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Picture of Mr. BryantWelcome to the Canadian High School Website. I hope you find this site helpful and informative. We welcome input that will help us make it more user-friendly. The CHS staff will strive to keep it updated with information relevant to our students, parents, and community. Traditionally, our students and programs are successful. Participation in rigorous academic coursework and programs enriches our students’ lives and prepares them for life after high school.

The 2023-24 school year will be my fith year as principal at Canadian High School. Prior to coming to CHS I served at the Principal at Gruver High School for one year. Before Gruver I was the Assistant Principal at Canadian High/Middle school from 2014-2018. Overall I have 27 years of experience in education (Nine years at New Caney HS as the Head Girls Basketball coach, five years as an assistant girls coach at Lubbock Coronado, and four years as a boys coach at Smyer High School.) I have taught most high school social studies courses along the way.

My wife, Melodie, is the fifith grade math teacher at Baker Elementry and we have two sons, Collin, who is a 10th grader and Zach, who is a 8th grader.

I enjoy lifting weights, reading, fishing, and watching TV.

I’m looking forward to a wonderful year as a Wildcat! 

James Bryant, Principal

West Texas A&M Univ., Canyon, Texas, Superintendent Certification, 2018

Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas,  M.Ed. 2013 

Texas Baptist University, Marshall, Texas, B.S.E. 1995
Buna High School, Buna, Texas  1991

Certifications: Superintendent, Principal, Composite Social Studies, History, Physical Education