More than 147,000 K-12 inventors from across the country compete in Invention Convention Worldwide programs each year with the hopes of advancing to the U.S. National Competition. This year, three Canterbury students received invitations to participate in this prestigious event.
On Friday, May 27, 2022, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the 76 graduates of the Canterbury School Class of 2022. This impressive 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.
On Thursday, May 26, 2022, students from the Class of 2026, along with their parents and members of Canterbury’s faculty gathered in the Murphy Sports Center to celebrate the accomplishments of those preparing to leave the Middle School.
Canterbury School would like to congratulate all of the Upper School students recognized for their efforts in academics, athletics, the arts, and service for the 2021-2022 school year. Please enjoy the booklet below honoring our recipients. Congratulations to all!
Our eighth-grade LIFT OFF Entrepreneur students hosted members of the Gladiolus Food Pantry on Monday to present innovative ways for the food pantry to be able to expand their operations and continue to help reduce hunger in Lee County.
The latest edition of The Lair, Canterbury’s yearbook, officially made its debut! We would like to recognize Mr. Grey and the yearbook staff for their dedication to creating such a fantastic book full of creativity and memorable moments.
On Wednesday, Canterbury's seventh-grade LIFT OFF Entrepreneur students had the opportunity to present solutions to J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Ranger Toni regarding several problems the wildlife refuge is experiencing.
Eight Canterbury students, ranging from Lower to Upper School, finished top three in the Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light Regional Inventors Fair, with six receiving invitations to the Henry Ford ICW National Competition in June!
A big congratulations goes out to Jackson S. '22 on being named a recipient of the Tommy Bohanon Foundation Scholarship, given annually to high school senior student-athletes in Southwest Florida who have demonstrated leadership, volunteerism, and excellence in education while balancing athletics.
On Tuesday, April 19, Canterbury's LIFT OFF Entrepreneur students had the amazing opportunity to meet at City Hall with Mayor Kevin Anderson and the Collaboratory's Jason Teeters to talk leadership and ways they, as students, can enact change in the Southwest Florida community.
Canterbury School would like to congratulate our twelve student-athletes who officially signed letters of intent to play collegiate athletics. Canterbury held an all-school ceremony on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, to celebrate the following students for their hard work on the field and in the classroom.
Congratulations to our students for an incredible performance at the 67th annual State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) of Florida, which concluded Thursday, March 31, with the Grand Awards Ceremony in Lakeland.
Canterbury’s Class of 2024 recently enjoyed a special trip to Westgate River Ranch Resort & Rodeo in central Florida. The event turned out to be much more than just a fun trip with classmates, students made so many memories and truly strengthened bonds with their classmates.
On Monday, March 21, 2022, ten Canterbury seniors were inducted into the Canterbury Chapter of the Cum Laude Society. Founded in 1906, the Cum Laude Society is dedicated to honoring scholastic achievement in secondary schools.
When you think about someone who truly loves Canterbury, Kim West’s name definitely comes to mind. She is not only a graduate of Canterbury’s Class of 1987, but she came back to teach at our great school not once, but twice! On top of her love for Canterbury, she is also the epitome of a lifelong learner.
Watch the video below to learn more about Kim West ’87.
Canterbury's MUN chapter recently traveled to MUNCH, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill's annual high school MUN conference, over winter break. The group represented Canterbury well, with siblings Brenda and Daniel receiving high honors.
Congratulations to our students who recently competed in the Lee County History Fair. Students competed virtually from February 22-24, 2022. This year’s theme is Debate and Diplomacy in History. Those who placed first or second will move on to the state competition in May.
Seven Canterbury Upper School students received honors at DECA's Florida State Career Development Conference over the weekend in Orlando, with four students qualifying for the international conference.
The Varsity Boys Soccer team's quest for back-to-back state championships fell short on Thursday night as The Pine School netted a goal in the final minute to defeat the Cougars 3-2 in the 2A State Championship in DeLand.
Canterbury hosted the first-ever Southwest Florida Entrepreneur Competition on Saturday, February 12. The new venture was led by teachers Jennifer Stephenson, Elisha Murray, Javier Torres, and Amy Hoefling.
Canterbury’s fifth annual Cougar Tennis Open was a smashing success! The event took place on February 12, 2022, following the dedication of The Abuoqab Family Tennis Complex. This annual event was made even more special, as tournament participants were among the first to play on the newly renovated tennis courts.
Wednesday, February 2, marked World Read Aloud Day, a global initiative to encourage everyone to grab a book and read aloud to someone. At Canterbury, students enjoyed celebrating the reading event all week long with special guest authors and other events.
Canterbury Upper and Middle School students recently came together to discuss the importance of our school’s Honor Code. Held at the beginning of each semester, our Honor Assembly aims to stress the importance of making the right decisions, using sound judgment, and exhibiting good character.
Congratulations are in order for Canterbury DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) students after record-setting performances at the Southwest Florida Regional DECA District Competition on January 28 in Naples.
Students from Canterbury’s Upper School community performed well in the Regional HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) Competition on January 15, 2022. HOSA gives students an opportunity to study and acquire skills in more than 50 different fields related to medical science.
Canterbury School would like to recognize Daniel Z. '22 and Caroline L. '26 for recently participating in the All-State Honor Band at the Florida Music Educators Association Development Conference. The event took place January 12-15, 2022 in Tampa.
Canterbury School would like to recognize everyone who participated and made this year’s Science Symposium a success. Winners will move onto the 2022 Thomas Alva Edison Kiwanis Regional Science & Inventors Fairs, held virtually February 5-19, 2022.
On Thursday, January 6, our Upper School LIFT leadership students had the opportunity to visit the Collaboratory, learn about its bold mission, and how they, too, can be a catalyst for change in our community.