Today’s students are digital natives and this is how they learn, how they communicate, and how they solve problems. The presence of technology in the lives of our students in undeniable. It’s time to bring that technology into the classroom every single day. This is education in the 21st century. The focus of the One2One program in the Perry Local Schools is to provide tools and resources for the 21st century learner. Excellence in education requires that technology be seamlessly integrated throughout the educational curricula. Increased access to technology is essential to build upon college and career readiness skills. The individual use of Chromebooks in the classroom is a way to create a personalized learning environment that fosters collaboration, creativity, communication, and critical thinking for all learners. (more…)
Latest News for Perry Local Schools
Congratulations to the members of the 2018-2019 Perry Symphonic Winds for being selected to perform at the 2019 OMEA State Conference. This event is attended by nearly every music educator in the state, college music professors, and professional musicians. In order to be considered, groups must audition by submitting a recording. This year, 120 collegiate, professional, and high school groups applied to perform. The Perry Symphonic Winds were one of only a handful of groups to be selected. This year, the conference will be held January 31st-February 2nd at the Cleveland Convention Center. A special thank you to the senior class of 2018 for helping us achieve this accomplishment.
Dakota Charnock passed away suddenly on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Akron Children’s Hospital after many years of health issues. Dakota would have been a senior at Perry High School this fall and will be missed by her peers and the staff.
Counselling services will be available tomorrow (July 10, from 9:00 -11:00 AM) at Perry High School for any students or community members.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Dakota’s family at this difficult time.
During the summer months, just as our students get a break from their academic life, so does our Perry staff. With school no longer in session, all Perry Local School Counselors will be out of the office until school resumes. However, if you or someone you know are in need of mental health assistance during this time, there are resources available to you. Click HERE to download the resources.
Purchase a FOOTBALL TAILGATE PARKING LOT SEASON PASS to park inside the Career & Wellness Center Lot during football games: $70 per vehicle or $100 per RV. On a first-arrival basis, this pass permits the holder to begin tailgating at 4:00 PM for all 7 regular season home games! As always, the game gate opens at 5:30 PM. To obtain a TAILGATE Parking Pass, deliver a check made payable to: Perry Local Schools to the Perry High School Ticket Office – Door #4, Tuesday thru Thursday from 7:30am to 3:00pm. Hurry, as there are only 60 spots available!
The Perry Athletic Department is offering athletic passes for the 2018-2019 school year for both families and individual students. Details and cost for each pass can be found here. Questions regarding athletic passes can be directed to the Athletic Department at (330) 478-6159 ext 2901.
The Perry High School softball team defeated Lakota West in 5 innings 11-1 to claim the OHSAA Division I State Championship on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The Panthers had a dominant state tournament run outscoring their opponents 73-4. Junior Gia Durieux set a state record in the semi-final game by blasting 3 home runs. Perry also set the all-divisions record (since 1990) by scoring 23 runs to break the mark of 22 set by Hoover’s undefeated team in 2013 and became the first team to score double-digit runs in both games. Congratulations to the team and coaches on a remarkable accomplishment.
The Perry Local School District wants to educate students and parents on the policy regarding cell phone usage during school hours that will be in place for the 2018-2019 school year. This is a change in practice from previous years however, it is the District’s desire to create the most advantageous learning environment free from the distractions of personal devices. Please familiarize yourself with the current policy using the following link: https://goo.gl/upDJEr
The PHS Boys’ Golf Booster Club will hold a four-person golf scramble outing on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Tam O’Shanter’s Dales golf course with a 9:30 am shotgun start. Please contact Krishna McCollins (email@example.com) at 419-410-2223 for more information.
The Perry boys and girls tennis teams will sponsor a Junior Tennis Camp for students entering grades 2-8 in 2018-2019. The tennis camp will be held June 4 – 7 at the Perry High School tennis courts. Camp for grades 2-4 will be from 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM. Grades 5-8 will hold camp from 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM. (more…)