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Academic News

List of 19 news stories.

  • Maya C. ’22 Named Semifinalist in Coca-Cola Scholars Program

    Congratulations to Maya C. ’22 for being named a semifinalist in the 2022 Coca-Cola Scholars Program. 
  • Alumni Eric Rubenstein ’00 Speaks to Upper School Students

    Canterbury School would like to thank Eric Rubenstein '00 for returning to campus to speak to our Upper School students as a part of our Leadership Institute for Tomorrow (LIFT) Lecture Series. Eric enlightened our students to the world of sustainability investing, while also encouraging them to keep an open mind to their path as sometimes it just takes time to uncover the many opportunities available.
  • AP Spanish Students Visit Immokalee

    Dr. Smith's AP Spanish classes recently took a field trip to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' office in order to learn about their work fighting for the rights of farmworkers in Southwest Florida and across the United States. 
  • Rob Bordley Visits Canterbury School

    Canterbury School would like to thank Rob Bordley for visiting our campus to share his wisdom and experience with our faculty and students.
  • Middle and Upper Schools Host Honor Assemblies

    Canterbury students recently gathered together for special assemblies to reflect on the importance of our school’s Honor Code.
  • Rocio C. ’22 Named National Hispanic Scholar

    Congratulations to Rocio C. ’22 for recently being recognized as a 2021-2022 National Hispanic Scholar. Every year, the National Hispanic Recognition Program recognizes about 5,000 of the more than 250,000 Hispanic/Latino juniors who scored in the top 10 percent of all students in the PSAT/NMSQT. 
  • Canterbury Seniors Named National Merit Commended Students

    Canterbury would also like to recognize the following students named as Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to Mia A. ’22., McLaren B. ’22, and Isaac R. ’22!
  • Fifth Grade Explores Successful Study Skills

    Moving up to Middle School is certainly an exciting adventure full of different challenges. From additional opportunities to unfamiliar responsibilities, it is a whole new world for our fifth-grade students. That includes learning how to stay organized and study effectively. 
  • Inaugural Model UN Training Conference

    On Friday, September 17, Canterbury's Model United Nations Club hosted its inaugural training conference that allowed middle and upper school students to gain first-hand conference experience in order to prepare them for future competitions.
  • AP Seminar Explores Prehistoric Warm Mineral Springs

    Canterbury's inaugural class of AP Seminar students headed up to the prehistoric Warm Mineral Springs in North Port on September 14, to wrap up their discussions around the theme of responsibility.
  • Five Canterbury Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

    Five Canterbury students have been named as semifinalists in the prestigious 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to Isaiah A. ’22, Maya C. ’22, Ethan J. ’22, Brenda Z. ’22, and Daniel Z. ’22. 
  • Faculty Spotlight: Christiana Deeter

    At first glance, learning chemistry may not seem like a lot of fun. Some might describe it as stressful. But take a step into Christiana Deeter’s classroom and prepare to have a blast firing up the Bunsen burner to get a better understanding of how real-world phenomena work.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Leigh Rees

    At Canterbury, our teachers are always looking for new ways for our students to experience and learn about different cultures. This year we are lucky to have a teacher from Australia join our Lower School team! Leigh Rees and his family recently relocated to Southwest Florida from Brisbane, Australia, to be closer to family. Leigh is really looking forward to teaching second grade and bringing a side of Australia to our students.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Mike Hibbs

    You may not recall all of the teachers you have had, but I am sure there are a few that have made a lasting impression. For students at Canterbury, Mike Hibbs is one of those teachers.
  • Faculty Spotlight: Erin Smith

    Innovative, committed, and compassionate. Those are just a few of the many words colleagues use to describe Erin Smith. This bright and enthusiastic teacher joined Canterbury School six years ago, and now she is stepping into a new leadership role. She will join the Upper School Administration as Assistant Head of Upper School in addition to continuing her phenomenal work as Dean of Faculty.
  • Canterbury Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

    Canterbury School welcomes several new faculty and staff members for our 2021-2022 school year. Each joins our community with an outstanding background and a commitment to academic excellence. Please be on the lookout for in-depth profiles where we will showcase more details about this impressive group over the coming year.
  • Congratulations to the Class of 2021!

    On Friday, May 28, 2021, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the 75 graduates of the Canterbury School Class of 2021. This remarkable group of graduates received acceptance to more than 130 colleges and universities across the country and around the world. They will now embark on to more than 40 different colleges and universities.

  • Class of 2029 Crosses the Courtyard to Middle School

    On Thursday, May 27, 2021, our Lower School honored members of the Class of 2029 during the annual Crossing the Courtyard ceremony. 
  • Alexa G. ’24 Shines in Introduction to Software Development Class

    We have a future video game developer in our midst! Freshman student Alexa G. ’24 wowed the class with her video game design as her final project for Introduction to Software Development with Mr. Rodriguez.
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