On Thursday, May 7th, Whipple Heights Elementary will be hosting our district’s 1st Annual “Expert Expo!” All 55 of our district’s students participating in the gifted program will come together in Whipple’s gym to display the research projects they have been working on for the past five weeks. The students are very eager to show their amazing work. Everyone is welcome to stop by and check out the Expert Expo on May 7th from 5:30-7:00pm!
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The 2015 edition of Perry Bands in the Round will take place on Thursday, May 7th at 7:00 PM in the Perry High School gymnasium. Grade level bands in 6th through 8th, the Perry Concert Band, Jazz Band and the Perry Symphonic Winds Band will all perform. Tickets for the event are $6 at the door. Gift baskets will be on display for raffle. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5.
Perry varsity baseball will be hosting Veterans Night at 7:00 PM on Friday, May 22nd. Veterans, their family and friends, are welcome to attend the Panther’s game versus Orrville as Perry pays tribute to those who have served, and are currently serving, our country. Contact Shelly Burkheimer or Saul Arkwright at email@example.com for more information. Click here for an event flyer.
Congratulations to all four of the PHS choirs for outstanding performances–Symphonic, Kinsmen and Treblemakers all earned Superior ratings and Lyrics earned an Excellent. Congratulations to the members of the Perry Symphonic Winds and the Perry High School Concert Band! Both groups earned Superior ratings this weekend at OMEA State Finals! For the first time, Perry has 3 bands that have earned Superior ratings at OMEA State Finals in the same year: Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, and Concert Bands. Go Perry!
Perry Local Schools wish to express condolences to the Capuano family on the recent passing of Marlene. Marlene was a 1961 Perry grad, district transportation supervisor, board member and major supporter of the Perry schools family. Calling hours will be held Friday, April 24th at Rossi Funeral Home from 10:30 AM till 12:30 PM. A Funeral Mass & Eulogy Celebration will be at 1:30 PM at St. Joan of Arc Church followed by a procession to Calvary Cemetery. Marlene’s obituary can be read here.
The students and teachers at Edison Middle School take April’s National Poetry Month very seriously. They take it so seriously, in fact, that they transformed a classroom into a Poetry Coffee House—complete with a student-created backdrop, lava lights, and treats. The entire seventh grade attended the “Coffee House” to share original poems with one another. In the tradition of the “Beatniks” of the 1950’s, students were encouraged to replace conventional applause with snapping and shouts of, “Cool, Daddy-O!” Also, following the “Beatnik” style of dress, everyone—including teachers and guests, were asked to dress in black. This practice allows the audience to focus on the words of the poet presenting, rather than becoming distracted by an outward appearance. (more…)
The Canton Museum of Art will be holding several art classes and summer art camps for students in grades K – 8. Click here for an informational flyer on details for classes and camps being offered. For more class information or to register by phone call 330-453-7666.
Perry varsity baseball will be hosting Youth Night at 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 25th. Teams will be announced on the field prior to first pitch. Players who wear their uniform to the game will receive a free hotdog. Coaches can contact Shelly Burkheimer or Saul Arkwright at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register their team/league. Click here for an event flyer.