Latest News for Watson Elementary

Perry Employees Recognized as Persons of Character

20161018_171216-1Several 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…)

Perry Wrestling Clinic Registration

Main Logo PPerry’s wrestling program will hold registration for beginning wrestlers on Saturday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 25th  for any boy that is interested in the Perry Wrestling Clinic. The clinic will be instructed by Perry High School’s nationally ranked team and coaches. The clinic will conclude with a tournament. Click here for more information and a registration form. Questions can be directed to Danny Genetin ( 

School Incident for Monday, October 17th

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!

Watson Book Fair and Literacy Night


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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


Free Admission to Select Sporting Events with Perry Spirit Shirt Purchase

Main Logo PBe a part of the Panther Pride! Purchase the charcoal gray Perry Spirit Black-Out Shirt (50/50 blend) for only $10.00 and wear it to the following Perry Spirit sporting events to GET IN FOR FREE:

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

Click here for more information and an order form.

Perry Whiteout T-Shirt Orders

captureShow 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 (

Perry Children’s Theatre Opens 56th Season on October 1st

childrens-theatre-1The Perry Player’s will open their 56th season with the Perry Children’s Theatre production of The Emperor’s New Clothes. Show time is Saturday, October 1st at 12:00 PM in the Mattachione Theatre at Perry High School. Tickets are $3 each and only sold at the door. Doors will open 45 minutes ahead of the show. Arrive early to meet the Perry Theatre Clown Troop before the show begins.  The Perry Children’s Theatre is a Perry tradition for the young and young at heart! Click here for an event flyer.

Safety Drill

Image result for safety drillThis morning, Perry Police officers joined our staff at Watson Elementary to conduct our second set of safety drills for the 2016-2017 school year.  This is standard practice in Perry Local designed to ensure all students understand what to do in the event of any type of emergency.  We practiced a breach in security drill, where some teachers locked down and/or barricaded in their classrooms while others exited the building based on the information provided.  Following the drill, classroom teachers talked with their students about the drill and what they did.  So, don’t be surprised when your child comes home tonight talking about this drill or the presence of police officers at their school.  Have a GREAT week!

Perry Girls Youth Fall Basketball League

panthersThe Perry Youth Girls Basketball Fall League will take place in the main gymnasium at Perry High School for girls in grades 3rd thru 6th. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of offense and defense at a two week skills camp prior to practicing and competing in scheduled games. The skills camp begins on Tuesday, September 27th. (more…)

Watson Elementary School Pictures

Mark your calendar!
Picture Day is: Monday, Sep 12
Picture Day ID: WP026122Y0

Only a few days left to order before Picture Day

Keep it easy by ordering this year’s school pictures at When you go online, use your Picture Day ID and student’s first name to get started.

Please submit your portrait order by Monday, Sep 12 for free shipping to school.