Perry High School News


district9The District 9 State Support Team will be holding a presentation on Thursday, March 19th from 6 – 8 PM at R.G. Drage Career Center (map). Dr. Cathy Hamilton will present on high expectations, employment and student success. Parents and educators are encouraged to attend the very informative presentation. Click here for a presentation flyer.

Registration is required for this event. Please contact Holly Kemp (, or by calling 330-493-6082 Ext. 1314. Questions pertaining to this session can be directed to Mary Lynne Offredo, SST9 Consultant ( / 330-493-6082 Ext. 1553.


Principal’s Message Update

Mr.Jason-ConradPrincipal Jason Conrad would like to invite everyone to read his “Principal’s Message” by clicking here.  This is an opportunity for Principal Conrad to relay important information about the state of PHS and also let people know about upcoming dates and events.  This message will be updated regularly so be sure to check back often for new information.  As always, Principal Conrad can be contacted by calling the PHS office or sending an email to


Employability: What Does it Take to Get a Job?

employability_log_webThe District 9 State Support Team will be holding a presentation on Thursday, January 15th from 6 – 8 PM at R.G. Drage Career Center (map). The topic will be Employability: What does it take to get a job?  Information will be provided for both parents and educators. An outline of necessary skills students need when pursuing employment will also be provided. Participants will be provided with strategies and supports to identify essential life skills and vocational checklists for both teens and adults. 

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Dual Enrollment Meeting Update


Attention All Students interested in taking a Dual Enrollment Course at PHS next year.  There is a mandatory meeting for parents on Wednesday, December 10th at 6:00 PM in AV200.  If your parent has already attended a presentation this school year, he/she does not need to attend this meeting.  The new state requirements will be reviewed for dual enrollment. Course description book and enrollment forms will be handed out at the meeting. There will be one more meeting to be held on Thursday, January 15th. If you have questions, please see your counselor.  If your child is currently in grades 6-8 and you would like to learn about the dual enrollment opportunities available to your child, you are also invited to attend the December or January meeting.


PHS Symphonic Choir to Perform with Canton Symphony

ChoirThe Perry High School Symphonic Choir, directed by Beth Polen, will be performing on the Canton Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops Concert December 8, 2014 at 3:00pm at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall.  The Symphonic Choir will be part of a combined chorus consisting of members of the Canton Symphony Chorus and Alliance High School Concert Choirs.  The chorus will perform family holiday favorites such as Star CarolFirst Noel, and Hallelujah Chorus and lead the audience in a sing-a-long of traditional carols along with the Canton Symphony Orchestra.  Tickets are $18, $24 and $28 each (seniors and students $5 off).  Use discount code PERRY when ordering to receive a 20% discount off regular adult ticket prices! for more information or to order tickets online; or call 330-452-2094.


Giving Back to the Community

20141122_125342The girls basketball program took time out of their busy schedule to give back to a family in need. The girls volunteered an entire Saturday to help clean up a house in partnership with Hammer and Nails of Canton. With the time and work the girls put in, the family of 8 moving into the home will now be able to do so for the upcoming holiday season. Way to go girls!

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