Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Nate Baker Blood Drive Set

Edison Middle School will be hosting a special blood drive in honor of Nate Baker on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 from 2:00-7:00pm in the Edison gym. Please continue to show your support for Nate and the entire Baker family by donating blood. Feel free to go online to schedule your appointment at and enter the sponsor code: natebaker.

Community March To Central Cancelled

Due to the heat advisory, the Perry High School marching band will not lead the community march to the Central Catholic Football field for tonight’s game.  Anyone attending the game tonight should meet at the Central football stadium.  We will not be marching down 13th street.

6th Grade Beginning Band Parent Meetings Set

6th Grade Beginning Band Parent Meetings will be on Tuesday, September 6th, and Thursday, September 8th, Pfeiffer Intermediate School will host parent meetings for beginning band at 6:00pm in the cafeteria. These meetings are designed to register 6th grade students for band, allow parents to meet the directors, as well as learn how to rent or purchase an instrument from two area music companies. We hope to see all of our 6th grade parents there! If there are any questions, please contact Greg Wright at

Anti-Bullying Speaker Set For Perry

On September 15th & 16th, our D.A.R.E. Program will be hosting a guest speaker for an “Anti-Bullying” Program across the district. The motivational speaker Retro Bill, from Los Angeles, California will speak to all the students at all five(5) elementaries, Pfeiffer Intermediate & Edison Middle School. We would like all parents & students to check out Retro Bill at to know what to expect.

School’s Starting….Slow Down in School Zones

As the year begins, we would like remind everyone to please watch your speed. Officers will be out enforcing speed, other traffic violations and complaints.  The Perry Police will be running radar & laser in all school zones. In addition to the school zones, don’t forget the walkers and bus stops.

NEW BUILDING TIMES for 2011-2012

Perry HS: 7:35 – 2:12
Edison & Pfeiffer: 8:10 – 2:50
Elementaries: 9:00 – 3:30
Start day for grades 1-12 is August 22nd!

Please note: at one time in early summer, a draft calendar was discussed with a one-day delay for juniors and seniors. This is NOT in effect. All students grades 1-12 start on August 22. Kindergarten testing is August 22-24 with phase-in Aug 25-26. The first day of Kindergarten is August 29.

Volleyball Open Gym

Open Gym for Volleyball at the Edison Gym for the week of July 25-28:
Varsity Mon & Wed 4-6pm
Freshman/JV Mon & Wed 6-8pm
7th & 8th Tues & Thur 3-5pm

Debate Workshop Set for August 8th

What: PHS Debate Workshop
When: August 8-11 10am-3pm
Where: PHS Library
Who: Any 9-12 grade interested students
Cost: FREE!
This workshop is designed to refine the skills of students who are already on the 2011-2012 team and teach new students interested in Debate the skills they need to be successful! Please contact Cassie Elliott, Head Debate Coach at with any questions.