Latest News for Perry Local Schools

PHS Forensic Boosters Accepting Donations for Speech & Debate Tournament

speech&debateOn behalf of Perry Forensic Boosters, our PHS Speech and Debate Tournament will be held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Perry Local Schools.  This fundraiser assists with expenses related to judging, transportation, meals, banquet, scholarships and items related to the District, State and National Tournaments.  Please note the success of this program, as the PHS Speech and Debate Team is ranked 56th in the nation out of 7,789 member schools of the National Speech and Debate Association, has won 4 State Tournaments and has prepared numerous State and National Qualifiers for the last 20+ consecutive years.  (more…)

Elementary Wrestling Clinic Information

jojoThe Perry Elementary Wrestling Clinic for beginning wrestlers in grades 1-6 will be held November 3rd – 6th, 2014. Registration and weigh-ins will take place on Saturday, October 25th, 2014 in the Perry High School wrestling room from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Late registration will be held on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 before the first clinical practice.

 A registration fee of $20.00 will be required for all participants. This fee will cover all awards, cost of the elementary tournament to be held at the conclusion of the clinic, and a Perry Wrestling t-shirt. Instructors include the Perry wrestling staff and the nationally ranked wrestling team. Click here for the registration form.

Lohr Second Graders Learn a Variety of Ways

207Mrs. Cobb’s second grade students enjoy a variety of learning experiences.  Lately, these have included writing about school heroes and developing the skill of drawing models to subtract correctly.  Many of Mrs. Cobb’s students like to read to a friend, including Fluffy, a large stuffed bear.

 

 

 

 

 

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COSI on Wheels Visits Watson Elementary

Copy of Cosi1 (27)On Friday October 3rd, 2014 Watson hosted COSI On Wheels.  This is the traveling outreach program of COSI Columbus that engages students with a dynamic opening assembly and fun hands-on science activities.  Content within the programs is aligned with the Ohio Academic Content Standards and the National Science Education Standards. Click here for more information about Cosi on Wheels.

 

 

 

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Whipple Warrior Walk

Screen Shot 2014-10-02 at 12.00.26 PMIt was a beautiful fall day to be outside and enjoy the weather.  And that’s just what the students of Whipple Elementary did.  Thursday, October 2nd the students of Whipple Elementary became warriors.  Physical Education teacher Marla Thomas created a walk-a-thon based off the popular warrior dashes people attend around the country.  Thomas created a course around the Whipple playground and ball fields that included fun stations of exercise.  Each grade had an half hour time slot to run the course.  The elements of the course included a rope challenge, sit-ups, push-ups, lumpy log roll, jump rope and more.

Perry Players Present Cinderella

CinderllaThe Perry Players, celebrating their 54th season, proudly present the enchanting children’s theatre production of Cinderella on Saturday, October 4th at noon in the PHS Mattachione Theatre.  Tickets will be sold at the door 45 minutes before curtain.  The Perry Theatre Clown Troupe will be around to greet the young guests.  Tickets are $3 each.

#BuddStrong Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction – December 6th

#buddstrong1 (2)The Edison Middle School staff will hold a benefit dinner and silent auction on Saturday, December 6th at the McKinley Eagles for Sharon Budd and her family. Doors will open at 6 PM with dinner being served at 7 PM. Individual tickets (open seating) are $30 each, or you can reserve a table of ten. Tickets can be purchased during school hours at Edison Middle School. For more information contact Melissa Schaub (melissa.schaub@perrylocal.org). Click here for an event flyer to share with family and friends.

Family Literacy Tips from A-Z: Thursday, October 16th @ 6 PM

625x225_fldHow do you encourage literacy in your home and community? Join us on Thursday, October 16th from 6p – 8p at RG Drage Career Technical Center  for an evening full of great tips on how to enhance literacy skills in your home and beyond. The presenter will focus on ways to support your child’s success in school through a strong parent/teacher partnership. Registration for this even is required. To register, please email Cathy Heid at Cathy.Heid@email.sparcc.org or by calling  330-493-6082 Ext. 1422. Click here for more information and to download an event flyer.