Category: News

Are you looking for a great PHS Marching Band memory?

As we move to retire our nearly 20 year old band uniforms, we are transforming them into 13” x 13” pillows you can treasure forever.  Orders can be placed until March 15, 2011!  Please make checks payable to Perry Band Boosters and mail to: Christine Smith 5233 Charm St., S.W. Canton, Ohio 44706. Cost is $25.00 each. Please allow 6 -8 weeks for delivery. For more information call (330) 477-4487. Click here for an order form.

PHS Alumni Scholarship Dance

March 5, 2011
9:00pm – 12:00am (doors open at 8:00pm)
McKinley Eagles (5024 Monticello Street N.W.)
$20.00 per person – includes admission and refreshments
Featuring Jimmy & The Soulblazers
Proceeds benefit the scholarship program.

Tickets may be purchased by contacting Fred at 330-478-2413 or Terry at 330-327-4426.

PHS Speech and Debate

For the third week in a row, the Perry Speech and Debate Team took first-place sweepstakes honors.  There were 35 schools in attendance at the Wooster Varsity Invitational on Saturday, January 22.  Receiving individual honors were:  Justin Woody and Alli Francis (Champions – Duo Interp), Kim Rose and Suzi Shapuite (3rd – Duo), Caleb Snyder (2nd – Humor), Travis Williams (6th – Humor), Mariah Glascock (4th – Oratorical), Austin Black (2nd – Prose/Poetry), Matt Meeks (3rd – USX), Charlie Jeffreys (5th – IX), Erin Moore (5th – Impromptu), Laura Markley (4th – Impromptu), and Nick Bentley (5th – Super Congress).
Finishing in the top six in Student Congress chambers were:  Ben McGavin, Calvin Curtin, Mike Audi, and Aaron Dauterman.  Semi-finalists included:  Meghan Vodopich, Seth Boda, and Brittni Walter.
Quarter-finalists in Policy Debate were Emily Mayfield and Anna Liebler, and Tod Mohney and Karen Zimmer.
Congratulation Perry Speech and Debate.

Edison Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to Edison art students who were recently awarded Scholastic Awards!  Receiving highest gold key honors are ninth graders Kaitlin Andrews and Hector Cuellar.  Their works are being sent on to New York City for national judging.  Silver key awards were given to eighth graders Kristel Doong and Gabriel Stanton.  These four works, along with the rest of the area winners, can be viewed at Kent State Stark Campus Fine Arts Center until February 4th.

Honorable mention award-winners are eighth graders Logan Awad, Ashley Casterline, Erica Curtin, and ninth grader Gabrielle Geis.

Great job, Edison artists!

Reedurban Remembrance Committee

will be holding their next meeting at Reedurban Elementary in the Cafeteria on Thursday, March 10th at 6:30 PM.  We will be discussing events and schedules for the Spring Open House, Reedurban replica sales and future events in honor of Reedurban Elementary. All are welcome.  If you have any questions regarding this committee, please feel free to contact Andrea Clements, Principal at  330-478-6150.

Regional Scholastic Arts Competition

Congratulations to all of Perry’s art students competing in the Regional Scholastic Arts Competition.  Award winners are Matt Meeks with a Gold Key, Amanda Cameron, Justin Woody, Cassie Guiler, Jamie Weinfeld, and Tara Dedman all receiving Silver Keys. Honorable Mentions go out to Caleb Snyder, Justin Woody, Matt Meeks, Amanda Cameron, Molly Craig, Cassie Guiler, Caitlin Korchnak, Amy Degasperis, and Michelle Mann. The Gold and Silver Key winners work will be on display at Kent State University in the Regional Scholastic Art Show, open now through February 4th. Matt Meek’s Gold Key drawing will advance to New York City for National Competition. Congratulations to all of our artists!

Attention Fisher Foods Shoppers

Perry Baseball is participating in the Fisher Foods Community Rewards program. We need 50 Fisher Foods shoppers to register their Rewards Card number for our organization to participate. All we need is for Rewards card holders to register their card number for the Perry Baseball Bullpen Boosters. After we get 50 registered members Fishers will donate 1% to our organization.


PHS Speech and Debate Earn First Place

On Saturday, January 15, the Perry Speech and Debate Team earned first-place sweepstakes honors over the 40 schools in attendance at the Toledo Sylvania Varsity Invitational Tournament.  Congratulations to individual champions:  Caleb Snyder (Humorous Interp), Hannah York (Oratorical Interp), and Justin Woody and Alli Francis (Duo Interp).  Also placing in the top six in their individual events were:  Tiffany Powell, Matt Meeks, Austin Black, Jessica Berbari-McCallum, Garth Woodson, Calvin Curtin, Michael Audi, and Nick Bentley.
Semi-Finalists included:  Molly Craig, Haley Smith, D. J. Marlatt, Kim Rose, Suzi Shapuite, Charlie Jeffreys, Tod Mohney, Karen Zimmerman, Mike Meyer, and Ben McGavin.
Congratulations Perry Speech and Debate!

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class

Classes will be held at the Perry Pool February 27th, March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th, 9:00am – 3:00pm. Students are required to attend all classes to be certified. A pretest will be held at the pool on Wednesday, February 23rd at 6:00pm. The pretest consists of a 550 yard swim (front crawl, breast stroke), surface dive and retrieval of a 10 pound brick and a submerged swim. The cost of the class is $150.00 and is due the night of the pretest. This fee will include books and rescue mask. Students must be 15 years old by March 27, 2011. Class size is limited to the first 20 qualifying students.

For more information or to sign up for the class, call Willard Barriffe at 330-455-8074 weekday evenings between 9:00 and 10:00pm, the Perry Pool at 330-478-6157 or Jan Jordan at 330-832-4471.