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Back-To-School Bash Planned For Perkins Families Music students

Not only will there several local agencies and organizations, students can also experience a marching band 'petting zoo' and meet the PHS cheer squad.

Bonjour! Pirates Travel To France PHS students visit France – One 2022
Perkins High School Announces Fourth Quarter Honor and Merit Rolls

See who made the lists for the fourth quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

Sandusky Mall Owner Donates $25,000 To Perkins Schools Sandusky Mall
PHS Adopts New Mobile Phone Policy Stock Photo by Yura Fresh on Unspash

No students will be allowed to have their mobile devices handy during class time.

PHS Long Jumper Meets Longtime Record Holder Steve Sidoti, left, and Collin Nemitz, right

Collin Nemitz recently broke PHS alum Steve Sidoti's 54-yr-old record

Former PHS Golf Coach Alice James Garners Coach's Award Alice James receives the Valentine Award

Mrs. James coached Girls Golf for 19 years – and in 2012 led the team to a State Championship.

PHS Seniors Awarded $120,000+ At Scholarship Night scholarship night 2022

The seniors received scholarships from family trusts, community foundations and organizations, and Perkins Schools-affiliated organizations.

Perkins Board Hires 4th Grade Teachers, Girls Basketball Coach Ryan Orshoski

The Board of Education also hired a strength and conditioning coach, approved a five-year financial forecast, and approved the list of 2022 PHS grads.

PHS Best Among Local High Schools: U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report badge

Perkins High's 99 percent graduation rate and science and reading proficiency makes it a stand out school, says the magazine in its annual rankings.

Coach Kochendoerfer Comes Home Eric Kochendoerfer Hired as PHS Boys Basketball Coach

The 1996 PHS grad has been hired to coach the boys basketball team next year.

PHS Drama Club Performs 'Little Mermaid' Little Mermaid

Come along for a seaside adventure with this spring’s Perkins High School production of the Disney classic.

Ashlyn Beatty Explores Marine, Wetland Sustainability In Her Academy Experience Ashlyn Beatty

Since she was a young girl, this PHS junior knew she wanted water and animals in her future.

Savannah Willis Gets Close-Up View Of Heart Transplant Savannah Willis at Firelands Regional Medical Center

The PHS senior was in the Operating Room for the surgery as part of her Academy Experience at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Perkins Schools To Hire New Photography Service Photo by Aziz Acharki via Unsplash

A committee of administrators and building staff selected First Choice Photography to take student pictures next school year.

Sports Psychologist Helps PHS Athletes Sharpen Their Mental Games T3 Performance sports psychologist Molly McQueary meets with the PHS Athletic Leadership Team.

The PHS Athletic Leadership team learned some techniques to battle distractions and mistakes during games.

Angie Leckrone Explores Medical Field In Her Academy Experience Angie Leckrone

The professionals at Firelands Regional Medical Center and NOMS gave the PHS senior a close look at what she might experience if she follows her medical career aspirations.

COVID Update: Mask Guidelines For Buses covid

Mask guidelines for buses have changed after CDC loosens restrictions.

Algebra I Teacher Hired To Fill Vacancy Jodi Brunner

Jodi Brunner is a veteran teacher and fills a vacancy created in January.

Welcome to America, Angie Leckrone Angine Leckrone and in the background her sister Sanli Leckrone

Senior class president Angie Leckrone plays a lot of roles at PHS. Now, she is an American citizen.

Calamity Day Learning Guidelines For Perkins High School snow day image

In the event Perkins Schools uses its four calamity days, the district will go to a remote learning plan.

Spring OHSAA Parent-Athlete Meeting Scheduled Photo by Joshua Burdick on Unsplash

The mandatory meeting will be followed by meetings with the coaches for each of the spring sports.

Perkins Hall Of Fame Class Of 2022 Inducted Perkins Hall Of Fame, Class Of 2022

The Perkins Hall of Fame welcomed 11 new members and three cross country teams from the 1980s on Sunday, January 16.

Thank You, School Board Perkins Schools Board of Education

Perkins Board of Education members were honored during their meeting on Wednesday.

2021-2022 Scholastic Art Winners Announced Ben Schaefer art work

Congratulations to our Perkins High School artists who have been recognized in the 2021-2022 Scholastic Art Awards.

COVID Update: Changes In Contact Tracing, Family Notifications Covid image

Perkins Schools will follow the most recent guidance from the Erie County Health Department.

Snow In The Forecast? That's No Problem For Pirate Golfers Kylie Beverick takes a swing on the new golf simulator.

A digital golf simulator enables Perkins golfers to hit the links regardless of the weather.

Message From Superintendent Todd Boggs

Perkins Schools Superintendent's update for students, parents, and staff.

PHS Students Show Their Worldly Knowledge At Model UN Conference Brett Phenicie

More than two dozen Perkins High School students got a massive lesson in international politics, policy, and diplomacy at the Ohio Model United Nations conference in Columbus this week. 

Thank You, Veterans

Perkins Local Schools students and staff observe Veterans Day with art work, letters, lunches, and assemblies.

PHS Robotics Club Gets Donations From New Sponsors PHS student Noah Brodke demonstrates how to drive the robot to Tracie Dahlke, the Administrative Vice President of Loan Operations at Firelands

Club members, advisors, and friends met with sponsors to demonstrate what they're doing and what future projects they're working on.

Pirate Marching Band Heads To State Competition PHS Marching Band

The band will present its 2021 halftime show, “Together We Rise,” featuring the music of Andra Day and Macklemore.

Playoff Tickets Now On Sale Pirate Football

Tickets for Boys Soccer, Football, and Cross Country are now available. 

Pirate Football Stars Visit Meadowlawn, Share Some Big Words Collin Nemitz and Logan Lesch

Running back and QB share their thoughts on publicity and balancing athletics and homework

Perkins 2022 Hall Of Fame Class Announced Perkins Hall of Fame
Perkins Schools Adopts New Attendance Policy Attendance policy

Students who miss more than five days will need to have a written excuse from a doctor or a court.

Coach Didion Hangs Up Her Spikes, Retires As PHS Girls Track Coach Amy Didion

Coach Didion called it quits in July, just weeks after her 4x100 relay squad was runner-up at the Ohio High School girls state track and field state championship.

Perkins Welcomes 6 New Faculty Members

The school district will start the 2021-2022 school with a few new faces – as well as a couple of familiar ones in new roles.

Perkins Board Of Education To Gauge Community On Facility Needs The Perkins Local School District Board of Education has agreed to take the next step toward modernizing facilities and will gauge the community’s interest in updating school buildings. 

The Perkins Local School District Board of Education has agreed to take the next step toward modernizing facilities and will gauge the community’s interest in updating school buildings. 

Registration For Perkins Schools Now Open Back-to-School Registration now open

Registration for new preschool, kindergarten, and open enrollment students for the 2022-2023 school year is now open.