Friday, December 21, 2012
North Canton City Schools Board of Education heard concerns during meeting Wednesday.
North Canton City Schools Board of Education members got an earful Wednesday from numerous parents unhappy about a Hoover High School teacher's erotic novel. The book titled "Schooled" is described on Amazon.com as "Chelsea Handler meets '50 Shades of Gray.'" It contains adult language, adult content and explicit sex scenes and is being sold in the online store's erotic section. Carol Ann Eastman, a seven-year Hoover High teacher, reportedly authored the book under the pen name Deena Bright. Parents told the school board Wednesday that it's not the book itself that's bothersome, but comments attributed to the author about the novel, the Canton Repository reported Thursday. The newspaper stated that two parents said they would not want …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
North Canton board will convene in district office conference room at 7:45 a.m. Friday.
The North Canton City Schools Board of Education announced Wednesday that it will hold a special meeting at 7:45 a.m. Friday in the district office conference room. A notice from Todd Tolson, district treasurer, said the purpose of the meeting is to "take action on any personnel matters, building and grounds, finance, board policy and such other matters that may properly come before the board." The district office is located at 525 7th St. N.E.
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Due to increased costs for food and transportation, the North Canton City Schools Board of Education increased lunch prices for the 2011-12 school year
Lunches will cost more for North Canton students next school year. During the North Canton City Schools Board of Education meeting Wednesday evening, board members unanimously approved increasing lunch prices at the elementary, middle and high school levels. According to Treasurer Todd Tolson, all lunch prices will increase by 10 cents and milk will increase by 5 cents. The new lunch prices are as follows: elementary, $2.35; North Canton Middle School and Hoover High School, $2.60; adults, $3.10; and milk, 50 cents. Board Member Christopher Goldthorpe said the price increases are necessary because food and oil prices are on the rise, which result in the need to increase lunch prices. He also noted that nationwide, school districts are now …
Monday, May 16, 2011
Want to know when the elementary and middle school orchestra concert takes place, or which performance debuts Thursday at the North Canton Playhouse? Keep reading!
1. North Canton City Council will meet at 7 p.m. tonight in City Hall. You can find the agenda in the PDFs section of this update. 2. The North Canton City Schools Board of Education will meet at 7 a.m. in the district office conference room Friday for a work session. Members will hear from high school administration and the curriculum director about the students' academic day at Hoover High School and North Canton Middle School. 3. The North Canton Playhouse will debut Les Miserables at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $10, and you can order them online or call the box office at 330-494-1613. 4. The elementary and middle school orchestra concert for North Canton City Schools will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Hoover Hall. 5. Two Hoover High …