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ADVISORY AGENDA April 16

April 16, 2014

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                                           ” Remain calm in every situation because peace equals power.”- Joyce Meyer

                 

                                                                                Day 1 English drop

                                               
                                                                                     Birthdays: none today

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield

139

58

172

59

                                                                                                                    

                                                                      Core Values

 

Logan  Ferland showed KINDNESS when she stayed after class to straighten the desks in Ms. Wittman’s room after Ms. Lineberger’s class had totally rearranged them.

Mary Margaret Campbell, Vanessa Dane, Alex Enrique, Anna Estep, Eric Fromke, Jake Flynn, Juliana Sirois, and Daniel

New Cum Laude inductees. Congratulations.

New Cum Laude inductees. Congratulations.

Wyatt demonstrated TEAMWORK AND KINDNESS when they worked hard on  the Cum Laude induction ceremony. Mrs. Hylton couldn’t be more proud of the work they completed in the last few weeks to make the ceremony a special day for our new inductees.

Congratulations Victoria. We are so proud of you.

Congratulations Victoria. We are so proud of you.

Shout out to Victoria Waugh for her PASSION in riding. On Saturday she won 2nd Overall Varsity Open Rider individually out of the top 12 riders from all Regions.  She was selected to compete on Sunday in a Class of Champions Varsity Riders and was awarded 3rd place out of the top 8 selected to perform in this class.  This advances Victoria to the Nationals held in Massachusetts on May 15-17.  This is quite an accomplishment for Victoria as this is her first year competing with IEA and she was selected as a Sophomore to compete at the Varsity level.

Shout out to Mrs. Hylton for creating a wonderful Cum Laude experience yesterday.

 

Public Proclamations:

The Cannon School Dancers will perform in their annual spring showcase on April 16th at 7pm in Taylor Hall. Admission is free. Dancers from middle school and upper school will perform dance routines from multiple genres. Please come out and see an awesome

show from the Cannon School Dance Department

Prom Committee gets ready to deliver Prom tickets.

Prom Committee gets ready to deliver Prom tickets.

Sophomores – Your final session with College Counseling will be taking place during Math drop this Thursday in room 616.  Please bring your laptops.

 

Girls lead girls in no make up day.

Girls lead girls in no make up day.

ALL STUDENTS CURRENTLY TAKING AN AP COURSE are required to attend the Pre-AP Registration Session on Wednesday April 16th during English Drop in Foundation Hall.

 

Like to take pictures? Like to write? 

Interested in journalism, publishing, 

communication, or news? 

 SIGN UP TO WORK ON THE UPPER SCHOOL

NEWSPAPER: The Cusp

 No previous experience required! All 

interested are welcome.  

Contact Kelli Baker at:

kbaker@cannonschool.org

 

 

Seniors from S.A.D.D remind students to stay safe on prom night.

Seniors from S.A.D.D remind students to stay safe on prom night.

Ms. Eury lovingly explains the logistics of Prom night and how to remain safe.

Ms. Eury lovingly explains the logistics of Prom night and how to remain safe.

Rising Juniors and Seniors: Don’t forget to register for an SAT or ACT Prep course this summer. Options available are: Princeton Review SAT Prep (June 23-27), HHG2C: SAT Prep (July 14-18), and HHG2C: ACT Prep (July 28-Aug 1). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com

 

Rising Seniors: Take the stress out of college applications in the fall. Attend one of the College Essay Boot Camps this summer. Sessions offered June 9-13 (only 2 spaces remain) and June 16-20 (only 12 spaces remain). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com.

 

 

 

April is Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.

April is also Arab-American Heritage Month and Tartan (Scottish-American) Heritage Month

 

 

 

Happy girls prior to being inducted to Cum Laude.

Happy girls prior to being inducted to Cum Laude.

From April 7th to April 17th there will be a school supply drive benefitting Classroom Central. Classroom Central helps students who live in extreme poverty effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies. Students can donate either gently used or new school supplies. They can either place them in the white boxes found around school or give them to their advisors.

There will also be a bake sale benefitting Classroom Central. Preorders will be accepted on the 10th and the 11th in

Mrs. Otey and Mr. Gossage are all smiles before the Cum laude ceremony began.

Mrs. Otey and Mr. Gossage are all smiles before the Cum laude ceremony began.

