, student choice:

Field 1: championship  Winner vs. winner

Field 2: third place game

Previous day’s losing teams

Thank you for your hard work.  Jack, Rebecca, clay, Hannah and Camille.

Thank you for your hard work. Brian, Jack, Rebecca,  Noor, Clay, Hannah and Camille.


In order to do this, all students will need to change their passwords to their computer/email accounts. An instructional video will be emailed to all students prior to the change date with a tutorial on how to change the password. Reminders will be added to the Cannon News show as well as announced in the Blog.We are happy to announce that students have been added to our google drive account and are ready to be set up.Google Drives for Education are coming to Cannon!

 Please come and support the boys varsity Soccer team on Saturday at 6:30 against Durham Academy.!!! 

The schedule for password changes are as follows:

Friday October 17 – Sophomore Class

PSAT in action.

PSAT in action.

Monday October 20 – Junior and Senior Class

 

 

Upper school Shelfie

Upper school Shelfie

Hey seniors! The US Aesthetic Committee is working on the banner that will hang in the senior lounge, as you may remember us talking about at Montreat. We need everyone to paint a symbol on the banner of something that represents you!

The banner will be in the commons from October 16th until the 23rd during lunch, as well as student choice on the 21st and 22nd. We need everybody to come and paint their symbol! If you do not show, we will write your name in your square for you. Thanks!

 

            

   

After school events:

 

Anyone interested in playing girls soccer in the spring is encouraged to attend these strength and conditioning workouts. These are joint workouts with other Cannon women’s sports teams (all held in new S&C Center):

 

Tuesday, October 14 – 4-4:45pm

Friday, October 17 – 4-4:45pm

Monday, October 20 – 3:15-4pm

Seniors gathered in Foundation Hall to learn a bit more about the final College Application process.

Seniors gathered in Foundation Hall to learn a bit more about the final College Application process.

Wednesday, October 22 – 4-4:45pm

More dates are to come! If you have any questions, email Kendall Thomas, kthomas@cannonschool.org.

 

 

Volleyball – Girls VarsityAway
Location: Charlotte Latin
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Charlotte Latin

Volleyball – Girls JVAway
Location: Charlotte Latin
Volleyball – Girls JV vs Charlotte Latin

 

 

CISAA Tounrament
3:30 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Country Day School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV vs TBA

 

 

 

ADVISORY AGENDA October 15, 2014

October 15, 2014

 

                                                 ” Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.


Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/testing.html#r9lSUKRMJO4kLWCR.99

                                                                                                      PSAT day

                                                                                       8:20- 11:15 PSAT
                                                                                           8:30-11:15 Senior Workshop
                                                                                                             Family Day Early dismissal
                                            
                                               Birthdays: Kate McClanahan

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               330 points          246 points            344 points            307points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

 Shout out to “Player of the Week” Cameron Sutton, who had 112 all-purpose yards, and some really big plays when the team needed him.  

 

Beautiful smiles from beautiful people.

Beautiful smiles from beautiful people.

 Proclamations:

Attention Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors - The PSAT is being given Today. Please plan to report to your assigned testing room by

8:05am. Rosters with rooming assignments are already posted at both the front and back entrances of the Upper School. You should plan on bringing number 2 pencils, erasers, and may choose to bring a scientific or graphing calculator.

 

The weather is great and lends itself to desiring to be outside.  While the new central lawn is inviting, we cannot play on it on a regular basis for now because the grass still needs to develop a stronger root system. Please know that we need to stay off the lawn until further notice. Spring will be beautiful on the lawn!

Drew working hard after Fall break.

Drew working hard after Fall break.

 

Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools:

October 20: Auburn university

Oct 21: Presbyterian College and Duke University

Oct 22: Whitman College and Gettysburg College

Oct 23: Sewanee: The University of the South, Eckerd College, Hampden- Sydney College, Oglethorpe University, The George Washington University

 

 

SENIORS:  we have set aside the morning of Wednesday, October 15 to support you with your college and scholarship applications.  THIS IS A REGULAR SCHOOL DAY, but… there will be no classes that morning. What a great way to get some good work done with all the experts in one place!!!  Don’t forget to bring your payment and order form for cap/gown & graduation supplies!

 

Ready for lights, camera , action! Merchant of Venice scenes video taped today.

Ready for lights, camera , action! Merchant of Venice scenes video taped today.

Here are the details again:

What:  SENIOR WORKSHOP

Where:  US LIBRARY … attendance taken at 8:15 … continental breakfast will be served!!

When:  Wednesday, October 15 8:15-11:00am (senior privilege – dismissal at 11:00; 9-11th dismiss at 11:45 for Family Day)

Yearbook staff hard at work.

Yearbook staff hard at work.

