District News

Briar Writers Win Elks Essay Contest Elks winners:  (left to right) Ella West, Brianne Bucher, Addison Mason, Annaliese Rogers

The four students were tasked with writing an essay about what it means to love your country.

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.

'Wild Robot' Wanders Into Meadowlawn Mrs. Griffing introduces the One School One Book title to her students.

All intermediate school students will read the novel over the next few weeks as part of the One School One Book program.

Message From Superintendent Todd Boggs

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

Briar Science Classes Dive Into Geologic Sandbox Amy Didion uses her new Augmented Reality Sandbox to teach students about geologic formations.

Teacher Amy Didion unveils new teaching tool for her science classes.

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. 

Briar Academic Challenge Teams Sweep Quad County Championships

The 6th and 7th grade teams beat championship teams from Erie, Huron, Ottawa, and Sandusky counties. 

Briar Students Sweep Daughters Of The American Revolution Essay Contest Ella West, Colleen (Asher) Raab, Emmarie West (on the computer), and Annaliese Rogers.

A foursome of Briar students swept the awards in the annual essay contest.

PHS 1st Quarter Honor Roll Announced

See who made the Honor and Merit Rolls for the first quarter of the 2021-2022 school year.

Perkins Hall Of Fame Ceremony Tickets Now Available Pirate Logo

Ten former staff members, students and athletes, and the 1987, 1988, and 1989 cross country teams will be inducted in the Class of 2022.

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

Ohio Department Of Health Announces New Quarantine Policy covid image

Under the new guidelines, students and staff who are exposed to a COVID-19-positive classmate or colleague will now have the option to remain in the classroom.

Perkins Schools Get High Marks For Graduation Rate, Test Performance Report Card - Graduation Image

The latest state report card shows that students are making progress in end of course testing and the district’s most vulnerable populations are meeting performance expectations.

Staples Donates Supplies To Furry, Meadowlawn Students Furry Principal Jenn Yost, Staples GM Paul Schoen, and students from Furry Elementary.

The office supply store gave the schools more than 800 boxes – one for each student.

PHS Marching Doubles Up In Weekend Competitions PHS

A big – and well-deserved – shoutout to the Best Darn Band At PHS.

PHS Senior Puts Her 'Road Trip' Mark On Homecoming Football Andie Owens

Andie Owens painted the ball that goes to the 2021 Homecoming Queen.

PHS Cheerleaders Raise $1,650 In Pink Out PHS Cheerleaders on Pink Out Night

Football fans bought pumpkins, raffle tickets, and Pink Out-themed items to raise money and awareness for breast cancer awareness.

Briar Teacher To Be Honored By Erie County Board Of Developmental Disabilities Leslie Drury, Intervention Specialist at Briar Middle School

Intervention specialist Leslie Drury has been honored for her integrity, creativity, and flexibility in the delivery of services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Perkins 2022 Hall Of Fame Class Announced Perkins Hall of Fame
Focus 3 Founder Tim Kight Talks Culture With Perkins Staff Tim Kight, the founder and CEO of Focus 3, speaks during the Perkins Schools Staff convocation.

Watch the Focus 3 founder and CEO's complete convocation address.

Thank-You Perkins Schools Teachers, Staff, and Faculty Perkins Schools Service Awards

Perkins Local School District staff were welcomed back to school – see who was honored for their many years of service.

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.

McClellan Appointed Perkins Schools Assistant Superintendent Rena McClellan, Assistant Superintendent

The veteran educator has been curriculum director for Perkins Schools for the past five years.

Focus 3's Tim Kight To Address Perkins School Staff Tim Kight, Founder and CEO of Focus 3

The founder and CEO of Focus 3 will give the keynote address when Perkins Local School District teachers, staff and administrators meet for the annual convocation

Superintendent's Message: Back To School Plan For 2021-2022 School Year classroom photo

Perkins Schools Superintendent Todd Boggs announces plan for the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

Perkins Athletics Passes Now Available Firelands Regional Medical Center Stadium at PHS

Athletic Passes are now available to students, parents, adults, and senior citizens. Additionally, Reserved Football Seats are available now for 2019 ticket holders and will be available for the public on Tuesday.

Perkins Schools Seeks Architect For Facilities Update Classroom Photo

Perkins Local School District is soliciting statements of qualifications from architecture and professional design services firms for the renovation of current school facilities or construction of new facilities. The qualification statements must be received by 4 p.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2021.

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. 

FinalForms launched for Back to School Information Back-to-School Registration now open

Perkins Local Schools has partnered with FinalForms to collect all Back to School information. 

Meadowlawn School Supply Lists Now Available School Supplies

Here is a list of classroom and art supplies, by grade, for all Meadowlawn Intermediate School students for the 2021-2022 school year.

Board of Education, PEA, OAPSE Agree To 3-Year Contracts Apple On Books

In a move that ensures continuity of student learning and achievement, as well as district operations, the Perkins Local School District Board of Education has approved separate labor contracts with the unions that represent the district's teachers and support staff.

PHS Seniors Receive $120K In Scholarships Apple On Books

Perkins High School seniors were awarded nearly $120,000 in scholarships during the annual Scholarship Night ceremony on Thursday at The Chapel. The scholarships were awarded through the Erie County Community Foundation, family memorial and community scholarships, the Perkins Athletic Boosters Club scholarship, and Perkins Local School District scholarships.

Perkins Schools' Lead Nurse Will Depart District At End Of School Year Apple On Books

In what turned out to be a bittersweet celebration of School Nurses Day, the Perkins Local School District Board of Education on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Perkins Lead Nurse Lisa Miller. She will complete her current contract that runs through the end of this school year.

PLSD Board of Education Gives Consent For Lake Erie Arms Development Lake Erie Arms screen shot

The Perkins Local School District Board of Education on Wednesday gave its consent for a planned $14.3 million, 94,000-square-foot indoor gun club along the U.S. Route 250 just south of the Kalahari Resort.