Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Perry High School Bomb Threat Statement

Perry High School was evacuated today at approximately 12:15 PM due to a bomb threat made by a student. The district evacuated the students as safety forces assessed the credibility of the threat. Once it was determined it was safe to occupy the high school, students were allowed to reenter the building. The student who was responsible for the threat has been taken into custody.

D.A.R.E. Sponsoring Skate Party – Friday, January 15th

DARE4Join your Perry friends and classmates for a D.A.R.E. sponsored skate party on Friday, January 15th at the North Canton Skate Center (map) from 10 AM – 1 PM. The cost to participate is $6 which includes skate/rollerblade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra. Additional activities are laser tag, rock wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. Pricing for other activities is $12 for a two-hour unlimited pass or $15 for a three-hour unlimited pass. Click here for an event flyer.

Edison’s Power of the Pen has Success in District Tournament

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front row: Kaleigh Kilcullen, Eilis McGee, Kaylee Brown, Amirah Mitchell, Toree Fogle middle row: Katie Daugintis, Olivia Lane, Mia Whitlock, Nick Forchione, Natania Hinchliffe back row: Maddy Fox, Mason Kepner, Daniel Shamp, Julz Baltzly, Sarah Miller absent for picture: Samantha Jones

Congratulations to the members of the Edison Power of the Pen team in their success at the district tournament held at Mt. Union on January 7th. These students competed against over 120 writers from nearby schools in three rounds of flash writing (timed writing in response to a cold prompt). Overall, our eighth-grade team placed 2nd out of twenty schools! Individual honors went to Julz Baltzly (12th place), Mia Whitlock (11th place), and Sarah Miller (4th place). Award-winners, along with several (more…)

Perry Cheerleading Clinic Set for Saturday, January 30th

cheerPerry High School Youth “Pink OUT” Basketball Cheer Clinic will be Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 10 am – 3 pm at Edison Middle School.  Youth girls will cheer with our Perry cheerleaders, Friday, February 12, 2016, against Green. This game will be our fourth annual basketball “PINK OUT” game.  Please sign up and reserve a spot quickly for your future Perry cheerleader! The cost for the clinic is $40 per child and includes a shirt to wear the night of the game.  Please have your child bring a snack lunch with a drink.  Click here for a clinic flyer and registration form. Questions can be directed to Sancy Mehringer at  slmehrin@sssnet.com.

Parent/Professional Communication, Is Your Child A Target of Bullying?

district9The District 9 State Support Team will be holding two presentations to help promote family engagement with schools. The first presentation, Parent/Professional Communication is on Tuesday, January 26th. The second opportunity, Is Your Child a Target of Bullying?, will take place on Thursday, February 25th. Both presentations will be held at Aultman North Canton Medical’s Education Complex  ‐ Building A – Rooms 1012/1014 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Click here for more information on each opportunity.  (more…)

Boys Basketball Fundraiser @ Chipotle – Tuesday, January 19th

Screen Shot 2015-05-18 at 10.03.12 AMShow your team spirit by joining us for a fundraiser to support Perry’s boys basketball team. Come into the Chipotle at 4130 Tuscarawas St in Canton on Tuesday, January 19th between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 50% of the proceeds will be donated to Perry’s boys basketball team.

Wrestling Senior Night Set for Thursday, January 7th

The Perry wrestling team will be hosting Senior Night on Thursday, January 7th at 6:00 PM at the high school.  The Panthers will be facing Green High School.  The next scheduled meet after Senior Night will be Saturday, January 9th when the Panthers host Lake at 1:00 PM

Perry Sophomore Receives Leadership Award

Leah Reese (2014 Ambassador), Aleah Mesaros (This year's Ambassador), Not Pictured: Alexis Sommer (2015 Ambassador)

Leah Reese (2014 Ambassador), Aleah Mesaros (This year’s Ambassador), Not Pictured: Alexis Sommer (2015 Ambassador)

Congratulations to Aleah Mesaros who recently was awarded with the Hugh O’brian Youth Leadership Award.  Administrators, teachers, and counselors nominate qualified students for this prestigious award. Perry High School staff evaluate nominee essays. Aleah will represent Perry by attending a regional leadership conference. Past Perry winners were Alexis Sommer and Leah Reese.