Latest News for Perry Local Schools
The Annual Hat Day for Perry Local Schools raised over $1,300! The winning school was Genoa Elementary. Genoa chose to donate a 1/3 of the money to Genoa’s iCare Team. The other 2/3 went to the Perry Athletic Hall of Fame and PHS Business Professionals of America. We take pride in giving money back to our community. Thank you to all the schools that participated in Hat Day. You make a difference!
Nathan Miller, a sophomore at Perry High School (PHS), recently competed in the Ohio High School Mathematics Invitational Olympiad (OHMIO) on March 30 at Capital University. The OHMIO rewards mathematical excellence and encourages team work, challenging students individually, in teams and in a ciphering format. To qualify for OHMIO, students must receive a top score from Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) tournaments. Miller, who received a top score at the OCTM’s tournament at The University of Akron in
February, is Perry Local Schools’ only qualifier in the district’s history for the OHMIO. Typically, around 100 students from the state of Ohio are invited to participate. Miller qualified
for the invitational this year and his freshman year, as well. The OHMIO consists of a full day of competition beginning with a one-hour individual test that covers all high school math topics, including calculus. After lunch, the competitors compete in an eight-round ciphering contest. Success requires a broad knowledge of mathematics and lightning-fast computation. The competition concludes with a team competition, where four students from four different schools compete as a team, testing student skills in both strategy and cooperation. (more…)
The Speak Life Resiliency Run is nearly here and the Perry Local School District is preparing the final touches for what is sure to be a memorable event. The 5K run/walk is in commemoration of the students who lost their lives last year. All of the funds raised by the race will be donated to Akron Children’s Hospital and Coleman Professional Services. The Speak Life Resiliency Run will begin at Perry High School at 9 a.m. on May 4, with registration starting at 7:30 a.m. Pre registration costs $25 for adults and $15 for children (ages 10 and under); on the day of the race, the fee is $30 for adults and $20 for children (ages 10 and under). Those who are interested in participating can register online at hermescleveland.com. Online registration closes Friday, May 3. (more…)
Rocco Grossi, a senior at Perry High School (PHS), was recently delegated to attend and speak at the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63), which took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City from March 11 to 22. Grossi is a member of Perry High School’s Students Learn International (SLI), which is an advocacy group that discusses human rights and educational issues on a local and global level.
Open to Perry special needs students in grades PreK-12 and their families. Are you a student or parent of a student looking for a fun way to be active with others? Are you looking for a group to join where all are welcome no matter the level of skill, ability, or age? A place where you can meet others and participate in a variety of fun physical activities in a relaxed atmosphere? Well, Perry Active Gym is for you! Click here for the flyer and registration information.
It’s that time of year again. After another amazing High School Football Season, we can’t wait to get started this year. Come be a part of the tradition. We at Perry Youth Football (PYF) pride ourselves on a safe place for our kids to learn the game they love and make friends. Playing at the High School Stadium was fantastic! We want our kids to know that Perry High School wants them there enjoying the field and beginning to build their PERRY PRIDE! We look forward to another great season! Click here for information and registration.
Elementary school students at Genoa, Watson, Whipple, Lohr and Knapp Elementary Schools in Perry Local School District will be introduced to the basic skills of golf along with character and health education in their physical education program. It will be taught by physical educators using safe, fun lesson plans provided in The First Tee National School Program curriculum. The health activities were recently added for students to learn about physical, social and emotional wellness. The First Tee of Canton received grant support from the Gessner Family Foundation to support programming initiatives in Western Stark County. Funds from the grant were used to implement the National School Program in the Perry Local School District. (more…)
Perry Aquatic Club (PAC) is a year round competitive USA Swimming program. PAC offers guided instruction in competitive swimming for ages 5 and up. We offer training groups for swimmers just entering from swim lessons to the most competitive and skilled swimmers. As a member of PAC, athletes will be coached with an emphasis in sportsmanship and teamwork. The PAC program works in conjunction with the Perry High School Varsity Swimming and Diving team and the Perry Learn-to-Swim program as a progressive swimming community. Click here for more information and registration.