” A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”-
George Bernard Shaw
Day 2 Math Drops
Birthdays: none today
Julia Dunn and McKinley Riley showed INTEGRITY when they turned in $20 they found in the hallway to Ms. Pinto.
Philip Jewell gave two classmates new bottles of cold water, that he bought for himself, after they finished CrossFit Open 14.5. Very kind!
Brad Schlosser showed me how to fix an issue with my computer. Thanks, Brad!
Shout out and Congratulations to two of our dancers, Catherine Livingston and Katherine Leclair. Catherine earned a full merit scholarship to the summer intensive at Houston Ballet School. Katherine and her sister Renée, will attend Seattle’s Pacific Northwest Ballet School. Incredibly proud of all your hard work and passion.
Class rep speeches are due to Dean Ramsey today by 3. Please submit your speech today to be considered eligible for the April 8th election. Thank you.
Juniors: Report to 616 during your math drop TODAY for a mandatory session with college counseling focusing on college admission essays and teacher recommendations
Next Wednesday is the final Pizza Lunch sponsored by 8th graders. $5 for two slices, a water, and a cookie.
April is Autism Awareness Month, established to raise awareness about the developmental disorder that affects children’s normal development of social and communication skills.
Wednesday, April 2nd is World Autism Awareness Day.
Did you know …
• Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys
• Autism prevalence figures are growing
• Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
• Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
• Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
• There is no medical detection or cure for autism
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 front of Foundation Hall. For every dollar raised, Classroom Central will be able to buy 5 supplies. Thank you for your participation!
What does Peace Corps Volunteer do? Join us today for a Career Lunch & Learn in the US Library with Maria Corriher, Youth Development Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine. Maria is on a brief home visit from her assignment in Ukraine. She is a graduate of South Rowan High School and Davidson College (2012) where she majored in Psychology and minored in Spanish.
House Impetus is beginning the interview process for selecting next year’s incredible leaders!
We will be interviewing for ALL positions. There are no age or experience requirements for prefect positions (Service, Academic, Social, Archival) or intern positions (2 underclassmen preferred), however we do ask that candidates for Head Boy and Head Girl are upper classmen (juniors and seniors) with some prior leadership experience. Need more information? Contact current Head Boy and Head Girl, Jake Flynn (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Katie Cooper (email@example.com), respectively – or any of our current leaders (Joanna Copio, Nick Rossitch, Kendall Thomas, Harrison Barone, Erin Mason, Leah Vail, and Ann Fisher-Lindsay.) We
CANNOT wait to see your resume in our stack of potential leaders. Go House Impetus!
To apply: submit a resume to Miss Kundel (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your name and which position(s) you would like to be considered for. We will contact you with more information regarding scheduling interviews after all resumes have been collected (after April 11).
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.
The following college representatives will be on campus in room 616 to speak with current sophomores, juniors and seniors about their colleges. Please sign up on Family Connections if you would like to attend a session.
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Cannon School is happy to announce an EF Tour trip to Switzerland, Italy, France, and Spain on June 19th-29th 2015. Students will have the opportunity to participate in an international student summit on global education in Davos, Switzerland. They will also visit Barcelona, Nice, Monaco, and Lake Como before the summit. This is a wonderful opportunity for our students to learn, share, and collaborate with other students from around the world. The cost is $4,785 including a $100 discount for
early-bird registration if you sign up by March 31st. If you are interested in joining the trip, please sign up with a $95 deposit at http://www.eftours.com/1581644AV . If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Sylvia Simard-Newman
at email@example.com. She will organize an informational meeting on Monday, March 31st at 6:00 PM in Foundation Hall.
agents. Anticipated price range will be around $4000-4500. This will be our bi-annual trip to visit our sister school (they visit every year). Students will have the opportunity to travel different cities in China: Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu and visit our sister school Tianli in Luzhou City. Students will experience the educational and cultural differences between two countries and taste different kind of cuisines. The main effort is to immerse students into the language and culture. However, Experiencing the variety of food is also a big part of trip. Your slate will be totally leased and you will never feel hungry again. We will stay at many different top quality hotels and have an opportunity for sightseeing many nice areas around China, and participate in cultural activities with our sister school-Tianli. It is amazing to see just how happy the heart can be when you witness the tremendous cross-culture sharing Cannon students experienced during our last travel to China in the summer of 2013. We learned from each other, and collaborated with other students in China and now understand the world in a better view.
We welcome students and parents join this trip. If you are interested in joining the trip, please sign up with a $300 deposit to Cannon school. If you have any questions, please contact Upper School Chinese Teacher-Lirong Wang at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Attention Seniors and Juniors-Prom tickets are now on sale!!
$95.00/Underclassmen or Outside Guest
$105.00 Late Tickets (All tickets purchased starting on April 3rd will be $105.00. No tickets will be sold after Friday, April 11th.)
You may purchase tickets in Ms. Eury’s room (#701) before or after school or in the Commons during lunch until April 2nd, 2014.
All late tickets must be purchased from Ms. Eury.
In order to bring an outside guest, you must fill out an information sheet and have your parents sign giving their permission. A copy of the form was emailed to you earlier. Please submit the form to Ms. Eury as soon as possible so your date can be added to the security list.
Please see Ms. Eury if you would like a form to have your school account billed for the cost of your ticket(s). This form requires a parent signature so please plan accordingly. This form is only available in Ms. Eury’s room.
After School Events:
River Run Country Club
Location: Cannon School
Golf – Boys vs Concord High School