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Birthdays: Ryan Murphy, Aaron Foreman, Harry Mckay, Jordan Lauher

Shout out to Ms. Eury’s advisory who won the contest for creating the best video about safety at Cannon School. House points given to Humanitas!


David Matthew Gordon and Max Krumdiek showed KINDNESS when they helped paint the spirit rock last week for Maija Roses in order to show support for her swimming accomplishments.

Andrew Reddig demonstrated PASSION when he took the initiative to send an email about joining a service club because he missed the Club Fair on Friday. WTG, Andrew!

Taylor Bunten demonstrated INTEGRITY when she turned in a sum of money she found in the parking lot.

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield





Public Proclamation

Important meeting for all girls playing basketball this season.Grades 9 -12.Wednesday Sept. 11 first of lunch. Lobby of Boswell gym.

Math drop leaves time for work in the commons.

Math drop leaves time for work !

Relay For Life will be hosting an interest meeting in Foundation Hall during lunch today! If you’re interested in helping support or volunteer for CR Squared (the obstacle course that took place during Fall House Games), be sure to come to the meeting! We’ll start planning and talking about other fundraisers such as Pancake Day, Butter Braids, and CTC bake sales. All of our money raised will benefit the American Cancer Society. We look forward to seeing you there! If you can’t make the meeting but are interested, email Angela Poffenbaugh at

This week the History Department will sponsor a three day lunchtime screening and discussion of the film 9/11. We will  continue in the movie room on Wednesday and Friday. All are welcome to attend.

Tennis Club: This Friday, the 13th, make sure you stop by to see Kate Beckman during lunch or during Student Choice in the hall outside Foundation Hall and let tennis club know who your partner will be for this years tennis tournament! Only rule: No two competitive tennis players may be partners.Thanks to everyone who signed up at the club fair and all those who forgot, don’t worry come on Friday with your partner and we will add you into the bracket no problem, including teachers and staff!!!!  And do not forget, it is perfectly fine if you have never even touched a racquet before, it still bunches of fun! 

There will be an interest meeting for all boys interested in playing lacrosse for Cannon School in the spring of 2014 on Thursday, September 12 at 11:15 pm in Foundation Hall.  Please plan to attend this meeting if you are interested in playing lacrosse this spring.

Corbin got a cougar growl yesterday for showing kindness

Corbin got a cougar growl yesterday for showing kindnesspirit club meeting on the advisory agenda? The meeting is set for Thursday (September 12) at 11:15 in Mrs. Zelaya’s room to talk about the theme for the game Friday! 

Spirit Club Meeting: Thursday (September 12) at 11:15 in Mrs. Zelaya’s room to talk about the theme for the game Friday!

SOPHOMORES: Are you ready for Outward Bound? We hope you are breaking your boots in! Wear your hiking boots any day between now and next week & earn house points! We will visit advisories one day this week and the advisories that have the most number of boot wearers will compete for house points

Enjoying time in commons.

Enjoying time in commons.

toward the Gossage Cup!

Juniors: Please report to Room 616 during your Math Drop on Wednesday, September 11th for a College Counseling session.  Bring your laptop and password for Family Connections.  If you do not remember your password please email prior to your Wednesday drop.

Juniors and Seniors: Sign up on Family Connections to meet with college representatives from:Christopher Newport University – September 12th.Washington University in St. Louis – September 12th VA Tech – September 13th

SENIORS – Have you been contacted by an organization named QUESTBRIDGE?  If you have heard from this organization by email or snail mail, please let your college counselor know right away.  This is a wonderful organization that matches eligible students to high quality colleges and universities.  The deadline to apply for this college matching process is September 27.  Please let your counselor know if you have been offered this opportunity.


After School Events:

Outward Bound Parent Meeting
6:15 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Foundation Hall
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Sophomores breaking in their hiking boots in preparation for Outward Bound.

Sophomores breaking in their hiking boots in preparation for Outward Bound.

Making the Most of High School
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Taylor Hall
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Staying Focused for College Planning – Grade 10
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Foundation Hall
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