Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Pfeiffer 7th Grade Band Receives Honors!

This past April, the Pfeiffer Middle School 7th grade band was invited to The University of Akron to participate in a performance clinic.  The faculty at The University of Akron worked with students in both large and small group settings.  The students learned new techniques for both individual practice and large group performance. (more…)

PHS Instrumental Director Announced

Perry High School is excited to announce that Ryan Smith will be approved by our B.O.E. as the new Instrumental Director.  Ryan brings head instrumental credentials from Huron High School and most recently as a partner director of West Lakota High School bands.  Mr. Smith will meet and greet with all band parents and students this Saturday in the Mattachione Theater beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Track Teams District Championship Preliminaries

The Boys and Girls Track Teams made a superior showing at Hoover last night at the District Championship preliminaries.  The boys are leading the meet going into the finals on Friday.  Qualifying to the Regional Championship are, Charlie Steiner – 1st in Pole Vault, Doug Mayes – 3rd in discus, Angelo Capuano – 4th in long jump, the boys 4×800 team of Chase Daniels, Drew Tormasi, Justin Eddy, and Aaron white – 3rd, and the girls 4×800 team of Hailey Floom, Stacy Cameron, Mikayla Dearing, and Jackie Genetin – 4th.  Both teams have many runners who have qualified to Friday’s meet finals.

Dave Riggs to be Named Head Wrestling Coach

Perry Superintendent Dr. John Richard will be recommending Dave Riggs as Perry High School’s new Head Wrestling Coach at the May 25th Board of Education Meeting. Dave has been with the school district as a teacher and coach for over twenty years. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona. His hiring follows the recent resignation of Brent McBurney as the head coach. (more…)

Repository Teen of the Month

Congratulations to Perry senior Allyson Smith who is the Repository Teen of the Month for May.  Allyson’s many activities and excellent academic record helped her achieve this honor.

Perry Royalty

Congratulations to Perry Senior Taylor McLaughlin. Taylor was named as a member of the 2010 Hall Of Fame Court. Forty-five young ladies competed for a spot on the seven member court.
Perry graduate, Abby Hexamer, was the 2009 Hall of Fame Queen.
This year’s Hall of Fame festivities begin July 29th.

PHS Percussion Ensemble

The Perry High School Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Darin Good, was selected to perform at the 8th Annual High School Percussion Ensemble Festival hosted by The Ohio State University School of Music – Percussion Program.  The two day festival included performances by 7 other high school percussion ensembles from Ohio and Michigan.  (more…)

Congratulations to the PHS Choirs!

Both the upperclassmen ensemble Symphonic Choir and the sophomore choir Lyrics qualified in March for State Contest, held April 30 & May 1 at Jackson High School. This year’s Lyrics is the first sophomore group to qualify for States in over a decade and their performance was rated an Excellent in Class C by the four judges. After not qualifying for States last year, Symphonic Choir worked exceptionally hard and took top honors Friday night, earning a Superior rating in Class A!