Message from the Principal

Dear Canaan Parents/Guardians:

There has been some severely cold weather as of late. Please make sure your children have the proper cold weather gear for an outside winter recess. We do keep students in if it is below 10. Recess lasts 25 minutes, so warm clothing is a must.
This year is quickly moving along. Here are some reminders for the next few weeks.

  • Please make sure we have current contact telephone numbers for your child on file. Sometimes phone numbers change and we are unable to reach parents or emergency 
  • contacts.
  • Early release day is on Wednesday, February 6th.  Students will be dismissed at 11:45 a. m. Lunch will be served prior to dismissal.
  • The next PTF meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7th at 3 p.m.
  • Bingo Night on Friday, February 8th.  Doors open at 5:15 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Canaan PTF. 10 games for $5, blotters are $2. Food will be available for purchase. Prizes for each game valued up to $25 per prize. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Winter carnival will be held on Tuesday, Feb 12th for students in grades pre-K, K, and grade 1. Students in grades 2-6 will participate in Winter Carnival on Wednesday, Feb 13.
  • February vacation is Monday, February 18th through Friday, February 22rd.
  • Kindergarten registration for 2019-20 has been scheduled for Friday, May 3rd.  
  • If you have a child who will be five years old on or before October 15th, please call the office to set up an appointment.

We are having a great school year. We love having your children in our school. Please feel free to stop into the school. 


Steve Swindells