Latest News for Perry Local Schools

PHS Wrestling Team Reach State Finals

Main Logo PThe Perry High School wrestling team, under first-year head coach Nate Carr, won the OHSAA Dual Team Tournament regional finals on Wednesday, February 3rd at Perry High School. The Panthers won the regional championship in convincing fashion with a semi-finals win over Austintown-Fitch by a score of 42-15 and followed it up by beating Hudson in the finals 43-24. The victory paves the way for the Panthers to advance to the state finals next Sunday, February 14th, 2016 at St. John Arena on the campus of The Ohio State University.  Click here to watch a short video of the wrestling team’s success. 

Perry Pride to be on Display at February 2nd Basketball Game

Main Logo PPerry pride will be on full display at the boys basketball game on Tuesday, February 2nd versus Coventry. Dave Riggs, a recent inductee into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, will be recognized between the first and second quarter of the varsity boys basketball game. The 2015 Division II State Runner-up Perry Panthers football team will be recognized at halftime. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 PM in the main gym at Perry High School, or approximately one-half hour after the conclusion of the junior-varsity game.

Anyone wearing a Perry Spirit Shirt, as pictured in the flyer, will be admitted free to this special night. Fans who wear their spirit shirt to the girls basketball game on Wednesday, February 10th will also be admitted free. Click here for more information on how to order your Perry Spirit Shirt.

 

Perry Baseball Youth Clinic – Sunday, March 13th

Main Logo PThe Perry baseball staff and players will hold a youth clinic for players, including girls, ages 8 – 14 on Sunday, March 13th at Perry High School. Session 1 will concentrate on offense and run from 9 AM – 11 AM. Session 2 will be held from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM with lunch provided for campers who sign up for both sessions. The cost to attend one session of your choice is $30 per player with no lunch provided. Two sessions, including lunch, is $50. There is an immediate family member discount. (more…)

February 2016 Parent-Teacher Conference Information

ptc_edisonParents/Guardians can access conference links using the table below and off of each building’s website beginning on Sunday, January 24th at 6:00 PM through Wednesday, February 10th at 11:00 PM.

 Perry High School        Edison Middle School         Pfeiffer Intermediate       Genoa Elementary
 Knapp Elementary           Lohr Elementary          Watson Elementary     Whipple Elementary

Parent-Teacher conferences will be on Tuesday, February 9th (5p – 8p) and Thursday, February 11th (5p – 8p). Students do not have classes on Monday, February 15th.

Parent Tutorial Links: How to Sign Up for a Conference | How to Cancel a Conference | Find Previously Scheduled Conferences

Basketball Booster Club Selling Cavs Tickets for January 27th Game

Main Logo PThe Basketball Booster Club has 40 tickets available for sale to the Cavs versus Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00 PM.  Tickets are only $26! If interested, contact Mark Seese as soon as possible at  mlseese424@gmail.com. Tickets will be delivered via email.

These tickets are also good for the Perry versus Stow game that will take place at 3:00 PM in The Q on the same day. Attendance for the Perry game is NOT mandatory for Cavs game entry.

Autism Certification Center – Autism Spectrum Disorder Strategies in Action

Attention families and educators! Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Strategies in Action, gives families, and service providers tools to ensure they are equipped to care adequately for, support educate, employ or work with individuals on the autism spectrum from early childhood to young adulthood. These modules are offered through the Autism Certification Center, which provides professional development hours and certificate(s). Those who work and reside in Ohio receive a free yearly subscription. This project is funded through a joint state agency collaborative.

Perry High School Bomb Threat Statement

Perry High School was evacuated today at approximately 12:15 PM due to a bomb threat made by a student. The district evacuated the students as safety forces assessed the credibility of the threat. Once it was determined it was safe to occupy the high school, students were allowed to reenter the building. The student who was responsible for the threat has been taken into custody.

D.A.R.E. Sponsoring Skate Party – Friday, January 15th

DARE4Join your Perry friends and classmates for a D.A.R.E. sponsored skate party on Friday, January 15th at the North Canton Skate Center (map) from 10 AM – 1 PM. The cost to participate is $6 which includes skate/rollerblade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra. Additional activities are laser tag, rock wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. Pricing for other activities is $12 for a two-hour unlimited pass or $15 for a three-hour unlimited pass. Click here for an event flyer.

Edison’s Power of the Pen has Success in District Tournament

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front row: Kaleigh Kilcullen, Eilis McGee, Kaylee Brown, Amirah Mitchell, Toree Fogle middle row: Katie Daugintis, Olivia Lane, Mia Whitlock, Nick Forchione, Natania Hinchliffe back row: Maddy Fox, Mason Kepner, Daniel Shamp, Julz Baltzly, Sarah Miller absent for picture: Samantha Jones

Congratulations to the members of the Edison Power of the Pen team in their success at the district tournament held at Mt. Union on January 7th. These students competed against over 120 writers from nearby schools in three rounds of flash writing (timed writing in response to a cold prompt). Overall, our eighth-grade team placed 2nd out of twenty schools! Individual honors went to Julz Baltzly (12th place), Mia Whitlock (11th place), and Sarah Miller (4th place). Award-winners, along with several (more…)