Latest News for PHS

Leadership Stark County Visits PHS & Knapp

Leadership Stark County is an organization that develops a core of motivated leaders with a lifelong commitment to community trusteeship through training in leadership skills and education about the community. Through their 10-month Signature program, a day is set aside each month to focus on a specific topic pertinent to Stark county’s assets and challenges. For the month of February, education was the theme. Seven members of LSC’s 24th class visited PHS and T.C. Knapp Elementary, where they learned very quickly how education has changed over the years, with a focus on 21st Century learning.

Parent Teacher Conference – Online Registration

Perry High School is pleased to announce the availability of online registration for Parent Teacher conferences. Our new system allows parents to register their students for conferences, receive instant confirmation on the times selected, receive email reminders when the conference is scheduled as well as cancelling conferences if necessary. Registration is now open by following this link: Please contact the High School Guidance Office at 330.477.3486 extension 120.

Are you looking for a great PHS Marching Band memory?

As we move to retire our nearly 20 year old band uniforms, we are transforming them into 13” x 13” pillows you can treasure forever.  Orders can be placed until March 15, 2011!  Please make checks payable to Perry Band Boosters and mail to: Christine Smith 5233 Charm St., S.W. Canton, Ohio 44706. Cost is $25.00 each. Please allow 6 -8 weeks for delivery. For more information call (330) 477-4487. Click here for an order form.

Speech and Debate

For the third week in a row, the Perry Speech and Debate Team took first-place sweepstakes honors.  There were 35 schools in attendance at the Wooster Varsity Invitational on Saturday, January 22.  Receiving individual honors were:  Justin Woody and Alli Francis (Champions – Duo Interp), Kim Rose and Suzi Shapuite (3rd – Duo), Caleb Snyder (2nd – Humor), Travis Williams (6th – Humor), Mariah Glascock (4th – Oratorical), Austin Black (2nd – Prose/Poetry), Matt Meeks (3rd – USX), Charlie Jeffreys (5th – IX), Erin Moore (5th – Impromptu), Laura Markley (4th – Impromptu), and Nick Bentley (5th – Super Congress).
Finishing in the top six in Student Congress chambers were:  Ben McGavin, Calvin Curtin, Mike Audi, and Aaron Dauterman.  Semi-finalists included:  Meghan Vodopich, Seth Boda, and Brittni Walter.
Quarter-finalists in Policy Debate were Emily Mayfield and Anna Liebler, and Tod Mohney and Karen Zimmer.
Congratulation Perry Speech and Debate.

Brain Game Show

Perry had their first opportunity to be on the Brain Game Show broadcast over the OHio News Network. Our taping was Saturday and the show will air March 24th.  Danielle Wagner, Avery Demchak, Allie Dolan and Austin Tyler, all members of the Perry Academic Challenge team dominated over Edison High School with a score of 285 -135.  All team members contributed at crucial times with Avery Demchak leading the scoring.

Gymnasts Tied for First Place

The flipping-fighting-panthers beat Cloverleaf and Timken last night at home.  This slides the Perry gymnastics team into a three-way tie for first place in the league with Wooster and Cloverleaf. Great job girls! The last regular meet of the season is next Wednesday, January 26th, at Souers against McKinley and Sandy Valley.