Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Bus Safety for the 2016-2017 School Year

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year from the Perry Local Schools Transportation Department. The presentation linked below was created to help you and your student understand safety in and around the school bus. Please take the time to review this information with your student. Working together with your school bus driver and following these safety rules, is the best way to ensure student safety. Click here to view the presentation.

Perry Cheer Clinic (K-6) – Saturday, August 27th

cheerThe Perry High School Cheerleaders will be holding a fall cheerleading clinic for Perry’s K-6 students on Saturday, August 27th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Pfeiffer Intermediate School. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of cheering, stretching, and complete a craft. Cheerleaders will also learn one dance routine, five chants, and one cheer to use at the September 2nd football game versus Central Catholic. The cost of the clinic is $40 with checks made payable to Perry Adult Booster Club CHEER. Click here for an event flyer or  email Michelle Galayda for more information (

2016-2017 Open House Schedule

school-open-housePerry Local Schools will host Open House for each district building for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. 

Wednesday, August 17th – PHS Career Tech: 6 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday, August 18th – All Elementary Buildings: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday, August 18th – Pfeiffer Intermediate: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Thursday, August 18th – Edison Middle School: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, August 31st – PHS Parent Night / Open House: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Support a Perry Student in Fight with Cancer

The  Rotary of Perry Township, in cooperation with Members of Perry Local Schools, encourage you to pledge your support to the Angelyna Callahan ~ Cancer Fund.
On May 5th, 2016  fifteen (15)  year old Angelyna Callahan was diagnosed with stage four (4 ) cancer. Before that, she had always been a happy, healthy young girl. Angelyna has completed phase 1 of 7 chemo treatments. June 1st was the first day of her second round of chemo.  (more…)

Whipple Grade 4 Gives of Themselves to Help Others

20160523_150133The 4th Grade Class has been working very hard these past two weeks to run a donation drive for Pitties and Kitties Rescue and The Stark County Humane Society.  The drive was a huge success and many area cats, dogs, puppies, and kittens will benefit from the generosity of our amazing Whipple families!  A special shout out to kindergarten for bringing in the most items and winning the grade-level cupcake party, compliments of Kerdunk Kupcakery here in Perry!  Early this week, the owner of Pitties and Kitties, along with their puppy mascot Sid, visited the 4th-grade students to say “Thank You!” (more…)

Summer Intervention Bags

IMG_4519Summer intervention bags for reading and math are coming home with all kindergarten and first-grade students today (May 20th).  Select students in grades 2-4 are also receiving them.  Please check your student’s backpack.

Perry Junior Tennis Camp

The Perry boys and girls tennis teams will sponsor a junior tennis camp for students entering grades 2-8 in 2016-2017. The tennis camp will be held June 6 – 9 at the Perry High School tennis courts. Camp for grades 2-4 will be from 5:15 PM – 6:45 PM. Grades 5-8 will hold camp from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. The cost of the camp is $40 which includes six hours of instruction, a camp t-shirt, and a can of new tennis balls. Checks can be made payable to the Perry Adult Booster Club. Click here for more information and a registration form. Perry Area Team Tennis information. 

4th-grade Students Organize Donation Drive

Screenshot_2016-05-13-18-04-59-1The 4th-grade students are rounding out the school year with a donation drive to benefit local animals in need.  We will be collecting items for the Stark County Humane Society on Monday, May 16th through Friday, May 20th.  The K-3 grade level that collects the most items will be given a cupcake party compliments of Kerdunk Kupcakery.  The 4th Grade Student Council officers will serve the cupcakes to the winning classes!  No donation is too small as ALL donations will be greatly appreciated. (more…)