The Perry County Health Department will be hosting an Immunization Bash on July 17th. Please see attachment for more information.
3 days ago, Perry Central
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Summer school students had fun last week building fun creations with candy and toothpicks! It was awesome to see how the students were engaged the entire time. #good2bgreen
5 days ago, Perry Central
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Summer school students have been having fun laser engraving! #good2bgreen
8 days ago, Perry Central
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3rd and 4th grade Summer School students completed a fun STEAM project this week. The students learned about sea turtles, they did "how to draws" for the for sea turtles and jelly fish. Then they made plastic jellyfish out of recycled plastic! Sea turtles often mistake plastic floating in the ocean as a jellyfish. The students had a great time learning and learning how to help keep the earth clean! #good2bgreen
9 days ago, Perry Central
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The varsity golf team wrapped up an eventful season with a record of 23 wins and 53 losses. Despite the challenging overall record, the team showcased significant individual and collective growth, culminating in a standout performance against Crawford County, Paoli, and Northeast Dubois, where they won and shot their best score of the season, 184. Key highlights and individual achievements included Hunter Kellems leading the team with the most pars as well as winning the title of medalist at two separate meets this year, Reese Litherland securing the most birdies, Noah Benjamin being recognized as the most improved player, and Hunter Kellems being honored as the team's MVP. Coach Zeb Coultas expressed his satisfaction with the team's performance, noting, “I am very happy with how we competed this year with a lot of first-time starters.” The season was marked by continuous improvement across all areas of the game, from driving to putting and everything in between. Each player demonstrated progress from the first match to the last, reflecting the team's dedication to practice and their competitive spirit. The experiences and lessons learned this year will undoubtedly contribute to a successful future for Perry Central Golf.
10 days ago, Perry Central
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The varsity girl’s softball season concluded with a solid 14-10 overall record, as well as a sectional playoff victory against South Spencer, marking another successful year for the team. One of the season's highlights was a victory over Springs Valley in extra innings, showcasing the team's resilience and determination to continue to play even when faced with adversity. The girls’ faced Tell City three times, managing a decisive 13-6 win in one of the encounters, despite falling short in the other two games (8-5 and 4-3). The competitive spirit was evident in each matchup. Leading the team with an impressive .403 batting average and a .482 on-base percentage, Audra Harbaville was a consistent force at the plate. Home run leaders Rory Craney, Makenna Labhart, and Masen Labhart each hit 2 varsity home runs, significantly contributing to the team's offense. Bailey Decker was named the most improved player, showing remarkable progress throughout the JV season. Aubreigh Gogel's extraordinary performance against Springs Valley, where she struck out 19 batters, stands as a season highlight and a testament to her pitching strengths. The season started with the team adjusting to the game's speed, especially for the freshmen. However, the rapid improvement in both defensive and offensive plays was evident as the season progressed. The team faced challenging opponents and often managed to hold their own, showing tremendous growth and teamwork. Reflecting on the season, Coach Mark Rothgerber emphasized the rapid learning curve for the freshmen and the invaluable support from the upperclassmen and coaching staff. “As far as what I would have to say about the season, it was a very fast learning experience for the freshmen. The upper class helped with teaching them along with the coaches. We have a lot of talent returning, so we are looking forward to this summer and next season.” With many talented players returning, the team is optimistic about the future. The experience and lessons from this season have set a strong foundation, and there is a palpable excitement about the upcoming summer practices and next season's potential. Overall, the season was marked by significant improvements, memorable games, and a collective effort that promises a bright future for the team.
10 days ago, Perry Central
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Reading during summer break is very important for students to maintain their reading skills, prevent the risk of falling behind and develop a passion for reading. Summer reading can improve comprehension, writing style, vocabulary, spelling and grammar. Please check out the attachments for the bookmobile’s schedule. We hope students can pick up a book over the summer.
12 days ago, Perry Central
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The Junior High Girls’ track and field team had an outstanding season, finishing with an impressive 6-1 record as well as winning the season-ending PLAC meet. The season began with some of the athletes feeling hesitant, as the team was relatively young. However, their potential was evident from the start. As the season progressed, the girls’ confidence grew, and they began to see the results of their hard work in each race they ran. In addition to performing well in meets, they also had a lot of fun! The team was filled with comedians of all ages, and there was never a time without smiles or laughter, whether from the coaches or the runners. Overall, the season was marked by significant growth, exceptional teamwork, and a positive attitude. The girls’ determination, sportsmanship, and enthusiasm not only led to a winning season but also set a high standard for the school's athletic program in years to come. Girls’ Head Coach Emily Brinkman reflected on the season, stating, “Every season comes with new challenges and opportunities to succeed. This track season was filled with a lot of excitement for the girls. The athletes on the team were eager to get on the track and compete. They are hard-working individuals who were determined to beat the goals that they set for themselves and their team. It was an absolute honor being able to coach such loving and passionate girls. These young women are setting outstanding examples for our school through their attitude and sportsmanship. Every single runner on the team played a critical role on the team that helped give us a winning season. As a coach, I will always cherish the memories we created this season.”
