Teach in Person Scholarship enters into fifth year

The Sarah Elizabeth Morton Teach in Person Scholarship awards two Person High School students a $1,000 scholarship if they plan to return to Person County to teach upon college graduation.  The campaign for the scholarship fund began on Monday, More...

Students register for 2016-2017 school year

Registration for the 2016-2017 school year is underway. Eighth-grade Southern and Northern middle school students met with high school guidance counselors and visited the Person High School (PHS) campus in preparation for the transition. More...

PHS students broadcast news show ‘The Word’

Person High School (PHS) recently began filming a broadcast news show called The Word. More...

Jessica Wheeler awarded Teacher Education Fellows scholarship

Jessica Wheeler, a Person High School (PHS) senior who has a passion for education, recently received the Teacher Education Fellows scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG).  More...

National Technical Honor Society inducts members

The Person High School National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) held an induction ceremony on Feb. More...

Person High School hosts Gamer Day

The Person High School (PHS) media center sponsored a Gamer Day fundraiser on Feb. More...

PHS weighs in on presidential campaign

The students of Person High School recently completed a Google poll to find out which presidential candidates he or she would vote for in the upcoming 2016 presidential election.  Four candidates were presented in the poll — Democratic can More...

JROTC prepares students for the military

Person High School’s (PHS) Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (JROTC) students, lead by Sergeant John Coley and Chief Paul Rauscher, recently completed the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), a test that helps students predict More...

DECA competes in Greensboro

Person High School (PHS) members of DECA, an association of marketing students, attended the North Carolina Career Development Conference Thursday, March 10 through Saturday, March 12 at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro.  More...

Dallas Huff impresses with tractor driving skills

Person High School junior and Future Farmers of America (FFA) member Dallas Huff participated in the State FFA Tractor Driving Career Development Event in Raleigh on Feb. More...

Volleyball star earns full scholarship

Person High School varsity volleyball player Casey Goodwin received a full Division I athletic scholarship to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. More...

FFA Cookout

Person High School FFA Students held a fundraiser outside Tractor Supply on Saturday, March 5, and sold grilled bologna burgers and hotdogs to the public. More...

ROCK STAR

Person High School (PHS) senior Damion Hamlett is the Rock Star Student of the Week.  Hamlett was recommended by math teacher Kayla Haga.  “Damion is a leader in the classroom. More...

FFA members work horse riding competition

Members of Person High School’s (PHS) FFA recently attended a mounted shooting, horse competition at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds Horse Complex.  The event was hosted by the Double L Bar Shooters.  More...

Local politicians visit classrooms

Person High School recently welcomed four politicians to classrooms to be a teacher for a day.  Joe Parrish, 2016 NC House Democratic candidate for District 2, served in David Kleine’s American History class. More...

PHS sponsors ‘Beautification’ project

Person High School (PHS) is sponsoring a beautification project.  The beautification project was initiated by PHS Principal Nenell Sydnor- Waugh and has been handed to PHS ninth-grade assistant principal Jenna Regan, who will oversee and initiat More...

Finnish exchange student experiences America

Seventeen- year-old Jenny Kostiainen, an exchange student from Turku, Finland, who came to Person High School in August of 2015, said she “appreciates Americans more than she did before.” Kostiainen was attracted to America after her sister lived in More...

Questbridge scholarship awarded to PHS scholar

Person High School (PHS) senior Blake Jones was recently awarded the Questbridge scholarship, which is worth over $200,000. More...

Key Club members read to preschoolers

On Feb. 12, members of the Person High School Key Club took a field trip to Earl Bradsher Preschool (EBP) to serve as reading buddies to students. More...

PHS alumni offer college advice

College advisor Sonam Aidasani and GEAR UP coordinator Kelly Woody hosted the Person High School (PHS) Alumni College Fair on Jan. More...

UNC-Asheville admissions reps visit PHS

On Feb. More...

Laptops issued to students open doors

This school year, Person High School (PHS) students were given the option to rent a Person County Schools (PCS) laptop to use at school and at home during the school year. More...

ROCK STAR

Senior Margaret (Maggie) Childers is the Person High School (PHS) Rock Star of the Week.  PHS earth science teacher Rebecca Jackson nominated Childers.  More...

Celebrating ‘Coming Home’

The annual Person High School (PHS) Coming Home basketball game was held Friday, Jan. More...

PHS hosts blood drive

Person High School hosted a blood drive on Feb. More...

