Canterbury Grade 2 students collected plastic caps and lids that would be recycled into a bench. The experience taught students about conservation and stewardship of the earth.
On March 27, Canterbury Grade 5 student Ibraheem Mushtaq will compete online for the State GeoBee Championship.
As we continue to monitor the development of COVID-19 globally, nationally, and locally, it is important to keep our parents abreast of how this information impacts other aspects of our school community. In particular, there are many questions circulating currently regarding travel – especially as Spring Break is upon us in two short weeks. We have created this special webpage, www.canterburyschool.org/covid19, to aggregate all pertinent information as a helpful resource for our community.
Canterbury musicians have once again proved their abilities with incredible showings at State ISSMA! Cavaliers were impressive in orchestra, band, and vocal categories.
Canterbury's High School Speech & Debate Team placed third at the Sectional Tournament at Wayne High School.
Some people might travel to the Dominican Republic for its beaches and palm trees, but a group of Canterbury students are headed to the Dominican in May for a service trip to Los Alcarrizos and Villa Altagracia, two of the poorest suburbs of Santo Domingo. This is the eleventh time a Canterbury group has made the service trip.
For 42 years, Canterbury's Ken Harkenrider has has an impact on the game of soccer in the state of Indiana. He was recently inducted into the Indiana Soccer Hall of Fame for his commitment to soccer, students, and integrity.
Each year students from across the state compete in the Indiana State School Music Association Solo & Ensemble competition. Canterbury students had an impressive showing at this year's District event, and many will go on to compete at the State level!
Canterbury's Dr. John Aden has put together a series of videos in recognition of Black History Month.
Former Canterbury student Austin Hatch returned to campus to speak to lower school, middle school, and high school students. His message was focused on facing adversity and growing from the experience.
Nineteen students were recognized at the annual Canterbury Scholar Reception on February 11, 2020. The reception celebrated academic success in the Canterbury Scholar Program, and two students who received the Malone Scholar Award.
It's been another successful Scholastic season for Canterbury students! More than 90 awards were given to Canterbury writing projects for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. The awards have been around since 1923, recognizing the vision, ingenuity, and talent of youth in America.
More than 30 Canterbury High School students spent their Friday night volunteering for a good cause. Thanks to their incredible help, and the organization Comfort Cases, local foster children won't be handed a trash bag to carry their belongings.
Early Childhood Music Teacher Patricia Reeves knows the exceptional benefits music has on the mind of an Early Childhood student. Music class is more than just singing, dancing, and playing instruments. It's literally helping students' emotional, social, and cognitive development!
Twenty Canterbury students qualified for the individual SCI State Championship last weekend in Indianapolis, an impressive feat that has taken practice and dedication to achieve.
Once again, Canterbury artists have shown their incomparable artistic talent at the National Scholastic Arts Competition. The competition received more than 2,900 entries in our region, which ranks in the top five in the nation. Eight Canterbury students received a combined 18 Gold and Silver Keys.
Sarah Garvin's family hosted Rally Nikolova, an exchange student from Bulgaria through the ASSIST program, in 2015-2016. Her experience hosting an international student at Canterbury School was a joy and one she won't ever forget.
Canterbury alum Ali (Rifkin) Frebel '08 started a business in 2016, creating greeting cards and doing custom hand-lettering and calligraphy jobs.
Romina Lazarin has always wanted to explore the world outside of her home country of Croatia. Now she's an international student at Canterbury School and loving every minute of it.
Susan and Roger Wolff have hosted several international students over the years. They hope others consider doing the same for future international students at Canterbury School.
Canterbury swim coach Tamara Lombard hopes to create a positive atmosphere for a fun and successful swim season for the Cavaliers. Hear from Coach Lombard and a few of the Canterbury swimmers on their expectations for this swim season.
Elizabeth Patterson was voted "Best High School Teacher" in the Fort Wayne Newspapers' Reader's Choice Awards. Check out her thoughts on all of Canterbury's holiday performances and how important they are to the students and our community.
Canterbury won more awards than any other school at the Allen County Public Library's "I Believe" Poetry Contest.
Miriel McFarland drives 96 miles round-trip to teach at Canterbury School each day. She doesn't only choose Canterbury for a job, but also for her son.
Canterbury students are learning about the art of communication and relationships by visiting FIve Star Senior Living, a retirement community in Fort Wayne. Middle School Religion/Service teacher Nancy Schantz tells us why the partnership is so important.
Each year students from Kindergarten through Grade 12 come together for Canterbury's Thanksgiving Feast. This year, like every year, was a memorable event with lots of smiles, laughter, and, of course, gobbles!
