” Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” Benjamin Franklin
Day 4 No drops
- Student life: 12:05-1:00
- The Upper School Class Trip information sessions will be held in the following locations:
- 9th grade trip – Commons 10th grade trip – Foundation Hall 11th grade trip – Taylor Hall 12th grade trip – Library Annex Juniors – Please bring your phones and a pen to the class trip meeting in Taylor Hall today!
- Birthdays: Taylor Marks sep 13- Nima Subramaniam sep 14- Madeleine Nagy
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Kyle Barone and Anthony Muraca demonstrated KINDNESS picking up a delivery from the Lower School. Thanks so much!
Andrew VanWingerden demonstrated PASSION by sharing a video he made about the American Revolution. Nice work, Andrew!
Rachel Harris demonstrated INTEGRITY when she found $5.00 under a desk and promptly returned it to Mrs. Stavrakas. Way to go Rachel!
Leadership lunch today. All are welcome! If you will be running for Freshmen rep, please attend this lunch time meeting in Foundation Hall. See all of you leaders later!
Basketball Cheer Interest Meeting:
Want to be a part of a fun team, cheer on your classmates and lead pep rallies?
Cannon Basketball Cheer is a great way to be a part of the Cannon community and Cannon athletics. To learn more about this fun opportunity come to room 616 at 11:45 on September 24th!!
Please be sure to keep our school clean! The Commons , Cafeteris and Quad are great places to gather however we need to treat these areas with respect and clean up after ourselves. Cannon is our home, lets keep it beautiful. Do your part!
FRESHMEN: If you are interested in serving as the Honor Council Intern, please submit your story to Dean Booker by September 16th at 3pm. Dean Booker and Ms. Lineberger have the forms.
There will be a meeting of the Justice League on Friday during student choice in Ms. Eury’s room (#701). We will continue the planning process for our first event. Anyone interested in making at a difference at Cannon, in their community, and on a global level is welcome!!
Paw Passes will be distributed at Friday’s volleyball home game at 6! Come and get a paw pass so that you can keep track of your attendance at sporting events and get on your way to earning a dress down day after you attend 6 Cannon events!
Upper School Students: Please do not use the “Rush Zone”. It is for the Middle School only. Thank you.
10th Grade Advisory/HOUSE Challenge! Wear your Outward Bound boots to break them in and receive house points! The male and female advisory with the most students wearing boots each day will compete to win points for their house. Every day this week between Tuesday-Friday!
House Impetus Members:
This week we will be having our first House service project! Friday during Student Choice in the Library Annex we will be making cards and letters of appreciation to send to the U.S. Military through Operation Gratitude. You will be paired with your buddy and together you will make several cards to send! We will provide construction paper and markers, but you are welcome to bring in anything else you wish to use to decorate your cards.
If you would like to learn more about Operation Gratitude, here is the link to their website:
Class of 2018! Are you interested in leadership? Do you want to be a voice for your peers? Elections for Freshmen Student Council Representatives will be held during the Beach Trip. Please submit a typed speech to Dean Ramsey and pick up a copy of the Student Council By-laws by Friday, September 12 at 3 pm. Contact any current member of Student Council if you have questions.
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Please sign up on Family Connections to attend these upcoming information sessions with visiting College Representatives:
Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: Register on Family Connections to meet with College Representatives from the following schools.
9/11/14: Johns Hopkins University
9/12/14 Greensboro College
9/15/14: Furman University
9/16/14: Kenyon College
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.
After school events: