Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Red Ribbon Week at Edison

IMG_9966Edison Jr. T.I. sponsored Red Ribbon Week this year from Oct. 27-31.  The slogan for the week was “Join the FIGHT Against Drugs” and was portrayed in a military style.  Jr. T.I. members decorated the school showcase, made announcements throughout the week, and wrote and recorded a drug awareness video to be shown to their classmates. All students were asked to participate in themed dress up days including pajama day (Don’t let drugs destroy your dreams), twin day (Don’t let drugs be your other half), camouflage day (Don’t let drugs hide the real you), retro day (Stay away from drugs, you can’t go back in time), and crazy hair/mismatch day (Mess up your clothes, not your life).  The events were capped off with a luau dance on November 7th titled “Drug Free Perrydise.” The Jr. T.I. members hoped to show their classmates that there are many ways to have fun that don’t involve alcohol or drugs.

Edison Students Donate to Dan Patron Scholarship Fund

IMG_0276In honor of Veterans Day, Edison Middle School students successfully raised $1300.00 to donate to the Dan Patron Scholarship Fund.  Students purchased red, white, & blue chain links to decorate the hallways.  The students also were able to view parts of the documentary Collecting Sgt Dan to gain a more personal connection in honoring all members of  the military.

The picture  is Mrs. Laskey’s homeroom who purchased the most chain links.

Lohr Second Graders Learn About Veterans

Classroom shots 034Eager to learn and share, second-graders at Lohr discussed the veterans in their communities and families, including parents.  Students excitedly read, wrote, illustrated, and presented facts about these heroes.

Pfeiffer Announces October Lunch Bucket Award Winners

20141104_081236Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as the October Lunch Bucket Award winners! These students “Go to Work” each day with great “Attitude and Effort”. Each student was presented with a Certificate, mini “lunch bucket” and had their name read over the P.A. to recognize this achievement.  Great Job!   (more…)

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OhioMeansJobs K-12 can help even young students find careers that match their interests. They can learn what it takes to find a job they love, get help with their resumes, learn about internships and part-time jobs if they’re old enough, and plan the kind of life they want to have. Best of all, OhioMeansJobs highlights Ohio’s in-demand careers with a thumbs-up icon. In-demand careers pay well and have a promising future. Click here for more information.

Veterans Day Remembrance

IMG_6562Across the district, students, teachers and staff took time out to remember our veterans on November, 11, 2014.  At Perry High School, Louie Mattachione shared a reading and images with the school.  At Pfeiffer Intermediate School a video was created from pictures students and teachers submitted of veterans they knew and wanted to thank for their service.  Veterans Day was formerly known as Armistice Day before an act of congress changed the wording to “veterans” in 1954.

Midnight Madness Set for November 14th

Screen Shot 2014-11-07 at 2.33.59 PMThe First Annual Midnight Madness, is set to kick off the 2014-2015 Basketball Season on Friday, November 14, 2014 in the main gym of PHS.  Doors Open at 7:30 PM.  Canned Food Donations are being accepted for Perry Helping Perry.  Please join us at Perry High School for this community event as Perry’s Varsity Coach, Mark Randulic, unveils his Boys’ Basketball Teams (7th–Varsity).  Youth League Teams will be introduced, games, contests, raffles, trivia, prizes, concessions, and more.  There is a chance to win – Honorary Ball Boy/Girl and Team Captain (Must be present to win all prizes).  Click here to download the flyer.