Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Art Displays Around the Community

Art Displays PicWhipple Heights Elementary is full of students with a wide variety of talents.  Most recently some of our talented visual arts students had their artwork chosen to be displayed either at Gasser Jewelers for First Friday’s theme night “Kids & Art” or the Stark County Public Library Sippo Branch.   (more…)

Perry Aquatic Club Summer Opportunities

PAC BannerThe Perry Aquatic Club (P.A.C.) will hold tryouts and registration for 2017 summer swim teams. Questions regarding summer tryouts and registration can be directed to Kelly Blakeslee (  P.A.C. is also hosting several youth diving clinics. Questions related to the diving clinics can be directed to Phil Barr (

P.A.C. Summer 2017 Swim Team Information
P.A.C. Youth Diving Clinics Information

The Bus Stops Here Challenge

Beginning Monday, April 10 through April 27, Perry Local Schools will be joining the rest of the Stark County Schools and participate in a Food Drive called “Hunger: The Bus Stops Here”. The letter linked below will explain how you can participate in this very important community service program.

Hunger: The Bus Stops Here

Coin Drive Yields Fantastic Results

IMG_3826Our 4th Annual Coin Drive yielded fantastic results.  We exceeded our goal and raised $1,268.94.  The entire amount will be donated to Perry Helping Perry, our community organization run by Perry’s own Mrs. Patty Knotts.  This money will be used to support programs like the Sack Snack program, which close to 60 of our own families benefit from weekly.   Congratulations to our KINDERGARTEN students who won a “special treat” (to be provided after Spring Break) for raising the most money.  Below is a breakdown of the grade level totals: (more…)

Honoring Superstar Effort!

IMG_3867Great things continue to happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School.  The most recent being the posting of Mr. Hug’s 7th Round Principal Showcase.  The Principal Showcase is a bulletin board (located in the main hallway across from the office) where every four to five weeks teachers submit student work for recognition and display.  Each time the board is changed we recognize these students on our website/social media.   Additionally, when it’s time to change the board students receive a small token from Mr. Hug to reinforce his pride and excitement in their display of hard work. (more…)

Hat Day Scheduled for Friday, March 24, 2017!

Image result for Hat DayAre you ready for Perry’s annual Hat Day? On Friday, March 24th, for only $1 you can wear your hat all day. This is a friendly competition district wide, to raise the most money. The school that raises the most money will be recognized and have a part in choosing where a third of the money goes. This event is sponsored by PHS Business Professionals of America (BPA) and Perry Athletic Hall of Fame.

National School Breakfast Week: March 6 – 10

schoolbreakfastBusy weekday mornings make it a challenge for families to find time for a healthy breakfast.  To encourage more families to take advantage of the healthy choices available with school breakfast, Perry Local schools will recognize National School Breakfast Week during March 6-10, 2017.  (more…)