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” With courage  you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate,and the wisdom to be humble.Courage is the foundation of integrity.”- Mark Twain




                                                                                                Day 5 schedule  drop

                                                                           Student life: yearbook distribution in Boswell Gym


         Birthdays: none today


House Standings

Humanitas Shield 2 Impetus Shield  Integritas Shield
 Second place tie  Third place          Gossage cup winner        Second place tie




Cougar News

Core value


Mrs.Huffman spoke on behalf of the history department.

Mrs.Huffman spoke on behalf of the history department.

 Shout out to all those who worked so hard on the yearbook this year. Great Job!





For the past three years, Cannon has participated in the National Association of Independent Schools’ Student Diversity Leadership Conference. The 2015 conference will be held December 3rd-5th in Tampa, Florida. There are six open slots for students. If you are interested in attending, please email Ms. Harley at by May 22nd. All current Upper School students are encouraged to apply, including past attendees.

Great English representative.

Great English representative.




The US library annex will be closed for senior exams on the following dates/times:

Thursday,  May 14           12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Friday,  May 15 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Attention Sophomores: Please remember that the last day to turn in your Boston form is Friday, May 15th. You may turn it in to Ms. Eury or your history teacher.

511The Middle School and Upper School Dancers have submitted a video for National Dance Week and we need your votes! Please visit  and vote for both  the upper school and middle school videos. Voting begins on Monday, May 11th.  There are schools and dance studios from all over that submitted videos and it would be awesome if Cannon School received the most votes. We are asking for the support of the entire community to put the Cannon School Dance Department at the top of the leader board! Voting ends on May 23rd.




The Cabarrus County Youth Commission is looking for two representatives from your school to help us bring awareness to Cabarrus

County Government and local issues.  The Council meets twice monthly during the school year, once on a group field trip and the other for a business meeting at the Cooperative Extension Office in Concord.  This group is a collaboration between the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners and Cabarrus County 4-H promoting the importance of civic engagement and education as well as giving youth hands on experience within the working of local government.  If you have youth that you think would be interested in serving a two year term with us, please guide them to the following links:

Thanks for hosting the Raft debate.

Thanks for hosting the Raft debate.


Website for application and bylaws


As exams approach and the year comes to an end, please remember that your counselor Anne Hoffman is available to help you manage your end of the year stress. Mrs. Hoffman loves working with all of you and is a valuable resource for all students in their time of need.


Please join us in remembrance of Ashley Rebecca Ervin on Sunday, May 17th, at two o’clock, at Cannon School. We will be dedicating the fountain in honor of Ashley. Ms. Jill Dahan will be making appetizers for all to eat. Please RSVP at! We hope to see you all there! 🙂

Fabulous fountain in honor of Ashley.

Fabulous fountain in honor of Ashley.

If you have any questions or concerns please email

With Love,

Emily Malmstrom and Tori Campbell


Kitty City donation boxes  have been placed in the front office and  by the upstairs printer

. Please donate to a good cause.



Did You Know?

What a wonderful debate.

What a wonderful debate.

* May 10-16 is National Food Allergy Awareness week.  On Tuesday May 11th Niagara Falls will be colored teal (food allergy awareness color).

* Cannon will host the state Track Meet this Friday.

* Yearbooks are being distributed on Thursday.

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:



none today

JV/ Varsity Soccer party this Friday at Dorton Park