Canton Country
Day School
Reminder: Re-enrollment for next year will begin in January. All accounts must be current in order to re-enroll. Any exception requests must be made in writing to the school finance committee.
Important Dates for 2018-2019 Enrollment

January 20, 2018
Open House for prospective families from at 9:00am-12:00pm
 
January 22 – February 2, 2018
Re-enrollment for current students
 
February 5, 2018
Open enrollment for new students begins
 
March 12, 2018
Financial Aid FAST deadline – apply at (TBD)
 
March 14, 2018
Tax forms mailed to FAST for verification
 
April 11, 2018
1 st round of Financial Aid awarded and letters mailed for all verified FAST applications
 
April 25, 2018
2 nd round of Financial Aid awarded and letters mailed for all verified FAST applications
 
April 24, 26, 27 (Parent Teacher Conferences)
Stop into the admissions office to sign enrollment contract, pay fees, choose tuition payment plan and pay down payment
 
May (TBD)
Tuition payment plans application and down payment deadline
Enrollment contract deadline
 
May 31, 2018
Parents must notify the office of withdrawal, in writing, in order to be released from further financial obligation
Annual Giving Fund

Please donate to the Canton Country Day School's 2017-2018 Annual Giving Campaign! There is less than a month until December 31st! Get your donation in before the end of the year by clicking below.

What is the Annual Giving Campaign?
The Annual Giving Campaign is made up of yearly gifts from parents, faculty and staff, the Board of Trustees, grandparents, alumni, and friends of the school. Each year is a separate drive designed to meet the operating needs of the current year. No donation is too small.


CCDS Family Sing-along
All Grandparents are welcome to attend the Grandparent Reception on December 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. held in the dining room. Cookies, coffee and hot chocolate will be served as you get to know other grandparents. At 11:25 a.m. you will be ushered into the performance area for special seating at the sing-along. There is noon dismissal on this day.

Please have grandparents RSVP by December 11th by calling Denise Hunt at (330) 453-8279, Ext. 122.
Hot Lunch Program
The January Hot Lunch Menu is now activated!

You may log-on to cantoncountryday.ahotlunch.com/login , and select your January lunch menu items.

THE FIRM DEADLINE TO ORDER IS DECEMBER 14TH

Please check the school calendar for any dates that your child will not be in need of a school lunch. There will be no reimbursements for any orders past the deadline date.

  • Please keep in mind when ordering and selecting your menu items for the month you must complete the ordering process.

  • Be sure to "CHECK OUT" the order and "PAY INVOICE" and finally click on "PROCEED". Only when you receive an invoice marked as "PAID" will the order be confirmed.

  • Not completing the process will result in an "UNCONFIRMED ORDER". All unconfirmed orders that pass the ordering DEADLINE DATE will not process, which will result in your child not receiving the anticipated lunch item.

The online Hot Lunch Program is only for Kindergarten through 8th grade. For those of you that have not signed up for "Hot Lunch", you can do so at https://cantoncountryday.ahotlunch.com

After you activate your account, you will need to input our school code. You are able to enter a different code for each child if necessary.
  • For grades K-4 use code: 185
  • For grades 5-8 use code: 1a7
  • For sample menus: Sample Menus If you have any questions or need assistance, please go to http://support.hotlunch.com/
  • All payments and orders must take place online. No orders may be dropped off or submitted at school.

For questions, concerns or assistance, please contact Chef Frank at 330-316-7820, or at catering@f-espo.com
Coffee With Mike
and
Parents Association Meeting

Coffee with Mike is Thursday, December 14th at 8:30 a.m. in the middle school Science Lab. Come join us as we discuss our new admissions/financial aid protocols as well as a brief overview of our parent survey results. The Parents Association will have a meeting afterwards.
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Calling All Bakers...
PA is in need of many cookies!

Every year, the PA assembles cookie trays for the holidays to give to teachers and staff. We will be meeting Wednesday, December 13th in the morning to put together this year’s trays in the dining room. Click the link below to sign up if you can donate cookies and/or help assemble the trays.

