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District Updates

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Click for details and frequently asked questions about Canton Local's Renewal Levy.


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Children who will be 5 years of age on or before September 30, 2021, are able to attend kindergarten in the Canton Local School District for the 2021-2022 school year.  Contact us at



BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test

Canton Local Schools has partnered up with Stark County ESC and the Ohio Health Department to distribute the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Home Test kits.  Learn more

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic 

Canton Local Schools and Akron Children’s Hospital have partnered to provide students who are 16 years of age and over the COVID-19 vaccine.  This is a voluntary student outreach opportunity and is not required by the Canton Local School District.  Learn more

Please join us in welcoming Brett Yeagley to the Wildcat family!

In a sBrett Yeagleypecial meeting held Friday, March 19, 2021, the Board of Education hired Brett Yeagley as Superintendent of Canton Local Schools. He will replace Superintendent Milano, who is retiring in July after 39 years in education.

Yeagley is currently the principal of Minerva High School, a position he has held since 2015. He previously served as the principal at Minerva Middle School, assistant principal at Marlington High School, and a social studies teacher and head football coach at Minerva High School.

"The Canton Local Board of Education is excited to have Brett join the team at Canton Local," said Board President Dave Brothers. "He quickly rose to the top during our interview process, and we are confident that he will be able to continue the momentum we have under the leadership of Steve Milano. Brett is a dedicated and enthusiastic student and staff-centered leader who has proven himself an asset to his district and community. We are fortunate to have him as part of our Wildcat family!"

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Reported COVID-19 cases are based on information from the Stark County Health Department. Families of close contacts will be notified based on the Stark County Health Department contact tracing protocol. The chart above reflects active cases are those in which students/staff has received a positive test/diagnosis and have not been cleared to return.   Cases are removed from the dashboard when they are no longer active and the person has been cleared to return to school.  *Staff not assigned to a particular school building or staff/students at MultiCounty 

Building letters: (Below are letter(s) that have been sent home in the last 5 days) 
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Updates from the Superintendent's Office

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Canton Local Schools Virtual Academy news:

  • VIRTUAL ACADEMY STUDENTS and students on the health department ordered quarantine: Curbside meals are for Canton Local Virtual Academy Students, students in quarantine for 5+ days, and children who are not school-aged. Families will only have to register one time for a continuous meal pickup.  Click here to sign up

Latest News

Walker Virtual Fine Arts Show

Welcome to the Walker Elementary Virtual Fine Arts Show.  Each grade level has a video that includes artwork and music from all students.  

Click the link to view the presentation:

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New Canton South Middle School - Opening August 2022!

Construction on the building began in the fall of 2020 and be completed in May 2022. 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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