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Much Ado About Nothing
On Thursday and Friday, November 21 and 22, Canterbury Theater presented William Shakespeare’s play,
Much Ado about Nothing
, believed to have been written around 1598.
The faculty and students wish everyone in the Canterbury community a blessed and bounteous Thanksgiving.
Names Can Really Hurt Us
Canterbury hosted a viewing of
Names Can Really Hurt Us
, a video created by Mark Albini '14, student body president of Chase Collegiate School and long-time friend of Canterbury student body president, Tyler DeJesus '14.
A Generous Helping of Community Service
Beginning with World Hunger Day in October and “Walk a Mile for a Meal” for New Milford Social Services in September, the Canterbury community has had the issue of hunger on their minds.
Reach for the sky – Draw, Shoot, Paint
Four art students. Four summer experiences. Four snapshots of what they did.
On a chilly, but brilliantly sunny day, 25 students and faculty members traveled to New York City to see Broadway’s
Academic Achievement Honored
On Friday, October 18, eight Sixth Formers received academic achievement scrolls and were acknowledged as the newest members of Canterbury's Honor Society.
Canterbury's Walk in the Woods
While Canterbury's Fourth and Fifth Form students toiled away at PSATs on Wednesday, the Third Form class enjoyed an uplifting and spiritual walk through beautiful Lovers Leap State Park.
It's a Great Exchange!
Exchange students from the San Cayetano School in Mallorca, Spain, attended classes and took trips around New England, highlighted by a memorable meeting with Connecticut's Governor, Dannel Malloy.
15th Annual Run for Joe
Sunday, October 6, marked the 15th annual Run for Joe. The run celebrates the life of Lance Corporal Giuseppe “Joe” Leto ’97, a United...
Canterbury’s Pretty in Pink
As a kickoff to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a special "jeans day" sponsored by the Varsity Field Hockey team raised over $900.00 for breast cancer research.
Kick To The World
Inspired by Fifa's Football for Hope and Streetsoccerworld, Sixth Former YoungHo Kang's organization,
Kick To The World
, raises funds to provide impoverished teenagers with soccer equipment and clothing, as well as school supplies.
It Can Wait
Students in the Judicial Process and Practice class had their first courtroom experience Tuesday in a scripted trial, Riley v. Gardner, highlighting the perils of Texting While Driving. The theme of the case dovetailed nicely with AT&T's
It Can Wait
texting and driving campaign to promote no texting while driving.
The Jig's Up
Hard work and a soft shoe lands Caitlin Teeking '16 eighth place at the North American Irish Dance Championships.
Concept to Creation: Work by Matang Gonzales Opens in Duffy Gallery
An exhibition of unique and fascinating work by multi-media artist and designer Matang Gonzales opened on September 19 in Canterbury’s Edward J. Duffy Family Gallery.
This July, Aobei (Albert) Cheng ’14 had the kind of summer experience that makes even the most jaded of us go “ooh” and “how cute”: he spent a week in a wildlife sanctuary taking care of young pandas.
Faculty In-Service Kicks Off School Year
Long before the eager faces of Canterbury students arrived on campus for registration, many faculty attended workshops, conferences, and courses to prepare for the coming school year and for the faculty in-service held on Thursday, August 29.
New Athletic Fields Boost Program
Coaches and players were excited as they took to the turf field for their first official practice of the 2013 season on Sept. 4.
A Summer Story
Against a backdrop of palm trees, tropical breezes and strains of Johann Strauss, Sixth Former Lydia Haynes danced her way past almost three hundred other competitors to earn top honors at this year’s Fred Astaire World Championships in Puerto Rico this summer.
Canterbury’s Lourdes Pilgrimage Marks 20th Anniversary
In 1993, Canterbury committed to sending students and faculty to Lourdes, France, to serve the old and sick. In the early years of the annual pilgrimage, work was difficult to find and the group topped out at about 20 pilgrims.
New Turf Field Near Completion
After close to three months, the new turf field is nearly complete. The project, which is the first of three phases, started in early April. The Clark Company has done a terrific job of installing the synthetic field turf, which has changed the entire landscape of the upper fields.
Coaching career beckons Big Red women's basketball star
This article, written by Julie Greco, originally appeared in
the Ezra Update newsletter from Cornell University and is reprinted with their permission.
When Clare Fitzpatrick '13 recently decided that she wanted to go into the coaching profession, she didn't have far to look for guidance. She went where she has gone many times before -- the office of Dayna Smith, the Rebecca Quinn Morgan '60 Head Coach of Cornell Women's Basketball.
Former Canterbury Trustee Fay Vincent Jr Offers Advice
Former Canterbury trustee Fay Vincent Jr., who served as the eighth Commissioner of Major League Baseball from 1989-1992, offers great advice on being a gentleman in a recent piece he wrote for
The Wall Street Journal
State of the Reunion
Although Canterbury students have gone home for the summer, the campus was bustling and lively with more than 250 guests this past weekend (June 7-9) to celebrate the annual Reunion Weekend.
Mixed Doubles Tourney
The first round of the annual Canterbury School Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament took place on Tuesday, May 28, shortly after the graduation luncheon.
96th Commencement Exercises of Canterbury School
Canterbury School held its 96th Commencement Exercises on May 28. One hundred and five students received diplomas.
Saints Celebrate Athletic Achievements
Athletic Director Dave Wilson presided over the annual spring athletic awards dinner Wednesday, May 22, in Steele Hall Dining Room. The event was an opportunity for coaches to recognize...
2013-2014 Sacristans Installed
At yesterday's Mass, School Chaplain Fr. Sebastian Leonard, O.S.B., and Headmaster Tom Sheehy installed 12 new sacristans, one of Canterbury’s highest roles of student leadership.
