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April 25, 2017 message from the Peru Superintendent of Schools:

At approximately 7:00 this morning, a Peru CSD school bus was involved in an accident. No student or staff injuries have been reported. Students have been transported safely to campus. State Police are investigating.

Remillard Excels IN NYC and Boston Marathons

By John T. Ryan Peru – People living in or near the Peru hamlet undoubtedly recall Charles Remillard. He’s the tall, red-headed young man we saw running by our homes as a member of the Peru High School Track Team. Graduating in 2011, Charles went on to star for the SUNY Oneonta Red Dragons. Today, […]

Special Board Meeting Time Change– April 20, 2017

Peru Central School District’s Board of Education will have a brief, special meeting on the morning of Thursday, April 20th at 6:00 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room. Thursday morning’s brief special meeting will focus on consideration of the BOCES administrative budget for the 2017‐2018 school year and consideration of candidates running for seats […]

Peru School District Seeks Board Candidate

The Peru Central School District is seeking candidates to fill one (1) vacancy on the Board of Education, due to the expiration of the term of Ms. Linda Morgan. The seat is at large for a five-year term from July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2022. The ‘Petition for Nomination of Candidate’ is available in […]

Budget Workshop #5

The Peru Central School Board of Education will gather Thursday, April 6th at 5:30 PM in the Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School, for their fifth budget workshop. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 5:30 PM start. The school board is […]

Environmental Health Recognition

From the Office of the Superintendent of Peru Central School Peru Central School District recently received Recognition for Excellence in Environmental Health through The ChildSafe School NYS Certificate Program. ChildSafe Schools in New York State address health and safety needs, with school policies and practices that ensure reduced exposures and will lead to improved environmental […]

School Board Meeting

Peru Central’s Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 2:45 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room. The Board is expected to immediately proceed into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing employment history of particular individuals. No other school board or school district business is […]

Budget Workshop #4 & Community Budget Forum Encore

The Peru Central School Board of Education will gather Tuesday, March 21st at 6:00 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room for their fourth public session budget workshop. At its budget workshop, the School Board is expected to: · Review Budget Timeline · Host an Encore of the Community Budget Forum · Receive Overview […]

PCS Closed Wednesday

A message from the Peru Central School District Office: Peru Central School District will be CLOSED on Wednesday, March 15th. Thank you.

Early School Dismissal Tuesday

Due to inclement weather, Peru Central School District will have an Early Dismissal on Tuesday, March 14th as follows: 10:30 dismissal for Jr/Sr High grades 7-12 11:30 dismissal for Elementary grades K-6

School Board Special Meeting, March 15, 2017

Peru Central’s Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 4:15 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room. The Board is expected to immediately proceed into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing employment history of particular individuals. No other school board or school district business will […]

Peru CSD Regular Meeting & Budget Workshop #3/Community Forum, March 14, 2017

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 4:15 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 4:15 PM start. The school board is […]

PCS Class of 77 Planning Reunion

October 6th, 7th, 8th of 2017 this Fall! The Peru Central School graduating Class of 1977 will be reunited in the North Country! Look Out locals! Friday afternoon/evening meet @ The Valcour Brewing Company at The Old Stone Barracks formally known as the old base. 49 Ohio Street Plattsburgh , NY

Benjamin Morgan and Avery Torrance Named to RIT Dean’s List for Fall Semester

  ROCHESTER, NY (03/01/2017)– The following local residents made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for fall semester 2016-2017: Benjamin Morgan of Peru (12972), who is studying in the game design and development program. Avery Torrance of Peru (12972), who is studying in the applied mathematics program. Degree-seeking undergraduate students are eligible for […]

School Board Special Meeting

Peru Central’s Board of Education will be holding a special meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 6:00 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room. The Board is expected to immediately proceed into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing employment history of particular individuals. No other school board or school district business is […]

