ADVISORY AGENDA August 27,2014

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                                             ” Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once

                                                among the things you only hoped for.”- unknown

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                                               Birthdays: Davis Nelson

House Standings

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

   Core Values

Congratulations girls tennis players on beating PDS for the first time in Cannon's history!!

Congratulations girls tennis players on beating PDS for the first time in Cannon’s history!!

Julia Dunn demonstrated KINDNESS when she baked thank-you cookies for a teacher.  Thank you, Julia!

Camille Harley demonstrated PASSION for learning when she asked about a book a teacher mentioned in class so that she could read it.  Way to go, Camille!

Catina Smith demonstrated INTEGRITY when she emailed her teachers in advance to let them know she would be missing class and to ask for assignments.  Way to go, Catina!


Harrison Barone, Davis Nelson, and Annie Collom demonstrated INTEGRITY when they cleaned up the football stadium after Fridays’ victory over

Working together.

Working together.

North Raleigh Christian.


Nikita Samant showed KINDNESS when she held the door for Ms. Abel while she juggled many boxes to get into the Upper School.  So helpful.  Thanks!

 Shout out to all the girls tennis players for their passion and hard work to beat PDS for the first time in Cannon history!



Friday Night’s Football game will be a white out. Please wear white and show your support as Cannon plays First Assembly away. A fan bus will be going to First Assembly for the game.  If you are interested in riding the bus free of charge, please email Harrison Barrone who will reserve you a seat to leave at 6:15 Friday eve. The bus will return to school after the game. Go Cougars!!!!

Ms. Otey spent her day speaking to Freshmen about the use of appropriate language at Cannon.

Ms. Otey spent her day speaking to Freshmen about the use of appropriate language at Cannon.

Please be on the lookout for computer 409 and case. If you see it, please return it to Mr. Wise, thanks. Also, if you borrowed an iphone 5 charger from outside of Mrs. Todd’s room Monday afternoon, please return it to Dean Ramsey, thanks.

Senior Picture Make-ups will be Monday, September 8 during Student Life.


 If anyone is interested in helping out with Project Wrap-In this year, we will be having a meeting on Thursday during lunch in Mrs. Stavrakas’s room.  Come if you would like to help out!thank you,Erin Norton and Kierstyn Jones


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 auditionform and script, and learn everything else you need to know at Hard 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. Macat with any questions!

Mrs. Otey gets to know our Freshmen.

Mrs. Otey gets to know our Freshmen.


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. 


Do you like BBQ? Make sure you get your lunch from the Belly Backer food truck coming to campus this Friday! They accept cash or credit! Check the Student Council cork board for the menu or check your email later this week for more details.belly-backers-clean-logo (3)


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 webpage.

One of our great ball players, Dalton. Nice Touch down Friday.

One of our great ball players, Dalton. Nice Touch down Friday.





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

5 core values have been earned by Davis... Go Nelson!

5 core values have been earned by Davis… Go Nelson!

studies drop.

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.

Cougar growl for James.

Cougar growl for James.





ALL students who are planning on leading a club this year (special interest club, service club or affinity group) MUST attend a lunch meeting this FRIDAY, August 29th in Foundation Hall to receive some *very important* information about the new club structure this year and to learn what is required for the upcoming Club Fair.  Please see Sra. Zelaya if you have any questions or conflicts
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!

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.



After school events


Congratulations on your core value.

Congratulations on your core value.

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


Chillin in the Commons.

Chillin in the Commons.