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...

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

PAYTON KRAUSE  More...

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...

Person High School 2014 Prom

The gym was transformed into a night in Paris for the 2014 Person High School Prom.  More...

Paying it forward

“Paying it forward” is a concept most people are aware of, however they rarely recognize or partake in such kind acts. Within this selfish world, people no longer offer help to others, or even exert a moment of common courtesy. More...

Excellence at Person High School

Grants  An important part of education these days is trying to find new ways to deal with funding shortages. One method schools can use is acquiring grants from outside companies and people.  More...

Excellence at Person High School

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Teacher appreciation

This past week was the nationally recognized Teacher Appreciation Week.  Many parents and others went out of their way to provide meals, snacks, and other small tokens of appreciation to celebrate and thank our teachers for the services they pro More...

The importance of elections

On Tuesday, polls were open in a variety of communities located in Person County from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., hosting primary elections for specific seats. Communities included Allensville, Bushy Fork, Chub Lake, Flat River, Holloway, Hurdle Mills, Mt. More...

Cons of North Carolina education

Today, students in North Carolina are struggling to receive an education that benefits and helps them prepare for the future. Fifty-eight percent of taxes in North Carolina go to educational systems. More...

Important Dates

May 5-16: AP Course Testing May 13: Art Show–5:30- 7:30–Art Hallway May 13: Summer School Meeting (with parents and More...

Film festival takes place at PHS

The Person High School (PHS) “Not So Famous Film Festival” has been going on for five years. Students can make their own videos, as long as they are school appropriate, and submit them to the school’s Media Center.  More...

Rocket seniors ready to blast off

Yes! It’s that time. Person High School (PHS) seniors are applying, committing, enrolling and preparing for college. Students have just received their caps, gowns and invitations. Graduation is right around the corner. More...

PHS HOSA goes to Masonic Home for Children at Oxford

On Saturday, March 22 the students of HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) attended the third MHCO (Masonic Home for Children at Oxford) Great Landscape day.  More...

“The Rock” Star of the Week

This week’s Rock Star is Andrea Alcantara, a senior at Person High School.  She is vice president of Student Council and a member of the National Honor Society, Gear Up, Interact, and many other clubs.  More...

Special Olympics offers athletic opportunities to people with disabilities

While each child has the desire to feel loved and wanted, many children with intellectual disabilities are often left neglected and can sense how their disability burdens their families. More...

Special Olympics: view from a volunteer

Special Olympics was a very special moment for some of the most precious kids of Person County.  It was a fun and inspiring event that has truly changed my point of view in life and made me feel more grateful and blessed with what I have.  More...

Former NFL player speaks to PHS students about dangers of drug, alcohol addiction

Among teenagers, there is a large conformity in the participation of drugs and alcohol. This trending misbehavior is particularly popular around the time of prom, as it is a large after-party activity. More...

Rock Star of the Week: Jonathan Carver

Playing sports and taking AP classes at the same time can be a tough thing to handle. Jonathan Carver, a senior at Person High School, has been juggling both for this entire school year. More...