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  • 29 Sep 2020 7:45 PM | Anonymous

    Congratulations to the Perry Central School District Music Department!

    The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future, Inc. awarded two (2) grants at its September 29, 2020 Board meeting:

    - Sound Village ($45,000): This project will integrate audio and visual recording and mixing technologies in rehearsal and practice rooms to revolutionize in-person and remote instruction for students in the performing arts.

    - Perry Ukulele Program ($2,594.86): Students in Grade 4 will begin learning how to play ukulele in general music.

    The Directors were impressed with the comprehensive grant proposals and their impact across content areas.

    Dillon Hirsch (Senior High School Instrumental Music Teacher), Erin Alexander (Junior/Senior High School Vocal Music Teacher), Giancarlo Levano (Grades 5 - 8 Instrumental Music Teacher) and Cathie Wheeler (Elementary Music Teacher) take a bow!

    Thank you for submitting grant proposals that will continue to place the Perry Central School District at the vanguard of innovation.

  • 26 Jun 2020 2:00 PM | Anonymous

    The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future is pleased to award and recognize two students from the graduating class of 2020 with two-year college or trade school awards through the foundation.

    Thanks to the generosity of the donor who established these scholarships, this year's recipients, Natalee Zwack and Mattea Wooster will each receive $5,000.00.

    Congratulations Natalee and Mattea!

    Keep up the good work, and good luck to you and to your classmates in the PCS Class of 2020.


  • 30 Jan 2020 12:15 PM | Anonymous

    The Foundation is pleased to announce a request for educational project proposals.

    Through this request the foundation seeks to generate proposals that foster innovation and contribute to positive outcomes for Perry's students and educational community.

    Submissions and supporting documentation are due to The Foundation by March 31, 2020.

    Awards will be announced prior to November 1, 2020.

    Submissions may be made online via: https://forms.gle/rLew6wqWZJWLwvmC9


  • 29 Jan 2020 3:00 PM | Anonymous

    On January 25th, the Perry Central School District and the School Board were recognized at the 2020 Genesee Valley School Board Associaiton (GVSBA) Legislative Day with an award for Excellence in Student Services. School Board members Chip Matthew, Deborah Uveino and Sue Beck accepted the award, as well as a proclamation from State Senator Pat Gallivan for The Habitat for Innovation in Education.

    Superintendent of Schools Daryl McLaughlin cited the efforts of PCS students, instructors, and community support as factors resulting in such recognition. The Foundation thanks the Perry Herald for the publication of the news.

  • 02 Nov 2019 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    Get a glimpse of Perry students at work in the new 'Habitat for Innovation in Education' through an article by Matt Surtel in The Batavia Daily News.

    This new specialized environment at PCS is designed to facilitate delivery of cutting-edge learning opportunities across multiple disciplines and study areas. 



  • 14 Oct 2019 3:22 PM | Anonymous

    We would like to applaud the September 2019 selection of PCS Geometry teacher Steve O'Dea as a New York State Master Teacher. The program highlights oustanding STEM Teacher-Leaders who, among other criteria and characteristics, are known for: 

    • providing innovative STEM education to students
    • a strong commitment to professional growth
    • sharing their successful practices with colleagues in their districts, and beyond

    The announcement press release is available online. With the addition of the latest group of teachers to be recognized, ranks of the network of NYS Master Teachers number more than 1200 statewide.

    The next round of applications is now open and the application deadline is February 22, 2020.


  • 28 Jun 2019 10:14 AM | Anonymous

    The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future congratulates Mason Bush, the 2019 recipient of a two-year college or trade school award offered through the foundation.

    Thanks to the generosity of the donor who established these scholarships, this year's strongest applicant will receive $5,000.00.

    Congratulations Mason, and the entire PCS Class of 2019!


  • 08 Apr 2019 10:43 AM | Anonymous

    The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future congratulates Perry on the honor of being named to the 2019 list of Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation. 

    The NAMM Foundation's award program award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.

    Just 623 school districts were named to the list in 2019.

    The complete list can be viewed on the NAMM Foundation website.

  • 18 Sep 2018 1:00 PM | Anonymous

    Teachers Mark Mancari and Todd Shuskey truly are redefining what high school students are learning in technology and science classes at PCS in the Precision Agriculture and Water Quality Programs. The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future is pleased to support this innovative work with the donation of a Matrice 600 Pro Drone, MicaSense RedEdge professional multispectral camera kit, and associated equipment.

    See UAVS Gerula in flightPCS Facebook post with video clip

  • 25 Jun 2018 1:00 PM | Anonymous

    The Foundation for Perry's Educational Future congratulates Michaela Emerling and Nick Jaggard. 

    Michaela and Nick are the 2018 recipients of the two-year college or trade school awards offered through the foundation. 

    Thanks to the generosity of the donor who established these scholarships, each recipient will receive $5,000.00. 

    Congratulations Michaela, Nick and the entire PCS Class of 2018.


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