Who:  Herff Jones will be on hand to take $ and orders for cap/gown; English teachers and college counselors available to help with apps

 

 

 

oct 710Why did the chicken cross the road to PDQ and Tenders? To help raise funds for the arts at Cannon! PDQ at Concord Mills, a Cannon School Corporate Partner, and Tenders in Cornelius are joining with Cannon Advocates For The Arts (CAFTA) to help raise funds for the arts at Cannon. And we need your hungry tummy! On Family Day, Wednesday, October 15th take your hungry tummy to PDQ for lunch or dinner or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. or to Tenders for lunch or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., mention you’re from Cannon School, and 10% of the cost of your order will go to CAFTA to support the arts at Cannon. Dine in or Drive-thru, just mention you’re from Cannon. The classroom or advisory with the most participation will receive a FREE chicken tenders party! Thanks for supporting the arts at Cannon

Time well spent in the library.

Time well spent in the library.

Google Drives for Education are coming to Cannon!

We are happy to announce that students have been added to our google drive account and are ready to be set up.

In order to do this, all students will need to change their passwords to their computer/email accounts. An instructional video will be emailed to all students prior to the change date with a tutorial on how to change the password. Reminders will be added to the Cannon News show as well as announced in the Blog.

 

The schedule for password changes are as follows:

Tuesday October 14 – Freshman Class

Friday October 17 – Sophomore Class

Monday October 20 – Junior and Senior Class

 

 

Upper school Shelfie

Upper school Shelfie

Hey seniors! The US Aesthetic Committee is working on the banner that will hang in the senior lounge, as you may remember us talking about at Montreat. We need everyone to paint a symbol on the banner of something that represents you!

The banner will be in the commons from October 16th until the 23rd during lunch, as well as student choice on the 21st and 22nd. We need everybody to come and paint their symbol! If you do not show, we will write your name in your square for you. Thanks!

 

            

   

 

 

After school events:

 

Seniors interviewed Cannon family on topics related to Macbeth.

Seniors interviewed Cannon family on topics related to Macbeth.

spend quality time with your family today.!

 

 

Anyone interested in playing girls soccer in the spring is encouraged to attend these strength and conditioning workouts. These are joint workouts with other Cannon women’s sports teams (all held in new S&C Center):

Friday, October 17 – 4-4:45pm

Monday, October 20 – 3:15-4pm
Wednesday, October 22 – 4-4:45pm

More dates are to come! If you have any questions, email Kendall Thomas, kthomas@cannonschool.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Early Dismissal for Family Day – Wednesday, October 15

October 14, 2014

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Family Day will take place Wednesday, October 15. All divisions will dismiss at 11:45 a.m. and follow our normal procedure for student pick up.

In addition:

  • All buses will run at 11:45 a.m. after all divisions are dismissed. There will be no other buses that day.
  • Beyond the Bell classes and music lessons will not be held per the Beyond the Bell published calendar.
  • Extended Day and After School Programs will be available from 11:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children attending Extended Day and After School Programs will need to bring lunches and drinks from home as the cafeteria will be closed.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Please feel free to contact your child’s Division Head with questions:

Michelle Alexander, Head of Lower School

Carla Moyer, Head of Middle School

Deb Otey, Head of Upper School

ADVISORY AGENDA October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014

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                                                 ” Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. “- Ralph Waldo Emmerson

                                                                                                      Day 4 follow day 1 Science drops

               
                                            
                                               Birthdays:none

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
               330 points          246 points            344 points            307points

Cougar News

 

Core Value

 

 Shout out to all who came out to support our sports teams last week. Senior night was wonderful!

 

 Proclamations:

Attention Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors - The PSAT is being given on Wednesday, October 15. Please plan to report to your assigned testing room by

Congratulations on senior night !

Congratulations on senior night !

8:05am. Rosters with rooming assignments are already posted at both the front and back entrances of the Upper School. You should plan on bringing number 2 pencils, erasers, and may choose to bring a scientific or graphing calculator.

 

The student hunger drive starts ! For every 10 cans brought in for a house, that house is rewarded with 1 house point. More information to come, check your email!

Ms. Owens spoke to freshmen about plagiarism.

Ms. Owens spoke to freshmen about plagiarism.

 

 The weather is great. We want to be outside. The new central lawn is inviting. But we cannot play on it on a regular basis for now because the grass still needs to develop a stronger root system. Please know that we need to stay off the lawn until further notice. Spring will be beautiful on the lawn!

 

 

 

SENIORS:  we have set aside the morning of Wednesday, October 15 to support you with your college and scholarship applications.  THIS IS A REGULAR SCHOOL DAY, but… there will be no classes that morning. What a great way to get some good work done with all the experts in one place!!!  Don’t forget to bring your payment and order form for cap/gown & graduation supplies!