New staff members welcomed at PHS

Person High School (PHS) recently welcomed new staff members to the 2015-2016 school year.  More...

Tech fair coming up March 10

Person County Schools’ second annual technology fair will be held on March 10 at Southern Middle School.  The technology fair is a competitive event for students who have created technology projects to showcase to a panel of judges.  More...

MEET THE ROCK STAFF

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PHS students, teacher serve in Guatemala

This past summer, Person High School (PHS) teacher Allison Dacus and PHS students Katie Ann Oakley and Zach Carver traveled with other members of Roxboro Baptist Church to the Central American country of Guatemala to serve the people of Quetzaltenang More...

ROCK STAR OF THE WEEK

Senior Cody Johnson is the Person High School Rock Star of the week, nominated by PHS Instructional Technology Facilitator Shirlrona Johnson.  More...

Students participate in Hour of Code

On Dec. 8, Hour of Code was hosted in the Person High School (PHS) media center. The Hour of Code is a global movement that has taken place in more than 180 countries. More...

PHS Virtual Enterprise class offers opportunity for real success

The Virtual Enterprise (VE) classes from Person High School (PHS) attended the Midwest Trade Fair in Gatlinburg, Tennessee Nov. More...

Rock Star of the Week

Senior Katie Slaughter is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star of the Week. PHS marketing teacher Lisa Garrett nominated Slaughter for this honor.  “Katie is a role model in the classroom. More...

PHS hosts German exchange students

Nineteen high school students from Germany arrived in North Carolina on Sept. More...

PHS Rocket Club supports athletic programs

The Rocket Club is an organization that works directly with the Person High School (PHS) athletic programs to offer financial support to all sports and to volunteer their time assisting with football concessions.  The Rocket Club has become a b More...

Club gives students opportunity to ‘let their voices be heard’

Teens who are interested in speaking out on societal issues and enjoy sharing opinions can join Speak up and Speak Out (SUSO), a Person High School (PHS) club advised by English teacher Joan Hodges.  “This club gives students an opportunit More...

Person High supports Relay for Life

Person High School’s Key Club helped the Person County Relay for Life team prepare for the big event on Oct. 16 and sponsored a booth that evening for kids.  More...

PHS service organization invites students to join

The Interact Club of Person High School (PHS) recently held its first of weekly meetings planned throughout the school year.  Interact Club is a community service-oriented club sponsored by the Rotary International Club. More...

PHS cheerleaders prepare future members in ‘Baby Rockets’ camp

Person High School (PHS) cheerleaders hosted the annual Baby Rockets Cheerleading Camp on Saturday, Oct. 17.  The camp provides young girls the opportunity to experience cheerleading at the high school level.  More...

PHS students participate in UNC’s annual J-Day

On Oct. More...

Guidance staff hosts Parent Academies to encourage parental participation

On Thursday, Sept. 17 and Tuesday, Sept. More...

Rocket Homecoming doesn’t dissapoint

Person High School’s (PHS) Student Council worked to make the Rocket Homecoming Week, Oct. 5 - 9, better than ever before.  The Rockets football team capped off the week with a win when they took on the East Chapel Hill Wildcats on Oct. More...

Automotive class takes field trip to ZMAX

The Person High School Automotive class, instructed by David Jones, traveled to the ZMAX Dragway in Charlotte on Sept. 18 to join over 2,000 other North Carolina high school students.  More...

Scholarship applications available now

Scholarship applications are available to Person High School (PHS) students in the Guidance office and on the PHS Guidance web page, giving students opportunities to find ways to help pay for college.  PHS College Corps Advisor Sonam Aidasani is More...

PHS media specialist inspires media center revival

Ms. More...

Living Skills program prepares students

The Person High School (PHS) Living Skills program, taught by Ashley Clayton and teacher assistant Allison Morris, is taking further actions in getting students in the exceptional children’s program ready for the real world.  This class is More...

Youth visit Honduras

Two Person High School (PHS) students and two recent graduates of PHS ventured to Honduras, Central America this past June in pursuit of sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with the underprivileged and in assisting them with basic provisions and a pla More...

ROCK STAR

Senior Xavier Bryant was nominated by English teacher Joan Hodges as Person High School’s Rock Star of the Week.  More...

Chorus sponsors car wash

The Person High School Chorus Department sponsored a car wash at Walker Insurance Agency on Sept. More...

ROCK STAR

Senior Katie Tuck is the Person High School (PHS) Rock Star of the Week. PHS English and journalism teacher Allison Dacus nominated Tuck for this honor.  More...