Many may not know that Marlene Capuano was an integral part of the Perry Veterans Memorial Committee that raised the money to build our beautiful Memorial that rests in front of the high school. The fundraising was never ending, but the small and dedicated, committee raised 125,000 dollars in a year and a half. Anyone in Perry knows who you mean if you say “Marlene” or “Mar.” She was feisty, strong-willed, compassionate, dedicated, and always “fun.” We can’t replace her, but we can remember her and celebrate her passionate life. (more…)
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From May 22-25, hundreds of American flags will once again line the Perry High School front lawn to mark the third annual Operation: Flags of Freedom weekend. This special community event honors those who have served and those who are currently serving our country and includes a veterans breakfast, a community picnic, a free screening of the award-winning documentary Collecting Sgt. Dan, children’s activities, a mobile military history museum, and much more. (more…)
The Perry 4th Grade Track Meet was held at the Perry Track Stadium on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Lohr Elementary won the combined team score for the 4th year in a row. Lohr won the girls overall and Watson won the boys overall. This was the last track meet for Lohr P.E. teacher Brenda Horton and Whipple P.E. teacher Marla Thomas as they will be retiring at the end of the year. Special thanks as well goes to fellow P.E. teachers Mike Laubacher, Ethan Kagy, and Ben Shenk. It was also great to see retired teachers Dick Maier and Sue Nelson at the meet. Click to here to see the results and click here to see the video.
Senior pictures will be taken this year by James Wood Photography on these two dates: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 7:00 am – 11:00 am in the auxiliary gym of the high school by scheduled appointment only OR Tuesday, November 24, 2015 from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm in the auxiliary gym of the high school by scheduled appointment only. A $25 sitting fee will be charged at the time of the appointment unless you are purchasing a senior picture package from James Wood Photography by September 1, 2015. Information on packages are available here and at James Wood Photography. Click here for additional information, click here for photo guidelines and click here for Senior Specials from James Wood Photography.
It all started back in March when each student participating in our Elementary Gifted Program chose a topic to research for something they’ve always wanted to know more about. Over the next couple of weeks, students brainstormed research questions and then researched online, read nonfiction books, took notes, and made/refined their outlines. Once they had all of their research compiled, they used that information to produce a set of projects that together would serve as their research display. (more…)