Special event provides information

The annual College Fair came to Person High School (PHS) on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. More...

MEET THE STAFF

This year’s Rock staff members introduce themselves in part two of two Meet the Staff features.  JAIRIYA WOODS  More...

Dressing for the career

Earlier this week, the Person High School CTE (Career and Technical Education) department dressed the part for a career directly related to the courses taught. More...

MEET THE STAFF

This year’s Rock staff members introduce themselves in Part one of two Meet the Staff features.  BRIANNA BABOT  More...

Does the system work?

From Michael Brown to Renisha McBride, police brutality and the rampant mistrust of cops has been ingrained in certain parts of society and cultures.  From an early age, many have been taught that cops are always here for our protection, and to More...

Hollywood Premiere

Hannah Vaughn, Renise Ford-Pulliam, and Courtney Leonard were in attendance at the Person High School 2015 prom, Hollywood Premiere.   More...

School social workers help students succeed in spite of hardships

Person High School (PHS) social worker Sharon Pettiford plays a vital role in student academic achievements and goals.  Pettiford explained, “My job is to promote and enhance the overall academic mission, by providing services that strengt More...

Students travel to New York

Person High School (PHS) Virtual Enterprise teacher Tara Hubbard and her students traveled to New York on April 13 for the annual Youth Business Summit week. More...

Teacher Cadet program helps engage young learners

North Carolina is facing a public school teacher shortage and many hope the high school Teacher Cadet program will offer a solution.  Person High School (PHS) teacher Whitney Sharlow advises students in the school’s Teacher Cadet program.& More...

To leave or not to leave

Many high school students wish administrators would consider allowing students to leave campus during their assigned lunch periods at Person High School (PHS).  More...

Campus Life

Many people tend to disassociate God with the public school system due to the separation of church and state. More...

ROCK STAR TEACHER

English I teacher Lotticia Mack is the Rock Star Teacher of the Month.  “I was completely surprised by the nomination. More...

Dropout rate decreases, work to motivate students to stay in school continues

In March, Person High School (PHS) received the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s Consolidated Data Report that includes data on dropout information from the previous school year.  More...

Former student receptions held

On April 23, Person High School (PHS) seniors who attended elementary school in Person County were invited to set foot in those hallways once again to attend receptions in honor of their successes as members of the 2015 graduating class.  More...

Attitude effect on aptitude

The practice of assessing student academic achievement through state exams has grown in the last several years since the implementation of North Carolina end-of-grade (EOG) and end-of-course (EOC) exams.  More...

PHS students tour UNC Chapel Hill

On April 20, 21 Person High School (PHS) students traveled to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) to meet with admissions and tour the campus.  More...

Governor's School bound

Person High School students Tiffany Long, Mary-Louise Kafer and Cassie Gentry were recently nominated to attend the Governor’s School of North Carolina. More...

PHS trains teachers to be iEngineers

Twenty-seven Person High School (PHS) teachers representing all subject areas have been at work this school year becoming iEngineers, classroom technology tool gurus who can assist other teachers in using online learning tools to engage student learn More...

Harper Lee makes unexpected comeback with release of second novel, ‘Go Set a Watchman’

Celebrated author Harper Lee is making her comeback a little later than expected; 55 years later, to be exact. According to The New York Times, Tonja B. More...

Myth about teacher work hours debunked

There is, for some, a misconception that educators only work seven hours a day with paid summers off to do whatever they please, whenever they please. More...

ROCK STAR STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Freshman Brandon Sluss is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star Student of the Week.  Sluss was nominated by PHS guidance counselor Jim Warburg, who said, “Brandon is taking every high-end class he possibly can, including SAT Prep aft More...

ROCK STAR TEACHER OF THE MONTH

Nominated by his coworker and fellow basketball coach Prentice Hargrove, Dwayne Johnson is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star Teacher of the Month.  More...

Pi Day

Many celebrated Pi Day around the world on March 14th, 2015, and the Person High School Math department joined in the celebration. According to Merriam-Webster, Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. More...

Remembering Kurt Cobain

When some hear the name, Kurt Cobain, they remember him as one of the most powerful voices of all time.  Person High School English teacher and Nirvana fan, Phillip Gillis, said “Cobain wrote the most profound lyrics of any artist in my li More...

Is society becoming too fast for baseball?

The game of baseball has seen many changes since its celebrated beginning, from the pitcher’s mound being lowered to a maximum of 10 inches in 1969 to adding a designated hitter (DH) in the American League in 1973.  Rules are added in an e More...

ROCK STAR STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Nominated by chemistry and forensics teacher Micki Powell, Senior Brianna McLamb is Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week.  More...

