Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Whipple Elementary Celebrates Winter Literacy Night

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis month the Title One teachers at Whipple planned another successful Literacy Night. Our theme was Cozy Up Around the Fire with a Good Book. Numerous teachers and Perry administers volunteered their time to read winter themed stories and conduct a craft activity with our students. Over 200 people attended this event.

Students were able to choose two different stories and activities. Our WHPTO provided cookies and juice for the families to munch on in between the stories. Stories included The Hat, The Mitten, Snowmen on Ice, There Was a Cold Woman Who Swallowed Some Snow, Snow Dance, Sneezy the Snowman, and The Story of Ferdinand. Crafts ranged from painting (more…)

Perry Township Celebrates 200 Years

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Join fellow Perry Township residents, former residents, friends, and family for a fantastic night out to kick off our year of Bicentennial activities. There will be a brief presentation about our bicentennial, a buffet dinner, and dance to the music of the band, Timeless. Saturday, January 18, 2014, 6:00—8:30 pm, Exploration Gateway, 5712 12th Street NW, Canton, OH 44708.  Tickets are $25 per person and $50 per couple.  For your convenience, you may purchase tickets online at www.perrytwp.com via PayPal. Accepted payment methods:VISA, Master Card, Discover or AmEx. If you prefer to pay via check or cash, please complete this form and return to Township Hall.

Perry Township Celebration Dinner

Screen shot 2014-01-09 at 10.03.39 AMJoin fellow Perry Township residents, former residents, friends, and family for a fantastic night out to kick off our year of Bicentennial activities. There will be a brief presentation about our bicentennial, a buffet dinner, and dance to the music of the band, Timeless. Saturday, January 18, 2014, 6:00—8:30 pm, Exploration Gateway, 5712 12th Street NW, Canton, OH 44708.  Tickets are $25 per person and $50 per couple.  For your convenience, you may purchase tickets online at www.perrytwp.com via PayPal. Accepted payment methods:VISA, Master Card, Discover or AmEx. If you prefer to pay via check or cash, please complete this form and return to Township Hall.

Wrestlers Win Medina Invitational Tournament

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Congratulations to the Perry wrestling team for winning the team title at the Medina Invitational Tournament with a score of 233 points! The panthers fought hard with 5 wrestlers advancing to the finals. Amongst those who made it to the finals were Tommy Genetin, 106; Jake Newhouse, 120; David Bavery, 126; Tony Dailey, 160; and Isaac Bast, 170. Perry ended up with three of the five champs on the day which consisted of Newhouse, Bavery, and Dailey. The team had 11 placers total with 3 firsts, 2 seconds, 2 thirds, 2 sevenths, and 2 eighths! The team will host Blair Academy, and Jackson in a tri-match this Friday January 3rd, at 5:00pm. Please come support our nationally ranked wrestling team!

Cheer Clinic and Pink Out Night Set

Screen shot 2014-01-08 at 9.27.25 AMPerry High School Youth “Pink OUT” Basketball Cheer Clinic will be held Saturday, January 18, 2014, 4 pm until 7pm at Edison Middle School. Youth girls will cheer with our Perry Cheerleaders, Friday, January 24, 2014 against Lake. This game will be our 2nd annual basketball “PINK OUT”. Please sign up and reserve a spot quickly for your future Perry Cheerleader! Click here to download the registration form.  Special guest speaker will be Maddie Spielman between the JV and Varsity games. Our own Perry Cheerleaders, along with The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The OSUCCC-James encourage all residents of Perry to attend this special night! Please show your support and wear your pink not only in October, but all year. Let’s keep the awareness alive and start our new year off with making our own Perry Panther Boys and Cheerleaders proud! This will be a night not to miss! To reserve your spot you can email slmehrin@sssnet.com. The cost is $30 per child and includes a shirt to wear the night of the game. A snack will be provided. We are also selling shirts for $6.00 that will support The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The OSUCCC-James.  Click here for a PINK OUT shirt order form.

Wrestling Tickets Available for Blair Academy/Jackson Match

g12c0000000000000008ce5f9e5614bb7ddb6a3448931242d7c65626260Due to high interest, Perry High School will be selling pre-sale tickets starting Monday Dec.16th- Friday Dec. 20th for the wrestling match between Perry High School, Jackson High School, and Blair Academy (NJ) on January 3rd. Tickets can be purchased in the high school athletic ticket office between 7:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. with the cost of admission set at $6.00 for an Adult ticket and $4.00 for a Student Ticket.

Preschool Screening for Special Needs Children – January 8th

screeningA screening for preschool children ages 3-5 who have suspected delays is scheduled for Wednesday, January 8th at T. C. Knapp Elementary. If you have concerns that your preschool child may demonstrate significant delays in the areas of speech/language development, motor development, cognitive development, and/or social emotional/behavioral development, please contact Ashley Reinhart, by Monday, January 6th at 330-915-5307 to schedule a screening appointment. For more information on identifying and serving preschoolers with special needs, please visit www.perrylocal.org/preschool.

Preschool Still Enrolling Typical Peers for 2013-2014

preschool_blocks-300x214Interested in enrolling your child as a typical peer?  Spots are still available for the 2013-2014 school year.  Children must have turned 3 years old before August 1, 2013. Children must demonstrate age-appropriate speech/language skills, play skills, social skills, and behavior to be considered for enrollment. All typical peers must be reliably toilet-trained. If your child meets these criteria and you are interested in scheduling a screening appointment, please contact Tammy Cardinal at 330-478-6187. For more information about the preschool program, please visit www.perrylocal.org/preschool.