Latest News for Perry Local Schools
Attention all 10th Grade Parents. As your child finishes up their OGT testing, we are permitting their early dismissal with parent permission Friday at 10:15 a.m. We will be sending home a permission slip today. Please fill it out and have your student bring it to school on Friday. If you did not receive a permission slip, please call the attendance office or send in a note with your student. We have some important instructions for you when picking up your child. All 10th grade student pick-ups will occur in the student parking lot of Perry High School. Please enter the parking lot entrance at the stop sign by the tennis courts beginning at 10:15 A.M. The line will wrap around the outside of the parking lot, past the football stadium, and beside the pool. You will then exit the parking lot either north on Fairlawn or west on 13th Street. You will not be permitted to turn east on 13th upon exiting.
Edison Middle School is sponsoring a blood drive. If you would kindly help by donating not only will you help save lives, but our school will also receive a fundraising grant. The Blood Drive will be open at Edison from 3:00-7:00pm on March 17th. Please be sure to bring a photo ID. Thank you for your help!
Our 2014 Perry High School team wants to give girls in grades 1st through 5th the opportunity to be the team manager for one of the 2014 home games. As manager you will help the team in pre-game warm ups, hand the score card to the umpire before the game and sit in the dugout for the entire game! Please fill out the completed form and return it to your school office before March 17, 2014. Please contact Coach Mertes (330) 309-9951 or Head Coach Alison Heppe at Alison.Heppe@perrylocal.org if you have any questions. Click here for an application to be manager for a day.
Perry left regional judging for the Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Exhibition with solid results. Twenty-two students had at least one piece selected for the state finals. Our students and the number of works in the state competition are:
Krista Marsh -2 Kelsey Webb -2 Jessica Dickerhoof-2 Ariana Lazarides-2 Quinton Ailes-2 Rachel Crozier-1 Allie Cumo-1 Rachel Pitman-1
Kristen Wheeler-1 Morgan Farrell-2 Samantha Frutshy-1 Allyson Cuenot-1 Taylor Summer -1 Anna Oprisch -2 Samantha Bragg-1 Ashley Casterline-1
Maria Jones-1 Robert Neil -1 Koriegh Harkless-1 Erica Curtain-1 Maddy Lacourt-1 Kaitlyn Whitaker-1
Congratulations to these finalists! There were 160 pieces selected from over 1,000 to represent our region. Good luck in the state competition!!
This past weekend Perry Track and Field had two athletes compete at the OATCCC Indoor State Meet held at the University of Akron. Both athletes earned All-Ohio status by finishing in the top 8 overall. Lucas Kelley finished State Runner-Up in the pole vault with a new personal best and school record 15 feet 3 inches. Tristan Williams finished 8th in the 800 meter run with a time of 1:57.25 which set a new indoor school record as well. Congratulations to Lucas and Tristan on a fantastic performance!
The Perry Athletic Department would like to invite all Perry Employees, Community Members, and Former Wrestlers to a reception for our 2014 State Championship Wrestling Team this Sunday March 9th at 5:00pm in the High School Main Gym. The reception will celebrate a wonderful season and to give thanks to our coaching staff and most importantly our wrestlers. We are EXTREMELY PROUD of these men and encourage everyone to stop out Sunday Evening!!
The Performing Arts Summer Spectacular (PASS) returns for year 3! PASS Camp is a 6-week intensive camp that will culminate in a truly original night of theater. The production, Come Fly With Me, will be a musical review that explores music, dance, and theatre from around the world. Under the tutelage of trained staff, your child will be introduced to many aspects of the theater, including Improvisation, Acting, Audition Technique, Movement, Singing, Breath Work, Ensemble Building and more! Has your child never been on stage before? Great. Have they performed on many local stages? Perfect. This camp is for everyone, from the newcomer to the skilled entertainer!
The Perry Wrestling team continued their season of dominance as they more than doubled the point total of 2nd place in winning their first ever State Individual Tournament to go along with their State Dual Tournament Championship last month. David Bavery, Casey Sparkman, and Tony Dailey each won State Championships in their weight class. That was the 2nd time for Bavery as he also won in 2012 and is a 4xState Placer. Tommy Genetin, Jose Rodriguez, Jake Newhouse, and Nick Steed all finished Runner-Up. Isaac Bast placed 3rd overall and Stephano Millin and Jason Spencer finished 5th and 7th respectively.
Kindergarten registration for the 2014-2015 school year will take place during the dates and times listed below. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to download and complete the 2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration Packet in advance. Registration packets are also available at each elementary building.