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Social Media Awareness Night – April 8th 6pm

shutterstock_1031485618Pfeiffer Intermediate School will be hosting a special Social Media Awareness Night to discuss the pressures of social media. Students feel such a need to be active in the social media world. The need for “likes” online does affect their self-esteem. Social Media has a way about presenting the best or worst in everyone.  Click here for all the information.

PHS Winter Athletic Teams Finish The Year Strong

Perry Pride 200Several athletic teams from Perry High School (PHS) recently participated in competitive tournaments at both the district and state levels to finish out their winter seasons. Perry High School’s boys’ basketball team competed in the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s (OHSAA) Division I Boys High School Basketball District Semifinals. Held at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, Perry’s team lost in the district semi-final game to Jackson High School, concluding their season. “The boys’ basketball team and Coach Chad Spurgeon continue to improve each year,” said Scott Campbell, PHS athletic director. (more…)

District Hat Day, March 22

crazy-hat-day-flyer-index-of-sitehomemedia-planet-flyers-crazy-hat-day-flyerOur 5th annual hat day for 2019 is coming up Friday March 22nd. For only $1 you can wear your hat all day. This competition is district wide to see which school can raise the most money. The school that raises the most money will be recognized and be able to choose what charity a third of the money will go to. This event is sponsored by PHS Business Professionals of America (BPA) and the Perry Athletic Hall of Fame!  Show your support and wear a hat on Friday March 22nd!

Speak Life Resiliency Run May 4th

downloadPerry Local School District will host a 5K run/walk, called the Speak Life Resiliency Run, on May 4 in commemoration of the students who lost their lives last year. All of the funds raised by the race will be donated to Akron Children’s Hospital and Coleman Professional Services. Click here to register! The 5K was established after many discussions between Perry High School  students and Principal Dave Riley. In particular, PHS senior Bryan Winslow, sophomore Peter Smith and freshman Zach Smith have spearheaded the discussions with hopes to preserve the memory of the peers they sadly lost.

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Students from Perry Teacher Academy Exhibit Strong Showing at Statewide Conference

tIRVi_63_400x400Twenty-six students in Perry High School’s (PHS) Teacher Academy recently competed at the “Embrace Your Super Power” Educators Rising Ohio State Conference on Feb. 28 and March 1 at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio, and earned a number of impressive accolades. More than 800 students participated in the state competition from 47 different schools across Ohio. The competition incorporates numerous performance-based competitive events in which teenage aspiring teachers demonstrate their knowledge, skills and leadership in education. With a blend of individual and team events, competitions are authentic, engaging opportunities for rising educators to stretch their creativity, commitment and professionalism. (more…)

Perry Students Selected for 2019 Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition

Perry Pride 200Eighteen students from Perry High School (PHS) have been selected to show their artwork at the 2019 Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition, a state-wide showcase open to the public at the James A. Rhodes State Office Tower in Columbus, Ohio. The exhibition, which is now in its 49th year, is part of a month-long celebration of the arts and arts education in Ohio. (more…)

Speech and Debate Team Shatters Records, Earns State Champion Title

53379747_10157064077447673_531079453544022016_nThe 2018-19 Perry Speech and Debate Team has solidified yet another successful season by claiming their second title in a row as Ohio Speech and Debate Association (OSDA) State Champions. Ninety-two schools from around the state of Ohio sent qualifiers to the OSDA State Finals, which was hosted Feb. 28 through March 2 by Jackson High School. Perry scored 85.5 sweepstakes, beating their previous record of 75, set in 2004. Perry’s appearance in this year’s finals now ties them with Austintown-Fitch High School for the most state team championships in OSDA history, totaling six titles. (more…)