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Page 160 text:
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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Best of Luck
Perry High School
MASSILLON PAINT 81 GLASS
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"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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I957-I 958 Continued
April 3 The Bermuda Sock Hop started the month off in swing-
ing style with Count Jenkins and his orchestra. To the victor
belongs the spoils-and Stan Maciag was the victor of a
heated senior class officers campaign and election as he be-
came Perry's first senior class president. April I8, I9 Perry's'
first operetta, "Miss Cherry Blossom" was presented by the
A Cappella Choir. April I9 "View" placed third in NE Ohio
at Kent Clinic in school newspaper ratings
May I6 Perry s first prom was highlighted by a Grecian theme
decor and featured a dinner and a movie after the dance
May 23 Pop Panthers identity the best kept secret around
Perry was revealed in the last issue of the View along
with the smiling face of Pop Ron Sense May 28 The school
year came to a close and sunburn season began
I 958 I 959
Sept 3 Perry began classes as a full fledged high school with
its first senior class Sept I2 The footballers played their first
home game in their own newly erected stadium Canton North
took the nod 8 0 Sept I9 Panthers get their first pigskm win
of the year trouncing Dennison 33 I4
Oct 3 The first senior football queen of Perry High Miss
Marni Wallace and her court were chosen and revealed at a
Key Club sponsored pep rally Panthers dumped Elyria Rangers
24 I4 The View published its first edition of the year
promising a bigger paper and a supplement magazine
Scholastic Roto The annual staff was rolling gathering
knowledge and experience rather than moss laying out plans
for Perrys first yearbook The new Pop Panther mystified 84I
Perrites Oct IO Gndders smeared Marlington Dukes 380
Oct I7 Feathers flew as the Panthers plucked the Glenwood
Eagles 29 I6 Oct 20 The Future Business Leaders of America
were organized consisting of 30 seniors Oct 2I The National
Quill and Scroll granted a charter to Perry Oct 24 Jackson
posted an I8 I3 Nun over Perry Oct 30 The Future Nurses
Club was organized guided by the advisor Mr R C Burris
Nov I Panthers blasted Navarre 42 0 in a cold wet drizzle
Nov 4 Junior High Bond Issue was voted down operating
levy passed Underclassmen elected their class officers for the
I958 I959 school year Nov 7 Perry ended its grid season
with a 30 0 loss to Lehman posted a 5 4 record for the season
Nov I3 I4 Male and Female Slave Days created a panic as
the girls and then the boys dictated merciless commands
Nov I4 View FHA co sponsored the second annual mas
querade ball Nov 2I 22 Senior class presented Its Great
to be Crazy a farcical 3 act comedy under the direction of
Mr Frank Johnston
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