Junior Vince Rorick was once a shy freshman, averse to social activity. But then he took theatre class at Canterbury School, and things began to change. By his Junior year, he was performing as the Pirate King in Canterbury's production of The Pirates of Penzance.
The Canterbury Food Drive is November 11-18. Students and staff are collecting food for the Associated Churches Neighborhood Food Network.
Canterbury Lower School students are learning important math skills... and having fun! Math teachers Linda Corson and Kelly Madarang talk about teaching math at Canterbury and how they keep students engaged.
Be it a fire, tornado, unwanted intruder, or other emergency, Canterbury School is taking the proper steps to keeping all of its students safe and secure.
Ten Canterbury Middle School athletes were awarded Cav-E's on Tuesday, awards that recognize good sportsmanship and traits like grit, persistence, and gratitude.
Eight Canterbury seniors have received recognition for their outstanding performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
The Canterbury High School speech team placed first at the Bishop Dwenger speech meet on October 12. Five students placed first in their events.
There are some new faces around Canterbury Middle School this fall. From a Navy Diver, to a published author, to an award-winning photographer, these new teachers bring a lot to the table.
Canterbury soccer captains Allison Hamilton, Hailey Hobbs, and Susannah Watson have been students at Canterbury since they were little, and they have a great love for Canterbury School.
The community has spoken: Canterbury wins Best Private School, Best Middle School Teacher, and Best High School teacher in Fort Wayne Newspapers' Readers Choice Awards.
Mrs. Ashley Bunn is Canterbury School's new PreK - Grade 8 school counselor. She says the work can be tough, but it's very rewarding.
Nearly 80 Canterbury students have been recognized as AP Scholars at various award levels, including seven from the class of 2019 who were recognized on a national level as National AP Scholars.
Sophomore AnnaBella Brown has a heart for foster children, and she's encouraging others to join her in making a difference in their lives through an organization called "Comfort Cases." "I want these kids to have a chance," she said, "as every child should."
Canterbury School's Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that, for the first time in its history, the school will hold tuition flat for the 2020-21 academic year. Although this decision is based on many factors, ultimately, it is founded on a recognition that families make considerable sacrifices to send their children to Canterbury even at current tuition levels. It is also intended to ensure that the blessing of a Canterbury education is accessible to future generations
Hot off the press! Canterbury is proud to be featured as the cover story for Business People Magazine's August issue. This is an exciting opportunity for Canterbury School to share the mission, values and stories that set the school apart from the rest.
I write to inform you that Canterbury's Head of School, Bill Ennist, has decided to leave his position upon the conclusion of the 2019-20 school year. On behalf of both current and former members of the Board of Trustees, I offer deep appreciation and gratitude for Bill's stewardship and dedication to our school.
The 78 members of our senior class completed 618 college applications to 195 different colleges and universities, and received 368 acceptances. In the fall, the Class of 2019 will attend 45 colleges and universities in 18 different states, as well as in Abu Dhabi.
The last two weeks have marked honored recognition for Canterbury High School Fine Arts students. Last Thursday, April 11, our High School Speech & Debate students were recognized for...
"When all the world's problems are solved, is optimism still necessary?" This was the thought-provoking question Fort Wayne South Side Optimist Club Oratorical Contest committee members posed to area students earlier this year. Students were given several weeks to compose their 800-word essays before...
You may wonder what Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Bernard Malamud, Marc Brown, and Myla Goldberg all have in common with Canterbury School. These world-renowned writers are notable alumni of the National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and recently, 43 Canterbury students across Grades 7 – 12 were recognized in this year's Scholastic Writing Competition, adding their names to that same list of alumni.
The 2018-19 National Scholastic Arts Competition recognized more than 45 art and writing compositions by Canterbury School students, who earned six Gold Key awards, 10 Silver Key awards, and 31 Honorable Mentions. In the Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio Art Region, 3,400 entries were submitted to this year's competition.
This fall, Canterbury School's 5K Family Fun Run and the November Food Drive, raised $2,000 and nearly 7,000 pounds of food in support of the Associated Churches Network of Fort Wayne. Associated Churches announced that the donation will support their efforts through this spring, remaining the largest donation for the organization this year.
Canterbury High School hosted its annual Scholar Reception on Jan. 10, 2019, to recognize and celebrate the 2018-19 Canterbury Scholar Award and Malone Scholar Award recipients. Congratulations, to these scholars...
Congratulations to all who participated in the Canterbury Middle School Spelling Bee! In October and November, 26 students in Grades 5-8 participated in grade-level competitions. Each first-place grade-level winner competed against each other for the school's Spelling Bee Champion title.