Latest News for Watson Elementary

Valentine’s Day Parties – Friday, February 14th @ 2:30 PM

heart-ballons-clip-artParents/Guardians wishing to attend their child’s Valentine’s Day Party need to contact the head room parent of your child’s classroom by February 7, 2014.  If you are unsure of the head room parent of  your child’s  class, please contact your child’s teacher via email.  Parents that are not on the party list will be UNABLE to attend the party.  Check in starts at 2:00 PM. Please bring a valid ID (license or state issue ID) to check in.

Apples for the Students Program Benefits Watson Elementary

GIANTEAGLEShop, scan and support your school through March 17, 2014. 

For more than 20 years, Giant Eagle® has supported local schools through our Apples for the Students program. Through this partnership with our customers, Giant Eagle has donated over $25 million in educational equipment, including computers, software and playground equipment.

How the program works: 

Each time you shop at Giant Eagle using your Giant Eagle Advantage Card, you earn points for your school — points that the school redeems for great educational tools. The points are automatically credited to your school through the Giant Eagle Advantage Card.


 Apples for the Students Program Information


Perry Township Celebration Dinner

Screen shot 2014-01-09 at 10.03.39 AMJoin fellow Perry Township residents, former residents, friends, and family for a fantastic night out to kick off our year of Bicentennial activities. There will be a brief presentation about our bicentennial, a buffet dinner, and dance to the music of the band, Timeless. Saturday, January 18, 2014, 6:00—8:30 pm, Exploration Gateway, 5712 12th Street NW, Canton, OH 44708.  Tickets are $25 per person and $50 per couple.  For your convenience, you may purchase tickets online at via PayPal. Accepted payment methods:VISA, Master Card, Discover or AmEx. If you prefer to pay via check or cash, please complete this form and return to Township Hall.

Watson’s December Student of the Month

student of the month copyCongratulations to Sophie Baker for being picked as Student of the Month for December! Sophie had her named pulled after earning numerous tickets for being Ready to Learn while at school. Sophie is currently a first grader in Mrs. Forchione’s  room. In addition to being Ready to Learn while at school, Sophie’s favorite subject at school is art and she enjoys collecting Lalaloopsy Dolls. Sophie likes sports; her favorite sport to play is basketball. When Sophie grows up she would like to be a chef.

Watson Bingo Night – January 24th

downloadWatson UNITE will be sponsoring a bingo night on Friday, January 24th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. A $5 per family admission charge includes bingo cards for immediate family members and a snack. Additional cards can be purchased. Prizes  will be awarded for bingo winners. In addition to great prizes there will also be 50/50 tickets for sale. Raffle tickets can also be purchased for a Kalahari African Suite and an ipod touch.

If you are willing to donate prizes please send them with your student before January 24th. Please contact Liz Nyeste ( with any questions or concerns.

Lunch Menu Changes January 8th – 10th

Due to the closing of school the lunch menu for the remainder of the week has changed. Choices for lunch will be: Wednesday (1/8) – Romeos pizza, Thursday (1/9) – chicken fries, Friday (1/10) – chicken patty.

Grade 3 & 4 Holiday Program – December 17th

holidayconcertThird and fourth grade students will be performing this year’s holiday program at Watson. Two performances are scheduled for Tuesday, December 17th.  A show for  grandparents will take place at 1:30 pm in the afternoon with a family performance scheduled for 7:00 pm that evening.

Preschool Screening for Special Needs Children – January 8th

screeningA screening for preschool children ages 3-5 who have suspected delays is scheduled for Wednesday, January 8th at T. C. Knapp Elementary. If you have concerns that your preschool child may demonstrate significant delays in the areas of speech/language development, motor development, cognitive development, and/or social emotional/behavioral development, please contact Ashley Reinhart, by Monday, January 6th at 330-915-5307 to schedule a screening appointment. For more information on identifying and serving preschoolers with special needs, please visit