Latest News for Perry Local Schools

2018 Varsity Football Season Ticket Information

We are gearing up for another exciting football season!  Reserve your season tickets now for the 2018 Varsity Football season.  Sales will begin Monday, March 12, 2018, and go through Friday, May 11, 2018.  Pick-up will be June 4-14, 2018 (M-TH).  (more…)

Perry Aquatics Club 2018 Summer Season

pacPAC is always looking for new swimmers to join our team ranging from ages 5 years to high school!

PAC offers a training environment that provides a challenging but fun environment to develop and refine swimming skills. Swimmers are provided with success-oriented competition and instructed on how to grow from setbacks and defeat. Please note that to be considered for the PAC team, all swimmers must be able to swim one(1) full length of the pool (unassisted) and able to swim freestyle and one(1) other strokes of their choice (breast, butterfly, or back). If your swimmer is not quite ready for the team, we recommend taking the American Red Cross swim lessons offered at our Perry Pool various times throughout the year!

PAC 2018 Summer Season Informational Flyer

Perry Career & Wellness Center Ribbon Cutting & Open House – Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Join us for a special ribbon cutting and open house event to celebrate the new Perry Career and Wellness Center located at 3737 13th St. SW, Massillon, OH 44646 on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. This free event is open to the community and all are encouraged to attend. The ribbon cutting will begin at 5:45 p.m. and the open house will follow at 6 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!

Knapp Elementary School’s Amy Elson Named Teacher of the Year by Perry Local

Amy Elson, a second-grade teacher at Perry Local School District’s T.C. Knapp Elementary School, was recently named Teacher of the Year by Perry Local Schools.

Each year, the Stark County ESC recognizes a rookie educator and an outstanding Teacher of the Year from each of the school districts that works in coordination with the service center. Currently, the Stark County ESC provides shared services to 14 local and six city school districts, one exempted village and one career center in Stark, Carroll and Wayne Counties. Together, these districts enroll over 60,000 students.  (more…)

Perry Teacher Academy Students Exhibit Strong Showing at Statewide Conference

Students in Perry High School’s (PHS) Teacher Academy recently competed at the Educators Rising Ohio State Conference on March 15 and 16 at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus and earned a number of impressive accolades.

Over 800 students participated in the state competition with 30-40 competitors in each event—the highest number of participants in the conference’s history.  (more…)

Perry High School’s Mock Trial Team Competes at State Competition

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After a successful win at both the district and regional levels, Perry High School’s (PHS) mock trial team competed at the state competition March 8-10 in Columbus against St. Xavier High School and Upper Arlington High School. Unfortunately, Perry lost to Upper Arlington and did not advance to the final rounds.


Stark County’s Safety and Security Task Force

The next edition of the Perryite was mailed out last week and many of you have/will be receiving it over the next few days. As you will see, the Superintendent Message references a link where a report can be found from the Stark County’s Safety and Security Task Force. An error was made and the link was not provided in the message. To view the report and resources, please visit, then click on Stark County Schools Safety and Security Task Force Report. Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Safety and Security at Perry Local Schools

Parents and Guardians,
The Perry Local School District would like to take this time to thank our parents and community members for working with the district to keep our students and staff safe. Your continued partnership and support makes all the difference!

As you know, this has been a trying time for school districts across our county, state and nation. We wanted to provide you with a brief reminder of the safety and security protocols that the Perry Local School District has in place, including the following: (more…)