15 days ago, Perry Central
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The Junior High Golf team wrapped up a very solid season with a 5-2 record. The highlight of their season was winning the PLAC championship match for the first time in school history, competing against Crawford County, Orleans, Springs Valley, Paoli, and West Washington. In this historic match, Slade Harpenau emerged as the conference champion with just 45 strokes. Throughout the season, Jack Knieriem and Luke Knieriem each recorded an impressive low score of 38, showcasing their consistent performance and contributing significantly to the team’s success. The team's journey from the beginning of the season to the end was marked by a noticeable increase in confidence and mental toughness. While they faced mental fatigue in some matches, the players pushed through for their teammates, demonstrating their resilience and dedication to not only the sport, but each other. Head Coach Diedra Harpenau reflected, “I greatly enjoyed coaching the team this season. It is very clear that they all love this sport and put a lot of time into playing year round. We finished with a record of 5-2 and most of those wins were on some very challenging courses. It was fun to see each golfer progress with each match and learn new things along the way. They all supported each other and worked together to achieve great things this season!” The team’s historic PLAC championship victory and their steady improvement throughout the season are a testament to their dedication and passion for golf. The experiences and achievements from this season have laid a strong foundation for future success, leaving a lasting impact on the players and coaches alike.
15 days ago, Perry Central
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The Junior High Baseball team enjoyed a phenomenal, record-breaking season, finishing with an impressive 29-4 combined record between the 7th and 8th grade teams. This season was marked by undefeated conference play, with ten of their victories achieved through run rules. The team proudly secured two league championships: the PLAC and the Cub East Conference titles. The team's success was driven by outstanding pitching and solid defense, boasting a combined ERA of 2.08 and amassing 208 strikeouts. Carter Ball and Bo Labhart emerged as the team leaders, guiding their peers with skill and determination. Ryan Doogs was also recognized as the most improved player, showing remarkable progress throughout the season. From the start to the end of the season, the team underwent significant changes. They learned the importance of good behavior in school and accountability for their mistakes, which contributed to their development as both players and individuals. The greatest growth was seen in their team unity, as they embraced a winning attitude and consistently supported one another. A highlight of their sportsmanship was evident when players willingly gave up innings and playing time to allow others more opportunities to play. One of the funniest and most memorable traditions of the season was starting every home game with a wrestling match. Ryan Doogs claimed the title of this season's lightweight champion, and these matches energized the boys before they took the field. The season was memorable not only for the two championships and 29 wins but also for the overall growth of these young men as people and ballplayers. Coach Nate Decker voiced, “This group grew as young men, and learned how to be great teammates this year. They were 100% dedicated and willing to put in the work. They developed a winning attitude.” Everything the 7th and 8th grade teams did was as a group, fostering a strong, unified team atmosphere. The experiences and achievements from this season have set a high bar for this group’s future.
15 days ago, Perry Central
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The Junior High Boys Track team had a memorable season, eventually resulting in a commendable 3rd place finish in the PLAC meet. Throughout the season, the boys gained confidence in themselves, and their progress was evident with each meet. Their improvement was remarkable, as they continuously strived to better their performances. The team spirit and camaraderie were particularly impressive. Whenever they weren't competing, the boys could be seen cheering on their teammates, embodying the true essence of sportsmanship. One of the standout moments of the season occurred during the Heritage Hills Relay Invitational. Multiple boys stepped up to run events they wouldn't typically participate in, volunteering without hesitation. Coach Macias fondly recalled this memory, noting how it encapsulated the team's dedication and unity. Overall, the season was marked by significant improvements, enthusiastic support for one another, and unforgettable moments of teamwork and sportsmanship. According to Boys Head Coach Haley Macias, “This track season was one to remember. The boys continued to improve each and every meet and focused not only on themselves but as a whole team. They showed dedication, perseverance, and excitement throughout the whole season. It was so fun to coach these enthusiastic boys who were always willing to give more to better their team. Each runner who I coached this year will hold a special place in my heart.” The boys' commitment to their team and their sport has laid a strong foundation for future success, leaving a mark on everyone involved.
15 days ago, Perry Central
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Happy Memorial Day, Commodores! This memorial day, remember and honor all who have served and sacrificed for our freedom!
19 days ago, Perry Central
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We can't wait to celebrate Perry Central's Class of 2024! Graduation is this Sunday, May 26th at 2:00 p.m. in the high school gym. Congratulations, seniors! 🎓💚
22 days ago, Perry Central
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A group of students helped the American Legion place flags for Memorial Day on grave sites in Perry County. It was a great partnership with the American Legion and we are so proud these students were a part of it!
22 days ago, Perry Central
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We hope that everyone has a happy and safe summer break! School resumes Thursday, August 8th. Enjoy your summer, Commodores!
22 days ago, Perry Central
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The Class of 2024 took their last walk through the hallways today! Congratulations, graduates! 💚🎓 https://youtu.be/JsHRHX9azKs
23 days ago, Perry Central
Perry Central CTE program received a check for $1100 from Run for Your Mother. Thank you to the Leadership Perry County Class for making this event happen for the past 11 years. Your generosity is greatly appreciated!
24 days ago, Perry Central
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Elizabeth Harpenau was the winner of 2024 CTE Awards for Excellence for Secondary Students for her in-depth projects and certifications earned throughout her coursework in the engineering pathway. Congrats to Elizabeth for this special recognition!
24 days ago, Perry Central
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Congratulations to our valedictorians of the Class of 2024! Your hard work, dedication and perseverance has paid off! #good2bgreen
25 days ago, Perry Central
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