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” If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it.”- John Irving



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         Birthdays: Ajia Caldwell and  Hannah Wheeler

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
              131 points           84 points              122 points           135 points




Cougar News


Core Value

Joe Vaccaro showed tremendous KINDNESS when he checked to see if a teacher was ok after she had a rough day.


Reminder: The elevator is to be used by injured parties only.

Volunteers Needed: Here’s your chance to get some fresh air during the day and play with our Soccer for Tots, Jrk-K students.  You can commit to one or more days to help as schedules allow. The days we need help are Mondays from 1:15-2:10 the following dates: 3/9, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, and 5/4. Email

Friendly freshmen

Friendly freshmen

GLOBAL FUSION: an evening of art, exploration, and learning  5:30-7:30p Wednesday March 11

The Program :Annual Gallery Crawl of Student Art

Stroll through the buildings and enjoy the creativity of our students.  Do not miss the exhibition of short films and digital media.  The art will amaze you!

~ The Campbell Gallery ~ First Look Galleries ~ Arts Link Gallery ~ Gallery Hall ~ LS/MS Halls ~ MS Theater Room ~ Digital Monitors ~

Workshops: Learn new art processes that are inspired by cultures around the world.  Get involved!

Time for French

Time for French

~Batik ~ Clayworks ~ Suminagashi ~ pre-registration necessary

contact barmstrong@cannonschool with questions and be on the lookout for links to volunteer and register via Cupola.

Attention all Student Council officer candidates:Please submit your signed bi-law sheet,

questionnaire  and speech to Ms. Harley by Friday March 6 3pm. Best wishes. 



  • All club pictures MUST be emailed to Mrs. Zelaya by 3pm this Friday if you would
    teamwork in the halls of Cannon.

    teamwork in the halls of Cannon.

    like it to appear in the yearbook!

  • The final club leaders meeting is this Friday during student choice.  Club leaders will get final instructions on paperwork to be completed for Gold and Maroon status.  See Mrs. Zelaya if you have any questions.


Attention all Juniors…there will be an interest meeting for Promenade 2015 in Ms. Eury’s room on Friday, March 6th at 11:45am (Break time). We will discuss practice dates, etc. Hope to see you there!

Service Opportunity: Wings of Eagles Ranch in Concord, I am needing you to pass information onto students needing community service hours or just wanting to do volunteer work. We offer therapeutic horseback riding to the special needs community. We have sessions starting the week of March 16th and most class times are after school hours. We are completely volunteer driven and have had many students faithfully serve at the Ranch. Our program is growing and we are in need of more volunteers.


​Our requirements are to be 14years or older and attend a mandatory training,  Our session times go for 8 weeks and are Tuesday and Thursday’s from a 3:00 class to the last c​lass at 6:00. Each class is one hour. Students can sign up for hours that work for them. ​
We are holding a mandatory volunteer training this Saturday, March 7th  from 9:00-12:00. (This is for all new volunteers) We would love to see your students represent your school and earn community service hours. We find that the students love to come and help in this very rewarding work. You can learn more about us at .

 Sophomores – Please remember to turn in your permission slips for the College Road Trip. Extra slips can be found in the College Counseling hallway.


Are you a photographer? Looking for a volunteer opportunity? We need an US Student Volunteer(s) to be the photographer of the Mother/Son Event on April 12.  The event is at Camp Canaan in Rock

Hill, SC from 1:00-5:00, with registration starting at 12:45. If interested please contact Nadine Rauer

Mary Shelley has Mackenzie hooked.

Mary Shelley has Mackenzie hooked.



Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Our BTB Mining & Crafting: LEGO class is looking for an upper school student to help students in class on Mondays from 3 to 4 p.m. starting on March 2 and ending on May 4. Please contact  if you are interested.



House Impetus is sponsoring a school supply drive from February 23rd to March 6th for Classroom Central. Classroom Central is a nonprofit that collects school supplies and distributes them to students living in poverty. It serves 100,000 students in over 200

schools. All Upper School advisories are invited to participate. Advisors, if your advisory is interested in participating, please email Mrs. Zelaya to receive more information. School supplies are preferred and can be placed in the boxes around school, but donations will also be accepted. Every $1 that you bring in will be matched for $5 in school supplies. The advisory

that brings in the most school supplies will receive a pizza party. Thank you!





 Did You Know? DYK

*Sophomore students created their own monsters as they read Frankenstein

what a creature.

what a creature.

* Student Council elections will be held March 9

There is lots for us to know! If you have something that you would like to share with the Cannon Upper school community, please email the information to All information must be received by 3pm  to guarantee next day publication. Thanks for keeping us in the know!



 After school events:


Tennis (Spring) – Boys Varsity
4:15 PM
Location: Cannon School
Tennis (Spring) – Boys Varsity vs Community School of Davidson
It's alive!

It’s alive!


Baseball – Boys Varsity
4:15 PM
Location: Cannon School
Baseball – Boys Varsity vs Community School of Davidson


Softball – Girls Varsity
4:30 PM
Location: Mt. Pleasant High School
Softball – Girls Varsity vs Mt. Pleasant High School

Lacrosse – Boys JV
6:00 PM
Location: Marvin Ridge High School
Lacrosse – Boys JV vs Marvin Ridge High School

Upper School
SAT Test Prep Course
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Founda