Perry Local Schools News

PHS Business Students Help Pfeiffer Snack Shack


The Business Department would like to congratulate PHS students Trisha Barnett and Katelyn MacArthur and Pfeiffer students Lincoln Warstler, Logan Keim, Jack Wagner, and Payton Daugherty for being Business Plan Development Program award recipients. Because of their business plan, the Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce awarded $500 to Pfeiffer Middle School to start a business, The Pfeiffer Snack Shack. All proceeds from the Pfeiffer Snack Shack will be donated to the Pfeiffer Homework Club so that students who need tutoring can stay after school to get the help they need. Thanks Trisha and Katelyn for making a difference in Perry!


Perry Alumnus Earns Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Honor

cincinnatisyphonyorchestraMatthew Ernst, a 2000 graduate from Perry High School and former member of the Perry High School Band program, was recently named principal trumpet for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra!  Following his years at Perry, Matthew went on to earn degrees from The University of Michigan and Southern Methodist University.  Prior to winning the audition for CSO, Matthew was principal trumpet with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and associate principal with the Louisiana Philharmonic.

Click here to read the article in the Cincinnati Enquirer


Help Edison Team Win National Competition

RubeGoldberg CompetionYou can help a team of Edison students win the People’s Choice Award as part of the 2014 International Online Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. The team, comprised of 13 seventh and eighth grade students, designed and built a simple machine that solved a task. This year’s task: Zip a Zipper. Starting the second week of March, the students worked every morning for 40 minutes (during homeroom) and also came in for a five and one half hour session over spring break.

Click here to visit the competition page and to view all entries. To vote for Edison’s entry “like” them on facebook.


Bands in the Round, May 8th

birThe end of the school year is fast approaching, and that means everyone’s favorite night of the year is almost here!  Bands In The Round will be held on May 8th, at 7:00 PM in the PHS Main Gym.  Tickets are $6.00 per person and will be sold at the door.  If you are planning to use your Palace Tickets for admission, you must present those tickets at the door.  


Perry Police Hosting Awareness Program

PerryTwnshpPoliceThe Perry Township Police Department will be hosting Hidden in Plain Sight on Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM in the Edison Middle School gymnasium. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. Hidden in Plain Sight is a parent/guardian awareness program for adults only presented by the Bath and Copley Police Departments. The program is designed to give parents/guardians information indicative to dangerous and risky behaviors. The program features an interactive exhibit designed to resemble a teenager’s bedroom. Other topics include substance abuse, violence, juvenile crime, eating disorders, technology, risky games/challenges, and much more. For more information please contact Officer Bill Watson ( at 330-478-5121 or 330-478-6167 ext 3150.  Click here to view a program flyer.


Vote for Wrestling Team of the Year – JJ Huddle

State ChampsJJ Huddle will be awarding the sports team of the year based on the votes the final teams collect.  The team with the most votes wins the award. Click here to vote for our wrestling team.


Unused or Expired Medication Disposal

Screen Shot 2014-03-23 at 11.11.30 PMThe Perry Police Department will be collecting unused or expired medication for safe disposal on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10am -2pm.  The Special Response Unit will be collecting the medications at Anytime Fitness in Marc’s Plaza.  For more information, visit  Click here for the flyer.


VOTE PHS Senior David Bavery for Wrestler of the Year

AR-140309930Senior David Bavery has been selected as a nominee for Wrestler of the Year from JJ  The way David will win this award is by getting the most votes.  CLICK HERE to vote for David as Wrestler of the Year!


PHS Competition Cheer Team Takes 10th in State

20140316_210931We would like to congratulate Perry High School’s competition cheerleaders for placing tenth in the state division I cheer competition on Sunday, March 16th at Bowling Green State University out of 21 teams.  We are so proud of you!  You make perry proud.


Sophomore Traffic Pattern for Friday, March 14, 2014

Screen shot 2014-03-13 at 7.51.14 AMAttention all 10th Grade Parents. As your child finishes up their OGT testing, we are permitting their early dismissal with parent permission Friday at 10:15 a.m. We will be sending home a permission slip today.  Please fill it out and have your student bring it to school on Friday.  If you did not receive a permission slip, please call the attendance office or send in a note with your student. We have some important instructions for you when picking up your child. All 10th grade student pick-ups will occur in the student parking lot of Perry High School. Please enter the parking lot entrance at the stop sign by the tennis courts beginning at 10:15 A.M. The line will wrap around the outside of the parking lot, past the football stadium, and beside the pool. You will then exit the parking lot either north on Fairlawn or west on 13th Street. You will not be permitted to turn east on 13th upon exiting.