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Resources for Military Families


Military Families,

Welcome to Canton Local Schools! On this page, you will find many resources to support your family and your children as they work to strengthen their education. If you have any general questions, please contact the main office of your child's school (click for a list of schools. If you have questions about registering your child, please contact our student registration office.

Need additional support for your military family/children? Contact our Military Family liaison, Dr. Dale Rush, at Faircrest Memorial Elementary School at 330-484-8020.

On this page you will find helpful links and downloadable files for extensive resources available to military families. If you know of a resource that isn't listed here, please contact us in the Office of Communications to make us aware of the recommended addition to our page. 

Thank you for your service to our country! 

The downloadable brochure below was designed to assist children in military families. Military Families Resource Brochure

News Announcement 

March 2024
Faircrest Memorial Elementary School Receives Purple Star Award for its Support of Veterans 

Faircrest Memorial Elementary school received the Purple Star Award from the Ohio Department of Education. The Purple Star Award recognizes schools that are supportive of the community’s veterans and military families.
To receive the award, schools must have a staff point of contact for military students and fam­ilies who serve as the primary liaison between them and the school. The school dis­trict recogniz­es local veterans in a variety of ways throughout the school year. Each Veterans Day, Faircrest hosts a Veterans Day celebration that includes a presentation of the colors, per­formances by the band and choir and guest speakers to hon­or the veterans in attendance. 

Link to press release.

veterans day