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State B Tournament Schedule



Wednesday, March 14

Pep Rally - Team Send Off @ 8:30 AM

Community invited to attend

Thursday, March 15


#5 Canistota v. #4 Clark-Willow Lake @ 1:45 PM (Barnett Center - Aberdeen)

Sunday, March 18

Welcome Home Celebration

4:00 PM School Gym

Community invited to attend




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New Feature - View your lunch bill online!

Under the Parents tab on the far right of the Canistota web page, you can now click on "View Lunch Bill" and see your student's lunch account. To make a payment, please call the Canistota school with your credit card information or stop in the office. Thank you!


FCCLA Week Promotes Positive Program

Chase Merrill - Staff Reporter

     On February 12, the local FCCLA chapter kicked off an exciting FCCLA week filled with fun. The goal of the week was to promote FCCLA and explain what it stands for to the students. The week consisted of different dress up days, activities, and contests. 

     On Monday, it was “mismatch day” giving students and the staff a chance to show off wacky hair dos and funky clothes. Also on Monday, students performed random acts of kindness, and FCCLA held a coloring contest for the elementary students. On Tuesday, the theme was teacher-student swap day, where students got to dress up in teachers apparel and vice versa. Wednesday was red and white day to show support to FCCLA as it is the organization’s colors. 

     On Thursday, teachers and students were encouraged to wear their favorite hat. Starting at 7:30 am on Thursday, the group held a FCCLA appreciation breakfast with all staff, school board, adopted grandparents, and FCCLA member parents in attendance. 

     Finally, on Friday it was pajama day and throughout the school there were FCCLA logos hidden. Anyone who found a logo could turn it in for a prize. The chapter also had valentines hearts and candy for sale, that would be delivered to the student/teacher of the buyer’s choosing. The money accumulated went towards the FCCLA member’s state projects.

FCCLA team makes video for national project!










Welcome to Canistota School District!

The mission of the Canistota School District is to prepare students to be successful in society by providing a high-quality education enriched with opportunities for all students.


It is the vision of the Canistota School District to improve individual growth and student accountability through academic rigor and a safe supportive environment.  We strive to provide students with challenging instructional opportunities enhanced with global resources.  It is our goal to equip students with the ability to adapt into becoming productive members of society‚Äč.

Mr. Larry Nebelsick



Mr. Lenny Schroeder

K-12 Principal

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