Category: News

High School Guidance Office Announces AP Scholar Awards



The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, or both for successful performance on the AP Exams.  About 18 percent of the more than 1/8 million students worldwide who took AP Exams performed at a sufficiently high level to also earn an AP Scholar Award.
Three Perry High School students qualified for the AP Scholar with Distinction Award by earning an average score of at least 3.5 on all AP Exams taken, and scores of 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.  These students are Daniel Krajci, Nicole Lanka, and Kevin McDougal. (more…)

Make-up Day Set for May 27

Dear Parents & Students:

Governor Kasich signed House Bill 36 on Wednesday, April 13, which increases the number of calamity (snow) days for this year from three to five. We have used a total of six calamity days this year, so we have one day that must be made up. Our goal is to make up this remaining day in a way that supports our students’ academic achievement with the least amount of impact on your family’s plans and schedules. Our make up day for students will be Friday, May 27. (more…)

Watson Elementary Raises over $4,500

Presenting the check to Akron Children's Hospital.

Watson Elementary School became “Change Bandits” for the seventh year as part of 98.1 WKDD’s Have a Heart, Do Your Part Radiothon to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. Watson students donated their piggy bank money, loose change and even some birthday money to help the kids in need. The whole school became miracle makers as each classroom tried to raise the most money. Mrs. Rochford’s Kindergarten class holds the title this year with $830 being donated by the twenty-three Kindergarteners. (more…)

Zack “Attack” rolls as State Champion

CantonRep.com / Michael Balash

Perry High School Junior Zack “Attack” Dailey is the 140 pound Ohio State Wrestling Champion.  Zack was also recently announced as the Repository athlete of the week.  His key to success, “hard work”.  Whether it is the off-season, pre-season, regular season or the post-season, Zack attributes hard work with success.  As for winning the State Championship, Zack stated it was “pretty awesome.  I pinned two, won by three and then tech falled for the state championship.”   (more…)

Over 50 PHS Students Competing at State Tournament

This weekend, March 3-6, is a great opportunity for over 50 Perry students to exhibit the greatness of Perry throughout the state.  It’s a chance for them to leave their mark on history.  This weekend is State competition for Speech and Debate, Wrestling, Bowling and gymnastics.  Representing Perry this weekend: (more…)

New Perry Athletics Website

We are pleased to launch the new Perry Athletics website.  With a proud tradition of athletic excellence, this new “official” home of Perry Athletics will be the place to get all of your favorite Perry sports information, schedules, pictures, facilities, team websites, twitter feeds and more.  Check out the new schedule view in list mode, month view and color coded!  Click the following link to check out the new athletics website:  http://perrylocal.org/athletics

Perry Theatre Broadway Musical Order Form

Drowsy ChaperonePerry Theatre Director, “Louie” Mattachione proudly announces that The Perry Players have been granted Royalty Rights to produce the recently released Tony Award Winning Broadway Musical: The Drowsy Chaperone.

Click Here for Drowsy Chaperone Order Form

The show will be another “premiere” for the Stark County Region by the Perry Theatre  The Award Winning show is filled with zany characters, hilarious story, great music, and wild choreography. (more…)

PHS Student is February Repository Teen of the Month

Congratulations to Senior Michael McBurney who was selected by the Repository Teen Board as Teen of the Month for February.  Mike is an outstanding student, athlete, and an all-around personable young man.  The February Teens of the Month were highlighted in The Repository on February 27th.  The article can be read online and is linked here.