Perry High School students to get suicide awareness training as they mourn death of third student -—MASSILLON, Ohio—There’s a much different mood inside Perry High School. This week, the school community received the news that a third student had died by suicide this year. “It’s tough because at the root of it all is I’m a father,” said Scott Beatty, Perry Local Schools Superintendent. Superintendent Beatty and the other staff are heartbroken at the tragedy and are now increasing counseling resources for students and staff. “This is a significant amount of loss of life for any […]

Perry High School students plan demonstration following spike in suicides. MASSILLON, Ohio– Students at Perry High School in Stark County are speaking out following a recent wave of suicides. Three students at the school have ended their own lives this year. Perry Local Schools responded to the latest death by bringing in counselors to meet with nearly all of the 1,600 high school students. A student-planned demonstration is set for Wednesday afternoon at Perry High School. The teens hope to bring awareness about bullying and suicide. Suicide is the third […]