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

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List of 6 news stories.

  • Cannon School and YMCA team up to give students immersive experience

    Cannon School and the West Cabarrus YMCA recently partnered to provide sixth grade students with a truly immersive experience; building and testing submarines. Students started the week building thrusters and submarines while doing a “deep dive” into the history of naval navigation and the scientific principles surrounding buoyancy and density.

    The project concluded at the YMCA where students tested their submarines in the pool.

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  • The musical Morrisons; Sisters excel in state and national ensembles

    The Morrison family sure is musical.

    Sisters Anna Ruth and Molly Morrison said their mother and grandmother were singers growing up and the Cannon School students are continuing that tradition by exceling in the arts inside and outside of school.

    First off, there’s Anna Ruth who has been playing the viola since the fifth grade. The junior takes lessons outside of school and plays in the Cannon orchestra. And this year she made 4th chair and performed with the North Carolina All-State Orchestra.

    But what is a viola? According to Anna Ruth, it’s the perfect instrument for her.

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  • Cannon School holds Project Wrap-In

    Cannon School held its annual Project Wrap-In event on Friday, Dec. 7. It is an all-school service project that helps people in need.

    Over 1,000 gifts were donated by Cannon School students and then wrapped and presented to Hemby Children's Hospital, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Charlotte, Hospitality House, United Way, Church of God Children's Home, Cooperative Christian Ministries, and the Ronald McDonald House.
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  • THURSDAY NIGHT FOLLOW-UP: In season finale, these Cougars had a senior moment

    Four years ago, Brad Hoover entered his first year as coach of the Cannon School football team with a talented bunch of players and a strong freshman class.

    Fast-forward to now.

    Those freshmen are now seniors, and those seniors shined the brightest in the last home game of their careers Thursday night.

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  • King of the Court is tonight: 12 schools come together for a good cause

    King of the Court is on the brink of raising over $100,000 to fight breast cancer since it began in 2008.

    Every year, students from high schools across the county team up to volley for a cure for breast cancer. The 11th annual King of the Court event is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Concord High School and this year 12 teams are participating.
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  • Climbing for a Cause: Cannon School student climbs Mount Kilimanjaro

    “I’m here. I probably won’t do this again. While I’m here I’m going to do it.”

    That’s what Cannon School sophomore Hannah Shiffert told herself when the thought of stopping crept into her head as she hiked Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa this summer.

    ...During the climb and the safari the group attended after, Shiffert carried a stuffed dog with her in memory of her cousin that passed away. She took pictures with the dog at many of the stops.
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