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District Updates

Board of Education Meeting Date/Location Change
The October Board of Education meeting will take place at 7 pm on Monday, October 11, 2021, at Canton South High School.  The Board voted to change the date and location at the September board meeting.


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Canton South Hall of Distinction Recognition Banquet

Please join us in celebrating the contributions of these outstanding inductees!
 - Thursday, September 30, 2021at Canton South High School

  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner - $45 - Meal includes salad, lemon chicken, pasta and peppers. Vegetarian option available.

  • 7:00 p.m. Program - There is no cost to attend the recognition program only.

- Those interested can RSVP 


Mask Policy Update

The Canton Local School District has experienced 26 positive cases of COVID, resulting in 196students being quarantined from school and extracurriculars.  Therefore, as of Tuesday, September 7, we are implementing a mandatory mask policy in all of our buildings.  Masks will be required inside all buildings and on school buses.  Masks will not be required while outside of the buildings.

Mask Policy Update Letter


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COVID Dashboard 2021-2022






Active Cases





The chart above reflects current active cases.  An active case is defined as when a student or staff member has received a positive test result and they are in isolation.  Families of close contacts to a positive case will be notified based on the Stark County Health Department contact tracing protocols. *District includes staff not assigned to a particular school building

Building notification letter(s):
Canton South High School posted 9/21/2021
Walker Elementary posted 9/20/2021
Faircrest Memorial Middle School posted 9/22/2021

First Day Forms
Please check your email for the link to your returning student's First Day Forms, which will include their SnapCode (needed to access the forms). You must complete these documents, such as Emergency Medical Forms and other important agreements, needed for your student to begin the 2021-2022 school year.  If needed, we have devices available for your use; call the office to make an appointment for assistance at 330-484-8019, ext 4000.

Latest News

Mamma Mia November 5-7

 On August 24, the Canton South Drama program will be hosting auditions for the award-winning musical, Mamma Mia. The musical is open to all students in grades 9-12. No experience is necessary. Audition information is available at Performances will be November 5-7, 2021.

New Canton South Middle School csms

Opening August 2022!

Construction of the building began in the fall of 2020. Funding for the project comes from public utility taxes that the district has been able to put aside over the past several years and a partnership with the Ohio Schools Facilities Commission.  Download details here


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