Former Rocket standout Tyrone Outlaw plays strong in ACC

Former 2009-2013 Person High School varsity basketball player and current Virginia Tech guard/ forward Tyrone Outlaw Jr. More...

New STEM class offered

PHS math teacher John Koket is leading a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) class this school year.  Koket expressed an interest in starting the STEM class at PHS, and the Person County School Board agreed that it would help in More...

P.E. honors course offers optimum training

Person High School offers physical education honors, a high level fitness class where students lift weights, run, crossfit and metcons, which is metabolic conditioning.  More...

ROCK STAR

Jaleh Stephens is this week’s Rock Star Student of the Week. Stephens was nominated by PHS advanced physical education teacher Don Donevan.  More...

French exchange students arrive at PHS

On Feb. 4, French exchange students arrived to North Carolina after the flight overseas from Strasbourg, France. They were welcomed by their host families and then began their temporary American lives.  More...

PHS names outstanding seniors

Earlier this school year, yearbook teacher, Rachel Lewis requested recommendations from PHS staff for outstanding seniors, with the results to be highlighted in the 2016- 2017 yearbook.  Once the nominations were in, staff voted for their top 10 More...

Legal Link comes to PHS

On Feb. 17, the NCBA YLD (North Carolina Bar Association Young Lawyers Division) Legal LINK program visited Person High School. More...

FFA returns to horse competition

On Feb. 19, members of Person High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) returned to a mounted shooting, horse competition at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Hunt Horse Complex. The event was hosted by the Double L Bar Shooters.  More...

Remembering Our Rockets

In recent months, Person High School has experienced three unexpected losses from the Rocket family.  Last summer, we lost rising junior, Faith Fitzgerald, who was a talented cheerleader and vocalist. More...

PHS teachers attend Holocaust workshop

On Thursday Feb. More...

Rock Star Student of the Week

Shawndale Sanford is recognized as this week’s Rock Star Student of the Week for his kindness and eagerness to do well in school.  More...

Tech-stravaganza

Person High School (PHS) is hosting the first Tech-stravaganza March 16, in the school media center during second and third periods.  More...

PHS National Honor society meets the ‘Food Drive Kid’

On Feb. 2, William Winslow, an 11-year-old boy from Raleigh, came to Person High School to speak to the National Honor Society members about a food drive project that is close to his heart.  More...

MEET THE STAFF

With the change of the semester, PHS journalism has a new Rock staff. New staff members decided to craft their own “This I Believe” short essays to introduce themselves to the community.   More...

HOLIDAY CONCERT HELD

The Person High School band and chorus performed 2016: Christmas Around the World at Southern Middle School on Thursday, Dec. More...

Spirit Committee boosts spirits

Person High School Spirit Committee members have opportunities to have fun and fellowship with coworkers throughout the school year.  Committee members include teachers Kayla Haga, Allison Bowers, and Angie Utley and assistant principal, Stacey More...

Students attend Local Government Day

The annual Local Government Day was held on Nov. More...

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Person High School held an alumni college fair on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Former students volunteered to share their college experiences with students during the school lunch periods. More...

Virtual Enterprise students attend Midwest Trade Fair in Tennessee

Twenty-two Person High School Virtual Enterprise students traveled to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, on Nov. More...

Person High’s Rock Star Student of the week

Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week is junior Marcus Silvers. Silvers was nominated by Electrical Trades teacher Terry Scoggins.  More...

PHS Student Starts Clothing Line

Person High School senior, TreShan McRae, is marketing his own clothing line called Lavish Clothing, apparel for junior men and women. He started this line early in 2016.  More...

PTSO Sponsors Faculty - Student Basketball Game

On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Person High School Parent Teacher-Student Organization (PTSO) sponsored a student-faculty basketball game to raise money for school events supported by the PTSO.  More...

PHS Book Club ever-changing with new faces, monthly selections to discuss

Person High School’s Book Club is ever-changing — new faces come and go depending on the book selection. Media Center coordinator Cortney Barnes, is the club advisor. More...

Holiday Spirit Week

Person High School observed Holiday Spirit Week Dec. 12 through Dec. 16 with the following themed days: Monday, Dec. 12: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day Tuesday, Dec. 13: Favorite Christmas Socks Day Wednesday, Dec. More...

HOSA packs shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child’s national collection week for Samaritan’s Purse was Nov. More...

