On Wednesday, May 14th, over 50 athletes from the Perry Local Elementary Schools competed in the annual 4th grade track meet. After much great competition and school spirit, Lohr Elementary repeated as Elementary Track Champions. Lohr took the crown with an overall score of 102 points with Watson Elementary coming in 2nd with 84 points. The events were the 100m dash, 200m dash, 400m dash, 4X100m relay, long jump, and the softball throw.
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Due to the inclement weather in the area, the Perry High School Powder Puff game for Wednesday, May 14th has been rescheduled for Monday, May 19th at 7:30 pm. That’s right, it’s Monday Night Football for Powder Puff. Make your plans to attend. Tickets are $5 at the gate.
Congratulations to the PHS Choirs! On Friday, May 2, the Symphonic Choir, Lyrics, Bel Canto and Kinsmen performed at State Contest at Jackson High School. For the first time in over a decade, every choir–that’s EVERY member of the Vocal Music Department–received a Superior rating, the highest rating granted to any performing ensemble! The evening was the culmination of months of hard work, long rehearsals, and dedication. Congratulations to our music students for their outstanding and passionate performances!
The Business Department would like to congratulate Wyatt Bamfield, Trisha Barnett, Sarah Beadle, and Brandon Nisewonger for winning the Economics Jewelry Sale funded by an Arts in Stark grant. Three teams of students made all the economics decisions necessary while competing to see who could produce and sell the most I.D. badge holders. The winning team will split the $259 revenue generated by the project.
Congratulations to the members of the Perry HS Bands who performed at OMEA State Finals this past weekend! The Perry Concert Band earned an overall rating of Excellent, the second highest rating. This is the third year in a row the group has qualified for State contest. The Perry Symphonic Winds performed Friday night, and earned straight Superior ratings. This marks 2 full years of perfect scores for the Symphonic Winds! Congratulations to all students for your hard work this year!
Get helpful suggestions about preschool and literacy for your child at Stark County District Library Perry Sippo Branch on Thursday, May 15, from 6 – 7:30 pm. Join local principals, kindergarten teachers, and preschool teachers for this informative program. Click here to begin online registration, or call 330.477.8482.
Bring your kids and neighbors to Safety Day at Edison Middle School, Saturday May 3rd from 9 AM – 12 PM. Interact with the Perry Police, Perry Fire Department, the Sheriff’s office, YMCA, Stark Parks, climb in the Akron Care Bear Helicopter and much more! There will be face-painting, popcorn and activities for the kids. This event is totally FREE!
Students entering grades 2-8 have the opportunity to attend the Perry Junior Tennis Camp this summer. Click here for more details and registration information.
Lohr Elementary students are ready to do their best on the OAA test.
Watch to see how we get ready to rock the test.