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Page 159 text:
Double Thickness Hooded
4536 Tuscarawas East
Best of Luck
Perry High School
MASSILLON PAINT 81 GLASS
BOB'S SOHIO SERVICE
2711 Lincoln Way East
Standard Oil Products
Tune-Ups Brake Work
"Meat ls a Tender Subject"
Congratulations, '59 Graduates
Sept 6 Perry opened its doors to 866 eager l?J students.
captured their first football win, downing
13. Oct 25 the first issue of the school paper,
View," came out.
1 No more sack lunches! The cafeteria officially began
operations. Students elected the 1956-1957 class officers.
Panthers gridders ended the season with a 2-6 record. Nov
13-14 Supt. C. M. Watson directed the first of Perry's musical
minstrels, the profits were given to the Athletic Association.
Nov 19 Parents attended open house, attended 8 minute
jj s. Nov 21 "View" sponsored the "Subscriber's Bounce"
om 7:30 to 10:30 in Genoa's gym.
Dec 1 56-44 win over Navarre began a 15 game basketball
season. Massillon Amvets presented the new school with its
first flag and flagpole. Dec 10 Board of Education approved
construction bids for the completion of the school. Dec 14
"Silver Bells" pealed at Genoa for students who attended the
Jan 25 Students registered during homeroom period and
selected courses for the next school year. Jan 30 Supt. Charles
M. Watson died of a heart ailment. Jan 31 Sixty-three students
made Perry's' first honor roll, 803 others explained to mom
"why" they didn't make it.
Feb. 11 The Board of Education memorialized Supt. Watson
by naming a grade school after him. Feb 14 "Sweethearts
Swing" at sophomore-sponsored Valentine dance. Feb 17
Perry ended its cage season with an overtime victory over
Canton South 48-43. Season record was 10-6. Feb 18 The 7th
graders attended full day sessions for the first time.
March 11 The 8th grade won two trophies. The cheerleaders
captured the sectional cheerleading trophy, the cagers earned
the district consolation trophy. March 14 The Perry High Key
Club was organized, linked with Kiwanis International. March
28 The Genoa Community Guild accepted student-suggested
name of "Perry Heights"' for renaming of Genoa.
April 1 Faculty iudges select 1957-1958 cheerleaders. April
6 Thirty-nine biology students spent the day in Pittsburgh.
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SENIORS-Clockwise: Posing in her pajamas is Linda Wallace. Dennis Cioca, Linda Collins, Maria Blackburn and Jack Reese prepare 'fo leave for The
prom, "The Touch of Venus." A1 the prom is Starr Breckenridge with her date, Ruih Ann Thompson and Dave Miller. Dave Lazor proudly displays his
cafch. MC'ing at the senior pep rally is Wade Blank. John Frenz fakes his own picture. Linda Riordan attempis to kill Jean Dillinger. Ben Pierce models
1he la1es1 atfire. Center, Linda Haines has "fun in the sun."
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1956 1957 Continued
May 16 Perry downed four foes In furst track season May 17
Final dance Moonlnght Sonata was held at Whlpple May
21 In a year of many flrsts another furst took place as the
award wnnners In all the mayor sports were honored at the
furst annual Sports Award Banquet May 28 Vacatlon time
1 957 1 958
Sept 4 Constructnon of school neared completnon 856 students
began the second year at Perry Sept 7 Panther Band made
debut In the football prevnew at Massillon stadium Sept 13
Perry eleven bowed to North Canton In season opener
Oct 9 Adult Booster Club sponsored a Benefnt Party and
Style Show for the Athletnc Fund
Nov Perrys furst football queen Mass Nancy Kunney was
crowned during halftlme at the Perry Sandy Valley game In
which the Cardlnals were downed 13 12 Perry wrapped up
Its football season wnth a 2 5 record The new class otfncers
for 1957 1958 were chosen
Nov 21 22 Funders Creepers the lunnor class play
haunted audlences on a two nught run Nov 27 The second
annual Subscrnbers Bounce was held under the classlfucatnon
of a masquerade ball Sherry Bradley and Gary Nust were
Mlss and Mr Perry wuth Linda Wallace and Nancy Blank
wmnmg costume awards
Dec The Perry Panthers opened their 1957 basketball season
on a Ioslng note to the Glenwood Eagles by the score of 43
38 Dec 21 December Dream the first formal dance at
PHS was held under GAA sponsorshlp No January actlvmes
Panthers fmushed third ID the Stark AA basketball league by
whnpplng the East Canton Hornets 57 48 Feb 14 The Sweet
heart Swlng a semnformal was held In the gym to hugh
lrght Valentunes Day
March 11 The Irbrary doors at Perry opened offlclally to all
students and teachers March 18 19 Perry presented Its second
annual munstrel filled wuth fun surprlses and mmrth March
27 Seventeen lunlors were inducted Into Perry Highs chapter
of the Natronal Honor Socuety They all were charter members
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