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...

Rocket football kicks off season with new press box

The Rocket Stadium press box recently underwent some major renovations, thanks to the Rocket Club, the Person County Board of Education and the Person County Tourism Committee.  The original press box was built in 1966.  More...

PHS band explores themed performances

In a galaxy not so far away, the force is strong with Person High School’s (PHS) band as band members showcase their new Star Wars themed performances during the halftime shows at home varsity football games.  Band director Jonathan Chesso More...

MEET THE STAFF

This year’s Rock’s staff members introduce themselves:   HUNTER WILLIAMS  More...

Class of 2016 future plans reported

The following students reported their college enrollment and military enlistment plans to the Person High School guidance department. More...

Past High School Yearbooks For Sale

Did you miss out on purchasing your Person High School (PHS) yearbook?  The PHS yearbook staff is selling 1993- 2015 yearbooks at reduced prices.  1993-1999, $10  2000-2009, $25  2010-2015, $60   Contact Mrs. More...

ABC 11’s Tim Pulliam speaks to students

ABC 11 reporter Tim Pulliam visited his alma mater, Person High School (PHS), on Friday, April 8 to discuss his success as a journalist.  More...

Earth Day Field Trip

On Friday, April 20, PHS Living Skills students picked up trash at Mayo Park in celebration of Earth Day (April 22) and spent some time fishing. Student Devon Childress learns how to hook a worm.   More...

Past High School Yearbooks For Sale

Did you miss out on purchasing your Person High School yearbook?  The PHS yearbook staff is selling 1993-2015 yearbooks at reduced prices  • 1993-1999, $10; 2000- 2009, $25 ; 2010-2015, $60   Contact Mrs. More...

Former NFL athlete urges PHS seniors to make smart choices

With prom preparations underway, Person High School invited former NFL athlete Roman Gabriel to speak to seniors about the dangers of drugs and alcohol, and steering clear of mistakes he made early in life.  More...