Latest News for Perry Local Schools

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…)

A Message from the Stark County Sheriff George T. Maier Zero Tolerance Policy for Social Media Threats

Canton, Ohio – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is making it known to the community that there is a  zero-tolerance policy for individuals who issue or repost threatening messages using social media.

The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to investigating any individual who utilizes social media in a way to create fear or alarm to others.  We will hold them accountable.  (more…)

Speak Life. Every Person. Every Day.

We would like to remind all students, staff and community members that while school is closed there are a number of resources available. If you or someone you know needs someone to speak with, please don’t hesitate to use one of the available resources.   In addition, if you see something that raises your concern on social media, do not hesitate to utilize these resources as well.  All conversations will be kept confidential.

Only through our combined efforts will our community be able to achieve the desired support and safety for our students, staff and community.

Students, Staff and Community Resources

 

Spring 2018 Swim Lessons

The Perry Natatorium staff will be holding American Red Cross swim lessons during the spring months of 2018.  Classes are on a first come, first serve basis with a limited number for each class. Registration will be taken at the PHS Athletic Office from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM Monday through Friday beginning Thursday, February 15th thru Wednesday, March 14th.  Click here for class and registration information.