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   ” All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.”- Pablo Picasso

Day 1 Arts and English Drop

          Birthdays:  Dylan Housman and Andrew Nielson

House Standings

Animus Shield Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield Integritas Shield






                                                                       Core Values:


Jp Morgan speaks to parents about crime and the law.

J Tom Morgan speaks to parents and students about crime and the law.



Katie McClanahan continues to model PASSION and INTEGRITY to her Spanish I peers sharing her study guides with the class… SUCH AMAZING KINDNESS!  Thanks Katie!

  Public Proclamations:

There are lots of new announcements today. Please read all the way through and enjoy.

Sophomore advisories spent time talking about the power of words. Please enjoy two videos that were produced by two of our sophomore classes.


Do you see virtuous men and women of honor?  Nominate them for the Winter Sword Award.  See Ms. Lineberger or Dean Booker for forms, or email your favorite story of an honorable student to either of them. Nominations must be received by December 12th.”   Spread the word, please!!!!

Lost and Found: If you happen to see or know where a purple sparkly iphone charger is, please turn it into Ms. Pinto. It was left in the school building prior to Thanksgiving break .Thanks.

Theater student practice Shakespeare plays.

Theater students practice Shakespeare plays.

Changes for the Media Arts Lab:The media arts lab will be open to students on Days 1-4 under the supervision of Mr. Jean.  Students who need to use the lab on Day 5  will be by permission only.  You will need to communicate your need with Mr. Jean.  Students will not use the door from the lab off of the main hallway to enter or exit.   Entrance to the lab will be through the piano lab where you will check in with Mr. Davis. Thank you for your cooperation.

Holiday Candy Grams will be sold by Student Council Members during lunch this week. Send your friend a bag of candy for the Holidays. Show someone you care! 

Kenny from Mr. Dunn's advisor wins ball game again.

Kenny from Mr. Dunn’s advisor wins ball game again.


Last week to serve your community by helping women from the battered shelter. Please do your part this holiday season and make a Christmas-treedonation that can change a life!  CVAN: Help meet the needs of battered women and their children in Cabarrus County by bringing in laundry detergent , liquid hand soap, Mr. Clean, Spic and Span, trash bags- 30 gallon black and kitchen size, twin and full size blankets, new pots and pan sets, drinking glasses, plate sets, gift cards for discount and grocery stores, and  compact fluorescent light bulbs ( 60 watt equivalent). Please drop off any of these items in Ms. Owens Advisory prior to December 6.

~one item per student in advisory gets house points~

~two items per student in advisory gets full dress down day, and house points~

On Project Wrap-In day, Relay for Life is having its Third Annual Pancake Day!

pancakeBring $5.00 on December 11th to the cafeteria and get All you can eat pancakes WITH Toppings!  Thanks!  Relay for Life

Students!  Earn service hours, appear on TV, and wave to 10,000 people!  Join Cannon School in Concord and/or Davidson for their Christmas parades.

Ms. Lineberger's advisory gets in the spirit of Christmas.

Ms. Lineberger’s advisory gets in the spirit of Christmas.

The Davidson Parade is Saturday, December 7. Contact for more info!

Want to dress down for exams?  Earn the privilege by contributing only $4 before December 13th.  Proceeds go to Student Council.  Please bring your money to Dean Ramsey or Ms. Harley.

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Project Wrap-in is next Wednesday, December 11th. All upper school students are required to bring in a holiday gift for a young boy or girl by the 11th. These gifts will be donated to local charities. Any additional wrapping paper, tape, or scissors will be greatly appreciated!



    After School Events:

Faculty Meeting at 3:10 Foundation Hall

 Chorus Concert
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Theater students cut and work on scenes.

Theater students cut and work on scenes.

Artist Stewart shows her latest piece.

Artist Stewart shares her latest piece.

Location: Taylor Hall