Shop Amazon for Great Escapes Donations
Do you want to donate to our auction, but don't have time to go out and shop? Check out our Wish List on Amazon. Click on the button below, select an item to donate, and it will be shipped directly to Canton Country Day. Please make sure to include your name with the purchase. Feel free to share this link with friends and family. It's quick and convenient!
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Please keep the following in mind as we head into "Snow Day Season."

SCHOOL CLOSING INFORMATION :

CCDS closing info is posted on the local TV and radio stations. CCDS closing information is also available (after 6:00 a.m.) on the CCDS answering machine and on our website at www.cantoncountryday.org


WHEN DOES CCDS CLOSE FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER ?

CCDS is located in Plain Township therefore we generally follow their weather directives. We do not, however, follow Plain Local delays.


SUMMARY OF OUR CCDS CLOSING POLICY :

  • If Plain Local is open we are open.
  • If Plain Local closes for weather we are closed.
  • If Plain Local delays for weather we are closed.


SCHOOLWORK DURING A SCHOOL CLOSING :

  • When a snow day is anticipated, teachers will assign snow day work on the previous day.
  • When school is closed for two or more days, please check Chalkable/parent emails for your child’s assignments. Teachers will post assignments by 8:00 a.m.
  • Most importantly, when assignments are finished, go out and enjoy your day and be safe!
New Exploratory Sessions Offered!

After completing the Shrek musical, middle school students are now in new classes for Exploratory Session 2. Classes in Drumming, Art, Choreography, and Choir have begun and will continue until Winter Break.
Basketball Unit In P.E.

Grades 3rd-8th have started a basketball unit in P.E. that will involve skills such as passing, dribbling, and shooting. Students will play a variety of games to work on their skills, while improving cardiovascular endurance.
CCDS Sports

Cougars at Play and
3rd - 5th Grade Intramural Basketball

The Cougars at Play intramural program will end December 12th. Thanks to Mr. Bruce for leading this fun intramural program for our second through fourth grade students.

Intramural basketball will begin in February. An e-mail with more details will be sent to third through fifth grade parents after winter break. This is a change from the previously announced dates . An e-mail with more details will be sent to third through fifth grade parents after winter break.


 CCDS Basketball

The CCDS basketball teams played two games this past week, against Lippman and Andrews Osborne. The girls are 2-0 and the boys are 0-2. This week both teams play Gilmour at home on Tuesday, with the girls playing at 4:45 p.m. and the boys playing around 5:45 p.m. The boys play Ratner at home on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Team members greatly appreciate the support of their friends, but please remember that all students must be supervised by an adult or they will be signed into ETC, and students must remain in the bleacher area unless they are getting a snack from the concession table or using the bathroom.
Acme Receipts Are Due!

All Acme receipts are due by Wednesday, December 13, 2017 ! Please turn in your receipts to the office.
Thank you!
Melinda Chase
 Great Escapes 2017-18
"CCDS...Your Golden Ticket to a World of Pure Imagination"

SAVE THE DATE ! The auction is Saturday, March 10, 2018!!
CCDS Week at a Glance
Monday, December 11, 2017
Assembly 8:30 a.m. - RESPECT Character Ed Presentation - Tohill Advisory
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Home Basketball v. Gilmour - Girls then Boys - 4:45 p.m. -6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Home Basketball v. Ratner - Boys - 4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
Coffee with Mike at 8:30 a.m. - Middle School Science Lab
Parents Association meeting will follow.
There is NO Middle School study hall .

Friday, December 15, 2017
Cougar Bar Sales - Performance Area - 7:50 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
K-4 Mini Courses 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Grandparent Reception - Dining Room - 11:00 a.m.
Family Sing-along 11:30 a.m. - Noon
NOON DISMISSAL - No E.T.C./P.E.T.C. - No Buses
Every child must be picked up in by noon.

WINTER BREAK
DECEMBER 18, 2017 - JANUARY 2, 2018

SCHOOL RESUMES
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2018
With holiday shopping right around the corner, please remember to visit Amazon Smile for CCDS. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. Thank you!

Click on the Amazon Smile Logo (on left) to go directly to the website.
Contact (330) 453-8279 for questions.