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District Updates

Holiday Events

  • December 2nd- Light Up Downtown - SOS is performing on the Main Stage at 6:00 p.m.
  • December 6th - CSHS Holiday Choir Concert -  7:00 p.m. PAC
  • December 8th - FMMS 5-8 Vocal Holiday Concert - 7:00 p.m. PAC
  • December 13th - Kdg. and Grade 1 Music & Art program - 6:00-8:00pm PAC
  • December 15th - A Winters' Celebration 5-12 Band Concert - 7:00 p.m. PAC

Akron Children's COVID Vaccine Clinic

Akron Children's Hospital has partnered with Canton Local Schools to provide students who are 5 years of age and over with the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a voluntary optional student outreach opportunity and is not required by the Canton Local School District.  The first vaccine clinic was held on November 18 for the first dose of the Pzifer vaccine. The second dose will be offered on December 16 from 3:00 - 6:00pm. 

Face Coverings Recommended but not Required in Canton Local Buildings
On Monday, October 25, the Ohio Department of Health released updated quarantine guidance titled "Mask to Stay, Test to Play." This new guidance indicates that staff and students who come into contact with a positive case of COVID-19, regardless of masking or vaccination status, may continue to attend school and participate in extracurricular activities with additional precautions.  
Therefore, effective Wednesday, October 27, wearing a face-covering in Canton Local School buildings will be recommended but not requiredA face covering is still required by federal order for staff and students on school transportation.


covid updates Click the button for COVID-related files and information including ARP ESSER Local Use of Funds Plan.


COVID Dashboard 2021-2022






Active Cases





The chart above reflects current active cases.  An active case is defined as when a student or staff member has received a positive test result and they are in isolation.  Families of close contacts to a positive case will be notified based on the Stark County Health Department contact tracing protocols. *District includes staff not assigned to a particular school building

Building notification letter(s):
Canton South High School posted 12/08/2021
Walker Elementary posted 12/02/2021
Faircrest Memorial Middle School posted 12/08/2021

Latest News

New Canton South Middle School csms

Opening August 2022!

Construction of the building began in the fall of 2020. Funding for the project comes from public utility taxes that the district has been able to put aside over the past several years and a partnership with the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission.  Download details here


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