 

front of

Foundation Hall. For every dollar raised, Classroom Central will be able to buy 5 supplies. Thank you for your participation! 

 

 

 

2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 

There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 17th for students and faculty interested in attending the 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. The meeting will be held in the US library reference room at 11:45 am.

The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is widely acknowledged as the largest poetry event in North America. The heart of the Dodge Poetry Festival, High School Student Day, brings together thousands of students from across the country

What an honor to introduce new inductees.

What an honor to introduce new inductees.

who are equally interested in poetry and the arts. 

The 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is scheduled for October 23-25, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.

Please contact Mr. Kmidowski for more information.

 

On May 3rd, there will be a 3v3 soccer tournament at Cannon! It is going to be for fun and everyone gets a

tshirt if they make a team so even if you have never played soccer before, it was still be a blast! All money goes

Mrs. Otey welcomes parents and students and shows such pride in Cannon students.

Mrs. Otey welcomes parents and students and shows such pride in Cannon students.

towards the SpokesGroup in Charlotte. If interested, there are flyers on the Capstone board in the English wing or talk to Jake Flynn or Anna Estep. 

 

 

                        

              

 

After School Events:

 

Juliana starts the Cum Laude ceremony off with a bang.

Juliana starts the Cum Laude ceremony off with a bang.

 

Rescheduled from March 6
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Location: Cannon School
Soccer (Spring) – Girls Varsity vs Forsyth Country Day School
3:30 PM

 

Track & Field – Coed Varsity
Home
Location: Cannon School
Track & Field – Coed Varsity
vs Charlotte Country Day
Covenant Day School
Gaston Day
Davidson Day School
4:15 PM
Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to all!

 

Tennis (Spring) – Boys Varsity
Away
Location: Christ School
Tennis (Spring) – Boys Varsity vs Christ School
4:30 PM

 

Baseball – Boys Varsity
Away
Location: Christ School
Baseball – Boys Varsity vs Christ School
Sword recipients and the Honor council.

Sword recipients and the Honor council.

 

New Engineering Camps at Camp Cannon

April 15, 2014

Robotics PhotoYoung Engineers of Today, a new camp provider, offers workshops for older teens focused on the newest technology and software to create an immersive educational experience. In addition to learning about programming and physical computing with a raspberry pi tiny computer, campers in 3D Printing and Raspberry Pi (ages 12-15) will use a 3D printer to have their own 3D images come to life.

In Advanced Robotics-Arduino Technology (ages 12-15), campers build robots, including one to keep, while learning about electronics, microcomputers, and programming. LEGO EV3-Robotics Menagerie (ages 11-13) provides the opportunity to build a variety of robotic animals, including dogs, elephants, serpents, and dinosaurs, using the brand new LEGO EV3 System.

Ignite passion for learning by attending one or more of these exciting camp sessions. More details and registration can be found online at www.campcannon.com.

ADVISORY AGENDA April 15

April 15, 2014

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                                           ” Forgive others, not because they deserve forgiveness, but because you deserve peace.”- unknown

                 

                                                                                Day 5 no drop

                                               Student Life: 10:20 Cum Laude in Taylor Hall
                                                                                     Birthdays: Michael Dacus, Steven Bennett

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield

105

58

153

59

                                                                                                                    

                                                                      Core Values

 

Matt Gossage talks to students about honesty.

Matt Gossage talks to students about honesty.

Maryclaire  Farrington, Nick Rossitch and Elizabeth Wahid participated as a featured artist at Cannon at the Mint on Sunday.  They painted on site throughout the afternoon while over 350 people visited the museum.  Awesome! Way to show PASSION and Courage.

Rachel Fitzpatrick demonstrated TEAMWORK by volunteering at Cannon at the Mint on Sunday. Thanks!

Students receive Honor Swords. Congratulations Mimi, Davis, Jessica and Chris.

Students receive Honor Swords. Congratulations Mimi, Davis, Jessica and Chris.

Dylan Housman demonstrated KINDNESS when he encouraged a classmate who was having a rough day.  Way to go, Dylan!

Public Proclamations:

 

ALL STUDENTS CURRENTLY TAKING AN AP COURSE are required to attend the Pre-AP Registration Session on Wednesday April 16th during English Drop in Foundation Hall.

