This Thursday (Dec. 1) evening our Perry football team is going back to Columbus to compete for a Division II State Championship. This exciting time presents some challenges as we look to accommodate the interest in supporting our young men, band, cheerleaders and the Perry community. With the game being held on a Thursday night there are additional logistics that make it difficult for everyone traveling. Ensuring everyone’s safety as they head back and forth to Columbus is of the utmost importance. Ultimately, it was decided that Perry Local Schools will be having a 2-hour early release on Thursday, December 1st and Perry Local Schools will not be in session on Friday, December 2nd. It is our hope this allows families to plan accordingly and assists in keeping everyone safe in their travels. Congratulations to all those associated with Perry football and to our community. Enjoy this moment again and let’s not take anything for granted. What an awesome reminder of the many great things happening in Perry Local Schools. Go Panthers!
Latest News for Watson Elementary
The Perry High School Gymnastics team would love for you to join us on December 10th for a fun-filled day of gymnastics. Each child will have time to try all four events (floor, balance beam, uneven bars, and vault) and receive instruction on basic skills from the Perry gymnasts and coaches. We look forward to seeing you there! Click here for more information and a clinic registration form.
Due to low turnout, the District Autism team has decided to postpone the Perry Supports Parents group scheduled to be held on November 16th. Stay tuned for updates.
Several Perry employees were recently recognized as a Person of Character by the Character Counts program in Stark County. This prestigious award celebrates individuals who live their lives by the Six Pillars of Character and serve as role models to their students and colleagues. Congratulations to the following Perry staff members: (more…)
This morning, Office Blanc and Perry Township paramedics joined our staff at Watson Elementary to help us with a specific student situation. At no time were any children at risk or in danger. The lockdown was to ensure the respect and privacy for the child involved. Do not be surprised if your child comes home tonight talking about this drill or the presence of police officers at their school. Have a great week!
Our Scholastic Book Fair is a reading event that brings the books kids want to read right into our school. It’s a wonderful selection of engaging and affordable books for every reading level. Please make plans to visit our Book Fair and be involved in shaping your child’s reading habits.
Book Fair dates: Monday, Oct. 31st – Friday, Nov. 4th
Shopping Hours 9:15-3:15
Special Activities: Family Book Fair Shopping Night & Literacy Night
Monday, Oct. 31st 5:30-7:30 pm in the Watson Library
Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 – Varsity Football Game vs. Lake
Thursday, January 12, 2017 – Wrestling Match vs. GlenOak
Friday, January 20, 2017 – Boys Basketball Game vs. Green
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Girls Basketball Game vs. Hoover
Show your Perry spirit and support the PHS Cheerleaders by purchasing a Perry Whiteout t-shirt for the October 22nd game versus McKinley at Central Catholic. Shirts are $8. Checks can be made payable to the Perry Adult Booster Club (cheer). The deadline to order shirts is Friday,October 14th. Click here for more information and a shirt order form. Questions can be directed to Leanne Deitz (Leanne.Deitz@perrylocal.org).