Canterbury's 96th Graduation Set for Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 28.
Full details about graduation day.
Honors Assembly Raises Spirits in Spite of Rain
The torrential downpour on Thursday, May 23, could do nothing to dampen the spirits of the students, faculty, families, and guests gathered for the Honors Assembly, a farewell meeting for the Sixth Form and a celebration of Fifth and Sixth Form academic achievements.
Peter Cotier ’86 Redefines Success at Faculty & Sixth Form Dinner
The faculty and Sixth Form gathered in Steele Hall Dining Room for the last time on the evening of May 21 to enjoy a great meal and hear Peter Cotier ’86, Assistant Dean of Faculty, address them. Directed at the students, Pete’s speech focused on redefining success.
Girls’ Track and Field Wins New England Class C Championship
Canterbury’s Girls’ Track & Field team completed an 8-0 season in the dual meet season and then won the Class C New England Championship.
Bishop Macaluso Confirms 14 Students, One Faculty Member
Most Rev. Christie A. Macaluso, D.D., Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford, confirmed 14 students and one faculty member in the Chapel of Our Lady on Thursday, May 9.
Jack McCabe is this year's recipient of the 2012-2013
Spring Orchestra Concert: Arnie Gross' Last Show
23rd Annual Honor Society Dinner
The School held its 23rd Annual Honor Society dinner on Monday, May 13, 2013. Mary Lou Coffin, a former Director of Studies, founded The Canterbury Honor Society during the 1989-1990 academic year to recognize and advance scholarship and to foster the love of learning.
Canterbury’s Crew team was treated to the addition of two new rowing shells, thanks to simultaneous donations from Mrs. Tav Holmes, mother of Peter Berry ’13 and Dr. Mary Ellen Brademas, grandmother of Cameron ’14 and John ’16 Murray and mother of the late Basil “Mac” Briggs Jr. ’77.
Once on Broadway
On Sunday, May 5, Wright Danenbarger, English department chair and theater aficionado, chaperoned a group of eight students into New York City to see the Broadway production of
School Dedicates New Crew Shell in Memory of Don K. Gowan III
This morning, May 3, Canterbury dedicated a new Resolute crew shell to Don K. Gowan III, an admission officer and Head Boys’ Basketball coach, who unexpectedly died on May 7, 2012.
New Athletic Fields Under Construction
Phase one of an ambitious multi-phase plan to update athletic facilities began several weeks ago on the School’s upper athletic fields.
Trevardo Williams '09 picked by the Houston Texans in the fourth round of the National Football League Draft.
Annual Women of Canterbury Dinner
Celebrating Women of Canterbury’s 23rd year, more than 200 women from the Canterbury community, including faculty, students, graduates, mothers, grandmothers, and friends attended the organization’s annual dinner on Friday, April 19. Sandy Behan, Science Co-Chair and the...
Celebrating Earth Day
Canterbury celebrated Earth Day by hosting Bill ”The Bird Man” Robinson, an authority on birds of prey and reptiles.
A Swimmer's Saga
The Canterbury community welcomes the appearance of Mallory Weggemann, paralympic swimming champion, to our campus this Thursday, April 18.
Nathan Meyer Displays Kinetic Sculptures
Furniture restorer and fabricator Nathan Meyer, husband of Canterbury art teacher Marsha Doran, displayed interactive kinetic wooden sculptures to the Edward J. Duffy Family Gallery last night, April 4.
Canterbury Students Rise to the Urban Challenge
Nine students and two faculty members ventured into inner-city Camden, New Jersey over March break to volunteer at the Romero Center Ministries’ Urban Challenge Program.
Boys’ Swimming Wins New England Championship; Girls Place Third
The Saints won the New England Championship with 345 points on the strength of multiple medal performances from
Vinny Turnbull, Xavier Duran-Ballen
. Moses Brown on Providence, RI, came in second with 287 points followed by Eaglebrook with 266. Twelve teams competed in the one-day event.
Boys’ and Girls’ Squash Win Class C Championship
Four of the seven Saints competing won championships and the result was a Class C New England Team Championship for Canterbury. Portsmouth Abbey hosted the event which included Berkshire, Wheeler, Greens Farms, Moses Brown, Williams and Kent.
Sixth Form Retreat Focuses on Transition
This year's Sixth Form retreat focused on multiple small-group discussions and exercises that urged the 104 members of the class to think about the transition from Canterbury to college.
Art Student Exhibition
The Juried Student Art Show opened in the Duffy Family Art Gallery last night (February 14). The show contains artwork from the printmaking, ceramics, drawing, sculpture and digital photography classes...
One Billion Rising
Tuesday evening, February 5, Women of Canterbury presented a special program to all female students in the Dining Hall. This presentation was in support of One Billion Rising, a worldwide event to promote the end of violence toward women.
Freezin’ for a Reason
Canterbury students and faculty participated in the annual Penguin Plunge at Winding Trails in Farmington, CT.
Strumming Her Stuff
Marlene Berke ’15 has been playing the cello for the last six years. On January 19, Marlene performed in the 2013 Northern Region Music Festival held at New Britain High School.
Swimming with Olympians
On Sunday, January 20, Canterbury School was host to 3 world-class swimmers; 2012 Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue, American World Record Holder Josh Schneider and Great Brittan’s Olympic...
Oil and Water do Mix
The lastest art show in the Edward J. Duffy Gallery features the work of Edward Martinez and wife Deborah Chabrain, parents of Oliver Martinez ’12.
Ellie Haines Signs with Syracuse University
Canterbury would like to congratulate Ellie Haines for recently signing with Syracuse University. Ellie signed her Division 1 national letter of intent with Syracuse for Women’s Ice Hockey. Ellie also received a scholarship...