PHS JROTC program earns second place award

On March 22, Person High School’s (PHS) Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) Drill Team competed in a drill competition at Dan River High School in Danville, Virginia and placed second out of 11 schools for squad unarmed, without More...

Administrators share information about themselves

Beginning in the 2013-14 school year, Person High School (PHS) has seen a change in administration. Four of the five administrative positions have changed hands.  More...

Schools celebrate Music in Our Schools Month

On Thursday, March 12, the Person County Band and Chorus programs hosted the 2015 Music in Our Schools Concert at the Kirby Theater.  Music in Our Schools is celebrated during the month of March, a “time of year when music education become More...

Rising freshmen tour PHS

February was Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, and Person High School (PHS) worked collaboratively with Piedmont Community College (PCC) to offer tours to rising freshmen from Northern and Southern middle schools. More...

PHS student receives top honor at dance competition

On March 14 and 15, several Person High School (PHS) students and their fellow dance classmates performed in the Star Talent Dance Competition in Louisburg with Christi’s Dance Center of Roxboro.  The two-day competition included different More...

Outstanding Teenager Award

Person High School staff nominated four outstanding seniors for the Roxboro Jaycees' Outstanding Teenager Award. Pictured are the nominees, Taylor Foote, Dewayne Vaughn, Taylor Williams and Annie Short. More...

PHS teachers stock shelves

On March 2, the Roxboro Rotary Club opened its annual teacher store at Person High School (PHS). More...

ROCK STAR TEACHER

Spanish teacher Prentice Hargrove is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star Teacher of the Month.  Last month’s nominee, Karen Fitzpatrick, said, “I nominated Mr. More...

Prom preparations underway

Prom is only weeks away and preparations at Person High School (PHS) are underway.  Prom coordinator and PHS Challenge advisor Shelby Williams and the selected committee are currently making preparations for the big night.  More...

French exchange students experience less time in American classrooms and more time enjoying Person County snow

On Feb. 14, 12 French exchange students (nine girls and three boys) traveled from Haguenau, France to Roxboro to meet their host families and to spend time in Person High School (PHS) classrooms.  Then, the unexpected happened. More...

ROCK STAR STUDENT

Senior DeAngelo Lunsford is Person High School’s Rock Star Student of the Week.  Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher Rhonda Daye nominated Lunsford.  More...

Cheer Dance Explosion considered successful

On Jan. More...

Teaching empathy in the classroom

One of the hot topics in educational and societal discussions today is how to build empathy and encourage compassion in the youth of today. More...

Rock Star Student

Nominated by Person High School (PHS) media coordinator Karen Fitzpatrick, junior Elyssa Koutsis is PHS’s Rock Star of the Week.  “Elyssa has handled the challenges in her life well, as she does in all situations, and she is liked by More...

Rock Star Teacher

Person High School (PHS) media coordinator Karen Fitzpatrick is the Rock Star Teacher of the Month. Former Rock Star Teacher of the Month, Jarrett Weaver, said he passed the award to Fitzpatrick because he holds her in high regard.  More...

Former GMA host speaks to PHS journalism students

David Hartman, the first male host of ABC’s Good Morning America, spoke to Person High School (PHS) students on Tuesday, Feb. More...

Saying farewell to a choral legend

On Jan. 30, 2015, Person High School’s (PHS) beloved chorus teacher, Beth Gillis, retired.  Ms. Gillis decided to retire after teaching at PHS for three and a half years. More...

Used shoes sales give clean water to those in need

Three Person High School (PHS) clubs — Interact, National Honor Society, and Key Club — are participating in a fundraiser that will aid families in Africa that are in need of clean water. More...

Juniors prepare for ACT testing

Juniors at Person High School (PHS) are beginning to study for one of the biggest tests of their high school career, the American College Test.  More...

MEET THE ROCK STAFF

MIKAYLA BRYAN  More...

ROCK STAR TEACHER OF THE MONTH

Jarrett Weaver is Person High School’s (PHS) Rock Star Teacher of the Month. Weaver is an exceptional children’s teacher in the PHS Occupational Course of Study program and also Southern Middle School’s head wrestling coach. More...

Preparations necessary for high school graduation, college admission highlighted

When high school freshman enter Person High School (PHS) for the first time, the school staff works diligently to help students prepare for high school graduation and college admission.  Unfortunately, many students do not worry about preparatio More...

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Person County Schools GE ARUP staff recently bused a group of Person High School seniors to North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University for a college tour. More...

Educational Apps recommended

Some of the best educational apps that students may be able to use for school were searched out and ranked.  The list is included below along with a brief description of each app. More...