The Crucible

Pictured is Blakely Lord’s AP literature class that attended a viewing of The Crucible by Arthur Miller on Friday, Nov. 4, at UNC -Chapel Hill’s Playmakers Repertory Theater.   More...

Sidewalk addition

PHS staff members Ronnie Epps and Kenneth Dixon worked to add what might seem to be a small addition to the sidewalk outside Rocket gymnasium, but it will be a help to wheelchair bound students who will find making the turn now a much smoother one. More...

ROCK STAR STUDENT OF THE WEEK

This week’s Person High School Rock Star Student is junior Jakahya Paylor.  Paylor was nominated by physical science teacher Patrick Pickard. More...

JROTC celebrates PMH veterans

The Person High School JROTC students were invited by Person Memorial Hospital’s activities coordinator, Shelvey Torain, to participate in the annual Veterans Day celebration on Monday, Nov. 14.  More...

PHS thankful for Person County veterans

On Friday, Nov. 4, sophomore English/world literature students were given the opportunity to interview local veterans as a part of their study of Erich Maria Remarque’s World War I novel, All Quiet on the Western Front.  More...

Students enriched by J-Day at UNC-CH

Person High School Journalism and Yearbook students visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) for the 19th annual High School Journalism Day (JDay) on Thursday, Oct. 20.  More...

PHS welcomes sophomore guidance counselor

Person High School recently welcomed a new sophomore guidance counselor, Alesha Laney. More...

ROCK STAR

Leslie Evans is Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week. Evans was nominated by Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps.(JROTC) instructor, Belissa Anthony.  More...

Duke admissions officer visits the Rockets

Courtney McGowan, a Duke University admissions officer, visited the PHS campus on Oct. 28 to meet with juniors and seniors who are interested in Duke or other high profile universities. More...

JROTC Night held to inform about program’s focus on discipline

On Tuesday, Oct. More...

PHS celebrates Homecoming Week

The Person High School Student Council hosted several events during the annual Homecoming week from Oct. 10 through 14. The week began with students dressing according to a different theme for each day of the week. More...

SADD supports ‘Bullying Prevention Month’

The   Students Against  Drunk Driving (SADD) chapter of Person High School began supporting National Bullying Prevention Month at Person High School in October 2012.  National Bullying Prevention Month is a nationwide campaign founded More...

ROCK STAR

Senior Madison Scott is Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week.  More...

Rockets give back

On Sept. 7, Person High School Health Occupation Of America (HOSA) held the annual American Red Cross fall blood drive. UNC Chapel Hill REX Blood Center of REX Hospital sent nurses, a phlebotomist, support staff and volunteers to run the event.  More...

Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week

Senior Jaime Ceballos is Person High School’s rock star student of the week. Marketing teacher Lisa Garrett nominated Ceballos. More...

Radio personality visits PHS

On Thursday, Sept. More...

PHS Student Support Services holds athletic meeting with Rocket football players

On Thursday, Sept. More...

Jostens helps uperclasmen prepare for graduation

Jostens representative Jake Honeycutt recently met with PHS juniors and seniors about purchasing high school class rings. A down payment of $50 is required, but ring prices vary based on type of metal and gemstones. More...

Grant provides students with personal home computers

Recently, Bryan Lawson’s 20 drafting students were awarded their own personal desktop computers through the North Carolina Modernist Houses (NCMH) grant known as Project Bauhow.  Lawson learned of the grant opportunity while attending the More...

ROCK STAR

Sophomore Magen Elliott is Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week.  English teacher, Morgan Meyer, nominated Elliott.  More...

PHS students attend Durham Mini Camp

Four Person High School students recently attended the first Durham Mini Camp offered by Duke University’s Undergraduate Admissions and Advising Corps on Sept. 8.  More...

PHS Hosts College Fair

Person High School held the annual Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Office (CACRAO) college fair on Sept. More...

JROTC welcomes new teacher

Belissa Anthony has joined the Person High School JROTC staff this school year after serving 21 years in the United States Army.  Anthony shared why she decided to become a JROTC teacher. More...

PCS supports Relay for Life

Person High School’s Key Club, Future Farmers of America (FFA), and Exceptional Children’s program are supporting Person County’s annual Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society on Sept. 30 at Rocket Stadium.  More...

GERMAN EXCHANGE HOSTS NEEDED

PHS students and their families who are interested in hosting a German exchange student should contact PHS German Exchange advisor, Sara Cox. More...