Fishing Champs Going to National Finals

Budget Workshop #2 for Peru Board of Education

The Peru Central School Board of Education will gather Tuesday, February 28th at 6 PM in the Jr/Sr High School Community Room for their second public session budget workshop. At its budget workshop, the School Board is expected to: · Examine current year projections · Review tax levy limit calculation · Receive overview of revenues […]

Nicholas Uliva Named to Dean’s List at Ithaca College

ITHACA, NY (02/23/2017)– Nicholas Uliva, a resident of Peru and Business Administration major, was named to the Dean’s List in Ithaca College’s School of Business for the fall 2016 semester. From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines […]

Henry D. McCormick of Peru Named to St. Lawrence University Dean’s List

CANTON, NY (02/16/2017)– Henry D. McCormick of Peru has been selected for inclusion on St. Lawrence University’s Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall 2016 semester. McCormick is a member of the Class of 2017 and is majoring in Geology. McCormick attended Ausable Valley Central School. To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a […]

A Lifetime Caring for People

By John T. Ryan Peru – Dr. Merritt Spear’s longtime friend Nancy Fegan expressed the sentiments of many people when she said, “He’s there when you need him.”  His friends, family and associates agree that those words can be applied to his practice of medicine, pubic service, military service, politics and most importantly family. This […]

Peru School Board Regular Meeting February 14, 2017

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start. The school board is […]

Peru School District Seeks Board Candidate

The Peru Central School District is seeking candidates to fill one (1) vacancy on the Board of Education, due to the expiration of the term of Ms. Linda Morgan. The seat is at large for a five-year term from July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2022. The ‘Petition for Nomination of Candidate’ is available in […]

Maria Remillard Named to SUNY Geneseo’s Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2016

GENESEO, NY (02/09/2017)– Maria Remillard from Peru, NY (12972), has been named to SUNY Geneseo’s Dean’s List for the fall semester 2016. To be on the list, a student must have achieved at least a 3.5 grade point average while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours. SUNY Geneseo is a premiere public liberal arts […]

Nick Lawliss of Peru, N.Y., Named Presidential Scholar at Clarkson University

POTSDAM, NY (02/07/2017)– Nick Lawliss of Peru, N.Y., a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2016 semester at Clarkson University. Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours. Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five […]

Teagan Plimpton from Peru Named to SUNY Geneseo’s President’s List for Fall 2016

GENESEO, NY (02/07/2017)– Teagan Plimpton from Peru, NY (12972), was named to the President’s List at The State University of New York at Geneseo for the fall semester 2016. To be on the list, a student must have achieved an A in all coursework (4.0 grade point average) while taking at least 12 credit hours. […]

After-School Activities Cancelled Today

Please note that due to inclement weather, all Peru CSD after-school activities/events scheduled for today have been cancelled. Thank you.

Matthew James and Thomas Matthews on UNH Dean’s List

DURHAM, NH (02/02/2017)– The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire for the fall 2016 semester. Matthew James of Peru earned High Honors Thomas Matthews of Peru earned Honors Students named to the Dean’s List at the University of New Hampshire are students who have earned recognition […]

Joseph Barshow, Grace Mayhew and Caitlyn Verderber on Paul Smith’s Dean’s List

PAUL SMITHS, NY (01/30/2017)– The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College during the fall 2016 semester. Each earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction. Joseph Barshow of Peru, N.Y.. Barshow, who is majoring in forestry, earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to […]

A Invitation to 2nd – 6th Grade Parents

Peru Central School District Parent University  – The Art of Cursive Writing 2nd – 6th Grade The art of cursive writing is beginning to fade as curricular needs push the proper time needed to dedicate to cursive writing out of our school day. Come to this Parent workshop presented by educator Amber Arnold, to acquire the […]

