ADVISORY AGENDA January 20, 2015

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Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘what are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King Jr.



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                                              Birthdays:  none today but happy belated birthday Julia Liborio

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Cougar News


Core Value

 Mackenzie Hanby , Dalton Phillips, Mimi Wahid and Michael Baker showed KINDNESS when they printed off the Frankenstein guide for their classmates. So cool!

What a bit of honey

What a bit of honey




SENIORS – Please meet with College Counseling on Thursday, Jan 22 during Student Life in FH.  We’ll discuss next steps in the application process and graduation updates.

Step-Up and Cannon leadership are excited to announce the first ever “Ted Talk Tuesday” taking place today during lunch in Foundation Hall. Join us for the first of many interesting videos and lively discussions. Snacks will be provided. What’s today’s issue going to be???



Senior Swimmers pose.

Senior Swimmers pose.

Already thinking about competitive scholarships? Plan on coming to the Lunch & Learn Wednesday to hear from a Director of Merit Programs about how you can begin building your resume in order to be competitive in your senior year.


There will be a meeting of all males interested in playing tennis this spring for Cannon School on Wednesday, January 21 at 11:15 am in the Private Dining Room.



If your students use graphing notebooks in your class, I now have them for sale in the Cougar’s Den.  


Dancers and drummers from Bi-Okoto Cultural Institute in in Cincinnati, OH visited Cannon School yesterday. This talented group of jan19drummers and dancers performed and educated students on West African dance, music, and culture. In addition to assemblies with the entire middle school and lower school Bi-Okoto also conducted an exclusive lunch and learn with the  middle school and upper school dancers  and members of the Cannon School National Honor Society for Dance Arts. The dancers had a great times in their private workshop and even got the opportunity to learn a traditional West African dance done in the crop harvesting season.


Lunch & Learn: Studio Art, Theater, and Music Classes are changing… Learn How!

Thinking about taking an art class next year?  Wondering what to sign up for? There will be some new courses offered so come to this informational session to learn what to register for.  New courses include: Studio Arts 1 & 2, Studio AP: 2-D Design, Studio AP: 3-D Design, Music Technology, Stagecraft, Acting, Advanced Acting, and there will likewise be some nominal changes to Media Arts. 

When: Friday, January 23 at 11:45

Dancers in action.

Dancers in action.

Where: Foundation Hall




 Attention Juniors… If you are interested in being on the prom committee for 2015, the first meeting will be Wednesday, January 21st at 11:40am in Ms. Eury’s room. All interested juniors are welcome. Please be on time!! Hope to see you there!


This is what happens when a teacher leaves her phone on a chair.

This is what happens when a teacher leaves her phone on a chair.

Upper School Students: We need some help with our Father-Daughter Dance on 1/24.  Lots of opportunity for some community service setting up on 1/24 (any time), at the dance from 7-10, or helping

clean up on 1/25 from 10am-noon.  All service hours will count toward 3rd quarter.  Contact Tracy Denby at if you can help out.  Thank you!!!!


Looking for a fun summer job? Camp Cannon is hiring Jr. Counselors to work during camp weeks. Students must be 16 to apply. Applications are available in the upper school office and are due no later than 1/28 to Mrs. Brashear (located in the lower school business wing)

Senior fun while at Give Kids the World.

Senior fun while at Give Kids the World.



Last chance to register for the Winter Princeton Review SAT Prep course. Only 4 spots remain! Schedule information and registration is available online at


Roaming Fork is coming for Food Truck Friday January23!

Main dish comes w/ fresh fruit/ chips OR

parmesan herb fries + Drink + tax included

Main Dishes

  • Blackened Fish Tacos (2) fish tacos w/ peach/mango salsa, mango slaw, lettuce, aioli & Lime Sour cream-$9.00
  • Ooey Gooey Grilled Cheese Meltdown on NOVA Bakery Sourdough (Provolone, Mild Cheddar, Mild Jalapeño Havarti) $7.00
  • Porky Cheesy– 3 Cheese grilled cheese $9.00

w/12 Hr. Hickory Smoked pulled pork & BBQ sauce on Crunchy Sourdough

  • 12 Hr. Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork Sandwich pulled fresh off the bone when ordered w/sweet pickle and pickled onion on a seeded bun. $8.00


  • Bacon & Cheese Blk Angus Burger or Turkey Burger on Pretzel Bun w/ lettuce, tomato, onion, dill pickle & tangy special sauce-$00
  • Gone Greek Lemon Pepper Chicken Sandwich w/lettuce, red onion, cucumber, arugula, lemon aioli & feta crumbles- $8.00

Extra Sides

Parmesan Garlic Truffle Herb French Fries Lrg-$5.00

Fried Pimento Cheese balls (2) – $4.00

Extra Sodas & Water -$1.00


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Chaperones enjoy a 3d movie while at Disney

Chaperones enjoy a 3d movie while at Disney

Basketball – Girls Varsity
6:00 PM
Location: Covenant Day School
Basketball – Girls Varsity vs Covenant Day School

Basketball – Boys Varsity
7:30 PM
Location: Covenant Day School
Basketball – Boys Varsity vs Covenant Day School