Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Preschool Screening for Special Needs Children – January 8th

screeningA screening for preschool children ages 3-5 who have suspected delays is scheduled for Wednesday, January 8th at T. C. Knapp Elementary. If you have concerns that your preschool child may demonstrate significant delays in the areas of speech/language development, motor development, cognitive development, and/or social emotional/behavioral development, please contact Ashley Reinhart, by Monday, January 6th at 330-915-5307 to schedule a screening appointment. For more information on identifying and serving preschoolers with special needs, please visit

Preschool Still Enrolling Typical Peers for 2013-2014

preschool_blocks-300x214Interested in enrolling your child as a typical peer?  Spots are still available for the 2013-2014 school year.  Children must have turned 3 years old before August 1, 2013. Children must demonstrate age-appropriate speech/language skills, play skills, social skills, and behavior to be considered for enrollment. All typical peers must be reliably toilet-trained. If your child meets these criteria and you are interested in scheduling a screening appointment, please contact Tammy Cardinal at 330-478-6187. For more information about the preschool program, please visit

Competition Cheer Team Takes First…Again!


Congratulations again to our competition cheerleading squad. They competed this past weekend at Cleveland State’s Wolstein Center’s cheer and dance Jamfest and won first place.   In addition to this great win, they won best choreography out of all divisions.  Amazing job ladies.   You continue to make Perry proud!

Venue Change for Grade 6 Band Concert – December 18th

holidayconcertAttention all 6th grade band members and families. The Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 will be held in the Perry High School gymnasium rather than the Pfeiffer gymnasium. We will be sharing a concert with Perry High School’s jazz band, concert band, and symphonic winds. The concert is free to the public and will be held at 7:00 PM.

Grade 6  band students should arrive at the high school no later than 6:15 PM and should come in through the main entrance to Perry High School.

Please join us for a fun evening of music as we showcase our 6th grade beginners as well as our high school groups.

Perry Service League Active Over Thanksgiving

2013-11-28_08-26-18_882Perry Service League met up on the steps of Central Catholic High School to compete in the Turkey Trot to benefit the Perry Township Rotary.  24 runners showed up at 8am in 20 degree weather!  After the Turkey Trot, many of them continued over to Perry Christian Church to help pack and deliver meals to the needy in our area.  14 Perry Service League members and some of their parents helped to serve some of the 3,000 meals that went out from the Stark County network of churches.

Letters From Santa

letter-to-santa-north-poleDo you want to make this the best Christmas ever for your kids?  Inspire and instill the love of Christmas in your family with a personalized letter from Santa.  The PHS Yearbook staff has Santa on a limited contract to write letters to your kids!  Get yours today before Santa gets too busy with Christmas.  Click here for the order form.  Due by December 10th.

Pfeiffer Choir to Perform at Canton Charge Game

canton chargeThe Pfeiffer Choir is singing at the Canton Charge basketball game on Friday,  December 13th.  You are invited to join us for a fun night as we perform the National Anthem and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” for a stadium full of Charge fans.  The order form (see link below) can be used for discounted tickets ($10.50) if ordered by Monday, December 9th and ensures that Perry fans are seated in the same section. Pfeiffer Choir @ Canton Charge Ticket Order Form


Thanksgiving Food Drive Helps 35 Families

thanksgivingThis year’s food drive was a tremendous success.  35 families supplied with a complete Thanksgiving dinner and then some.  8 Food shelters/banks supplied with 15-20 boxes of food.  Perry Helping Perry‘s shelves restocked for the holiday season.  Over 12,000 food items collected from the students, staff, and the community.  Thank you Perry for your generosity and Happy Thanksgiving!