Canton Elementary Staff Prepares Homemade Thanksgiving Feast for Students

Mashed potatoes smothered in gravy, roasted turkey, sweet pumpkin pie and all the other traditional Thanksgiving Day fixings made their way to Canton Elementary on Tuesday, courtesy of Principal Robert Housel and school staff members. “We’re a big family here. We care about our kids, staff and community. We want everybody to sit together in … Continued

Winning in the Classroom

Borrowing her mother’s words, Tria Hummel says she “was born to teach.” The Canton Elementary Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners teacher seems to defy common-day perceptions (perhaps, misperceptions) about teaching: that it lacks creative freedom, that students who previously slipped through the cracks cannot catch up, that teachers must be as tough as … Continued