“It’s more than just showing up. It’s about preparing and bettering yourself so that when your day finally comes you are beyond ready.”- unknown
Day4 schedule No Drop
Student Life: 12:05-1:00 Honor Sword Ceremony in Taylor Hall.
Birthdays: Ellen Montgomery
Michael Dacus and Taylor, Tim, and Allie Bunten showed extreme KINDNESS when they stopped on their way to school Wednesday morning to help a neighbor who had fallen in the street while walking his dog.
Miss McDaniel’s C block Dance Class showed PASSION as they rehearsed over and over for their upcoming competition.
Kallyn Tall demonstrated KINDNESS when she surprised Mrs. Pinto with a hot chocolate from Starbucks. Wonderful treat .
Girls Soccer Interest meeting: Foundation Hall today, 1/13 from 11:15-11:45am . Bring your lunch ! All are welcome.
You’re Invited: Father-Daughter Dance
When: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Time: 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
We hope you will join us for the 2014 Father-Daughter Dance “Cannon’s Golden Globe Awards!
Winterm Media class would like to share what they worked on last week. Please click and peruse. http://mediaengagementwarriors.wordpress.com/
Camp Cannon: Interested in working at Camp Cannon next summer as a Jr. Counselor? Students must be 16 years old for employment. Applications are available in the US office and are due to Mrs. Brashear no later than January 31st
Junior Females: Leadership Conference opportunity: Saturday February 1, 2014. Meredith College will offer its annual women’s leadership development conference for high school juniors. If you are currently in a leadership position or you aspire to assume leadership in your senior year, this conference can help you become a more effective leader in your school or community. Pre- registration is required and only 250 students will be accommodated. Students can register by visiting http://www.meredith.edu/admissions/lc. If there are any questions about the event, contact the Admissions office at 919-760-8581.
In order to provide the best learning environment for academic success, the US library is now a “game free” zone. Students who choose to work in the US library agree to study quietly as each of us prepares for mid-term exams. If you
want to relax and play video games, update your fantasy football stats, watch YouTube videos, etc. please use the student commons. The game free zone is in effect during the library operating hours (7:30 am to 5:30 pm) including lunch, break,and student choice.
College Counseling: GAP Year Lunch & Learn January 15th, 11:15 Foundation Hall
Not sure what a GAP Year is? This is a perfect way to find out! All upper school students are invited to attend the Lunch and Learn to discover how to plan a semester or year of travel, service, work or adventure prior to attending college. What do colleges think of GAP years? How to I apply to both college and GAP Year programs? Where do I find GAP year programs? All of these questions and more will be addressed – Hope to see you there!
On January 14th the schedule will be as follows:
Advisory: 8:05 – 8:15
C-Block: 8:20 – 9:45
E-Block: 9:50 – 11:15
Lunch/Break: 11:15 – 12:00
F-Block: 12:05 – 1:30
Student life 1:30-3:00 no student choice today
Parents: FYI Matt Bellace will be speaking to students tomorrow during community meeting.
Matt Bellace has been traveling the country as a professional speaker and stand-up comedian. Dr. Bellace has a PhD in clinical neuropsychology, which is the study of the brain and behavior. He is the author of the book, “A Better High” and was a regular on truTV’s, “World’s Dumbest.” His comedy can be heard on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
Across the country, Americans honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service. If you are looking for ways to make January 20th ‘a day ON, not a day off’, please visit mlkday.gov to find projects in your local area.
Please send any photos you might like to see in the blog to Dean Ramsey. Thank you.
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