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

News & Events

In the News

List of 6 news stories.

  • 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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  • Cannon School's Senior Video 2019

    Enjoy this year's Senior Video, featuring members of the Class of 2019 speaking on the importance of Cannon's Core Values.
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Upcoming Events

List of 10 events.

  • Classes Resume

  • 3D Jazz Trio

    As part of CAFTA's Visiting Artist Initiative, we are thrilled to be hosting the 3D Jazz Trio on the CPAC stage. Fiercely swinging, on purpose, with purpose, this powerhouse trio plays original, traditional and contemporary standards from all genres of music. Their unique style and innovative arrangements are always super-charged by their boundless musical joy.l Having played in some of the most important jazz rooms in NYC as well as numerous jazz festivals around the country, we are lucky to have this trio of ladies come bring their brand of swing to Cannon. You won't want to miss this one!
    CPAC
    Brad Davis
  • Classes Resume

  • Classes Resume

  • NC-ASTA All State Festival Fall 2019

    The North Carolina chapter of the American String Teachers Association is proud to sponsor the third annual All-State String Orchestra Festival and Clinic for students in grades 5-12
    CPAC, Strings Room, Band Room
    Anne Marie Samuel
  • NC-ASTA All State Festival Fall 2019

    The North Carolina chapter of the American String Teachers Association is proud to sponsor the third annual All-State String Orchestra Festival and Clinic for students in grades 5-12
    CPAC, Strings Room, Band Room
    Anne Marie Samuel
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Cannon School

Phone: 704-786-8171 | Fax: 704-788-7779