Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The shirts are $15 and all proceeds will go to the One Fund Boston.
Tuesday is the final day to order "Boston Strong" T-shirts at the Canton schools. The shirts are $15 and all proceeds will go to the One Fund Boston. To order a shirt submit the order form and check to the main office at one of Canton's public schools. Checks should be written out to Town of Canton. Students and faculty will have a district-wide recognition of the fundraising effort Thursday, May 23. Those who purchased a shirt will wear it that day. "I know there are countless members of the Canton school community impacted by these events and we appreciate any support you can give," Canton Superintendent Jeffrey Granatino said in a letter to parents. "The Canton Public Schools stand together with those supporting the victims of the …
Monday, April 15, 2013
The program has been apart of Canton's public school system for more than three decades, and allows students the chance to balance classroom work and other responsibilities.
Canton's Program for Academic and Creative Enrichment, also known as the PACE Program, is offered to Canton Public School students who are gifted and talented in Grades 3-5. Students who are in the PACE Program, which has been apart of Canton for more than 30 years, must balance their classroom work and the program responsibilities. Dr. Robert Gruberman, PhD, took over the program in 2002, has taught everything from elementary to college classes, has done work in curriculum and in administration, and says he's always been fascinated with both the process of conceptualization and the development of higher-order thinking. Canton Patch sat down with Gruberman to learn more about what the program has to offer our students. Patch: What is PACE…
Friday, March 22, 2013
Two school officials and one Canton police officer were among 50 who joined in the meeting of the Norfolk County School Safety Task Force last week.
Friday, March 22
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Office of Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey. Canton Superintendent Jeffrey Granatino, Canton Police detective Chip Yeaton and Blue Hills Regional dean of students Thomas Cavanaugh were among those who attended a special meeting on school safety assessment held recently by Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey. The program is one Morrissey is currently offering in every town in his district, and includes a comprehensive school safety assessment, providing improved planning and security in the event of a violent school incident. "This is very important work, and I want to make it as easy as possible for towns to have it done,” said Morrissey in a statement. Last week, …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
There will be no a.m. or p.m. half-day preschool or half-day kindergarten.
There will be a two-hour delayed opening for Canton schools today, Tuesday, March 19, due to the winter weather. A bulletin alerting parents and studentswas posted on the Canton Public Schools website Tuesday morning. There will be no a.m. or p.m. half-day pre-school or half-day kindergarten, as well.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
An information session will be held tonight at 7 p.m.
School officials will be holding a parent information session on the Canton Public Schools lockdown procedures Wednesday night, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Canton High School cafeteria. Canton Police Chief Ken Berkowitz and Detective Charles Yeaton from the Canton Police Department will join school officials in updating parents regarding ongoing enhancements to the district's current lockdown procedures. The meeting is open to the public. Discussions surrounding the program known as ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) have been ongoing and continued last month.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Students will have another snow day on Monday, Feb. 11.
Due to the 2013 Blizzard that struck over the weekend, Canton Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11, according to the CPS website. St. John the Evangelist School To students in Canton, we're asking this week - how will you spend the day off?
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Get the full agenda for tonight's meeting, set to take place at 7 p.m. at Canton Town Hall.
Tuesday, January 29
The Canton Finance Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday night, Jan. 29, in the Salah Meeting Room at Canton Town Hall to discuss a variety of agenda items, including out-of-district special education tuition and Fiscal Year 2013 deficits, among other issues. Also among discussion tonight will be budget requests for Fiscal Year 2014 with the Canton Assessors Department, as well as FY14 Municipal Budgets. FinCom will address the attendance of members at meetings and vote to remove a member from the committee, as well. Attendees from the Massachusetts Municipal Association Annual Meeting in Boston will also provide a recap of what took place. For the full agenda, visit the Town of Canton website.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Early release FDK-5 for Common Planning.
1. Grades FDK-5 it's an Early Release Day for Common Planning. There will be no 1/2 Day Pre-K or 1/2 Day K. 2. The Canton Food Pantry is open today from 9:15 - 11:15 a.m. Location: 960R Washington Street, rear entrance of the Rodman Building. To sign up to use the pantry, go in on the days they are open. The Canton Food Pantry is sponsored by the Canton Area Helpline, a private, non-profit corporation. 3. Every Wednesday from 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. the Village Toy Shoppe, 95 Washington Street located in the Village Shoppes has Storytime and Fun. It's a perfect relaxed laid back atmosphere for toddlers and pre-schoolers. No sign up, just drop in! 4. It's Tot Time at the Canton Public Library from 10:25 - 11:10 a.m. for children ages 9 …
Monday, December 31, 2012
January through June 2013: Early release days, holidays and vacation closings.
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- Amy Nachbar
Monday, December 31, 2012
Canton School Calendar starting January 2013 and ending June 2013. Know your half days, days off and everything in between. Jan 9 - FDK - 5 Early Release Common Planning (No 1/2 day Pre-K or 1/2 Day K) Jan 21 - NO SCHOOL Martin Luther King Day Feb 6 - FDK - 12 Early Release Professional Development (No 1/2 day Pre-K or 1/2 day K). Feb 18 - 22 - Winter Recess March 6 - Early Release FDK - 5 Common Planning (No 1/2 day Pre-K or 1/2 day K). March 6 - Grades 6 - 12, Early Release, Professional Development. March 29 - No school, Good Friday. April 12 - FDK - 5 Early Release for Parent Conferences. No 1/2 day Pre-K or 1/2 day K. April 15 - 19 Spring Recess, No School. May 27 - No School, Memorial Day. June 5 - Last day for Seniors. June 7 - …
Monday, December 17, 2012
On the school website, Canton officials have posted a list of websites to help parents in talking to their children about the tragedy in Newtown, Conn.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Resources on Talking to Children About Tragic Events The Canton Public Schools have released a list of website to help parents in taking with their children about the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. National Association of School Psychologists- Talking to Children About Violence: Tips for Parents and Teachers http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/talkingviolence.pdf National Association of School Psychologists- Talking to Children About Violence: Information for Parents and Educators http://www.nasponline.org/resources/handouts/revisedPDFs/talkingviolence.pdf National Association of School Psychologists- A National Tragedy: Helping Children Cope http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/terror_general.aspx National …