"Canton Can"

"One Goal, One Vision, One Mission...imagine the possibilities" 

Canton Public School District Key Communicator
Issue: #4
February  2015
To find out more about Canton Public Schools visit our website at www.cantonschools.net



CPSD 2014-15  "Teachers of the Year":

Canton Career Services - Vanessa Bennett
Canton Educational Service Center - Bradford Turner
Canton Elementary- Lakesha Doyle
Canton High School - Melissa Word
Goodloe Elementary School - Lakisha Watkins
McNeal Elementary School - Rosalyn Anderson
Nichols Middle School - Ashley McGee
Porter Middle School - Jessica Johnson
Reuben B. Myers CSAS- Chelsea Kilgore

The District "Teacher of the Year" is Jessica Johnson.
The District "Administrator of the Year" is Porter Middle School Principal Michael Ellis.


                                                 Keep Up the Good Work!


District Reading Fair Winners 2014-2015


Individual Fiction Categories






Division A

Walter Slater




Azion Mayfield


Grade 1

Division B

Morgan Thompson




Azaria Williams




Chelsea Davis


Grade 2

Division C

Jalen Smith




Joy Davis


Grade 3

Division D

Brianna Davis




LaKorey Smith




Mniya McCoy


Grade 4 - 5

Division E

AiNyiah Harriel




Equanye Warren




Walter Caldwell


Grade 6 - 8

Division F

Javian Doyle




Joyanni Fields




Individual Non-Fiction Categories





Grade 3 - 5

Division H

Melissa Gonzalez




Dwight Luckett, Jr.


Grade 6 - 8

Division I

Kenjavian Caldwell




Nigeria Smith



Group/Family Project Categories

Grades Pre K - 2

Division K

Aurelia Nash




Tyler Lyles




Ethan Nichols & Kevin Nichols


Grades 3 - 5

Division L

Erin Nichols & Lorrin Nichols




LaJaveon Griffin & Family




Shilanda Francis & McKenzi Francis






Goodloe Elementary Science Fair Winners


2nd Grade

Best of Fair   Jordon Omulo


1st Place Jordon Omulo


1st Place Jakiah Taylor
2nd Place Lavarius White
3rd Place Keondre Hawkins

Medicine and Health

1st Place  Jordin Johnson

2nd Place Eugene Luckett

3rd Place Akira Plummer


3rd-5th Grade

Best of Fair   Dwight Luckett, Jr.

Earth and Space

1st Place   Dwight Luckett, Jr.



1st Place   Logan Shavers

2nd Place   Nigel Rushing

3rd Place   McKenzie Stanley



1st Place  Cortez Dunigan

2nd Place  Leah Stewart

3rd Place   Jordan Taylor


Medicine and Health

1st Place Krisshauna Mayfield

2nd Place Jamiya Goodloe


1st Place   Byron Johnson





Huey L. Porter Middle School Science Fair Winners

 6th Grade  Winners:

 Behavioral Sciences:  1st place (Travion Chambers)  2nd ( Honor Hamlin)

Biochemistry:1st place (Tyarian Carson)  2nd (Yasmine Jeffery)

Earth, Space, and Environmental: 1st Place Kayla Campbell

Engineering: 1st Place (Elijah Morgan) 2nd Place (Aziyah Henderson

Medicine and Health: 1st Place (Kyris Brown) 2nd Place (Clifton Goodloe)

Microbiology: 1st Place (Gredarian Smtih) 2nd Place Takeyona Luckett)

Physics: 1st Place (Taylan Davis) 2nd  (Karen Solano)

Zoology: 1st Place (Quardarious Edmonds) 2nd (Romello Ross)


 7th & 8th  Graders Winners:

Behavioral Sciences : 1st place(James Whitehead) 2nd place (Camillia Goodloe) Honorable Mention (Thomas Simmons)

Biochemistry: 1st Place (Vergie Jackson)

Chemistry: 1st Place (Xavion Fleming)

Botany: 1st Place (Tymeria Brent) 2nd Place (Aaliyah Archie) Honorable Mention Derreco Wilson and Alfred Ashford

