Canton Country
Day School
Enrolling now for fall!
CCDS Now Has An AED!
A big thank you goes to:

Dr. Firas Hamdan & Dr. Maria Charif
Mr. & Mrs. Brandon Ballos
Mr. Jace Geier
Mr. & Mrs. Josh Harris
Dr. & Mrs. John Thompson
Ms. Amber Tohill
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Yoder

These parents, faculty, and staff members are responsible for purchasing CCDS' automated external defibrillator (AED). We are eternally grateful for their dedication and kindness to our school.
We would like to have a Trunk-or -Treat at CCDS. Trunk-or-treat will bring Halloween to our parking lot where kids go from car to car and get candy.

The date would be Monday, October 30th from 6:00-7:30pm.
6:00pm Potluck Dinner (Hot dogs will be provided. Bring a dish to share.) 7:00pm Trunk or Treat

We would need to know how much interest before planning final details. Please let us know if you would be interested in participating before we put this on the calendar.
Please click on this link to take this survey: Trunk or Treat
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.

Chalkable For CCDS Families

We are in the process of creating accounts in Chalkable for all families. If you have questions or have not received the access to log in, please contact

Student Handbooks

The PK/JK and Parent Student Handbooks are located on the Chalkable announcements page.


Students should always come to school in clothing that is neat, clean, modest, and does not detract from the educational activities of the school.

No list can adequately cover the range of acceptable dress given the influence of personal taste or current fashion, and so the school asks both parents and students to cooperate with the spirit – not just the printed words – of the dress code. To provide some guidelines, please note the following restrictions:
  • For safety reasons, shoes need to be appropriate for the day’s activities.
  • Sheer clothing is not permitted.
  • No hats or hoods are to be worn in school during the school day, unless authorized for specific events.

The dress code guidelines for all students is as follows:

1. Shorts/Skirts/Dress length: 
  • Must be 3” above the knee or longer
  • Biker (spandex) shorts are not appropriate for school
2. Shirts/Dresses: 
  • Basketball jerseys, crop, halter, strapless, see-through mesh, backless, racerback or spaghetti tops are not permitted
  • Shirts must be long enough to be tucked in: no exposed midriff
  • Sleeveless tops with at least a 2-inch strap are permitted
3. Pants/Leggings: 
  • Leggings are allowed under appropriate length shorts, skirts, dresses and tunic style shirts.
  • All pants and jeans must be clean with no holes or tears. No pajama-type pants may be worn to school.
  • All pants must be able to stay up without assistance, covering all under clothing.
4. Shoes: 
  • Shoes need to be appropriate for each day’s activities  No slippers!         
  • No beach type flip flops or “Heelies”
  • No backless shoes/sandals when playing on the play structure

There are occasions when a more formal dress is appropriate, usually for a field trip or when special guests are expected at the school. Therefore, three levels of dress have been defined, and the faculty will notify students when dress other than “school clothes” is expected.

Dress Code for Physical Education Class :   
  • Students in grades 4-8 must change for PE classes. Students with inappropriate dress may not be allowed to participate in the class for that day.
  • All students must have clean athletic shoes, shorts, and a t-shirt (that was not worn to school that day).
  • Socks must be worn with the athletic shoes.
  • Girls may wear running shorts, running shorts with the connected spandex liner, running tights, leggings, and yoga pants. They may not wear volleyball spandex shorts.
  • Girls may wear tank tops, including racer back tank tops. They may not wear spaghetti straps or camisoles.
  • Any sleeveless jersey must be worn over a sleeved shirt.

Dress Code for Middle School Choreography and Dance
  • Students in grades 5-8 may change for choreography and dance class.
  • Boys may wear shorts, sports pants, or sweatpants and a t-shirt.
  • Girls may wear leggings, yoga pants, running tights, or sweatpants and a t-shirt or tank top, including racer back tank tops. They may not wear spaghetti straps or camisoles.
Hot Lunch Program

October's lunch order deadline has passed. November's lunch menu will be available October 18th. The deadline to order is November 1st.

  • (New) Chef Frank will be adding a hot soup with sides and light dessert to the November menu.

 The results are in:

Thank you for spreading the word and voting for Canton Country Day School in the Stark Federal Credit Union contest! Although CCDS didn't win this contest we will try again next year! SFCU will provide paper for the three local schools listed. Congratulations to the winners!

CCDS Middle School Musical
"Shrek The Musical, Jr."

Middle School students who have Art as an elective this trimester are busy painting scenery for Shrek The Musical, Jr. The character Shrek is an ogre and lives in the swamp.
Save the date: Thursday, November 2, 2017 .
Shrek The Musical, Jr.

The Parents’ Association will be sending our Spirit Wear order form out in the coming weeks. 
This year we have decided to sell t-shirts that will promote the musical, Shrek!
If you are interested, please complete the attached form and return with payment no later than Tuesday, October 10th.
The PA will be donating part of the proceeds to the CCDS Arts!
Thank you for your support.
CCDS Sports
Cougars at Play begins November 7th!

Information for the Cougars at Play Program was sent home earlier in the year. Online registration and a signed waiver are due by 4:00 p.m. on October 31st. If your child participated in intramural volleyball we do not need another waiver. Please contact Brian Bortz with any questions.

Our CCDS Soccer team continues to have a successful season. Cougars play Ratner AWAY @ Force Northfield on Monday, October 9, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. Old Trail AWAY on October 11, 2017 @ 4:30 p.m. Go Cougars!
CCDS Parents Association
A Night At The Races

RSVP by Tuesday, October 17th for this fun evening.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Races start at 7:00 p.m. There will also be Basket Raffles. Tickets are $30 per person, and include Reverse Raffle, Dinner and Drinks. (All guests must be over the age of 21.)

We are in need of donations for the NAR Raffle Baskets! Please take a look and sign-up for whatever you are able to donate. We appreciate any and all contributions! Please drop-off donations in the office by Monday, October 16th to give us ample time to prepare the baskets.
CCDS Parents Association News

We are anticipating a really fun evening at Night at the Races on October 20th ! There will be horse races to bet on, music, food, drinks, raffles, and most importantly, the company of other CCDS parents! This is a casual event to kick off the year’s fundraising efforts. Please return your registration form in as soon as possible. An online signup for basket donations will be arriving in your email, so be sure to check that out as well. We have Parent-Teacher Conferences and Fall Festivals coming up this month as well, so be on the lookout for volunteer signups for those events as well. Have a great weekend!
CCDS Week at a Glance
Monday, October 9, 2017
Soccer Away @ Force Northfield v Ratner (indoor, 9v9) @ 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The Girl Scouts of North East Ohio - CCDS cafeteria - 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.
to answer questions and help families sign up for the Girl Scouts. If you are not able to make it, but are interested in the Girl Scouts, please contact Abby Darin ( ).

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
School Pictures (PK, JK, K, 1 & 2) 8:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Great Escapes Classroom Photos - PK-Gr. 8 - Gym Stage - 8:45-1:35 a.m.
Soccer Away @ Old Trail - 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 12, 2017
School Pictures (Grades 3 - 8) 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Friday, October 13, 2017
CCDS Alumni Soccer Game - 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Spooky Science - Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve,
11929 Beech St NE, Alliance, OH 44601- 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.

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.