Staff, students detail wishlist for hypothetical funds

Most people believe that funds for Person High School (PHS) go toward enhancing the efficiency of knowledge.  PHS staff and students recently shared their thoughts on what they would do with the money if the school were granted additional funds. More...

Technological advances have changed way of life

Technology in the past 10 to 15 years has changed and advanced a lot.  For example, the first cell phones that were made were very large and didn’t really work well, but now cell phones are touch screen and allow users to access the Intern More...

Editor's Corner

Whatever it is that you may be experiencing right now, whether it be financial problems, social issues, family mishaps, situations at work, loss of a loved one, stress from school, a mixture of emotions, a spiritual downfall, or just simply a bad day More...

Coming Home and Senior Night

The Person High School Basketball team just recently held its Coming Home game on Saturday, Feb. 1.  More...

PHS holds winter blood drive

On Tuesday, Feb. More...

Katy Perry vs. Lady Gaga

Everyone has a favorite singer; it’s hard to decide between five or 10 of them. In order to have a more accurate result, I decided to conduct a survey concerning Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. More...

Editor's Corner

Seniors, wow it is crazy how graduation is only about five months away and with only one semester left I just want to remind our Class of 2014 to make it count!  More...

Inspirational

William Henley wrote Invictus in 1875 and three years later, in 1888, the poem was published. Even though people refer to the piece as history it still delivers an inspiring message centuries later. More...

Meet 'The Rock' staff

Abigail Williams   More...

Another year of Virtual Enterprise begins at PHS

Person High School has started yet another year with the Virtual Enterprise course. This has been the second year that this course has been offered with instruction by Ms. Tara Hubbard.  More...

Outstanding teachers recognized

As this year draws to a close, Person would like to congratulate some of our outstanding teachers for their accomplishments.  Michael Short: Presented at the NCTE conference in Boston, Mass.   More...

HOSA Takes On Operation Christmas Child

Person High School’s HOSA – Future Health Professionals, formally known as Health Occupations Students of America gathered in November to participate in Operation Christmas Child.  More...

‘Loose Change For Legs’ sponsored by Interact Club

Support Our Local Economy-   Interact Club is an organization made up of students who are passionate about helping the community.  This past month, Nov. More...

prep aring for life after high school

In our ever-changing world, students are expected to be more prepared for life than ever. Here at Person, students and teachers alike are rising to this challenge. More...

Person High School 2013-2014 School Year Calendar

Dec. 10: Winter Sports Pictures – 3:30 – Gym Dec. 12: Progress Reports Sent Home Dec. 19: Band Concert – More...

The Rock Staff

Editors: Andrea Alcantara, Brooke Cavalier, Sidney “Kati” Chambers and Sabrina Jackson  Staff: Dalton Boone, Alyssa Carpenter, Chrisandra Clarence, Amber Conche, Kara Presslar and Abigail Williams  With other contributions/ assi More...

Importance of the French exchange program explained

It is once again time for the French exchange at Person High School (PHS).  Originally started by Mr. Franke, former French teacher at PHS, this semi-annual trip will be taking place again this month. More...

Rock Star of the Year

Violet Bryant was a junior at Person High school when she sang Three Wooden Crosses by Randy Travis for the chorus talent show. It was shortly after this that she found out that she had leukemia. More...

PCC hosts Holocaust workshop

On Oct. 26, teachers from different counties in North Carolina attended a Holocaust workshop in Person County at Piedmont Community College. The workshop was geared toward English and history teachers.  More...

Students bring life to novels

Book club — a place where students can get together and bring life to the novels they read.  More...

Editor's Corner

Life slows down for no one. If you have ever taken a second to look around at the world that is quickly hustling by around you, this becomes quite obvious. More...

Senior night makes Oct. 25, 2013 a night of memories

It was the last home football game of the season and for some, the last time playing on Person High School’s (PHS) field, the last time cheering in front of the stands, the last time playing their instruments for the crowd and the last time wow More...

‘The Rock’ Star of the Week

Ira Brown, a senior at Person High School, began taking martial arts, specifically Tae Kwon Do, classes at Thompson’s Black Belt Academy at the age of 13 and fell in love with it. More...

Veterans, beginners alike welcome to card club

Looking for something fun to do after school? Come down to room 121. Here, every Tuesday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. is card club. Over the past few weeks, the club has grown from three to over 20 members and there is room for more.  More...

PHS remains same 'school of excellence,' but with a different test

Exam day has finally come and it is time to put the semester’s hard work to the test. Stress weighs down on each student as he or she closely analyzes each question and tries to pull forth the pertinent information from the class. More...

PHS shows enthusiasm during ' Spririt Week'

Person High School (PHS) held was Spirit Week Oct. 14-18, which culminated in the Friday night homecoming game.  Monday was Pajama Day. More...

“The Rock” Star of the Week: Brandon Pottorff

Brandon Pottorff, a senior at Person High School, is an accomplished drag racer. Since the age of nine, Pottorff has been racing all over the state. In his nine-year career, Pottorff has won seven drag racing titles, his most recent in 2012. More...

PHS improves on SAT scores

Education is considered to be a critical component of survival in today’s society and an improvement is noted in both North Carolina and Person County’s SAT scores.  More...

Youth for Christ hits high school

Volunteers from the Youth for Christ center in Roxboro created an after school club at Person High School called Campus Life. So far the club has been at the high school for four years.  More...

The Rock Staff

Editors: Andrea Alcantara, Brooke Cavalier, Sidney “Kati” Chambers and Sabrina Jackson.  Staff: Dalton Boone, Alyssa Carpenter, Chrisandra Clarence, Amber Conche, Kara Presslar and Abigail Williams.  With other contributions/ass More...