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

DESTINEE AMBROSE  More...

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

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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

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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...

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...