Latest News for PHS

Perry Speech and Debate Team on earning individual honors

At the Canton Central Catholic Varsity Tournament : First Place Champions:  Mariah Glascock, Caleb Snyder, Matt Meeks, Kim Rose, Suzi Shapuite, and Brittni Walter.  Also placing at the tournament were:  D. J. Marlatt, Sean Keane, Molly Craig, Avery Demchak, Austin Black, Mike McBurney, Charlie Jeffreys, Nicole Waers, Justin Woody, Alli Francis, and Garrett Graber.
The Perry Team also took first place sweepstakes honors in the competition.  Go Perry Speech and Debate!

Congratulations to the Perry wrestling team for defeating McKinley 76-0 last night!

Our nationally ranked wrestling team will travel to the “Alliance Top Gun” tournament this weekend to face the #2 ranked team in the country. Good luck to our wrestling team !  Speaking of sports, let’s take a few minutes and take a look at the gymnastics team….The gymnastics team next meet is Tuesday night, January 18 at six o’clock at Diva Gymnastics on Southway.

2011-2012 Student Orientation Meetings

Perry High School will be hosting a parent orientation meeting for 2011-2012 9th and 10th grade students January 27th in the auditorium.

8th Grade: no orientation night scheduled
9th Grade: 6:00-6:45 p.m.  Registration information
10th Grade: 7:15-8:00  Registration information

The Perry wrestling team

took 2nd place at the Ohio State Duals this past weekend.  Perry defeated Dayton Beavercreek in the first round 55-6, Wadsworth in the Semi-Finals 28-21, and they lost a hard fought match with St. Edward in the finals.  The Panthers next match is Thursday against McKinley.

The Varsity Gold Wrestling Team

was in attendance at the Fairless Invitational this past weekend.  The Panther wrestlers pulled together as a team with 10 wrestlers placing and scoring 173 team points to take home team runner-up honors.  Placing for the Panthers were Jamie Norris 1st, Stanley Spangler 1st, Bruno Millin 3rd, Oleksii Vouk 2nd, Dana Fisher 4th, and Mitchell Briggs 3rd.

MEEKS IS FINALIST FOR COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP

Congratulations to Senior, Matthew Meeks. Matt has been named a semifinalist for the 2011 Class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2011 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 4,700 young scholars nationwide with over $44 million in scholarships.
Matthew Meeks ranks with approximately 2,100 high school seniors who are in the running for $3 million in college scholarships that Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will award in spring 2011. Students are selected to advance to this next phase based on the academic excellence, leadership and achievement demonstrated in school and community activities.
As a semifinalist, Matthew Meeks must submit additional information that will be reviewed in January 2011 by a committee. If advanced to finalist status, Matthew will be among 250 finalists who will travel to Atlanta April 14-17 to attend the Coca-Cola Scholars Weekend receiving either a $20,000 National Scholar Award or $10,000 Regional Scholar Award.