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On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Person High School’s 10th graders took the PreACT to assess their college readiness. In mid-October, these same PHS 10th graders took the PSAT. Person High School is not the … more
Santa’s Helpers is a nonprofit organization that distributes toy donations to families in Roxboro before Christmas each year. Santa’s Helpers has been spreading Christmas cheer to deserving … more
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris has proposed a bill that would extend the school day by three hours. The bill she introduced is called the “Family Friendly School Act.” This act will help align the … more
The English as a Second Language class at Person High has proven effective in preparing students for finding jobs as bilingual speakers. The course is taught by Tania Vives, of Colombia. Vives has … more
Person County High School administrators added many new clubs to the curriculum this year. New clubs include flag football, gamers, math competition, electrical, movies and many more. Students go to … more
After a few years of having a nonexistent Raiders team, the Rocket Battalion of the 4th Army Cadet Brigade has again fielded an active Raiders team. A Raiders team is an athlete for JROTC, all … more
Phones and other electronic devices are leading to poor grades, says Arnold Glass, a lead researcher and a professor of psychology at Rutgers University. Glass led a study to show that … more
Person High School Students work hard in and out of the classroom. Keeping up with school can be a lot of work sometimes, especially when jobs take a lot of free time. Many Person High School … more
The Person High chapter of National Honor Society was busy in October serving the community in several ways. On Oct. 12, NHS volunteers participated in roadside cleanup on U.S. 501 alongside the … more
For the first time ever, My Life Matters hosts clubs in every school in Person County. During the 2019-20 school year, students at Woodland Elementary (the last school in Person Co. without a club) … more
On Wednesday, Oct. 9th, Person High School hosted the annual fall blood drive, sponsored by HOSA. All eligible students, 17 years and older (16 with a parent’s permission), were invited to help out … more
The week leading up to the homecoming game has always been “Spirit Week,” and this year is no different. Person High School’s Student Council decided to mix it up this year and added some … more
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