Latest News for Perry Local Schools

PHS Band and Choir State Contest Results

Congratulations to all four of the PHS choirs for outstanding performances–Symphonic, Kinsmen and Treblemakers all earned Superior ratings and Lyrics earned an Excellent. Congratulations to the members of the Perry Symphonic Winds and the Perry High School Concert Band! Both groups earned Superior ratings this weekend at OMEA State Finals! For the first time, Perry has 3 bands that have earned Superior ratings at OMEA State Finals in the same year: Marching Band, Symphonic Winds, and Concert Bands. Go Perry!

Service Arrangements for Marlene Capuano

Black TransparentPerry Local Schools wish to express condolences to the Capuano family on the recent passing of Marlene.  Marlene was a 1961 Perry grad, district transportation supervisor, board member and major supporter of the Perry schools family.  Calling hours will be held Friday, April 24th at Rossi Funeral Home from 10:30 AM till 12:30 PM.  A Funeral Mass & Eulogy Celebration will be at 1:30 PM at St. Joan of Arc Church followed by a procession to Calvary Cemetery.  Marlene’s obituary can be read here.

Edison Students Transform Classroom to Coffee House

IMG_5679The students and teachers at Edison Middle School take April’s National Poetry Month very seriously.  They take it so seriously, in fact, that they transformed a classroom into a Poetry Coffee House—complete with a student-created backdrop, lava lights, and treats.  The entire seventh grade attended the “Coffee House” to share original poems with one another.  In the tradition of the “Beatniks” of the 1950’s, students were encouraged to replace conventional applause with snapping and shouts of, “Cool, Daddy-O!” Also, following the “Beatnik” style of dress, everyone—including teachers and guests, were asked to dress in black.  This practice allows the audience to focus on the words of the poet presenting, rather than becoming distracted by an outward appearance.  (more…)

Math Camp Opportunity for Current Perry 4th Graders

Perry Local Schools is offering Spark Camp again this summer! This is a math camp for current Perry 4th grade students who will be entering 5th grade in the fall.  Spark Camp will give students enriching lessons taught by fifth grade math teacher, Kelsey Whitfield. Lessons will spark growth and longevity in math skills over the summer. These lessons cover the high-frequency standards that students will learn in fifth grade. Create a successful and fun start to your fifth grade year, meet new friends, learn your way around Pfeiffer and get a head start on fifth grade math!


2015 Football Season Tickets Information

helmet 1We are once again gearing up for an exciting football season.  Reserve your season tickets now for the 2015 Varsity Football season.  Sales go from now through Friday, May 15, 2015.  Pick-up will be June 1-11, 2015 (M-TH).  The cost is $42.00 per set (5 homes games + Massillon ticket).  By ordering season tickets, you are guaranteed your reserved seat(s) for the entire season.  At the time of pick-up, you will receive all of your tickets plus a season ticket holder membership card.  You will be able to keep your reserved seat assignment(s) from year-to-year, provided you purchase season tickets each year.  You may also purchase additional Massillon tickets at the time of pick-up at a cost of $8.00 per ticket.


KSU Stark Hosting Transition Planning Information For Prospective College Students

district9Kent State Stark, in collaboration with Walsh and Malone Universities, are hosting a Transition Planning Information session for students with IEPs or 504 Plans.  The event is FREE and open to anyone considering college, not just the three schools hosting the event.  The meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 29th at 6:00 PM in the library conference room at Kent State Stark (map). Click here for more information and an event flyer.

Edison Art Show

Screen Shot 2015-04-15 at 8.36.29 AMThe students of Edison Middle School have come together to create artwork for a spectacular art show celebration on Thursday, May 14th from 5 – 8 PM! Every student will have their own masterpiece framed and on display.You do not want to miss this!   Click here for more information and an event flyer.