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

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List of 6 news stories.

  • 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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  • Cannon School opens new middle school addition and technology center

    On Friday, Aug. 24, Cannon School celebrated the grand opening of its new middle school addition and technology center, the result of its $3.8 million Imagine Tomorrow Campaign.

    The newly-constructed, two-story middle school addition encompasses 23,000 square feet and includes flexible classroom spaces, a library, science labs and common areas built for collaboration. The technology space includes a makerspace, digital media lab, fabrication studio and media production studio.
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  • 2-MINUTE DRILL: Cannon School’s Patrick Carlson

    Sometimes, one cannot help but ponder – is there only one Patrick Carlson on the football field?

    Are there two?

    Or three?

    Or four?

    Or more?

    The Cannon School senior covers so much of the field and make so many plays that opponents have to think at times that there’s more than one Patrick Carlson listed on Cougar coach Brad Hoover’s depth chart.
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  • Cannon student bikes across the country for the summer

    As she biked 2,700 miles across the country this summer, Meg Weinstock and her fellow travelers shared deep conversations, enjoyed the beauty of the landscape and sang Avett Brothers’ songs.

    Weinstock, a senior at Cannon School, went on a cross country summer bicycle tour with Apogee Adventures; a company that offers exciting teen adventure camps, service and education programs to students 11 to 18 in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe.

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