Latest News for Whipple Elementary

WHIPPLE HEIGHTS HOT SHOTS: Hoops For Heart Demonstration Basketball Team

IMG_7800The Whipple Heights Hot Shots, continue to “wow” the crowds with their amazing basketball tricks of spinning, dribbling and ball handling. This year they will entertain at Lohr, Watson, Whipple, Brecksville and Sandy Valley.  The Hot Shots, coached by Marla Thomas and Bob Snyder, are 3rd and 4th graders who travel to area schools for the American Heart Association and OAHPERD to perform Kick-Off Assemblies for Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart.  Their goal is to teach students how to have a healthy lifestyle and fight heart disease and stroke.  They also performed half-time shows for the Canton Charge  and the Perry Boys Basketball team. (more…)

Perry Baseball Youth Clinic – Sunday, March 13th

Main Logo PThe Perry baseball staff and players will hold a youth clinic for players, including girls, ages 8 – 14 on Sunday, March 13th at Perry High School. Session 1 will concentrate on offense and run from 9 AM – 11 AM. Session 2 will be held from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM with lunch provided for campers who sign up for both sessions. The cost to attend one session of your choice is $30 per player with no lunch provided. Two sessions, including lunch, is $50. There is an immediate family member discount. (more…)

February 2016 Parent-Teacher Conference Information

ptc_edisonParents/Guardians can access conference links using the table below and off of each building’s website beginning on Sunday, January 24th at 6:00 PM through Wednesday, February 10th at 11:00 PM.

 Perry High School        Edison Middle School         Pfeiffer Intermediate       Genoa Elementary
 Knapp Elementary           Lohr Elementary          Watson Elementary     Whipple Elementary

Parent-Teacher conferences will be on Tuesday, February 9th (5p – 8p) and Thursday, February 11th (5p – 8p). Students do not have classes on Monday, February 15th.

Parent Tutorial Links: How to Sign Up for a Conference | How to Cancel a Conference | Find Previously Scheduled Conferences

Variety Show Participation Form Deadline Extended

Don’t forget, our annual Variety Show is just around the corner! If your student wants to participate, you will need to return the form that went home last week ASAP. Forms were due back on Tuesday, January 19th but because of the long weekend, we will extend the deadline to this Friday, January 22nd.

Autism Certification Center – Autism Spectrum Disorder Strategies in Action

Attention families and educators! Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Strategies in Action, gives families, and service providers tools to ensure they are equipped to care adequately for, support educate, employ or work with individuals on the autism spectrum from early childhood to young adulthood. These modules are offered through the Autism Certification Center, which provides professional development hours and certificate(s). Those who work and reside in Ohio receive a free yearly subscription. This project is funded through a joint state agency collaborative.

D.A.R.E. Sponsoring Skate Party – Friday, January 15th

DARE4Join your Perry friends and classmates for a D.A.R.E. sponsored skate party on Friday, January 15th at the North Canton Skate Center (map) from 10 AM – 1 PM. The cost to participate is $6 which includes skate/rollerblade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra. Additional activities are laser tag, rock wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. Pricing for other activities is $12 for a two-hour unlimited pass or $15 for a three-hour unlimited pass. Click here for an event flyer.

Perry Cheerleading Clinic Set for Saturday, January 30th

cheerPerry High School Youth “Pink OUT” Basketball Cheer Clinic will be Saturday, January 30, 2016, from 10 am – 3 pm at Edison Middle School.  Youth girls will cheer with our Perry cheerleaders, Friday, February 12, 2016, against Green. This game will be our fourth annual basketball “PINK OUT” game.  Please sign up and reserve a spot quickly for your future Perry cheerleader! The cost for the clinic is $40 per child and includes a shirt to wear the night of the game.  Please have your child bring a snack lunch with a drink.  Click here for a clinic flyer and registration form. Questions can be directed to Sancy Mehringer at  slmehrin@sssnet.com.

Parent/Professional Communication, Is Your Child A Target of Bullying?

district9The District 9 State Support Team will be holding two presentations to help promote family engagement with schools. The first presentation, Parent/Professional Communication is on Tuesday, January 26th. The second opportunity, Is Your Child a Target of Bullying?, will take place on Thursday, February 25th. Both presentations will be held at Aultman North Canton Medical’s Education Complex  ‐ Building A – Rooms 1012/1014 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. Click here for more information on each opportunity.  (more…)