Latest News for Perry Local Schools

Jaret Hughes Qualifies for State Geography Bee

Pfeiffer sixth grader, Jaret Hughes, won the school Geography Bee this year and has now qualified for the State Geography Bee to be held at Ohio State University in Mansfield on April 9! The competition is run by the National Geographic Society and is being sponsored this year in Ohio by Google and Plum Creek. The top 100 qualifiers in each state are invited to compete at the state level. The Ohio state winner will receive $100, the “National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World” and a trip to Washington, D.C. where they would represent Ohio at the National Bee.

Celebration In Art at the Massillon Museum

Starting Sunday, March 13th through April 25th, young Perry artists will have their works on display at the Massillon Museum. Students from Knapp, Reedurban, and Edison are included. Museum hours are 9:30am-5:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, 2:00-5:00pm Sunday, and admission is free.

College Medical Tech Prep

The PHS College Medical Tech Prep program excelled in competition in two divisions of Health Science at the Tech Prep Showcase competition at Cuyahoga Community College. The team of Amanda Haines, Ryan Paige, and Richard Presutti placed second in their division. The team of Katelyn Shelt, Beckah Phillips, Samantha Holshu, and Rebecca Shears placed first in their division, receiving the highest score of all 100 entries in various categories. Perry is proud of these excellent students and their accomplishments.

State Speech and Debate Qualifiers

The Canton District held its state qualifying tournament on Wednesday, February 17th, at Jackson High School. In addition to taking first-place sweepstakes honors at this event, (more…)

Perry Wrestling District Tournament Results

Advancing to State Tournament this weekend at Ohio State:
Mitch Newhouse – District Champ
Shane Foster – District Champ
Zack Dailey – District Champ
Nick Hannon – District Champ
Anthony Wise – District Champ
Jo Tayse – District Champ
Tanner Lemon – 3rd Place
Brandon Clemons – 3rd Place
Mike Petrine – 4th Place

PHS Mock Trial Team

The Perry High School Mock Trial team competed at the Ohio Regional Competition on Friday in Akron.  In the first trial, the team of Amanda Henderson, Stefanie McArthur, Howie Schilling, and Matt Talbot defeated North Canton Hoover.  Winning Best lawyer award was Amanda Henderson and best witness award was Howie Schilling. In the second trial the team of Savannah Fox, Matt Meeks, Howie Schilling and Matt Talbot lost to Arch Bishop Hoban High School on a tiebreaker by one Point.

Gymnastics Team Championship Results

Last night the Championship Gymnastics Meet ended with Perry achieving total gymnastic domination over Massillon, McKinley, Timken and Sandy Valley. Reann Lung placed 4th on beam. Julie Emmert placed 4th on floor and 12th on bars. Tori Callahan placed 13th on vault and 7th on beam. Cortnee Beaver placed 11th on vault and 8th on bars. Emily Kile placed 1st on beam, 5th on bars, 3rd on vault, 1st on floor and 2nd in the all-around. Tara Dedmon placed 1st on vault, 3rd on bars, 3rd on beam, 3rd on floor and 3rd in the all-around. Natalie Kile placed 1st on bars, 2nd on vault, 2nd on beam, 4th on floor and won 1st in the all-around. A special shout out to Shannon Langanke as last night was her final meet of her high school career.