ADVISORY AGENDA August 22,2014

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                                            ” Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”- Andre Gide

                                                                                Day  5 no  drops

                                                                    Student Life: 10:20 -11:15
                                                                                           freshmen report to Foundation Hall  for computer and dean information
                                                                                           sophomores, juniors,seniors  report to Taylor Hall for Dean Information
                                                                             Birthdays: Cam Dixon

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield
                 20 points          20 points            25 points            170 points

   Core Values


august 22Michael  Baker showed KINDNESS when he fixed a clock that was displaying the wrong time in an English class. Thanks Michael.

Shout out to Zelaya’s Advisory who had 100 % participation in house t-shirt day today. Way to show spirit.


Jake Diskin showed KINDNESS when he found, investigated, and returned one wayward shoe to a freshman.

Maren McCrary demonstrated TEAMWORK when she took time from her drop to find out the answer to an important question for her Spanish class.

Gracie Swink demonstrated the Kindness Core Value today when she helped one of our international students that needed assistance.

Grayson Bell, Kimberly Byrd, and Noor Qasim demonstrated KINDNESS when they showed up to New Student Orientation to welcome a new, international student advisee.  Thanks!!

Emma Kate Bentley-Gottel demonstrated KINDNESS when she baked surprise cupcakes as a welcome back treat for her advisory.  Thank you, Emma Kate!

Elizabeth Hurley demonstrated KINDNESS when she volunteered to have a new student shadow her for the day.  Thank you, Elizabeth!

Katie McClanahan, Jessica Abel, Davis Nelson, and Erin Norton demonstrated PASSION when they spent their lunchtime decorating Foundation Hall. Thanks so much!!

Josh Bumgarner, Sarah Dockery, Katie McClanahan, Davis Nelson and Josh Lewis demonstrated RESPECT when they helped to clean-up after the House meeting.

Anna Redding showed RESPECT when she picked up papers that were left behind after the House meeting.

Summer Shinn and Morgan Waite demonstrated KINDNESS when they searched the Upper School for another student’s lost computer. Thank you for being so thoughtful!!

Public Proclamations:

 Leadership Lunch today in Foundation Hall. All are encouraged and welcome to attend. If you hold a leadership role here at Cannon or if you would like to, bring your lunch to Foundation Hall so you can hear Pat Moyer discuss Vision in Leadership.

Class is fun!

Class is fun!




Audition signup for this year’s fall and winter theater productions is now online! Audition slots are available Thurs Aug 28, Fri Aug 29, and Sep 2. You can sign up for audition slots, download an audition form and script, and learn everything else you need to know at Hard

Cheerleaders got us pumped for the football game tonight.

Cheerleaders got us pumped for the football game tonight.

copies of audition forms and scripts are also available by the Cannon Theater Company board in the first floor stairwell by Foundation Hall. Email Mr. Mac at with any questions!


Any student interested in either continuing a club on campus or forming a new club on campus needs to fill out a Club Registration Form and submit to Sra. Zelaya by Weds. 8/27.  Forms can be found in the spiral staircase in the “Club Spot” and in the box outside room 512. 



Sweet friends.

Sweet friends.

New Student  Mixer
9:50 AM to 10:15 AM
Location: US Library and Annex
House Integritas shows their school spirit.

House Integritas shows their school spirit.


SENIORS:  College Kick-off this Saturday, August 23, 2014.  9:00am – 12:00pm in Taylor Hall.  MANDATORY ATTENDANCE  for all seniors and at least one parent from each senior’s family.  All your questions about applications, transcripts, deadlines, recommendations and MORE will be answered!  Kick-off your application process with success!

                              Parking:  Due to paving that will be taking place on campus this weekend, all seniors and their parents should park next to and behind                                                

       the US.  Thanks for your cooperation.

A little Joker?

A little Joker?


Prep for SAT Test: Cannon will offer the Princeton Review SAT Workshop twice during the school year: Fall (10/18-11/20) and Winter (1/31-3/7). The cost of $450 includes all materials, scored pre and post-tests, and 18 hours of instruction. For details on meeting dates and times and for online registration, visit the SAT prep site on the Cannon website.


In-house Service Opportunity

Cannon’s new Beyond the Bell LEGO supplier is seeking an US student volunteer to help with students on Mondays from 3 to

Team work.

Team work.

4 p.m. from 9/8 through 11/3. If you are interested, please contact

Mrs. Brashear at


Yoga is BACK B period in Mr. Coggins’ room. Show up for yoga during your drops: Monday – English drop, Tuesday – Math drop, Wednesday – Social studies drop.


Seniors – The first deadline for competitive scholarships like the Jefferson, Morehead-Cain and Park is next week. You can find the application on the College Counseling Scholarship tab on Haiku.


The first meeting of the Justice League is scheduled for Thursday, August 28th in the US library reference room during Student Choice. If you are interested in making a difference at Cannon and around the world, this is the adventure for you!! We are looking for leaders to form a council and run with vision that works to right injustices and to bring awareness to our community. If you have any questions about the Justice League,  please see Ms. Eury or Mr. Kmidowski.



Advisors, please be sure to check for dress code this morning. Thank you, dean team.

Let the good times roll.

Let the good times roll.


Mrs. Stavrakas wants to know all of the wonderful things you’ve done over the summer in the community service realm.  It makes no difference what community you served or the amount of time you spent, it just matters that you’ve positively affected the life of another human being.  Please  fill out a Community Service form that your Advisor has and then Contact Mrs. Stavrakas regarding summer service by Wednesday, August 27, so that she can highlight one person per grade level on the US Community Service bulletin board!


Our first football game is tonight. To show your support and spirit, please wear black Cannon gear to the game. It is Black out night.



Students are really enjoying our new vending machine  on the second floor.

Students are really enjoying our new vending machine on the second floor.

There will be a MANDATORY meeting on Monday during Lunch for any girl interested in / planning to play girls basketball this winter in Coach Kulp’s room (612).  If you are unable to attend, please see me during English drop on Monday.



All boxes of magic ( your summer reading project) are due by August 29th. Please be sure to complete your Red Rubber Ball Activity and be prepared to share your box with your advisory.

House spirit.

House spirit.






After school events



Tennis (Fall) – Girls Varsity
4:00 PM  @ Cannon School


Working outside in our quad delightful.

Working outside in our quad delightful.

Wonderful Guns and Roses Jam session yesterday.

Wonderful Guns and Roses Jam session yesterday.



Students enjoy browsing in the Cougar's Den

Students enjoy browsing in the Cougar’s Den

Volleyball – Girls Varsity
5:00 PM  @ Cannon School




Football – Varsity
7:00 PM  @ Cannon School