Upper School Resources

Welcome to the Upper School Resource Page! Here you will find important documents, information, and news regarding our Upper School. A majority of the important information, such as health requirements and dress code, can be found in our Upper School Student Handbook available for download below.


Dining Services Information

Textbook Information

MBS Direct is our book vendor and can be accessed online at https://bnck-12.com/canterburyfortmyersThe online bookstore opens on July 1. The complete book list and summer reading list are available below. Students are expected to have completed all summer reading and/or assignments prior to the first day of school. 

Here is a useful list of other websites for researching book prices:

Upper School

List of 4 events.

  • Aug
    10

    Ninth Grade Student Orientation

    We welcome ALL ninth-grade students for orientation for our Upper School on Tuesday, August 10, at 8:00 a.m. Please drop off students at the Upper School entrance. Ninth-graders will be dismissed at 9:45 a.m., except for ninth-grade students who are NEW to Canterbury. 
  • Aug
    10

    Upper School New Student Orientation (Grades 9-11)

    We welcome Upper School students (Grades 9-11) who are NEW to Canterbury for orientation for our Upper School on Tuesday, August 10, at 10:00 a.m. Please drop off students at the Upper School entrance. 
  • Aug
    11

    First Day of School

  • Aug
    12
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Upper School News

List of 2 news stories.

  • 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.
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  • 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.
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FLVS HOPE

All students are required to obtain one credit in Physical and Health Education during their high school years. There are two ways to fulfill this requirement. Students can take 1 credit of Personal Fitness and Health or they can enroll in the 1 credit HOPE (Health Opportunities through Physical Education) course through Florida Virtual School (https://www.flvs.net)*. This may be completed at any time before graduation. Do not use a student's Canterbury email account when registering as these cannot receive an email from outside servers.
 
*Exceptions to this may include transfer students who took an equivalent course at their previous high school. Please contact our Registrar for further information.

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Community Service

All Upper School students, who attend all four years at Canterbury, must have a minimum of 100 community service hours to graduate. Additionally, all Upper School students have an annual community service requirement. New students will be expected to fulfill the required hours for the years they attend Canterbury.

Seniors must have completed their annual requirement as a prerequisite to beginning their I.S.P. (Independent Senior Projects). Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen are expected to have their annual requirement completed prior to the last day of school.

Annual Requirement
  • Freshmen 20 hours
  • Sophomore 20 hours
  • Juniors 30 hours
  • Seniors 30 hours
  • National Honor Society members have an additional requirement of 15 hours of community service during the year of their induction and 30 hours thereafter.
  • Bright Future Scholarship requirements
    • Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS) (This is the top award for which many of our students qualify.) NOW REQUIRES 100 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE BY GRADUATION
    • Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS) (Those Canterbury students who do not qualify for FAS often qualify for FMS) NOW REQUIRES 75 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE BY GRADUATION (No previous community service requirement)
    • Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV) (Does not usually apply to Canterbury students) NOW REQUIRES 30 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE BY GRADUATION (No previous community service requirement)
Community Service hours completed during the summer will be applied towards the next school year's requirement, provided that the student has already satisfied the previous year's requirement.
 
To Receive Credit for Community Service:
  • Log on to your Naviance account and from there go to the x2Vol link.
  • Students must electronically submit hours within 30 days of the completion of service.
  • Incoming 9th graders will log their summer hours using the form below.
Seniors with 400+ volunteer hours are recognized with the traditional silver cord worn at graduation.

Students are encouraged to speak to Mrs. Cindy Lyons, Registrar & College Guidance, US Community Service Coordinator, if they have any questions concerning their volunteer hours.