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The HS Horticulture Science class has successfully carried out a first in the campus Crawford Family Greenhouse. The class has grown a crop of lettuce using the hydroponic system. The produce was used for lunches and the salad bar menu. Growing this lettuce involves planting seeds in a soil medium, germinating the seeds into young lettuce seedlings, transferring seedlings to a hydroponic growing medium and net pots, placing net pots into the wells of the hydroponic system, allowing time for the lettuce to mature, harvesting and finally transporting to the school kitchen for prepping and serving.

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Giving Tuesday, November 29, is a national day to support non-profit organizations that have made a difference in your life. This is the second year we have participated in Giving Tuesday as a campaign for our alumni -#MAD4Canterbury - Make A Difference, encouraging them to support the Canterbury Fund. Alumni have already begun to participate sending in their written testimonials along with their gifts. We hope to have at least 120 alumni participate for Giving Tuesday (20 of which are new givers), but all our friends and family are invited to give as well.

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Canterbury seventh graders testified about the United States Constitution today at the Allen County Courthouse. The students have been studying the Constitution in social studies class through the We The People program. They read, write, research and put together their testimony. During the hearing they present their findings and answer questions related to their research. Judges include Veterans, experts in the legal field, faculty, Canterbury High School students and other professionals.


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Canterbury broke ground October 31 on the new Conservatory, which will be located on the northwest corner of the Clubhouse property. "This new structure will facilitate Early Childhood's innovative art and science programming," said Cherie Bowen, Early Childhood director. "You may have noticed new fencing which was set in anticipation of both the Conservatory and a raised garden bed. The project was supported by the Special Focus dollars raised during the Laughing Cavalier 2016 for which we are very thankful."

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College Board Advanced Placement exams are scored on a scale of 1 to 5 and 5 is the equivalent to an A in a corresponding college course. According to a letter from Trevor Packer, College Board Senior Vice President of AP and Instruction, Benjamin Ryker received the top score of 5, resulting in his being "one of only three students in the world (amounting to just 0.006% of all 2016 AP Physics C: Mechanics Exam takers) to earn every possible point on this difficult assessment."

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What is the All School Hoopla? It's kind of like homecoming for basketball. Canterbury families from all school divisions, alumni and their families, faculty and staff, friends and fans are all invited. You will have free admission to a hot dog and chili supper in the HS cafeteria Thursday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. As a special treat, basketball teams from Australia will be in town to play our boys and girls varsity teams. The girls play the HSE Emus at 6 p.m. and the boys play the HSE Kangaroos at 7:30 p.m.

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Canterbury performing artists will give a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 611 W Berry St., Fort Wayne. The concert features Canterbury Children's Choir, High School Orchestra, Middle School Chamber Orchestra, Middle/High School Band, High School Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.

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Fourth graders SKYPE with award-winning author Avi

Over the summer all the Lower School students and faculty read a book by one of their favorite authors. Avi wrote The End of the Beginning: Being the Adventures of a Small Snail (and an Even Smaller Ant). Mrs. Presser, LS librarian, and Mrs. Minser, LS technology specialist, arranged a SKYPE with Avi, who lives in Colorado. Fourth graders learned about the author and wrote questions to ask him during the SKYPE session. Students gathered in the LS library story pit to learn from Avi. Students listened to his advice about developing story lines and characters, writing and re-writing, about listening and looking at things through a new eyes, and about being imaginative and creative.

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