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“Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends. It’s the longest-lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs.”― Steve Saint

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Today is a Spirit Day, so t-shirts for 9-11 are okay as long as they are Cannon.

STUDENT LIFE:  FRESHMEN: 10 :20 – 11:15 Laptop Use in Foundation Hall then The Deans

SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, SENIORS: 10 :20 – 11:15 with The Deans in Taylor Hall, then Laptop Use

Birthdays:  Victoria Bliss 8/23, Morgan Waite 8/23, Dara Tokunboh 8/25

corevalue44 corevalue45 corevalue46John Nelson showed INTEGRITY when he turned in a phone yesterday.  The owner was very happy to have it returned.

Everett Craven demonstrated KINDNESS, RESPECT and TEAMWORK when he volunteered to bring in 2 large containers of yoga mats and blocks for Mr. Coggins.

Makenzie O’Brien showed INTEGRITY when she turned in cash found in stairwell. Give her a BIG Cougar Growlll when you see her.

Jacob Johnson demonstrated  INTEGRITY  in Miss Kundel’s class when he honestly admitted that he did not have his Independent Reading book for his required materials quiz, instead of taking the easy way out and saying that he had it in his locker.

Joanna Copio and Hannah Taylor graciously brought in their new House Impetus shirts to give to the freshmen so that they would have a t-shirt after the House Sorting Ceremony. They demonstrated immense KINDNESS and TEAMWORK, worrying about including these new members of their House.

Amanda Harris demonstrated PASSION for House Impetus by wearing a matching blue headband to school today! Now THAT’S ENTHUSIASM!

Griffin Wickwire demonstrated KINDNESS when he held the door open for a teacher who was not necessarily very close.  He patiently waited until she passed.  Thanks, Grififn!


Public Proclamations:

All Upper School Student LeadersOur 1st Leadership Lunch will be at 11:20 TODAY in Foundation Hall.  All are welcome!

There will be an interest meeting for the Winterm trip to Greece for all interested students  TODAY during Student Choice in Mr. Wise’s room #706. All interested students are welcome even if you have not signed up yet!

Juniors and SENIORS: Log onto Family Connections to sign up for College Representative visits to Cannon School.  Visits begin the week of August 26th and will continue throughout the semester.

Students interested in helping the Deans with parking in the afternoons and earning service hours , please email Dean Booker. 

College Counseling now has a twitter account! Follow @cannon2future for information on all things related to college counseling including scholarships, college visits, course selection and financial aid.

SENIORS: On Monday, August 26th please bring your laptop to Room 616 during your drop period.  College Counseling will meet with you briefly to ensure your college application and teacher recommendation accounts are properly set up.

SENIORS: College Kick-off will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 9:00am-12:00pm in Taylor Hall.  This workshop is meant to prepare seniors, and the parents who support them, as they begin the college admission process.  All seniors and at least one parent from each senior’s family are required to attend.  The college counseling team is ready to go and looking forward to working with the Class of 2014.  See you on August 24th!

SENIORS: Scholarship applications are now available in the College Counseling Suite

Cannon Theater Company auditions for both the fall production of Rhinoceros and the winter production of Much Ado About Nothing will take place after school from Wednesday August 28 through Wednesday September 4. Students can sign up for a half-hour audition slot and pick up audition info by the Cannon Theater Company bulletin board located in the Upper School building inside the stairwell near Foundation Hall. Those students with fall athletic commitments who

would like to audition for the winter production but aren’t available to audition after school will be able to sign up for an alternative audition time. Students only interested in doing tech for theater productions don’t need to audition, and there will be more info on tech in the coming weeks. Email Andy Macdonald at with any questions.

After School Events:

4:30 PM
Soccer (Fall) – Boys JV
vs Christ School A
Location: Christ School
4:30 PM
Soccer (Fall) – Boys Varsity
vs Christ School A
Location: Christ School
7:30 PM
Football – Varsity
vs North Raleigh Christian A
Location: North Raleigh Christian