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Phlebotomy Certification Exam


Perry High School is very proud of 11 students who passed their Phlebotomy Certification Exam.  This continues the 100% pass rate for this exam from the Med Tech Program at PHS.  The students are Tyler Anderson, Taylor Baker, Brandon Cordea, Emily Curkendall, Dreama Doran, Alyson Dotson, Brooke Hinchcliff, Jessa Johnson, Chelsey McCauley, Alec McDaniel and Sydney Rossi.

#BuddStrong Committee Presents Check

Sharon & RandyThis morning, Friday, December 19th, the #BuddStrong Committee proudly presented a check to Sharon and Randy Budd in the amount of $30,489. Money was raised at a recent benefit dinner and auction.  Thank you to all who supported this event by attending, making a donation or both.  It was an emotional morning to have our friend here at school to celebrate the last day before break!



district9The District 9 State Support Team will be holding a presentation on Thursday, March 19th from 6 – 8 PM at R.G. Drage Career Center (map). Dr. Cathy Hamilton will present on high expectations, employment and student success. Parents and educators are encouraged to attend the very informative presentation. Click here for a presentation flyer.

Registration is required for this event. Please contact Holly Kemp (, or by calling 330-493-6082 Ext. 1314. Questions pertaining to this session can be directed to Mary Lynne Offredo, SST9 Consultant ( / 330-493-6082 Ext. 1553.

Christmas Around the World

aroundtheworld1On December 12th the students from Mrs. Logan’s kindergarten went on a trip to Pfeiffer Intermediate School that took them around the world. When they arrived at Pfeiffer, they were greeted by Mrs. Casey’s 5th grade honor students. The fifth grade students presented their “Christmas Around the World” project to the kindergarten students. The presentation included facts about the culture, food and traditions of six different countries. The fifth grade students shared interesting facts and even sang holiday songs for the students, showing how other countries celebrate this festive season. Mrs. Logan’s students  went home with their “suitcases” filled with cultural items from each country that included flags, ornaments and holiday food. For the third year, both Mrs. Logan and Mrs. Casey said that the trip was a great learning experience for all the students.

Ethics Bowl

IMG_6953The Ethics Bowl Championship was held in Mrs. Daily’s Ethic’s class.  Two teams evaluated multiple ethical cases and presented their ethical theories to support their stance.  Celebrity judges Principal Conrad, Officer Barrett, Miss Lentz, Mr. Jenkins and Miss Anna Leibler weighed all the evidence presented and rendered the final winner.  All students enjoyed the topics of discussion and look forward to the next Ethics Bowl.

Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

HoFDinnerPlease join us on Saturday, January 10th, 2015 at the McKinley Eagles for the inductions of the Class of 2015 into the Perry Athletic Hall of Fame.  The doors will be open at 5:30pm and dinner will be served at 6:00pm.  The program will then start at 7:00pm.  The cost is $35 per ticket.  Class of 2015 Inductees: Bob DiAntonio, Travis Kovach, Doug Lantz, Jeff Lessig, Jim Luke, Steve Luke, Lauren (Muhlbach) Cline, Ron Sense, Zach Slates, Shelly (Smart) Hinkle, and honoring the 1969 Football Team.  Click here for a ticket order form

PHS Broadcast Students In Action

IMG_6915 (1)Over the next two weeks, students of the Broadcast I class at PHS will be gaining real world experience.  For several years, the class has taken their complete TV studio out to the Elementary schools to create a DVD of the Holiday programs.  The students set up cameras, run cables, work with headsets, create graphics, and film each live program with three cameras.  The final product is a DVD that parents can purchase for $10.  This activity is one of the favorite times of the year for the broadcast teacher, Keith Brown.  “I really enjoy getting the students out of the classroom and into a real life situation for broadcasting.  If we don’t get the shot on a live program, they won’t start over for us.”  The teamwork, communication and technology used for the recording of these programs are all beneficial skills to have for life.

Lohr Elementary Host Grandparents


On Tuesday,  December 9th, Lohr Elementary students welcomed their Grandparents to the school for Grandparents Day.  The Grandparents were treated to the Lohr Holiday program, Flakes.  Flakes was a musical program about snow flakes presented by the 1st and 2nd graders.  The program was led by Mrs. Wendt, the school’s music teacher.  After watching Flakes, the Grandparents visited the classrooms and enjoyed cookies and punch and time with their grandchildren. Thank you to all the Grandparents that were able to attend.

Pfeiffer Announces November Lunchbucket Award Winners

20141205_081642Congratulations to the following students for being recognized as the November Lunchbucket Award winners! These students “Go to Work” each day with great “Attitude and Effort”. Each student was presented with a certificate, mini “lunchbucket” and had their name read over the P.A. to recognize this achievement.  Great Job!

5.1 Avery Bussey – Zachary Essinger

5.2  Riley Morrison – Brendan Lammlein

5.3  Peyton Breit – Nick Steffan

5.4  Hannah Miller – Myles Harte

6.1  Jacquelyn Blythe – Griffen Vinas

6.2  Juliette Dematteis-Cornell – Daniel Krach

6.3  Meagan Monter – Raj Jefferies

6.4  Kailee Wilson – TJ Curry

Mr. Hick’s Class – Sam Gabehart