 

Here are the details again:

What:  SENIOR WORKSHOP

Where:  US LIBRARY … attendance taken at 8:15 … continental breakfast will be served!!

When:  Wednesday, October 15 8:15-11:00am (senior privilege – dismissal at 11:00; 9-11th dismiss at 11:45 for Family Day)

Who:  Herff Jones will be on hand to take $ and orders for cap/gown; English teachers and college counselors available to help with apps

 

 

 

Seniors we need your 3 pictures and quote for yearbook by October 15th. On October 15th we will have a table where we will be scanning the photos right there and giving them back to you. But if you have digital copies please email them as soon as possible. Please check your email for more information. If you have any questions email Emily Malmstrom, Madeleine Farrington, or Claire Malia. 

 

 

Actors and actresses gather on the front lawn to prep lines.

Actors and actresses gather on the front lawn to prep lines.

Students gather in the Commons.

Students gather in the Commons.

 

This year our goal for the yearbook is to cover more people and more events. We know everyone is doing awesome things during fall break so please take pictures and email them to emalmstrom@cannonschool.org

 

 

“Spanish Club Hispanic Heritage Month Fact of the Day:

Indigenous people from Mexico believe the soul is eternal and that it can travel back and forth from this world and the next. The celebration of the Day of the Dead is based on the belief that the souls of their loved ones will come back and visit them…

 

oct 710Why did the chicken cross the road to PDQ and Tenders? To help raise funds for the arts at Cannon! PDQ at Concord Mills, a Cannon School Corporate Partner, and Tenders in Cornelius are joining with Cannon Advocates For The Arts (CAFTA) to help raise funds for the arts at Cannon. And we need your hungry tummy! On Family Day, Wednesday, October 15th take your hungry tummy to PDQ for lunch or dinner or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. or to Tenders for lunch or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., mention you’re from Cannon School, and 10% of the cost of your order will go to CAFTA to support the arts at Cannon. Dine in or Drive-thru, just mention you’re from Cannon. The classroom or advisory with the most participation will receive a FREE chicken tenders party! Thanks for supporting the arts at Cannon

Google Drives for Education are coming to Cannon!

Students prepare lines for their Merchant of Venus video project.

Students prepare lines for their Merchant of Venus video project.

We are happy to announce that students have been added to our google drive account and are ready to be set up.

In order to do this, all students will need to change their passwords to their computer/email accounts. An instructional video will be emailed to all students prior to the change date with a tutorial on how to change the password. Reminders will be added to the Cannon News show as well as announced in the Blog.

 

Students chose parts to play in scene.

Students chose parts to play in scene.

The schedule for password changes are as follows:

Tuesday October 14 – Freshman Class

Friday October 17 – Sophomore Class

Monday October 20 – Junior and Senior Class

 

 

Upper school Shelfie

Upper school Shelfie

Hey seniors! The US Aesthetic Committee is working on the banner that will hang in the senior lounge, as you may remember us talking about at Montreat. We need everyone to paint a symbol on the banner of something that represents you!

The banner will be in the commons from October 16th until the 23rd during lunch, as well as student choice on the 21st and 22nd. We need everybody to come and paint their symbol! If you do not show, we will write your name in your square for you. Thanks!

 

            

   

After school events:

 

Biology students clean the aquarium. Thank you

Biology students clean the aquarium. Thank you

Anyone interested in playing girls soccer in the spring is encouraged to attend these strength and conditioning workouts. These are joint workouts with other Cannon women’s sports teams (all held in new S&C Center):

 

Tuesday, October 14 – 4-4:45pm

Friday, October 17 – 4-4:45pm

Poor Mr. Macdonald waiting for his internet to be connected in the CPAC.

Poor Mr. Macdonald waiting for his internet to be connected in the CPAC.

Monday, October 20 – 3:15-4pm
Wednesday, October 22 – 4-4:45pm

More dates are to come! If you have any questions, email Kendall Thomas, kthomas@cannonschool.org.

 

 

CISAA Conference @ Pine Island Country Club
1:00 PM
Away
Location: Charlotte Country Club
Golf (fall) Varsity Girls// Cannon School | Calendar
Tennis (Fall) Girls JV
4:00 PM
Away
Location: Providence Day School
Tennis (Fall) Girls JV
vs Providence Day School
Charlotte Country Day
Charlotte Latin
Charlotte Catholic

 

 

 

Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV
5:00 PM
Away
Location: Covenant Day School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV vs Covenant Day School

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
5:15 PM
Away
Location: Covenant Day School
Volleyball – Girls Varsity vs Covenant Day School

Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity
7:00 PM
Away
Location: Covenant Day School
Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity vs Covenant Day School

 

 

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