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!
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Perry 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.
The 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…)
The Canton Museum of Art will be holding several art classes and summer art camps for students in grades K – 8. Click here for an informational flyer on details for classes and camps being offered. For more class information or to register by phone call 330-453-7666.
Perry varsity baseball will be hosting Youth Night at 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 25th. Teams will be announced on the field prior to first pitch. Players who wear their uniform to the game will receive a free hotdog. Coaches can contact Shelly Burkheimer or Saul Arkwright at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register their team/league. Click here for an event flyer.
We 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.
Kent 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.
The 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.