 

 Interested in learning more about next year’s musical? Come to Taylor Hall stage during Student Choice today. If you can’t come but have still have questions you’d like answered, feel free to email Mr. Macdonald

 

 

Sophomores – Your final session with College Counseling will be taking place during Math drop this Thursday in room 616.  Please bring your laptops.

 

 

Cannon Field trips are fun!

Cannon Field trips are fun!

Like to take pictures? Like to write? 

Interested in journalism, publishing, 

look what they found.

look what they found.

 

 

communication, or news? 

 SIGN UP TO WORK ON THE UPPER SCHOOL

NEWSPAPER: The Cusp

 No previous experience required! All 

interested are welcome.  

Contact Kelli Baker at:

kbaker@cannonschool.org

 

 

Rising Juniors and Seniors: Don’t forget to register for an SAT or ACT Prep course this summer. Options available are: Princeton Review SAT Prep (June 23-27), HHG2C: SAT Prep (July 14-18), and HHG2C: ACT Prep (July 28-Aug 1). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com

 

Can I hold it?

Can I hold it?

Rising Seniors: Take the stress out of college applications in the fall. Attend one of the College Essay Boot Camps this summer. Sessions offered June 9-13 (only 2 spaces remain) and June 16-20 (only 12 spaces remain). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com.

 

 

 

April is Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.

April is also Arab-American Heritage Month and Tartan (Scottish-American) Heritage Month

Adventures abound at Cannon.

Adventures abound at Cannon.

 

 

From April 7th to April 17th there will be a school supply drive benefitting Classroom Central. Classroom Central helps students who live in extreme poverty effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies. Students can donate either gently used or new school supplies. They can either place them in the white boxes found around school or give them to their advisors.

There will also be a bake sale benefitting Classroom Central. Preorders will be accepted on the 10th and the 11th in

front of

Foundation Hall. For every dollar raised, Classroom Central will be able to buy 5 supplies. Thank you for your participation! 

 

 

 

2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 

Spring break or school? Amazing, it's school

Spring break or school? Amazing, it’s school

There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 17th for students and faculty interested in attending the 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. The meeting will be held in the US library reference room at 11:45 am.

The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is widely acknowledged as the largest poetry event in North America. The heart of the Dodge Poetry Festival, High School Student Day, brings together thousands of students from across the country who are equally interested in poetry and the arts. 

The 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is scheduled for October 23-25, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.

Tyler starts off the sword ceremony.

Tyler starts off the sword ceremony.

 

 

 

Please contact Mr. Kmidowski for more information.

 

On May 3rd, there will be a 3v3 soccer tournament at Cannon! It is going to be for fun and everyone gets a

tshirt if they make a team so even if you have never played soccer before, it was still be a blast! All money goes towards the SpokesGroup in Charlotte. If interested, there are flyers on the Capstone board in the English wing or talk to Jake Flynn or Anna Estep. 

 

 

                        

              

 

After School Events:

 

Two of the sword ceremony presenters.

Two of the sword ceremony presenters.

Softball – Girls Varsity
Home
Location: Cannon School
Softball – Girls Varsity vs Durham Academy
4:15 PM

 

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Lacrosse – Boys JV
Home
Location: Cannon School
Lacrosse – Boys JV vs Christ School

Lacrosse – Boys Varsity
Home
Location: Cannon School
Lacrosse – Boys Varsity vs Christ School

ADVISORY AGENDA April 14

April 14, 2014

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                                           “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.”- Mark twain

                     

                                                                                Day 4 No drop

                                               Student Life: 12:05-1:00 Community meeting. Sword Ceremony Taylor Hall

 Birthdays:   William Bost

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield

105

58

153

59

                                                                                                                    

                                                                      Core Values

 

Students enjoy Pigeon Ford.

Students enjoy Island botany at Pigeon Ford.

 Michael Sofio showed KINDNESS when he held open a door for a teacher who had her hands full. Thank you!

Taylor Marks stopped and picked up trash in the  quad. Way to show KINDNESS.

 

Public Proclamations:

Let me look into the crystal ball and tell you your future in future tense French!

Let me look into the crystal ball and tell you your future in future tense French!

 

 

 

Like to take pictures? Like to write? 

Interested in journalism, publishing, 

Cannon students snorkel to find inverts.

