Latest News for Edison Middle School

2017-2018 Prospective Athletes Parent Meeting – Wednesday, May 31, 2017

There will be a meeting for parents of student athletes entering grades 7-12 on Wednesday, May 31st, @ 6:00 PM inside Perry’s Mattachione Theatre to provide important updates regarding OHSAA Regulations & By-Laws, Booster Clubs, Contest Travel Release forms, school day cancellation procedures, spectator/athlete expectations, and to explain general operations of the Athletic Department. You will also have the opportunity to register/update your student athlete’s information on Final Forms (our online Athletic Packet).  Questions and concerns will be addressed at this meeting which will last approximately one hour.

Perry Physicals Scheduled for Friday, June 9, 2017

Affinity Medical Center is graciously again offering a complete physical that meets the requirements for participating in athletic sports and is good for one calendar year. If you would like to participate in a sport next year, we encourage you to take advantage of this offer! Affinity will provide the doctors who will come to Perry High School on Friday, June 9th , starting at 1:45 PM. The $10.00 fee is not due until Physical Day.

March Spotlight on Character

Teachers from each community select two to three students who have demonstrated outstanding character traits each month. Chosen students are recognized as role models in our school. Their picture and award are posted on a hall bulletin board, and they are given a window sign to be displayed at home that shows they (more…)

Middle School Girls Open Gym Begin Monday, April 24th

Open gyms for girls basketball will start on Monday, April 24th.  This is only for girls currently in 6th or 7th grade that are planning to try out for the middle school teams next year.  The open gyms will be every Monday and Wednesday from April 24 – May 24 from 3:00 – 4:45 PM.   Open gyms on April 24, 26, and May 8th will be at Pfeiffer. All others are at Edison.  If you have any questions, contact Coach Wolf at

Josh Lemon Breaks Track Record

At the April 12th, Edison track meet versus Dover, 8th grader Josh Lemon etched his name into Perry history by shattering the old school record in the 200-meter dash with a new time of 24.5 seconds. Erasing the names of some of Perry’s most notable all-time sprinters, Josh now has his sights on the 100-meter record. Way to go Josh Lemon!

Edison Band Solo and Ensemble Competition

On Saturday, April 8, members of the Edison Middle School 7th and 8th-grade bands participated in the Solo and Ensemble Competition held at Tuslaw High School.  Edison represented 57 events with 44 Superior ratings and 13 Excellent ratings.  Congratulations to all who participated!  (more…)

Edison Announces 3Q Grading Period Honor and Merit Rolls

honor_rollEdison Middle School is proud to announce students qualifying for the third-quarter honor roll and merit roll. To be listed on the honor roll, a student must have a 3.5 – 4.00 grade-point average. To be listed on the merit roll, a student must have a 3.00 – 3.49 grade-point average. Congratulations to all students who earned this academic recognition.

Grade 7 Honor Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 7 Merit Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 8 Honor Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)
Grade 8 Merit Roll – 3rd Grading Period (2016-2017)

Perry Aquatic Club Summer Opportunities

PAC BannerThe Perry Aquatic Club (P.A.C.) will hold tryouts and registration for 2017 summer swim teams. Questions regarding summer tryouts and registration can be directed to Kelly Blakeslee (  P.A.C. is also hosting several youth diving clinics. Questions related to the diving clinics can be directed to Phil Barr (

P.A.C. Summer 2017 Swim Team Information
P.A.C. Youth Diving Clinics Information

The Bus Stops Here Challenge

Beginning Monday, April 10 through April 27, Perry Local Schools will be joining the rest of the Stark County Schools and participate in a Food Drive called “Hunger: The Bus Stops Here”. The letter linked below will explain how you can participate in this very important community service program.

Hunger: The Bus Stops Here

Final Opportunity Day-8th Grade Cedar Point Information

Image result for cedar point8th-grade students are given the chance to visit Cedar Point for the 4th 9-weeks Opportunity Day (May 31st). Students must meet all requirements listed on the permission form and the cost of the trip is $75. Payments will be accepted from April 10th – April 28th and are non-refundable. Students cannot be guaranteed a spot on the trip after April 28th. See the attached permission form for details. (Note – eligibility requirements begin on April 3rd).

Cedar Point Information and Permission Slip