Latest News for Edison Middle School

Edison Middle School Lockdown Updates

Update: 12:20pm – The lockdown had been lifted at the Edison Middle School. All students and staff are safe and all is well.  A note was found on a bathroom stall that caused concern. As a precautionary measure, the police were notified, the school was inspected, and they have determined all is well.Again, the lockdown has been lifted at Edison Middle School. All are safe and all is well.Thank you to the Perry Township Police and our community members who partner with us to keep our students safe.
Update 12:12 pm – Edison is no longer on lockdown.
Original Statement 12:07 pm – The Perry Local School District is investigating a written message that has caused concern and as a precautionary measure we are placing Edison Middle School into temporary lockdown. All students are presently well and no situation has occurred. This is simply a precautionary measure. We will keep you regularly updated regarding this situation. Thank you for partnering with us to keep our students safe.

Perry Aquatics Club Diving Clinics

Do you like to jump on a trampoline? Do you like to do flips or somersaults? Do you like to swim and have fun in a pool? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then the Perry Aquatic Club (PAC) Diving Team may be the place for you!   (more…)

Students Artwork Displayed at Massillon Museum Art Exhibit

MassMuArtThe following students were honored for having their artwork chosen for the Celebration in Art annual student art exhibit at Massillon Museum from February 18th to March 18th.  A special reception was held for these students and their families to view the opening of the exhibit on Sunday, February 18th from 2-5 P.M.  We are so proud to share the creations of the following Edison students:

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The Perry Players Present Hairspray The Broadway Musical

Perry Hairspray (1)The Perry Players will perform Hairspray The Broadway Musical at Perry High School in the Mattachione Theatre. Performances are March 22-24 at 7:30 PM each evening and Sunday, March 25th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $10 each. Pick up order forms at PHS or purchase tickets online.   Senior citizen coupons are available at the PHS lobby desk for the 2:00 PM show on Sunday, March 25th.

How to order tickets.

Ticket Order Form

Perry Police Statement on Edison Student

Perry Parents and Community Members:

It was brought to our attention this morning by the Perry Police Department that an Edison Middle School student made a comment that caused concern. The situation was immediately addressed. Everything is okay and everyone is safe, no one was ever in danger. That incident however resulted in action taken by the police that is detailed in their press release (see link below).  We need to come together and stop instances like this from occurring. Parents and guardians, please have a discussion with your child(ren) to ensure they understand that any statement/action which creates fear, anxiety and/or causes significant public alarm within the Perry Local Schools will not be tolerated. Students must be aware of the language they are using and the potential negative effects it could have. The safety and well-being of our students, staff and community members is our top priority.  Follow this link for the complete post and press release from the Perry Police Department.

Thank you for helping us keep our students safe.

Perry Parents and Community Members:

It was brought to our attention this morning by the Perry Police Department that an Edison Middle School student made a comment that caused concern. The situation was immediately addressed. Everything is okay and everyone is safe, no one was ever in danger. That incident, however, resulted in action taken by the police that is detailed in the post below.  (more…)

A Message from the Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier Zero Tolerance Policy for Social Media Threats

Canton, Ohio – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is making it known to the community that there is a  zero-tolerance policy for individuals who issue or repost threatening messages using social media.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to investigating any individual who utilizes social media in a way to create fear or alarm to others.  We will hold them accountable.  (more…)

February 2018 Character Award Winners

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 pictures and awards are posted on a hall bulletin board, and they are given a window sign to be displayed at home that shows they were selected as a Character Award winner.   Click here to see why each student was selected this month. Congratulations to our recognized students, you should be proud!  (more…)