District News

PHS 2022 Homecoming Court Queen Kylie Swain, the daughter of Ryan and Janay Swain, and King Franklin Whipple, the son of Dawn and Todd Whipple

Meet this year's Perkins High School royalty.

Perkins Schools Gets 5 Stars For Graduation Rate Ohio report cards

The Ohio Department of Education released its Report Card for the 2021-2022 school year.

Historic Gathering: Perkins Schools Host 'Pirate Way' Assembly Kyle Hallock

Students from across the district's four buildings participated in the gathering.

Football Facility Named After Perkins Great Tyson Gentry

Players will be reminded of what it means to overcome adversity every time they enter.

Briar Students Experience Med School Briar Students attend Camp Med

Four incoming PHS freshmen took part in the University of Toledo's Camp Med.

A Pirate Comes Home – To Furry Eric Kaman

Eric Kaman, Class of '01, has been hired as the new principal at Furry Elementary.

Mrs. Yost To Depart Furry Elementary Mrs. Jenn Yost

The Furry Elementary School principal has accepted a job with the New London Local Schools.

Bonjour! Pirates Travel To France PHS students visit France – One 2022
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.

Briar Students Win Power Of The Pen Regional Honors Power of the Pen -- Lucy Miller and Annaliese Rogers

These middle school students flashed their creative superpowers in annual tournament.

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.

Children's Author Terese M.G. Visits Furry Elementary Students

The author from Cleveland shares her story “Look At Me, I Can Be” with Furry students.

Children's Author Megan Bucher Visits Furry Elementary

Video: The writer of "The Hot Pink Dinosaur" shares her story with Furry students.

Briar To Introduce Social-Emotional Curriculum Photography by Clay Banks via Unsplash

The Botvin curriculum is expected to help students with challenging times and increased pressure.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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 2022-2023 school year.