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Spotlight Staff of the week

We would like to introduce Mr. Barton Smith, Head Custodian



Name: Barton Smith

Birthday: August 18th

Favorite Color: Black

Favorite Food: Steak

Favorite Book: The Bible

Fond Elementary School Memory:  Going to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on a school field trip.

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This Friday during recess, PAGE (Genoa’s parent group), will sell snow cones on the playground for $1.00. Please send your child’s money in an envelope or baggie with their name on it Friday.

If you are interested in helping PAGE with our school events, please email them at


2015-16 Perry Youth Boys Basketball Registration

1969bPlease join us for our sixth season. We are a recreational league designed for youth in grades 2-6 to learn basketball, sportsmanship, and Perry Pride. Last year, 200 boys (and dozens of second-grade girls) participated, including over 100 who had not previously played organized basketball.  (more…)

Spotlight Staff of the week

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! We are so excited to get to know all of our little Panther-cubs and their families and we would like for all of you to get to know us! Join us each week as we showcase a Genoa staff member through the entire school year.

We would like to introduce Mrs. DaNita Berry, Principal.

Name:  DaNita Berry  

Favorite Color:  Purple

Favorite Food: Chicken (fried, baked, grilled, etc)

Favorite Book:  If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

Fond Elementary School Memory:  I remember when the students and adults would wear their Halloween costume to school for a Halloween parade.  Each class would parade through the darkened hallways- like nighttime-  collecting treats from each station.   At the end of the parade we would do fall activities and games in our classroom for what seemed like most of the day.  At the end of the school day I would go home with a bag full of candy and small toys!