Latest News for PHS

ACT Rescheduled for March 12, 2019

unnamedBecause of the inclement weather on February 20, 2019, the ACT for the Junior class has been rescheduled for March 12, 2019.  Juniors only will report to school on March 12th. Grades 9,10, and 12 do not report to school on March 12th.

Speak Life Resiliency Run May 4th

downloadPerry Local School District will host a 5K run/walk, called the Speak Life Resiliency Run, on May 4 in commemoration of the students who lost their lives last year. All of the funds raised by the race will be donated to Akron Children’s Hospital and Coleman Professional Services. The 5K was established after many discussions between Perry High School  students and Principal Dave Riley. In particular, PHS senior Bryan Winslow, sophomore Peter Smith and freshman Zach Smith have spearheaded the discussions with hopes to preserve the memory of the peers they sadly lost.

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PHS Speech and Debate Qualify 53 to State Contest

Perry Pride 200We are proud to announce that 53 Perry High School students (click here for the list) were honored with state qualifier plaques at the OSDA Little District Tournament held at Perry last Saturday.  Perry also took first place sweepstakes honors at the event; we outscored second place Jackson by over 200 points!  We know that large numbers of qualifiers have become the expectation and the norm for Perry, but this year we shattered any and all previous records of numbers of state qualifiers.  In addition, if we consider the number of schools that competed at Little Districts and divide by the number of qualifying spots that were awarded, it would average out to 12.5 qualifiers per school.  If we exclude Perry, the average would be 9.5 qualifiers per school. As you can see, Perry is an anomaly in our state.  Week in and week out, Perry students are beating the top scholars from the wealthiest and most prestigious schools in the state of Ohio.  Our students have become masters at problem-solving, academic writing, and expressing themselves productively.  These remarkable students and the coaching staff truly embody, “Everything humanly possible.”  We invite you to witness what our kids can do on February 15 and 16 at the NSDA Big District Tournament at GlenOak High School.