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District Updates

Notice of Special Meeting

This is your official notice of a Special Meeting of the Canton Local Board of Education to be held at 6:00 p.m., Monday, August 2, 2021, in the Canton South Community Room, 600 Faircrest Street S.E., Canton, Ohio. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss COVID 19 protocols for the 2021-22 school year and to go into executive session for the discussion of matters required to be kept confidential by federal, state or local laws and for conference with an attorney regarding pending or imminent litigation. 
Download notice posted 7/28/2021


Facial Coverings and other COVID Updates

Effective June 2 and in alignment with the rescinded Ohio Department of Health Orders, facial coverings are recommended, but not required on Canton Local School District buildings, grounds, and buses. Please click here for further details.


Back-to-School Ready Fest

Ready Fest is a time to meet your child’s teacher, bring all school supplies, and tour the building. Teachers will only be available in classrooms during their designated time. 

Walker Ready Fest 

  • Tuesday, August 10, 5:00-7:00 pm - Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 3
  • Wednesday, August 11, 5:00-7:00 pm - Preschool, Grade 2, Grade 4

Canton South High School Technology Distribution

  • Tuesday, August 10, 9:00-11:00 am or 4:00-6:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, August 11, 9:00-11:00 am or 4:00-6:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 12, 5:00-6:00 pm 

FMMS Ready Fest - Thursday, August 12, 2021

  • 5th and 7th Grade from 4:30 - 6:00 pm
  • 6th and 8th Grade from 5:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Applied Arts and Music teachers from 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Back to School 2021

  • Monday, August 16 - Convocation – No Students
  • Tuesday, August 17 -  Preschool K, 5, 9 Only - First Day
  • Wednesday, August 18  - All Students Attend


first day formsFirst Day Forms

Please check your email for the link to your returning student's First Day Forms, which will include their SnapCode (needed to access the forms). You must complete these documents, such as Emergency Medical Forms and other important agreements, needed for your student to begin the 2021-2022 school year.

Canton Local Schools wants to assist you with any needs you may have in completing your student's First Day Forms for the 2021-2022 school year. If needed, we have devices available for your use; call the office to make an appointment for assistance at 330-484-8019, ext 4000.

We will also have devices and staff available during Ready Fest at Walker and Faircrest and technology Distribution Day at CSHS.



school lists

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Please join us in welcoming Brett Yeagley to the Wildcat family!

In a sBrett Yeagleypecial meeting held Friday, March 19, 2021, the Board of Education hired Brett Yeagley as Superintendent of Canton Local Schools. He will replace Superintendent Steve Milano, who is retiring in July after 39 years in education. Click for press release




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Click here: American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER) -  Safe Return to In-Person and Continuity of Services Plan 





Canton Local Schools Learning Recovery Plan 3_29_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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