Latest News for Perry Local Schools

PHS Band Fundraiser @ Pandora in Belden Village Mall

Screenshot 2015-11-02 at 10.37.17 AMShow your Perry Pride by joining us for a fundraiser to support the Perry Band.  Visit the Pandora Jewelry store in Belden Village Mall  any time during mall hours on Saturday, November 14th. Make a purchase at the Pandora store and Perry Bands will receive 10% of the total sales. Print and bring the flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you are supporting Perry Bands to make sure that 10% of the total sales will be donated to the band program. You can also pre-order your Perry charm beginning on Saturday, November 7th. Visit, or contact the store, for details (more…)

Perry Speech & Debate Earn Top Honors

Congratulations to the Perry Speech and Debate Team on taking top honors at the 55th Perry Rotary Speech and Debate Tournament held the weekend of October 30, 2015.  Perry won first-place sweepstakes honors finishing ahead of all 34 schools in attendance.  Individual champions who took home a Perry Champion chair were Shannon Howley and Alexis Hendershot in Policy Debate;  Katy Krepp in United States Extemp; and Ethan Peterson in Dramatic Interp. (more…)

PHS Marching Band Earns Superior Rating at 2015 OMEA State Finals

phsbandCongratulations to the members of the Perry High School Marching Band on capping their season with a Superior rating at the OMEA Marching Band State Finals!  This is the band’s 3rd consecutive State Superior rating, and their 12th consecutive Superior rating dating back to 2012.  The band closed out their marching season, earning a Superior rating at every competition they entered this year, and won awards for Best Music, Best General Effect, Best Auxiliary, and Best Percussion.

Veterans to be Honored at PHS Veterans Day Ceremony

The Panther Battalion Corps of Cadets requests the honor of Veterans at the PHS Veterans Day Ceremony to be held at 10:45 AM on Wednesday, November 11th. The ceremony will be held at Perry High School (map).

Honored Veterans planning to attend should RSVP by November 6th. RSVP by leaving a voicemail at (330) 737-1466 or by email to

College Credit Plus Meeting – Tuesday, November 3rd @ 6 PM

The PHS Guidance Department will be holding a College Credit Plus meeting on Tuesday, November 3rd at 6:00 PM in AV200 at Perry High School.  This meeting is for all students and parents interested in learning more about College Credit Plus and ways a student can earn college credit while in high school.  AP and IB programs will be touched upon, but the main focus will be college courses completed at the high school and on the college campus.


Perry JROTC Needs Help Tipping a Trailer

The Perry JROTC will be taking non-perishable food items to fill their trailer at the Perry versus McKinley football game on Friday, October 16th beginning at 6:00 PM. All items will be donated to Perry Helping Perry (PHP) to help in filling the shelves of the PHP food pantry. If you can not make it to the game stop by with your donation to help out the Perry community.

DONUT NIGHT — FRIDAY, October 16 vs Canton McKinley!

Once again, Perry Baseball will be selling donuts after ALL Perry home football games! We will have donuts outside both gate entrances this week. Get your dozen before they’re gone!
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, contact Michele Ritter (330) 418-6880.

Marching Panthers Earn 11th Consecutive Superior Rating

phsbandThe Marching Panthers concluded their competition season on Saturday, October 10th by earning their 11th consecutive Superior rating at the Maysville Band Competition.  Perry brought home awards for Best Overall General Effect, Best Auxiliary, and came in first place in Class AA.  The Marching Panthers will perform on November 1st in the OMEA Marching Band State Finals at The  University of Dayton.

Perry Local Schools Celebrate National School Lunch Week October 12 – 16

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day Perry Local Schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 12-16, 2015. The theme, “School Lunch Snapshot” is all about sharing the best images of today’s school lunches.

National School Lunch Week will emphasize the healthy foods that are offered daily at our schools.  School lunches have changed considerably and are healthier than ever, with more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and less fat and sodium. (more…)