Fact or Fiction?
Have you heard something about North Canton City Schools that you weren't sure was true? Please feel free to submit your question here to learn whether it is based in Fact or Fiction.
We’ll make every attempt to answer all questions submitted. Questions will be answered by topic, and multiple questions pertaining to the same topic will be answered at one time. Occasionally, time for additional research may be needed on our part to answer a question accurately, so please be patient and only submit your question once.
Please note: Questions that are of a personal nature or that single out, criticize or ridicule an individual are not appropriate for “Fact or Fiction” and will not be answered. If you have an issue that you would like to address in person, please call the district office at 330-497-5600 or visit Superintendent Michael Hartenstein during his Open Door Sessions, which are listed on the district event calendar.
Q: Is it true Hoover does not offer dance classes?
A: Yes, this is true. Hoover does not currently offer dance classes as part of its curriculum.
Q: Is there random drug testing at the high school?
A: No, at this time there is no random drug testing at the high school. We do conduct random drug sweeps of the school/premises with the North Canton Police Department (including the K9 unit) and we do alcohol testing at all school dances.
Q: If I forget my Schoology password, can someone at the school send it to me?
A: No, school officials do not have access to your passwords. If you forget your Schoology password, you can request password help from Schoology by visiting https://www.schoology.com/login/forgot. Entering the wrong password when you try to log in will also prompt an error message with the lost password link.
Q: Isn't there a school year calendar on the website for people to print out?
A: Absolutely! Just click on "Events" at the top of any page on the website and you will find an interactive district calendar, where you can control which school's events you want to see. Above the calendar is a link to the current school year calendar pdf file to download and print.
Q: Is there really a spiral staircase inside North Canton Hoover High School?
A: Yes, the legendary spiral staircase truly does exist inside the walls of Hoover. However, it is not accessible to students and we won't tell you where it is.
Q: Is it true there is an opening for a Spanish teacher?
A: All open positions are posted on the employment page of the district website. You can check open positions at any time by clicking on the "Employment" link at the bottom of any page.
Q: Can anyone nominate someone for the Hoover Hall of Distinction?
A: The Hoover Hall of Distinction is made up of individuals or groups who have been formally recognized by the North Canton Alumni Association as being a graduate of North Canton City Schools who has shown outstanding achievement in a chosen field or profession; an employee who has performed outstanding service to the North Canton School System; or a person or group who has performed outstanding community service related to the field of education in North Canton. Anyone can nominate a person or group for this distinction by visiting the North Canton Alumni Association website and filling out the nomination form. Completed forms can be mailed to: HOD Selection Committee, North Canton Alumni Association, P.O. Box 2534, North Canton, OH 44720 or emailed to NorthCantonAlumni@gmail.com.