With graduation approaching Superintendent, Dr. Tom Little, held his annual breakfast, Friday morning, with the Valedictorian and Salutatorian from both Perry Meridian and Southport High Schools. “This is an opportunity I believe to honor the accomplishments of these outstanding young people”, stated Dr. Little. “We spent a few minutes together learning about their high school experiences and how we may improve that experience for the students who will come after”. The four young ladies were excited and maybe a bit uncertain about this next phase in their lives. They all expressed gratitude for their teachers and the experience they had at their high schools. Pictured from left to right are April Gettelfinger, PMHS Valedictorian, Michelle Frustero, PMHS Salutatorian, Dr. Little, Delaney Bucker, SHS Valedictorian and […]
“Ladies and gentlemen start your engines”, said the announcer and that’s exactly what dozens of kindergarten students did at Rosa Parks Elementary Friday. However they simulated the engine sounds with their mouths. Once the flag was dropped they were off, wearing their pretend Indycars, in what was the first ever KIndy 500 an activity the school plans to make an annual event. The students painted and decorated their cars with help from their 4th grade buddies who had been studying Indiana history. Prior to the race, the kindergarten students enjoyed learning about the history of the Indianapolis 500 and about science concepts such as force and motion. After they paraded through the school to show their unique cars, the students raced around the track, speed […]
Friends of beloved Homecroft Elementary teacher, Carolyn Weiss, donated books to the school in her memory. What a sweet remembrance of her love of students and learning.
The third grade students in Mrs. Lisa Goss’ music classes at Jeremiah Gray elementary are working on the PTEF Grant Mrs. Goss was awarded this school year called “That’s So Orff!” The kids love learning about and playing the Orff instruments in class. Super work students!
The first grade students at Jeremiah Gray elementary have been learning about and performing circle dances in Mrs. Goss’ music class. Through analyzing and understanding various cultures, their folk dances and music, the students have enjoyed learning about Russian, French Canadian and American folk dances.
Students in Mrs. Wessel’s class at Perry Meridian Sixth Grade Academy presented a Poetry Slam. Each student chose a poem to interpret, either a published poem or an original composition. They then presented their poems to the class in a dramatic way. Poems ranged from haiku about McDonald’s, to a rap about nature, to works from Shakespeare and Poe.
Students in Mrs. Paswater’s 3rd grade class at Mary Bryan wrote biographical reports, dressed up and presented their work to their classmates and guests. Did you know Ben Franklin had 15 siblings? L
Kindergarten students at Abraham Lincoln visited the Indianapolis Children’s Museum recently where they spent the time exploring the dinosaur exhibit. Pictured is Mrs. Marta’s Kindergarten class during the field trip.
With a GPA of 4.53 Jaclyn Boyer ranks 2nd out of 444 students in the Southport High School Class of 2016. Perry Township Schools is delighted to recognize Jaclyn as Salutatorian of Southport High School. Jaclyn is the daughter of James and Candy Boyer. She has always had a love for learning and philanthropic endeavors. Her leadership abilities are demonstrated in everything she has done from academics, athletics and church participation. She has helped lead the Riley Dance Marathon at Southport High School since 2012, raising over $100,000 for Riley. She is the current president and helped to raise over $50,000 in 2016. As if this wasn’t impressive enough Jaclyn is the current design editor for the yearbook and won “Spread of the Year” award […]