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Shop at Pop Up Big Dig Jan. 20

The Canterbury Parent Association is pleased to announce a new and fun format for the Big Dig this year: it's Pop Up Big Dig! This garage sale takes place Saturday, Jan. 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Canterbury Middle School Cafeteria - 5601 Covington Road (park in South Bend Drive lot). All types of items and clothing will be for sale. Garage Sale open to the community.

High School Open House Feb. 7

Families are invited to drop by Canterbury High School any time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. February 7. During the Open House you can take a student-led tour, visit classes in session, and meet teachers and students. See why Canterbury is is ranked the #1 Best Private K-12 School in Indiana for 2017 and 2018, according to

Good, old-fashioned research drives student success at MUN

Canterbury's Model United Nations (MUN) team took home 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th places for best Delegate and 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th for Best Delegation at the November IU Southeast Conference. Model United Nations is an educational simulation in which students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. During the IU Southeast mock session of the UN, the students were assigned to be delegates from specific countries. Canterbury competes in two MUN conferences annually, with 10-15 high schools attending each.

Spelling champ moves on to Regional Bee

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:

K-12 State Chess Championships

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:

Stop by the High School Open Houses

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

Parent Association Presents: The College Preparatory Experience from Pre K through Grade 12

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.

Stop by the Open Houses Nov. 7 and 8
Interested in learning more about Canterbury School? Stop by the Open Houses any time from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 7 or 8 for the Early Childhood Program and Kindergarten through Grade 8. The staff will be on hand to answer questions and take you on tours to see classes in action. Canterbury is located at 5601 Covington Road. Park in the South Bend Drive lot and enter through Door 1 for Early Childhood and K-4 and Door 19 for Grades 5-8.

Cavs to play for sixth state soccer title
  • The Canterbury boys soccer team made Indiana history Saturday with a record 11 Semi-State wins. The game against Boone Grove was scoreless at the half. In the second half, the Cavs brought the victory home with 3 goals - scored by Jonathan Bowen, Justin Baeten and Michael Clark. The boys will play for a record sixth state title against Covenant Christian (Indianapolis) in the IHSAA Class A State Soccer Tournament Friday, October 27, at 6 p.m. The game will take place at the Bud and Jackie Sellick Bowl, Butler Univeristy 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis. Livecast:
Meet Canterbury's newest family - The Addams

The cast and crew of The Addams Family are putting the finishing touches on this zany production, sure to be a crowd-pleaser for Halloween weekend. The Addams Family, directed by Dr. Joyce Lazier, opens Friday and Saturday, October 27 and 28, at 7 p.m. in the High School Summers Auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door - Adults/$10 and Students/$7 (students dressed in all white pay only $5).

Canterbury plays in Semi-State Oct. 21

The Canterbury Boys Soccer Team spent a long day in Kokomo, first playing Liberty Christian at noon and then University High School at 7 p.m. on October 14. The Cavs were victorious over Liberty Christian 2-0 in the Semi-Final. They won the IHSAA 1A Regional Championship 1-0 over University. The Cavs will play in the Semi-State Saturday, October 21, at 1 p.m. against Boone Grove. The game takes place at St. Joseph HS in South Bend.

12 receive National Merit honors

Twelve members of the Class of 201813% of the senior class – have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation for their performance on the October 2016 PSAT:

  • 6 seniors recognized as National Merit Semi-Finalists
  • 5 seniors recognized as Commended Students
  • 1 senior recognized as a National Hispanic Scholar

We will await information regarding whether any of our Semi-Finalists will be named National Merit Finalists. Last year, 9 members of the Class of 2017 – 10% of the senior class – were similarly recognized. The following received awards:

Canterbury students receive 79 AP Scholar designations and 7 National AP Scholar awards

Canterbury students continue to outperform area high schools on the Advanced Placement Exams. For the testing that occurred last May, students scored an average of 3.98 out of a possible 5.0 on all exams taken, with 90% of those exams considered to be "passing" – that is, scoring 3, 4, or 5. AP courses are taught at the college level. The College Board awarded Canterbury students with 79 AP Scholar designations and named 7 National Scholars in recognition of our students' exceptional achievement on these tests. The AP exam is required for all high school students enrolled in AP courses for the school year. Following are the results for each award:

Sectional win marks 500 career wins for Coach Mauch

The Canterbury Boys Soccer Team had a dual celebration at the end of the game Saturday, Oct. 7. First, the Cavs won the IHSAA 1A Sectional in overtime 3-1 over Blackhawk Christian. The score was tied 1-1 at the end of regular play, both teams scored in the first half. The Cavs scored two goals in the first half of overtime. With this win came a major milestone for the boys soccer program's Coach Greg Mauch - 500 Career Wins.

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