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Strong Schools Reflect a Strong Community!
 

At the February school board meeting, Mr. Corey Delp, from the Ray Skillman Auto Group presented the school district with a pledge of $1 million dollars to be used for the renovation of the football facilities at Perry Meridian High School. Dr. Little and school board president Charles Mercer accepted the donation on behalf of the district.

The gracious donation will be used to upgrade the current practice football field to an IHSAA approved turf field that can be used in all weather conditions for football, band practice and competitions and other school activities. This project is phase one of a two phase project that will turn the football field into a true "HOME" field for the Falcons after 45 years of playing their games away from the high school.

Perry Township Schools and the community are grateful to Mr. Skillman, his family and the company's one thousand employees for their dedication to Perry Township and their willingness to invest in our children.

Dr. Tom Little

DME Students Reach Out
 
Douglas MacArthur’s students and staff made Valentine’s cards for each student at Amy Beverland Elementary.

"Our hearts are with you, Amy Beverland!"

 
 

 

Principal Rohl Making Move

Mr. David Rohl, principal at Perry Meridian Middle School has been named the new principal at Glenns Valley Elementary beginning witht eh 2016-2017 school year. Mr. Rohl is excited to return to his elementary school roots. 

 



 

 

 
Heather's Voice Raises Scholarship Money
 

Heather's Voice night at Perry Meridian High School raised money for a scholarship in the name of former PMHS basketball player, Heather Norris. She was killed in 2007, a victim of domestic violence. The team still leaves an empty chair for Heather at the end of their bench during home games. The event raised approximately 12-hundred dollars, not including silent auction items that were up for bid.

 

 


 
Perry Meridian Wrestlers Place at State
 

The Perry Meridian Falcons had 4 wrestlers place in the State Finals recently. Finishing in 7th place were Senior DJ Brookbank at 132 pounds and Sophomore Noah Warren at 160 pounds. Freshman Sammy Fair finished 5th at 106 pounds. Senior Brett Johnson finished one match out of the Finals and placed 3rd at 152 pounds. 

Congratulations to the Falcon wrestlers for another outstanding year.

 

 


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It's A New PMHS Diving Record
 

Perry Meridian Senior Tori Johnson broke the school diving record on January 16th while finishing as the Conference Indiana Runner-up. The new school diving record now stands at 404.8 points. Congratulations to Tori!

 

 


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Innovative Ice Skating 
 
Physical Therapist, Shannon Brezko and Occupational Therapist, Leslie Dixon, held their annual "ice skating" event recently at Mary Bryan Elementary in the Comprehensive Intervention Classrooms. There were lots of smiles.
 

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Brian Knight New Southport Principal
 
Congratulations are in order for Principal Brian Knight. Mr. Knight has been named principal of Southport High School beginning with the 2016-2017 school year. He will be taking over for Barb Brouwer who will be retiring at the end of the 2015-2016 school year. We wish both well. 
 

 
SHS Principal Set To Retire
 
Our school board reluctantly accepted the retirement request of long-time Southport High School Principal Barbara Brouwer at the January board meeting. The news of her departure, at the end of the school year, has produced almost more activity than any other story we've ever posted on our district Facebook page. The bottom line is people love Ms. Brouwer and she loves her students, and she will be missed. Ms. Brouwer we wish you the best and we hope to see you as often as possible. And as Ms. Brouwer would say "and as always GO CARDS!
 

 

Coat Donation Helps Perry Township Kids

Perry Township Schools was very fortunate to be chosen to receive a very generous donation of approximately 200 coats. The national not-for-profit agency, Soles4Souls, distributes several thousand coats a year to various school systems across the nation. At the request of district Social Worker, Leigh Wilkins, Soles4Souls chose Perry Township as one of the recipients of a large donation of winter coats. Thanks to Leigh Wilkins and Kyle Walke for sorting the coats and preparing them for distribution to our students who are in need of a warm winter coat.

 


 

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Upcoming District Calendar Dates:
 
Spring Break:
March 21-April 1

Memorial Day Holiday:
May 29



 
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