Class Acts: A Peek into Cannon’s Classrooms

Class Acts highlights some of the amazing things that happen in our classrooms on a day-to-day basis. Is there something that you think is noteworthy and should be highlighted? E-mail Amy Reiss at

Fifth-Graders “Drive” Home Math Concepts

Fifth-graders – start your engines! Students in Mrs. Morris’s math class are getting “up to speed” learning about aerodynamics in a fun, hands-on manner. Students are building paper race cars (complete with lifesaver wheels) and investigating how elements like drag, downforce, and drafting affect speed. The activities are in preparation for a field trip this Friday to the Nascar Hall of Fame.

Middle School Celebrates Earth Day by Composting

Middle School has taken the concept of Earth Day to heart and set out yellow bins in the cafeteria for composting. Composting is nature’s process of “recycling” decomposed organic materials into soil that is rich with nutrients. The compost is then delivered to the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm. Way to “grow,” Middle School!