Category: News

PHS Symphonic Winds Selected for 2019 OMEA Conference

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.

Notice Regarding Perry Student

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.

Mental Health and Well-Being Resources

PERRY008 Summer Resources FlyerDuring 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.

Tailgate Parking Information

perrystadium14-390x275Purchase 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!

UPDATED: One2One Chromebook Initiative – Edison/Pfeiffer

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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…)

PHS SOFTBALL TEAM STATE CHAMPS!

IMG_3229The 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.

New Cell Phone Policy for 2018-2019 School Year

PERRY006 Cell Phone FlyerThe 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

Perry Junior Tennis Camp June 4 – 7, 2018

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…)

Perry Girls Basketball Skills Camp

The Perry Girls basketball program will be holding skills camp June 4th through June 7th at the Perry Wellness Center for girls entering 2nd through 8th grades in the 2018-2019 school year. The PHS Girls coaching staff, athletes and Ashland Eagle Karlee Pireu will instruct campers on ball handling, passing, footwork, shooting, defense, post moves and much more. The cost of the camp is $65 per camper and $40 for each additional camper from the same family. Girls entering the 2nd – 5thgrade will be from 8:00am-10:00 am and girls entering 6th – 8th grade will be from 12:30pm-2:30 pm. Questions can be directed to Lauren Bausch at lauren.bausch@aultman.com.