Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Edison Parent Support Group Selling Perry Jewelry

perrybraceletEdison’s Parent Support Group (EPSG) is selling Perry bracelets and key chains. The bracelets are much like the Alex and Ani or Angelica bracelets that are so popular right now. If interested, fill out the attached flyer and send it to Edison with your payment. These items are great  for Mother’s Day, graduation, staff appreciation, and Perry Pride Fridays!  Click here for pricing, more  information, and an order form.  Questions can be directed to Lisa White at

Thinking About Summer Activities for your Child with a Disability

Third Thursday: Third Thursday: Employment First and the 8 Predictors of Transition Planning SuccessThe unstructured time during the summer break from school can be difficult for parents of school age children to plan for, but it can be even more challenging for parents of children with disabilities. This Third Thursday event will focus on summer break activities parents can consider that will support their child’s integration into the community by teaching them basic life skills.   (more…)

ACT Testing Canceled for Saturday, April 9th

ACT testing scheduled at PHS for Saturday, April 9th has been canceled due to inclement weather and road conditions. Information on a make-up date will be posted as soon as it becomes available.  Mrs. Daily’s 9 am AP Psychology test practice has also been canceled.

PHS Honors & Cum Laude Informational Meeting – Tuesday, April 12th

Perry High School Principal Jason Conrad will be holding an informational meeting to discuss the new honors and cum laude system to be implemented beginning in the 2016-2017 school year. Parents of any grade level student who will be attending PHS in the 2016-2017 school year are encouraged to attend for conversation and questions regarding this new program. The meeting will be held at Perry High School on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 PM.

Edison Girl Scout Troop Hosting Flag Retirement Ceremony

DSCF4925Girl Scout Troop 61039 will hold a flag retirement ceremony on Friday, May 6th from 6p – 8p. The ceremony will take place at Eden Church of the Brethren located at 4437 Richville Dr, Canton. Those who wish to attend are welcome to bring lawn chairs to sit around the fire.  We have prepared over 300 flags for retirement as our Silver Award. The Silver Award is the highest honor Cadette Girl Scouts can earn.


Perry Service League Helping Friends of Stark Pound

Perry Service League will be volunteering to help the Friends of Stark Pound have a successful Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 16th 8a-10a at Applebee’s on Dressler Road.  Proceeds will help the pound to continue to vaccinate homeless dogs in Stark County and to spay or neuter them before they are adopted. Contact Perry Service League’s advisor Christy Miller if you would like to purchase a ticket in advance. Click here for an event flyer. For more information on the Friends of Stark Pound and to view a video visit Friends of the Pound.

PHS Choir Has State Bound Performers

perrychoirOn Saturday, March 12, the Perry Choirs traveled to East Muskingum Local Schools to participate in the District Contest. Congratulations to Perry’s Bel Canto Freshmen Girls’ Chorus, Kinsmen, Lyrics, Treblemakers and Symphonic Choir for their Superior ratings and fantastic performances throughout the day!

Perry Earns Superior Ratings at OMEA District Contest

TD1A0997Congratulations to both the Perry Concert Band and Perry Symphonic Winds for earning Superior ratings on Friday evening at the OMEA District Contest.  Both bands traveled to John Glenn High School where they earned perfect scores of straight Superior ratings.  This is the sixth consecutive year that the bands have qualified for OMEA State Band Contest.

Perry Schedules Hat Day for Friday, March 18th

hatdayFriday, March 18th all of Perry Local Schools will be participating in Perry’s Hat Day for just $1.00. Students and staff can wear a baseball hat, a chef hat, a cowboy hat, or any kind of crazy hat! All the money raised will be split between Perry Athletic Hall of Fame and Perry Helping Perry. The school that raises the most money will get to choose what non-profit organization the money will go to the following year, along with bragging rights!