Cannon students snorkel to find inverts.

 

communication, or news? 

 SIGN UP TO WORK ON THE UPPER SCHOOL

NEWSPAPER: The Cusp

 No previous experience required! All 

interested are welcome.  

Contact Kelli Baker at:

kbaker@cannonschool.org

 

 

Rising Juniors and Seniors: Don’t forget to register for an SAT or ACT Prep course this summer. Options available are: Princeton Review SAT Prep (June 23-27), HHG2C: SAT Prep (July 14-18), and HHG2C: ACT Prep (July 28-Aug 1). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com

 

Rising Seniors: Take the stress out of college applications in the fall. Attend one of the College Essay Boot Camps this summer. Sessions offered June 9-13 (only 2 spaces remain) and June 16-20 (only 12 spaces remain). Registration is available at www.campcannon.com.

 

 

 

April is Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.

Juniors enjoy the beautiful weather.

Juniors enjoy the beautiful weather.

April is also Arab-American Heritage Month and Tartan (Scottish-American) Heritage Month

 

 

From April 7th to April 17th there will be a school supply drive benefitting Classroom Central. Classroom Central helps students who live in extreme poverty effectively learn by collecting and distributing free school supplies. Students can donate either gently used or new school supplies. They can either place them in the white boxes found around school or give them to their advisors.

There will also be a bake sale benefitting Classroom Central. Preorders will be accepted on the 10th and the 11th in

Smile! It's a gorgeous time.

Smile! It’s a gorgeous time.

front of

Foundation Hall. For every dollar raised, Classroom Central will be able to buy 5 supplies. Thank you for your participation! 

 

 

 

Spring is here!

Spring is here!

2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival 

There will be a meeting on Thursday, April 17th for students and faculty interested in attending the 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival. The meeting will be held in the US library reference room at 11:45 am.

The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is widely acknowledged as the largest poetry event in North America. The heart of the Dodge Poetry Festival, High School Student Day, brings together thousands of students from across the country who are equally interested in poetry and the arts. 

The 2014 Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival is scheduled for October 23-25, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.

Some of the handsome yearbook staff.

Some of the handsome yearbook staff.

 

 

Friends love on each other.

Friends love on each other.

Please contact Mr. Kmidowski for more information.

 

On May 3rd, there will be a 3v3 soccer tournament at Cannon! It is going to be for fun and everyone gets a

tshirt if they make a team so even if you have never played soccer before, it was still be a blast! All money goes towards the SpokesGroup in Charlotte. If interested, there are flyers on the Capstone board in the English wing or talk to Jake Flynn or Anna Estep. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Cannon team snorkeling in Pigeon Ford.

Cannon team snorkeling in Pigeon Ford.

 

                            

              

 

After School Events:

Got swag!

Got swag!

Trayburn Country Club
Away
Location: Treyburn Country Club
Golf – Boys vs TBA
Working hard !

Working hard !

But first, let me take a selfie!

But first, let me take a selfie!

 

Rescheduled from March 7
Home
Location: Cannon School
Baseball – Boys Varsity vs Greensboro Day School

 

Soccer (Spring) Girls JV
Home
Location: Cannon School
Soccer (Spring) Girls JV vs Mountain Island Charter School

Stop, Listen, and Be Inspired at Cannon at the Mint

April 11, 2014

Cannon at the Mint

Date: This Sunday, April 13, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop in, or make a day of it.
Location: Mint Museum Uptown, 500 South Tryon Street
Admission is FREE to Cannon families

As you enjoy the afternoon exploring the museum and taking part in activities, stop, listen, and be inspired by our many Cannon musicians who will be playing and singing throughout the afternoon. The Jazz Band will greet you outside on the terrace, and the String Quartet will play above the auditorium near the student art. The Concert Band will set the stage for the mixed media piece in the auditorium, and our A Cappella groups will grace the stage following them. Stop, listen, and be inspired!

Cannon is part of the Mint’s Sunday Fun Day featuring gallery visits, activities, and artist demonstrations for all ages.

Admission is FREE to Cannon families. Click here for a schedule of the day’s events.

Cannon children must be accompanied by an adult. Follow this link for directions to the Mint Uptown and parking rates and instructions. The Mint Uptown is a fully accessible facility.

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