A Wonderful Opportunity for Parents

Michael Mills and Alyssa Murphy on Siena College President’s List

Since College News Release LOUDONVILLE, NY (01/25/2017)– Siena College names students to the President’s List for the Fall 2016 semester. The President’s List requires a 3.9 grade point average or higher. Michael Mills of Peru (12972), History major. Alyssa Murphy of Peru (12972), English major. Founded in 1937, Siena College is a private, Catholic Franciscan, […]

Jessica Raino on Fall 2016 Dean’s List at SUNY New Paltz

NEW PALTZ, NY (01/24/2017)– SUNY New Paltz is proud to congratulate Jessica Raino of Peru, N.Y., for being named to the Dean’s List for the fall ’16 semester. Dean’s List designation is reserved for students who excel academically and earn at least a 3.3 grade-point average in a semester with a full-time course load.-

Area students Named to SUNY Oswego’s Fall 2016 President’s List

OSWEGO, NY (01/23/2017)– SUNY Oswego has named high-performing area students to the President’s List for fall 2016 for earning grade point averages of 3.80 and above on the 4.00 scale. Mary Catherine Mazzella of Pinewood Drive in Peru, a senior human development major David M. Passino of Fairway Drive in Peru, a senior sociology major […]

Hall of Fame Nominations Requested

The Peru Central School District Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for potential candidates. The District Hall of Fame is designed to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact on our school or achieved an outstanding contribution(s) to society as a graduate of Peru CSD. The candidate must have attended, been employed, served or […]

Grace Mayhew graduates from Paul Smith’s College

PAUL SMITHS, NY (01/18/2017)– Grace Mayhew of Peru, N.Y., graduated from Paul Smith’s College in December 2016. Mayhew earned a degree in environmental sciences from Paul Smith’s, which is located in the Adirondack Park in upstate New York. About Paul Smith’s College At Paul Smith’s College, it’s about the experience. We are the only four-year […]

Begin 2017 By Getting Involved

Peru Central School Budget Advisory Committee For the past eleven years, Peru CSD has organized a Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) that has served to inform and promote school-community discussion concurrent with the school district budget development process. The BAC typically meets in order to develop an understanding of revenues and expenditures, components of a balanced […]

Using Social Media to Connect with the Community

As part of the Peru School District’s Strategic Plan, the Peru 2020 Connections Committee is looking at ways that the District can use social media to increase communication with community members, develop better partnerships with parents, and increase the districts role as a cornerstone of the community. Please join us on Tuesday, January 17th at […]

Poets and Aspiring Poets Take Notice

Fundraising underway for new playground at Peru Central School – Sun Community News & Printing

PERU — Peru Central PTO members are looking to replace the district’s third- through sixth-grade playground. Source: Fundraising underway for new playground at Peru Central School – Sun Community News & Printing

Peru School Board Regular Meeting January 10, 2017

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start. The school board is […]

Miranda Smith of Peru Made the SUNY Canton President’s List

CANTON, NY (01/06/2017)– Miranda Smith of Peru, NY, 12972, made the SUNY Canton President’s List during the Fall 2016 semester. “Congratulations Miranda,” said SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran. “You have demonstrated a great commitment to your academic studies and should be proud of your accomplishments. In recognition of your success, I am pleased to include […]

Peru Central superintendent to step down | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Search underway for successor to Dr. Patrick Brimstein, who will leave district at end of June. Source: Peru Central superintendent to step down | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Peru CSD teachers, students collaborating on tech advances – Sun Community News & Printing

PERU — Teachers and students from the Peru Central School District are working together to identify the best ways to implement technology into their classrooms. Source: Peru CSD teachers, students collaborating on tech advances – Sun Community News & Printing

Buddy Bench at Peru Central

A Message from the Office of the Superintendent of Peru Central School The “Buddy Bench” is being used in schools around the world. First introduced in September, the “Buddy Bench” has been rolled out to students in the Peru K-2 House at our first assembly as a way to teach “compassion,” which is one of […]

Search for new Peru CSD superintendent underway – Sun Community News & Printing

PERU — Peru Central School District is continuing to search for new superintendent, and hope to hire a replacement by April. Source: Search for new Peru CSD superintendent underway – Sun Community News & Printing

Peru’s Most Beautiful Building

Thanks to Vicki Defayette for this drone photo taken this morning of the original Peru School. At one time it was the home to grades K-12. Now it houses grades 3-6.

