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Important 2018-2019 Enrollment Information

Good News! Change in Multi-Sibling Tuition Discount!
For CCDS families that are eligible for the multi-sibling discount, the Board of Trustees has added a discount for families sending two children to the school, as well as a third and fourth child. The discount is as follows for all families not on financial aid:
Discount for second child: 15%
Discount for third child: 25%
Discount for fourth child: 50%

Financial Aid:
The financial aid application for 2018-19 is now available. You can access this application at

Please note the following dates regarding financial aid:

March 12, 2018 - Financial Aid FAST deadline
March 14, 2018 - Tax forms mailed to FAST for verification
April 11, 2018 - 1 st round of Financial Aid awarded
April 25, 2018 - 2 nd round of Financial Aid awarded
Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions. Thank you!
Annual Giving Fund

Please donate to the Canton Country Day School's 2017-2018 Annual Giving Campaign!

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.

Hot Lunch Program

FEBRUARY 28, 2018!

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

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
  • 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

We are still in need of many items for both our silent and live auction. Thank you to everyone who has already generously made donations. If you have not already contributed, please consider donating an item, making a monetary donation, or soliciting a business or two to help support this most vital event.  What better investment than your child’s education!  We will gladly continue to accept contracts and items that will be listed in the program addendum.  Please don't hesitate to let me know if you have any questions or need suggestions on how you can best contribute to our auction. Thank you in advance for your continued support of Great Escapes and looking forward to seeing you on March 10th.

Karla Thompson
Great Escapes Chair
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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. Its quick and convenient!
An All New Coffee & Zoom With Mike
Parents Association Meeting

Thank you to all the families who attended this week’s Coffee with Mike and P.A. meeting, both in person and online. I think we set a new attendance record! We have already made plans to improve the online sound and video for next month’s meeting on March 14. If you have any other suggestions for future recordings or meeting topics please let us know.
For those who were unable to make the meeting we have attached links to the recording from this morning’s session. They will remain active until Friday, March 2, 2018.
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
CCDS 2018 Summer Camp
Registration is now open for Camp Country Day 2018. 
Information is available on the CCDS website , or email with any questions.

 Great Escapes 2017-18
"CCDS...Your Golden Ticket to a World of Pure Imagination"

SAVE THE DATE ! The auction is Saturday, March 10, 2018!!
Save the Date!

On the evening of April 28, 2018, CCDS will be hosting a retirement celebration for Mrs. Cotter and Madame Sommers, two teachers who have devoted many years to the students of CCDS. More information to come.
CCDS would like parents to please send photos that include Maura and/or Claudia to the school so that they can be incorporated into their retirement party. Photos can be of them alone or with students. Your photos will be returned to you. Thank you!
Mrs. Maura Cotter
Madame Claudia Sommers
CCDS Choir News

The next major event for Choir is the Elementary/Intermediate Choir Festival on Saturday, March 3rd, at Coventry High School.

Thank you for continuing to support your child and the choir program!
Olympics in Physical Education

Grades 3rd-8th held Winter Olympic Games in class this week. Events included the physical education version of biathlon, hockey, and luge. Students chose countries they wanted to represent and competed for medals.
CCDS Sports

3rd - 5th Grade Intramural Basketball

Intramural basketball began Friday, February 2nd for 3rd-5th grade students. Players will meet in the gym from 3:20 - 4:30 p.m. on Fridays through March 2nd. 
Registration is now closed.

 CCDS Basketball

The boys beat Lippman in the first playoff game but lost to Lawrence in their second game. The girls lost to Old Trail in the first round and lost to Gilmour in the consolation game. Thank you to Coach Deuble and Coach Minner for a great season! 

CCDS Track
Conditioning begins Monday, March 5th, weather permitting. All athletes must have a current physical and Lindsay's Law form in order to participate. Contact Brian Bortz with any questions.

3rd - 5th Grade Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run encourages girls to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. The program will meet after school until 5:00 on Mondays and Thursdays beginning in March, under the direction of 2nd grade teacher Madison Backus and 4th grade teacher Kellie Boyd, with help from me. It culminates with a non-competitive 5k at Walsh University the morning of May 19th. Flyers for Girls on the Run were sent home with 3rd-5th grade girls and registration is online at

Brian Bortz
Athletic Director
CCDS Week at a Glance
Monday, February 26, 2018
Reports & Records Day - No School
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Raffle Basket Ticket Sales 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Raffle Basket Ticket Sales 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
Choir Dress Rehearsal - Music Room 9:30 - 10:20 a.m.

Thursday, March 1, 2018
Raffle Basket Ticket Sales 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
PK Dr. Seuss Birthday Party - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, March 2, 2018
Raffle Basket Ticket Sales 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
Cougar Bar Sales - 7:45 - 8:30 a.m.
1st Grade Invention Convention - Performance Area - 2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 3, 2018
PenOhio Tournament - 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Grades 7 and 8 at
Malone University, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44709

Canton Country Day School will CLOSE AT 3:20 p.m. on
Thursday, April 19th. There will be NO after school events of any kind. NO ETC, NO STUDY HALL, NO ATHLETICS.

The State of the School - All School Meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 15, 2018
All are welcome to join us!

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.