2016-2017 Back to School Information
For the second summer in a row, members of Perry Meridian’s Student Voice traveled to Orlando for the Jostens Renaissance National Conference with their principal Rolland Abraham. Faculty members Emily Steinmetz, Nikki Knight, and Jacqui Sheehan took eight juniors and senior class officers, Michael Mead, Mesa Sebree, Olivia Kavanaugh, Emma Davidson, Raul Moreno, Luke Greenwood, Karly Fraker, and Molly Brodzeller, with the purpose of gaining ideas to improve school climate and culture. The weekend included keynote speakers ranging from Phil Boyte, a nationally-recognized climate and culture expert, to Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Sal Giunta. Students and faculty also attended breakout sessions led by students and teachers from schools across the country. Junior class representative Molly Brodzeller said the conference was important to her “because […]
Perry Township Schools would like to welcome our newly hired teachers for the 2016-2017 school year. Our new teachers attended orientation Wednesday in the administration building. For more pictures log onto the Perry Township Schools Facebook page.
The Southport High School marching band has had a productive week at band camp! This year’s show is The Tell-Tale Heart. The band and staff would also like to thank band parents for keeping band members fed during camp.
Perry Meridian High School graduate Mitchell Garrity committed to Purdue’s baseball program back in the fall of his junior year but didn’t let that be the highlight of his Falcon career. Garrity’s senior year came to a climax this summer while receiving District G Player of the Year and being named to the North/South All-Star Team. These accolades resulted in Garrity becoming a finalist for 2016 Mr. Baseball. During his time at Perry, Garrity also made IHSBCA Academic All-State, Rawlings All-American, 1st Team USA-Indiana, 1st Team All-State, 1st Team Marion County and All-Conference 2014, 2015, and 2016. Garrity served as Class President his junior and senior years and a member of the NHS. He graduated ninth in his class with a 4.3+ GPA. Best of […]
Preliminary bus information will be available in Skyward Family Access beginning July 20th. Bus information cards will not be sent home. You will be able to find bus number, time, and stop locations in Skyward under Student Info. Students can login to Skyward and obtain this information using their normal login information. Guardians can access this information using their Skyward login. Login usernames were sent to all families with e-mail addresses on file last week. If we do not have your e-mail address please contact your school office to update. Thank you.
Douglas MacArthur Elementary would like to thank its community partner, Forester’s Financial, for the generous donation of more than 200 backpacks filled with school supplies. This generous donation will help Douglas MacArthur Generals start their year off right! Thank you to Forester’s Financial and their employees and families who assisted in filling and organizing the backpacks. The backpacks will be available at the DMES Back to School Nights!
As we start the 2016-2017 school year, Douglas MacArthur teachers have already begun “Going for Gold” this year! On Thursday, July 14, DMES teachers gathered together to learn, grow, and have fun! During the day, the staff reviewed writing strategies, the new math curriculum, and data analysis. The staff also played games, performed skits, and geared up for the new year!
The Perry Township Schools Summer Food Service Program is winding down. The program ends Friday July 22nd. The food services staff would like to thank all of those who’ve made this a huge success. Also thanks to our food services staff for all of their great work during the summer. Here are a few photos from some of the sites where meals have been provided.