Latest News for PHS

“Hidden in Plain Sight” – A Community Event – January 30, 2018

Do you know the warning signs of drug and alcohol abuse in teenage students? On January, 30, Pfeiffer Intermediate School will be hosting a special program titled “Hidden in Plain Sight” beginning at 6 p.m. Audience members will be given 30 minutes to “snoop and search” a unique display of an interactive teenager’s bedroom with over 150 items that may be indicative of dangerous behaviors.  (more…)

A Community Coming Together Event – Thursday, February 1, 2018

Tomorrow, February 1, 2018, our Perry Community is Coming Together at the Canton Baptist Temple, located at 515 Whipple Ave., NW from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, will be discussing Adolescent Mental Health, followed by Stark Family Court’s Assistant Court Administrator Jacob Morgan discussing How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online. At 7:30 p.m., attendees will have the opportunity to visit many community resource tables and receive information and engage in conversation. This event is sponsored by the Perry Township Police Department, Fire Department, Churches and Board of Trustees, Perry Rotary and Perry Local School District.

This event will be streamed live at the link below and covered by WHBC and The Canton Repository.

Perry Community Event Live Streaming

Special thank you to Canton Baptist Temple for providing the space for the event and the Cleveland Clinic for participating.  Click here for the flyer.

Mrs. Martin and Mr. Smith Honored as Outstanding Band Directors

Congratulations to Mrs. Karen Martin, Edison Middle School Band Director, and Mr. Ryan Smith, PHS Band Director, for being awarded membership into the Ohio Chapter of Phi Beta Mu, an international bandmasters fraternity that honors outstanding band directors. Mrs. Martin and Mr. Smith were nominated by individuals from the University of Akron who recognized their dedication and development of better musicians and appreciation for music in schools.  (more…)

Perry Local Schools Statement – January 12, 2018

The Perry Local School District is beyond heartbroken to report that another student has taken their own life. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the student’s family during this difficult time.

Our students and adults in the community are facing many difficult situations, including depression, alcohol/drug use, family and peer relationship issues, financial struggles and many more. We have many resources and support available that can be found on our website under ‘Preventative and Support Initiatives.’  (more…)