Students press for better cafeteria food | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Peru superintendent says more feedback on choices will be sought. Source: Students press for better cafeteria food | Local News | pressrepublican.com

Students Receive Scholarships at Clarkson University

POTSDAM, NY (12/13/2016)– Clarkson University has announced recipients of endowed, sponsored, and Share Clarkson scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. Samantha Crosby of Peru, N.Y., a senior majoring in communication, received the A. Douglas Burrow ’31 Endowed Scholarship. Nick Lawliss of Peru, N.Y., a senior majoring in mechanical engineering, received the Doug ’71 and Jane […]

Peru School Board Regular Meeting December 13, 2016

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start. The school board is […]

Dunkin Donuts Gives A Big Boost to Playground Fund

Saturday Jan. 3, 2016 – There was more happening at Dunkin Donuts this morning than a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a Grand Opening. Dunkin Donuts presented a $2,000 check to the Peru Parent Teachers Association for its Playground Fund. L-R Dunkin Donuts Franchisee Ray Aley, Peru Town Counselor Jim Langley, PTO President Kim Chamberlain, Dunkin Donuts […]

Peru Knights Help Ensure That Peru’s Children Will Be Warm

L-R Peru K-2 Principal Michelle Rawson, St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 Grand Knight Keith Kemp and School Nurse Kathy Bedard Peru – This morning St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 Grand Knight Keith Kemp presented twenty-four new children’s winter jackets to K-2 Principal Michelle Rawson and School Nurse Kathy Bedard. The school […]

Grateful to our Nation’s Veterans

Photos from today’s Peru Memorial VFW Post 309 Veterans Day Service. The program included a welcome by Post Commander Rick Cornish; Posting of the Colors by the James P. O’Connor Composite Squad Color Guard Civil Air Patrol; Opening Prayer by St. Augustine’s Pastor Rev. Alan Shnob; Addresses by the VFW’s Voice of Democracy Contest Winner […]

Home Town Cable Covers Class B Boys Regional Soccer

Peru vs. Ichabod Crane 11/01/16  Click here to view . 

School Board Meeting is Tuesday, November 8th

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start. The school board is […]

Peru School Board Regular Meeting October 11, 2016

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School. An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start. The school board is […]

Six Adirondack Schools Named “Schools of Distinction” – Sun Community News & Printing

Peru Central School is one of the Six ESSEX – College For Every Student (CFES), a global leader in helping underserved students become college and career ready, is honoring 33 schools in eight states and Ireland as “Schools of Distinction.” Six of these schools are in the Adirondacks. Source: Six Adirondack Schools Named “Schools of […]

Peru Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Saturday

The Peru Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet will be on September 24, 2016 at the Elks Lodge in Plattsburgh. The social hour is from 6 to 7 and dinner at 7. If anyone would like to attend they can make their reservations with Cathy Phillips at Home: 963-7963 or her cell Phone: 572-1235. This year’s […]

What a Parade!

Peru – There was a wonderful turnout for the Saturday, September 17, 2016 Applefest Parade.  Click here to view a few of the highlights.  Accompanied by music if viewed on a PC.

A new face at Westport school: Mr. Osborne – Sun Community News & Printing

WESTPORT — One of the new faces at school here this year is the school superintendent. Source: A new face at Westport school: Mr. Osborne – Sun Community News & Printing

Why Not Attend the School Board Meeting Tuesday Evening

Peru Central’s Board of Education launches its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM at the school district’s Community Room, adjacent to the main entrance of Peru Jr/Sr High School.  An executive session associated with particular personnel matters will take place immediately following the 6:00 PM start.  The school board is […]

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