Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Edison Girl Scout Troop Hosting Flag Retirement Ceremony

DSCF4925Girl Scout Troop 61039 will hold a flag retirement ceremony on Friday, May 6th from 6p – 8p. The ceremony will take place at Eden Church of the Brethren located at 4437 Richville Dr, Canton. Those who wish to attend are welcome to bring lawn chairs to sit around the fire.  We have prepared over 300 flags for retirement as our Silver Award. The Silver Award is the highest honor Cadette Girl Scouts can earn.


Perry Service League Helping Friends of Stark Pound

Perry Service League will be volunteering to help the Friends of Stark Pound have a successful Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 16th 8a-10a at Applebee’s on Dressler Road.  Proceeds will help the pound to continue to vaccinate homeless dogs in Stark County and to spay or neuter them before they are adopted. Contact Perry Service League’s advisor Christy Miller if you would like to purchase a ticket in advance. Click here for an event flyer. For more information on the Friends of Stark Pound and to view a video visit Friends of the Pound.

PHS Choir Has State Bound Performers

perrychoirOn Saturday, March 12, the Perry Choirs traveled to East Muskingum Local Schools to participate in the District Contest. Congratulations to Perry’s Bel Canto Freshmen Girls’ Chorus, Kinsmen, Lyrics, Treblemakers and Symphonic Choir for their Superior ratings and fantastic performances throughout the day!

Perry Earns Superior Ratings at OMEA District Contest

TD1A0997Congratulations to both the Perry Concert Band and Perry Symphonic Winds for earning Superior ratings on Friday evening at the OMEA District Contest.  Both bands traveled to John Glenn High School where they earned perfect scores of straight Superior ratings.  This is the sixth consecutive year that the bands have qualified for OMEA State Band Contest.

Perry Schedules Hat Day for Friday, March 18th

hatdayFriday, March 18th all of Perry Local Schools will be participating in Perry’s Hat Day for just $1.00. Students and staff can wear a baseball hat, a chef hat, a cowboy hat, or any kind of crazy hat! All the money raised will be split between Perry Athletic Hall of Fame and Perry Helping Perry. The school that raises the most money will get to choose what non-profit organization the money will go to the following year, along with bragging rights!

PHS Artists Win Battle of the Brush

Battle of the Brush 2016Congratulations to our Perry artists for winning the Battle of the Brush. High school and middle school teams were given the theme of “I dream my paintings, and then I paint my dreams” and had two hours to create their painting. Congratulations to our winning artists, Rachel Pitman, Paige Hutton, and Allie Cumo.

Matt McLeese Mission Run Set for Saturday, March 19th

Matt McLeese Mission Run 5KThe Matt McLeese Mission Run will be held Saturday,  March 19th, at 8:30 am, at Pfeiffer Intermediate School. Anyone interested in running or walking the event, please sign up by Friday, March 4th.  The cost is $20 per person.  For registration go to, and search for Matt McLeese Mission Run.


TechSavvy Program Being Offered at Stark State College

tech savvyStark State College is hosting Tech Savvy, a daylong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career conference designed to attract girls in sixth through ninth grade to these fields and to inform families about STEM education and careers. The program will be held on Saturday, May 14th from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM. The cost for this day of fun and learning (more…)

PHS Flag Line Members to Participate in 2017 Rose Bowl Parade

Congratulations to  Perry High School Marching Band Flag Line members Madison Morgan and Marissa Westfall for being selected to participate in the Bands of America Honor Band in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade! Students from all over the United States submitted video auditions to be selected as part of this prestigious group of 300 high school band members.  In addition to marching in the 2017 Rose Bowl Parade, Madison and Marissa will perform (more…)