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An independent JrK-12 college preparatory school 
located in Concord, North Carolina

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In the News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Cannon students visit Downtown Concord

    In honor of the school’s 50th anniversary, Lower School students from Cannon School recently took a trip to downtown Concord where they meandered down Union Street to check out the houses, engaged in a scavenger hunt at the History Museum, checked out the galleries in the historic Cabarrus courthouse, visited Habitat for Humanity Cabarrus County and Concord Fire Station #1, and of course - indulged in some delicious chilly treats from the Cabarrus Creamery.
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  • Cannon School celebrates 50th year

    Cannon School celebrated its first day of school on Thursday, Aug. 15 with a birthday party.

    This is Cannon’s 50th year of educating students and it celebrated with a cake and candles, blown out by a few students who had a birthday on the first day of school.

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  • Teamwork pays off: Brainy Yaks win award at international tournament

    The Brainy Yaks didn’t expect to come home from a recent international robotics tournament with any trophies, but the judges had other ideas.

    Cannon School’s middle school robotics team recently attended the Mountain State Invitational Tournament through First Lego League. First Lego League is a global robotics competition built around theme-based challenges to engage children 9-16 in research, problem-solving, coding and engineering. The tournament was hosted by Fairmont State University in West Virginia and included teams from around the world.
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  • Cannon School director receives award

    Cannon School Director of Admission and Financial Aid Bill Diskin, recently received the Andy Noel Award at the Association of Independent School Admission professionals conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    This honor is bestowed each year upon a person who continues to lead other admission and enrollment management professionals in developing and sharing best practices in the profession.
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  • Cannon School welcomes new Head of School

    Cannon School welcomed its seventh Head of School, Christopher Jones, on July 1.

    A seasoned independent school leader, Jones comes to Cannon School from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools (Lab), where he served as the Assistant Head of School. Lab is an independent, nonsectarian school enrolling more than 2,160 students in Pre-Kindergarten - grade 12.

    A Texas native, Jones earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago.
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  • 106 graduate from Cannon School

    Cannon School’s Class of 2019 are officially graduates.

    The 106 members of the class celebrated the Upper School Commencement on Friday, May 24 at the school’s Poplar Tent Road campus in Concord.

    The commencement address was delivered by Elizabeth Boll Ventura, Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing at SunTrust Bank. Ventura is also the proud parent of graduating seniors (and triplets) Cole, Gillian, and John, as well as twins Hannah and Tyler.
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