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Perry Band Earns 7th Straight Superior Rating

perryband2The Perry High School Marching Band wrapped up their competition season with a third state qualifying Superior rating, and the highest score of the year, taking 2nd place in AA, and 2nd place overall out of 18 bands.  In addition, they scored the highest music score in PHSMB history.  This marks the 7th consecutive Superior rating for the Marching Panthers.


Tastefully Simple Fundraiser

Untitled drawingEvery year, the Perry High School Teacher Academy students donate to a cause that is important to them.  The FEA organization encourages students to engage in philanthropic activities. This year, they selected to support Mrs. Sharon Budd and her family.  Stephanie Denham, a Tastefully Simple consultant, has offered to donate 20% of sales and Tastefully Simple products to Sharon and her family.  The sale starts today and ends on October 23rd, 2014. Please consider purchasing products online by clicking here.


Parenting Gifted Kids – November 12th @ 6:30 PM

gifted_talentedDr. Jim Delisle, an advocate for gifted children and teens,  will speak at the Barrette Center, Walsh University (map) on Wednesday, November 12th at 6:30 PM. Click here for more information. 


PHS Forensic Boosters Accepting Donations for Speech & Debate Tournament

speech&debateOn behalf of Perry Forensic Boosters, our PHS Speech and Debate Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Perry Local Schools.  This fundraiser assists with expenses related to judging, transportation, meals, banquet, scholarships and items related to the District, State and National Tournaments.  Please note the success of this program, as the PHS Speech and Debate Team is ranked 56th in the nation out of 7,789 member schools of the National Speech and Debate Association, has won 4 State Tournaments and has prepared numerous State and National Qualifiers for the last 20+ consecutive years. 

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Elementary Wrestling Clinic Information

jojoThe Perry Elementary Wrestling Clinic for beginning wrestlers in grades 1-6 will be held November 3rd – 6th, 2014. Registration and weigh-ins will take place on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 in the Perry High School wrestling room from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Late registration will be held on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 before the first clinical practice.

 A registration fee of $20.00 will be required for all participants. This fee will cover all awards, cost of the elementary tournament to be held at the conclusion of the clinic, and a Perry Wrestling t-shirt. Instructors include the Perry wrestling staff and the nationally ranked wrestling team. Click here for the registration form.


Lohr Second Graders Learn a Variety of Ways

207Mrs. Cobb’s second grade students enjoy a variety of learning experiences.  Lately, these have included writing about school heroes and developing the skill of drawing models to subtract correctly.  Many of Mrs. Cobb’s students like to read to a friend, including Fluffy, a large stuffed bear.








Edison to Host Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 15th

lifeshare20220colorEdison Middle School will host a blood drive on Wednesday, October 15th from 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM. Those who wish to donate are encouraged to eat before arriving. A photo id is required. T-shirts will be given out to all who donate.


COSI on Wheels Visits Watson Elementary

Copy of Cosi1 (27)On Friday October 3rd, 2014 Watson hosted COSI On Wheels.  This is the traveling outreach program of COSI Columbus that engages students with a dynamic opening assembly and fun hands-on science activities.  Content within the programs is aligned with the Ohio Academic Content Standards and the National Science Education Standards. Click here for more information about Cosi on Wheels.






Whipple Warrior Walk

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 12.00.26 PMIt was a beautiful fall day to be outside and enjoy the weather.  And that’s just what the students of Whipple Elementary did.  Thursday, October 2nd the students of Whipple Elementary became warriors.  Physical Education teacher Marla Thomas created a walk-a-thon based off the popular warrior dashes people attend around the country.  Thomas created a course around the Whipple playground and ball fields that included fun stations of exercise.  Each grade had an half hour time slot to run the course.  The elements of the course included a rope challenge, sit-ups, push-ups, lumpy log roll, jump rope and more.


Pfeiffer 5th Graders Enjoy Time With Special Person

IMG_99725th grade Donuts for Dads had a great turnout! Thanks to all of the dads, grandpas, uncles, etc. who took the opportunity to spend the morning with their special 5th grader.