Perry Local Schools will be closed, Wednesday, February 7, 2018, due to inclement weather. Parents/Guardians and students involved in PHS extracurricular activities should check district websites and media outlets for the status of extracurricular events on days when schools are closed. All extracurricular activities (practices, games, and after-school activities) for Perry’s elementary buildings, Pfeiffer Intermediate School, and Edison Middle School are canceled for the day when Perry Local Schools are closed. YCare is closed when Perry Local Schools close for the day. Childcare through the YMCA is offered at the Massillon YMCA, Meyers Lake YMCA, and the Navarre Towpath YMCA when schools are closed.
Do you know the warning signs of drug and alcohol abuse in teenage students? On January, 30, Pfeiffer Intermediate School will be hosting a special program titled “Hidden in Plain Sight” beginning at 6 p.m. Audience members will be given 30 minutes to “snoop and search” a unique display of an interactive teenager’s bedroom with over 150 items that may be indicative of dangerous behaviors. (more…)
Tomorrow, February 1, 2018, our Perry Community is Coming Together at the Canton Baptist Temple, located at 515 Whipple Ave., NW from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, will be discussing Adolescent Mental Health, followed by Stark Family Court’s Assistant Court Administrator Jacob Morgan discussing How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online. At 7:30 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to visit many community resource tables and receive information and engage in conversation. This event is sponsored by the Perry Township Police Department, Fire Department, Churches and Board of Trustees, Perry Rotary and Perry Local School District.
This event will be streamed live at the link below and covered by WHBC and The Canton Repository.
Special thank you to Canton Baptist Temple for providing the space for the event and the Cleveland Clinic for participating. Click here for the flyer.
Don’t forget – Pfeiffer Intermediate School will be hosting a special program titled “Hidden in Plain Sight” on January 30, 2018, at 6:00 PM. The purpose of the program is to raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse in teenage students. Audience members will be given 30 minutes to “snoop and search” a unique display of an interactive teenager’s bedroom with over 150 items that may be indicative of dangerous behaviors. (more…)
Online registration for February 2018 Conferences opens on Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 6:00 PM. Online conference registration will close on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at 11:00 PM. (more…)
Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Martin, Edison Middle School Band Director, and Mr. Ryan Smith, PHS Band Director, for being awarded membership into the Ohio Chapter of Phi Beta Mu, an international bandmasters fraternity that honors outstanding band directors. Mrs. Martin and Mr. Smith were nominated by individuals from the University of Akron who recognized their dedication and development of better musicians and appreciation for music in schools. (more…)
The Perry Girls Softball Booster Club will sponsor a Night at the Races on Saturday, February 3, 2018, at the McKinley Eagles (map). Doors will open at 5:30 PM with a buffet style dinner served at from 6:15 – 7:30 PM. An open bar will be available as well. Tickets are $30. The first race gets on the track at 7:15 PM. Questions can be directed to Eileen Raymondi at email@example.com.
The Perry Local School District is beyond heartbroken to report that another student has taken their own life. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the student’s family during this difficult time.
Our students and adults in the community are facing many difficult situations, including depression, alcohol/drug use, family and peer relationship issues, financial struggles and many more. We have many resources and support available that can be found on our website under ‘Preventative and Support Initiatives.’ (more…)
Perry Wrestling Booster Club is hosting a Monte Carlo Night on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Richville Community Park. Doors open at 6:00 PM and closes at 11:00 PM. Cost is $10.00. Tickets will be available at the door or you can contact Deena Gruber at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.