Congratulations to all of our Middle School students elected to this year’s Student Council!
The president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer, along with a representative from each of our fifth through eighth-grade advisory groups, will help to serve, lead, and inspire our student body. These students will also be taking an active role in the Communal Time as well as planning several of the big events for Middle School.
We’re excited to invite you to our upcoming Literati Book Fair! This event is an opportunity for students of all ages to build their home libraries and further their love of reading. The fair will take place from September 14 - 22, 2023, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).
On Friday, June 2, 2023, family, friends, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the 74 graduates of the Canterbury School Class of 2023. This impressive group of graduates received acceptance to more than 120 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, June 1, 2023, students from the Class of 2027, 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.
Congratulations to Canterbury senior Lara K. ‘23 on being selected for the prestigious Robertson Scholars Leadership Program. The Class of 2027 Scholars comprises twenty-six of the brightest and most dynamic first-year students at Duke University and UNC-Chapel Hill, representing three continents and 15 states.
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.
Canterbury Upper School Thespians sit atop the local theatre world after winning Outstanding Overall Production for their musical Elf at the 2023 High School Musical Awards on Friday, May 4 at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Center.
Congratulations to Canterbury's Aaron S. '24, Christian L. '24, and Derrick H. '24 for finishing Top 10 in the Community Awareness Management Project division at DECA's ICDC International Competition, April 22-25, 2023, in Orlando.
The Canterbury Track and Field squad had a strong showing at the 1A District Meet on Friday, April 21, hosted by Evangelical Christian School. The squad clinched 17 total spots to advance to the regional meet on May 6.
Four Canterbury students have been named Finalists in the 2023 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to Max B. '23, Ben C. '23, Lara K. '23, and Gabby S. '23 on being awarded this distinguished honor.
Canterbury's Theatre Department is excited to present Elf the Musical on the evenings of Wednesday, March 29, Thursday, March 30, and Friday, March 31, at 7:00 p.m. in Canterbury's Performing Arts Center. Please reserve your tickets by clicking the links below!
On Monday, March 20, 2023, 15 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.
Canterbury's three-day Hour of Code event wrapped up on Friday, March 3 in the Performing Arts Center. Grades Kindergarten through fourth grade showcased their coding skills, showing their parents all they have learned in technology class since the start of the 2022-23 school year.
It was a near Canterbury sweep at the 2023 Thomas A. Edison Festival of Light 36th Regional Inventors Fair Awards Ceremony on Tuesday night, February 28, at Edison Park Creative and Expressive Arts School.
Congratulations to our Middle and Upper School musicians on their fantastic showing at the Solo and Ensemble Music Performance Assessment.
“Our students not only flawlessly performed their solos but also represented our school with excellent manners, attitude, and character that didn't go unnoticed by the judges and attending band directors,” shared Antonio Castillo, Director of Fine and Performing Arts.
Thanks to Linda and David Lucas and our many generous donors, The Lucas Match has raised more than $13.3 million dollars towards our $14 million dollar goal! Lucas Match gifts have been used to reduce the school’s debt from the cost to build our beautiful Upper School and arts buildings and to create endowed funds to support our students and faculty.
Canterbury School is proud to have many talented graduates who return to campus as faculty members, bringing fresh ideas to enrich the educational experience for our students. Paige Pollock is one of those graduates, a Canterbury Lifer from the Class of 2014, who welcomed the chance to return to the school she once called her second home.
Dr. Shannon Sweitzer, Director of Counseling + Wellness
Over the past few years, our children's increased mental health challenges have been well documented. Across the country, the rates of childhood depression and anxiety have sky-rocketed and our youth seem more stressed and less connected to others.
The Linda and Charles Idelson Kitchen was dedicated on January 26, 2023, before family, friends, faculty, administration, and members of the Board of Trustees. Linda, who passed away three years ago, and her husband Charles have held almost every role possible at the school, starting with parents, parents of alumni, grandparents, founders of the Grandparent Circle, and a member of the Board of Trustees. Linda was well known for her culinary skills, so when the time came to name the kitchen it was a natural choice given the importance of a good meal and what it means to be together as a family enjoying one!
Introducing Canterbury’s Dean of Academics. Dr. Mary Smith is stepping into a new role in addition to continuing her work in the classroom. She is excited to take a closer look at our curriculum and find ways to enhance our already strong academic program.
Congratulations to our Lower and Middle School FIRST LEGO League teams on a successful season of learning and competition! FIRST LEGO League is an after-school club where students are challenged to invent, create, and code using LEGO. This year’s theme focused on different sources of energy.
Ending June 30, 2023, we are 95 percent of the way to meeting our goal!!
Thanks to our many generous donors, the Lucas Match has raised more than $13.3 million to reduce the school's debt from the cost to build our incredible upper school building and to create endowed funds for our faculty and students!
Lara K. '23 has been named one of the top 300 scholars in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2023, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors, as announced by the Society for Science on Monday.
What does the Honor Code mean to you? This week students in both Middle and Upper School joined together to reflect on the importance of Canterbury’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.