” Don’t be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams. “- Ralph Waldo Emmerson
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Shout out to all who came out to support our sports teams last week. Senior night was wonderful!
Attention Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors – The PSAT is being given on Wednesday, October 15. Please plan to report to your assigned testing room by
8:05am. Rosters with rooming assignments are already posted at both the front and back entrances of the Upper School. You should plan on bringing number 2 pencils, erasers, and may choose to bring a scientific or graphing calculator.
The student hunger drive starts ! For every 10 cans brought in for a house, that house is rewarded with 1 house point. More information to come, check your email!
The weather is great. We want to be outside. The new central lawn is inviting. But we cannot play on it on a regular basis for now because the grass still needs to develop a stronger root system. Please know that we need to stay off the lawn until further notice. Spring will be beautiful on the lawn!
SENIORS: we have set aside the morning of Wednesday, October 15 to support you with your college and scholarship applications. THIS IS A REGULAR SCHOOL DAY, but… there will be no classes that morning. What a great way to get some good work done with all the experts in one place!!! Don’t forget to bring your payment and order form for cap/gown & graduation supplies!
Here are the details again:
What: SENIOR WORKSHOP
Where: US LIBRARY … attendance taken at 8:15 … continental breakfast will be served!!
When: Wednesday, October 15 8:15-11:00am (senior privilege – dismissal at 11:00; 9-11th dismiss at 11:45 for Family Day)
Who: Herff Jones will be on hand to take $ and orders for cap/gown; English teachers and college counselors available to help with apps
Seniors we need your 3 pictures and quote for yearbook by October 15th. On October 15th we will have a table where we will be scanning the photos right there and giving them back to you. But if you have digital copies please email them as soon as possible. Please check your email for more information. If you have any questions email Emily Malmstrom, Madeleine Farrington, or Claire Malia.
This year our goal for the yearbook is to cover more people and more events. We know everyone is doing awesome things during fall break so please take pictures and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
“Spanish Club Hispanic Heritage Month Fact of the Day:
Indigenous people from Mexico believe the soul is eternal and that it can travel back and forth from this world and the next. The celebration of the Day of the Dead is based on the belief that the souls of their loved ones will come back and visit them…
Why did the chicken cross the road to PDQ and Tenders? To help raise funds for the arts at Cannon! PDQ at Concord Mills, a Cannon School Corporate Partner, and Tenders in Cornelius are joining with Cannon Advocates For The Arts (CAFTA) to help raise funds for the arts at Cannon. And we need your hungry tummy! On Family Day, Wednesday, October 15th take your hungry tummy to PDQ for lunch or dinner or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. or to Tenders for lunch or a snack between 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., mention you’re from Cannon School, and 10% of the cost of your order will go to CAFTA to support the arts at Cannon. Dine in or Drive-thru, just mention you’re from Cannon. The classroom or advisory with the most participation will receive a FREE chicken tenders party! Thanks for supporting the arts at Cannon
Google Drives for Education are coming to Cannon!
We are happy to announce that students have been added to our google drive account and are ready to be set up.
In order to do this, all students will need to change their passwords to their computer/email accounts. An instructional video will be emailed to all students prior to the change date with a tutorial on how to change the password. Reminders will be added to the Cannon News show as well as announced in the Blog.
The schedule for password changes are as follows:
Tuesday October 14 – Freshman Class
Friday October 17 – Sophomore Class
Monday October 20 – Junior and Senior Class
Hey seniors! The US Aesthetic Committee is working on the banner that will hang in the senior lounge, as you may remember us talking about at Montreat. We need everyone to paint a symbol on the banner of something that represents you!
The banner will be in the commons from October 16th until the 23rd during lunch, as well as student choice on the 21st and 22nd. We need everybody to come and paint their symbol! If you do not show, we will write your name in your square for you. Thanks!
After school events:
Anyone interested in playing girls soccer in the spring is encouraged to attend these strength and conditioning workouts. These are joint workouts with other Cannon women’s sports teams (all held in new S&C Center):
More dates are to come! If you have any questions, email Kendall Thomas, email@example.com.