Latest News for Watson Elementary

September’s Student of the Month

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Congratulations to Skylar Brown for being picked as Student of the Month for September! Skylar had her named pulled after earning numerous tickets for being Ready to Learn while at school. Skylar is currently a first grader in Mrs. Forchione’s room.  In addition to being a positive role model for others at school, Skylar has many interests outside of school. Skylar collects sea shells and enjoys finding them while at Myrtle Beach when she goes there with her family on vacation. Her favorite subject at school is math and her favorite food is ice cream. Skylar has four pets, three kittens and 1 quinea pig. When Skylar grows up she wants to participate in gymnastics.

Perry Players Present Cinderella

CinderllaThe Perry Players, celebrating their 54th season, proudly present the enchanting children’s theatre production of Cinderella on Saturday, October 4th at noon in the PHS Mattachione Theatre.  Tickets will be sold at the door 45 minutes before curtain.  The Perry Theatre Clown Troupe will be around to greet the young guests.  Tickets are $3 each.

#BuddStrong Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction – December 6th

#buddstrong1 (2)The Edison Middle School staff will hold a benefit dinner and silent auction on Saturday, December 6th at the McKinley Eagles for Sharon Budd and her family. Doors will open at 6 PM with dinner being served at 7 PM. Individual tickets (open seating) are $30 each, or you can reserve a table of ten. Tickets can be purchased during school hours at Edison Middle School. For more information contact Melissa Schaub ( Click here for an event flyer to share with family and friends.

Family Literacy Tips from A – Z: Thursday, October 16th @ 6 PM

625x225_fldHow do you encourage literacy in your home and community? Join us on Thursday, October 16th from 6p – 8p at RG Drage Career Technical Center  for an evening full of great tips on how to enhance literacy skills in your home and beyond. The presenter will focus on ways to support your child’s success in school through a strong parent/teacher partnership. Registration for this even is required. To register, please email Cathy Heid at or by calling  330-493-6082 Ext. 1422. Click here for more information and to download an event flyer.

Watson Walk-A-Thon: Friday, October 10th

Walk-a-thon-logo-cutWatson Elementary will hold their inaugural Walk-A-Thon on Friday, October 10th during school hours. Participation is free for students who will walk with their classmates during an assigned time. The Walk-A-Thon will be our main fundraiser for the year. Students will solicit flat rate donations instead of selling items in a traditional merchandise fundraiser. All donations raised will be used to fund our planned events (COSI, Glow Night, Bingo Night, Mother/Son, Father/Daughter, Success Club, 4th Grade Party and gifts, Field Day, and Field Trips to name a few)  for the year.  Pledge sheets and donations are due by Wednesday, October 8th. Contact Watson UNITE ( for more information.

Watson Walk-A-Thon Information | Walk-A-Thon Pledge Sheet

Healthy School Lunches and Breakfasts

NSLW14 logoPerry Cafeterias celebrate Healthy School Lunches and Breakfasts! Do you know what is being served in Perry Local School’s Cafeteria?  The answer may surprise you.  Today’s School Lunches are healthier than ever.  We offer students fruits and vegetables every day including the introduction of more fresh, locally grown produce, an increase in offerings of whole grains, and the limit of calories, fat, and sodium to age-appropriate levels.  October 13-17 is National School Lunch Week. (more…)

Volley for the Cure – Tuesday, September 30th

VolleyForTheCurePerry High School’s girls volleyball team will be hosting Volley for the Cure on Tuesday, September 30th  as part of the Perry versus Lake volleyball game.  Events for the evening kick-off at 3:45 PM with a Perry Police versus Perry Firefighters volleyball match. All Proceeds from t-shirt sales, concessions, 50/50 and raffles (more…)

Parent Teacher Conferences – October 7th, 9th, & 13th


Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 9th from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM each night. Conferences will also be held on Monday, October 13th from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  There will be no school for students on Monday, October 13th.