Congratulations to all who participated in the Canterbury Middle School Spelling Bee! This year's winners are Oliver VandeWater, Grade 8 – school winner and Ishan Ramrakhiani, Grade 4 – school runner-up. Oliver's last round spelling word was "mandible," and then he spelled "malign" for the win. Oliver will represent Canterbury Middle School in the Allen County Spelling Bee to be held at IPFW's Rhinehart Music Center in the Auer Performance Hall on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The competition begins at 6:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Good luck, Oliver! Grade level winners:
The 2017 Indiana State K-12 Grade Chess Championships were held Saturday, Nov. 4, at Canterbury High School. A total of 130 students from Indiana participated in the tournament, including 47 students from Canterbury. Results for the Canterbury students:
Calling hours and service information for Drake are below. Our hears, thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Calling and Service will be held at The Chapel, 2505 W Hamilton Rd S, Fort Wayne. Calling hours will be 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 24, and 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25. The funeral will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25.
Interested in learning more about Canterbury High School? Stop by the Open Houses any time from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, or Wednesday, Nov. 15. The staff will be on hand to answer questions and take you on tours to see classes in action. Canterbury High School is located at 3210 Smith Road. See why Canterbury is ranked the Best Private K-12 School in Indiana for 2017 and 2018 via Niche.com. www.canterburyschool.org/visit
All parents are invited to this new event: Parent Association Presents, Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:00 p.m. in the HS Summers Auditorium. The topic is "The College Preparatory Experience from Pre K through Grade 12." Heather Case, director of college counseling, will lead the presentation with assistance from Nathan Kober, assistant director of college counseling. There will be an overview, discussion on college visits and demonstrated interest.
The boys soccer team has set an Indiana record for most state titles with the October 27 win over Covenant Christian (Indy). Goals were scored by Jonathan Bowen and Michael Clark, with a major save by goalie Clayton Perry. The school will celebrate the team's victory at a pep rally on Monday.
Thirty artworks by Canterbury Lower and Middle School students are now on display at the Arts United Center downtown. The works will be viewed by thousands of theatre goers attending the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre's production of "White Christmas" and the Fort Wayne Ballet's "The Nutcracker." The art will be on display through January 8.
Thank You for Making A Difference on #Giving Tuesday
#MAD4Canterbury is our community’s celebration of #GivingTuesday. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season. Our goal was to increase the number of current gifts to the Canterbury Fund by 40% - 104 gifts in 24 hours. And we exceeded the goal, thanks to our generous and loving Canterbury community. The dollars raised will help ensure our remarkable school continues to support its artists, athletes, and scholars. You have shown you are #MAD4Canterbury and we are grateful.