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

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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...

ROCK STAR OF THE WEEK

Freshman and Person High School cheerleader Aniyah Shannon is this week’s Rock Star of the Week, as nominated by Person High School (PHS) English teacher Lotticia Mack.  More...

Person hosts FFA events

National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Organization members from Granville Central High School, J.F. Webb High School, Northern High School, Person High School and Roxboro Community School met in Roxboro on Dec. More...

'Hour of Code' event held

On Thursday, Dec. 11, the Person High School (PHS) Media Center hosted the worldwide Hour of Code event.  During this event, students were given the opportunity to learn computer programing skills. Mrs. More...

ROCK STAR OF THE WEEK

Freshman and Person High School cheerleader Aniyah Shannon is this week’s Rock Star of the Week, as nominated by Person High School (PHS) English teacher Lotticia Mack.  More...

FFA students show off driving skills

National FFA (Future Farmers of America) Organization students from Person High School (PHS) traveled to Oxford in December to compete in the Kerr Federation Tractor and Truck Driving Career Development events. More...

Jeremy Clayton — ‘Voice of the Rockets’

Jeremy Clayton, a 1990 Person High School (PHS) graduate, is the “ Voice of the Rockets.” He broadcasting play by play for the PHS Rockets’ football and basketball games, as well as postseason volleyball games.  Clayton said 13 More...

Entitlement – A growing problem in high school athletics

A sense of entitlement seems to be a growing problem in high school athletics.  Some spectators believe they are entitled to publicly bash athletes and coaches during a sporting event, on social media, or elsewhere.  Some parents believe st More...

ROCK STAR STUDENT OF THE WEEK

Mike Terry is a senior at Person High School (PHS), and thanks to PHS teacher Allison Dacus, he is the Rock Star of the Week.  Ms. Dacus, who teaches English, said “Mike gives assignments his best effort and respects his teachers. More...

ROCK STAR TEACHER OF THE MONTH

Bernadette Ragland, a ninth-grade world history teacher at Person High School (PHS), is the Rock Star Teacher of the Month.  English teacher Barbara King chose Ms. Ragland because she thinks very highly of her.  More...

Teacher takes learning beyond the classroom

Education is not just something that only occurs in the classroom. More...

Tiffany Long the Rock Star Student of the Week

Tiffany Long is a senior at Person High School (PHS), and thanks to PHS teacher Rhonda Daye, she is the Rock Star of the Week.  More...

Barbara King the Rock Star Teacher of the Month

Barbara King, an 11th-grade English teacher at Person High School, is the Rock Star Teacher of the Month.  King has spent most of her 41 years in public education as a high school English teacher.  More...

Club grows out of love for reading

Founded and run by students, the book club at Person High School (PHS) is an informal group that has a common interest and love of printed materials. More...

Program provides college access services

“GEAR UP” is Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs. GEAR UP provides students from low income families the opportunity to go to college. More...

Preparing exceptional children for the real world

Special things are happening at Person High School (PHS) for a wonderful group of students. More...

PHS students participate in J-Day

Person High School English, journalism, and yearbook students attended the North Carolina Scholastic Media Association’s (NCSMA) 17th Annual High School Journalism Day at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Thursday Oct. More...

Long-running German Exchange Program continues

The German Exchange Program has become a tradition at Person High School (PHS), and it is still going strong for over three decades. The exchange program brings another area of the world to the hallways and classrooms of Person High School. More...

Rock Star of the Week

Dewayne Vaughn is a senior at Person High School (PHS), and thanks to PHS guidance counselor Connee White, he is our Rock Star of the Week.  More...

MEET THE ROCK STAFF

This is part two of a two-part series about The Rock staff.   ANNA BIVINS  More...

ROCK STAR

Taylor Grinstead, a high school junior, is Person High School’s Rock Star of the Week.  More...

MEET THE ROCK STAFF

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Seniors dance in their final recitals

Numerous seniors at Person High School are involved in dance. Some of these seniors have been strongly dedicated to dance since the age of three. It is more than just dance to them; it is life.  More...

The Yearbooks are HERE!

On May 16th, Person High School (PHS) received the incoming yearbook delivery. The yearbook committee has worked extra hard to get the yearbook done and ready for the spring delivery. More...

Two-day rock fest entertaining spring event

On May 3 and 4 the Carolina Rebellion was held in Charlotte North Carolina at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Carolina Rebellion is a rock fest sponsored by Monster Energy Drink that happens once every year for two days.  More...