Latest News for Perry Local Schools

State Champs

IMG_2306Congratulations to Perry High School’s Speech and Debate team on winning the state title! This past weekend, PHS secured the state title at the annual Ohio Speech & Debate Association (OSDA) state tournament out of 89 teams, which took place on March 2-3 at Sylvania Northview and Southview High Schools.  (more…)

School Breakfast Week March 5 – 9, 2018

schoolbreakfastTo encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available for school breakfast, Perry Local Schools will celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 5-9, 2018.  (more…)

Edison’s Power of the Pen Team Compete in Write It! Competition

PowerofthePen2018A huge congratulations go out to the members of the Edison Power of the Pen team who traveled to Mt. Union on Saturday, February 24, 2018, to compete in the Write It! Competition. Power of the Pen is an organization that emphasizes creative writing as a means of self-expression.  Students involved participate in five weeks of mini-lessons and writing sessions.  (more…)

Edison Middle School Lockdown Updates

Update: 12:20pm – The lockdown had been lifted at the Edison Middle School. All students and staff are safe and all is well.  A note was found on a bathroom stall that caused concern. As a precautionary measure, the police were notified, the school was inspected, and they have determined all is well.Again, the lockdown has been lifted at Edison Middle School. All are safe and all is well.Thank you to the Perry Township Police and our community members who partner with us to keep our students safe.
Update 12:12 pm – Edison is no longer on lockdown.
Original Statement 12:07 pm – The Perry Local School District is investigating a written message that has caused concern and as a precautionary measure we are placing Edison Middle School into temporary lockdown. All students are presently well and no situation has occurred. This is simply a precautionary measure. We will keep you regularly updated regarding this situation. Thank you for partnering with us to keep our students safe.

Pfeiffer Intermediate School Promotes Student Social-Emotional-Academic Growth

image002Two times each month, the fifth and sixth-grade students of Pfeiffer Intermediate School participate in STAR (Stand-Up Treat All Respectfully) class meetings.

Pfeiffer launched the STAR program to focus on promoting the social, emotional and academic growth of its students, as part of Stark Speaks-Up for Kindness Initiative, to create a safe and kind school culture.  (more…)

Perry Aquatics Club Diving Clinics

Do you like to jump on a trampoline? Do you like to do flips or somersaults? Do you like to swim and have fun in a pool? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then the Perry Aquatic Club (PAC) Diving Team may be the place for you!   (more…)

The Perry Players Present Hairspray The Broadway Musical

Perry Hairspray (1)The Perry Players will perform Hairspray The Broadway Musical at Perry High School in the Mattachione Theatre. Performances are March 22-24 at 7:30 PM each evening and Sunday, March 25th at 2:00 PM. Tickets are $10 each. Pick up order forms at PHS or purchase tickets online.   Senior citizen coupons are available at the PHS lobby desk for the 2:00 PM show on Sunday, March 25th.

How to order tickets.

Ticket Order Form

PHS Speech and Debate Qualify Eight for Nationals

IMG_2179Congratulations to Perry High School’s Speech and Debate team! This past weekend, PHS was proud to host the Eastern Ohio National Speech & Debate Association (EONSDA) Big District Tournament on Feb. 16 and 17.  (more…)

Perry Parents and Community Members:

It was brought to our attention this morning by the Perry Police Department that an Edison Middle School student made a comment that caused concern. The situation was immediately addressed. Everything is okay and everyone is safe, no one was ever in danger. That incident, however, resulted in action taken by the police that is detailed in the post below.  (more…)