Earth, Space, and Environment: 1st Place (Rucell Harris, Jr.) Honorable Mention Armaun Jackson

Engineering: 1st Place ( Jaheim Johnson) 2nd Place (Jordyn Love)

Medicine& Health: 1st Place (Treveze Dunigan) 2nd Place (Sarah Trejo) Honorable Mention Shata Harmon

Microbiology: 1st Place (Matthew Hobson)

Physics: 1st Place (Torrieze Bell) Honorable Mention Morgan Williams

Zoology: 1st Place (Taprekiah Sutton) 2nd Place Kelly Salvador Honorable Mention Jimmy Foster



First Place Winners will compete in the Regional Science Fair at Jackson State in March.







 CPSD  February  2015 Events


                                                        "Canton Can"

   One Vision, One Goal, One Mission....transforming lives, while building futures.


  • Feb. 3 Myers CSAS Link Up @ CHS 9:30 a.m./

  • Feb. 5 MS Symphony Orchestra

  • Feb. 4-13 District Testing

  • Feb. 6 Myers CSAS PTA Dominoes Day/McNeal Perfect Attendance Celebration

  • Feb. 6 Nichols Middle Counselor Lunch with Honor Scholars

  • Feb. 9 CHS (Feb 9-10) English II Test/Nichols Middle "March of Dimes Fundraiser" begins

  • Feb. 10 Canton Elementary Let's Have a Ball Presentations

  • Feb. 10 School Board Meeting 5:30 at McNeal Elementary

  • Feb. 11 Nichols 8th Grade NAEP Testing

  • Feb. 11-12 CHS U.S. History /Biology Test

  • Feb. 12 McNeal Lunch with Loved Ones (wear red or pink tops)

  • Feb. 12 Nichols Middle Awards Day 8:30 -10:30 a.m. (6th Grade-8:30/7th grade 9:30/8th grade 10:30)

  • Feb. 12 Myers CSAS Dads & Divas Valentine Dance 6-8:00 p.m.(dads & daughters only)

  • Feb. 12 Career Center students compete in Skills USA Competition at MDCC

  • Feb. 13 Progress Reports Issued

  • Feb. 13 Myers CSAS Kindergarten Valentines Party/ Nichols Middle Exceptional Services Field Trip

  • Feb. 13 Canton Elementary MLK Speech Contest

  • Feb. 13 Canton Career Center Career Day

  • Feb. 14 Nichols Middle Valentine's Day Dance 6-10:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 16 CSPD Professional Development Day (no students)

  • Feb. 16-17 CHS Beta Club Convention/ Nichols Middle Pennies for Patients Fundraiser begins

  • Feb 17-20 Canton Elementary Book Fair

  • Feb. 17 Goodloe Elementary Parent Academy 5:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 18 Nichols Parent Academy 5:00 p.m.// CES STAR Parents Lunch

  • Feb. 18 Nichols Middle School Black History Program 1:00 p.m. (gym)

  • Feb. 19 Myers CSAS First Grade Spelling Bee/CCC DECA Competition

  • Feb. 19 Porter Middle School Parent Academy 5:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 19 CHS PTO Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

  • Feb. 21 ELL Parent Academy 10:00 a.m.

  • Feb. 23 Canton Elementary Parent Academy 5:30 p.m./MLK Speech Presentations

  • Feb. 23- 27 Myers CSAS Book Fair

  • Feb. 24 McNeal Elementary Black History Program 5:30 p.m./Feb 24-26 CHS Nine Week Exams

  • Feb. 25 Canton Elementary 4th Grade trip to Smith Robertson Museum

  • Feb. 25 Myers CSAS Black History Program 9:30 a.m.

  • Feb. 26 Myers CSAS Third Grade Trip

  • Feb. 26 Porter Middle Black History Program// Myers CSAS PTA/Parent Academy 5:30 p.m.

  • Feb. 27 McNeal College Spirit T-shirt Day /Myers CSAS 5th Grade AR competition ends




Canton Public Schools
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Canton,MS 39046
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