It 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.
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The 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.
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 (email@example.com). Click here for an event flyer to share with family and friends.
How 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.
Perry Cafeterias celebrate Healthy School Lunches and Breakfasts! Do you know what is being served in Perry Local School’s Cafeteria? The answer may surprise you. Today’s School Lunches are healthier than ever. We offer students fruits and vegetables every day including the introduction of more fresh, locally grown produce, an increase in offerings of whole grains, and the limit of calories, fat, and sodium to age-appropriate levels. October 13-17 is National School Lunch Week. (more…)
Perry High School’s girls volleyball team will be hosting Volley for the Cure on Tuesday, September 30th as part of the Perry versus Lake volleyball game. Events for the evening kick-off at 3:45 PM with a Perry Police versus Perry Firefighters volleyball match. All Proceeds from t-shirt sales, concessions, 50/50 and raffles will be donated to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
A complete schedule of the evening’s events is listed below.
3:45pm – Perry Police vs. Perry Firefighters
4:15pm – Edison Teachers vs. PHS Teachers
5:30pm – Freshman & JV Games
6:15pm – Survivors honored on the court
7:00pm – Varsity Game
This past summer, the football stadium received a new turf playing surface. Over 17,000 pictures were taken and used to create this time lapse video of the entire process.
Perry Youth Basketball will hold registration for boys in grades 3-6 and boys and girls for the co-ed second grade program on Sunday, September 28th from 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM at the Perry Township Hall. This is a league for players of all skill levels. Practices start November 3 and the first games are at Perry High School December 7. Go to perryyouthbasketball.com for more information.