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April 29th, 2019

Elementary Battle of the Books

Regional Winners!!



Perry Harrison Elementary Battle of the Books Team Wins Region 3 Regional Championship!!


On Saturday, April 13, our team traveled to Polenta Elementary School in Garner, NC to compete, even though it was during Spring Break. Nine teams competed, each team playing eight times. Competition was fierce, but our team ended with the most points and won the Grand Prize!


Congratulations to the team: Chloe Ames, Marielle Byers, Colin Dorney, Adrian Fedoriw, James Flanagan, Rebecca Hoopes, Claire McGuire, Theo Nicholas, Taylor Perry, Jaedyn Rader, Brenda Randell, and Carson Smith.





April 25, 2019

Odyssey of the Mind Competition


Odyssey of the Mind is is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. Students compete in a local competition and Perry Harrison had 4 teams participate this year!


In the Primary event on 2/16, there were two teams representing PHS led by Regi Bradley and Chris Frew. The two teams worked to solve the Museum Makers Challenge. Congrats to Team Fish: Preston Lauren, Mazzy Danford, Caroline Tiger, Aubree Wallace, Milo Segovia-Welsh, Nolan Rizvi and to Team Space: Phoebe O'Daniel, Avery Hopkins, Cora Klinges, Ethan Vaughn, Evan Pallen, Evan Bowen.
PHS was also represented by two teams at the Eastern Regional Odyssey of the Mind competition held at NC Central University. The teams were competing with students from 20 counties near the greater Raleigh area including Orange, Durham and Wake counties. Hide in Plain Sight Team did a great job in the spontaneous challenge, placing second in their problem/division. The Structure Toss Team placed second out of 15 teams, which qualified them for the state competition at ECU on April 6, where they placed 5th in their division! Congrats to Hide in Plain Sight Team led by Dana Griffin and Michelle Mann: Ellie Bowen, Colton Mann, Madi Mann, Wyatt Marchun, Kimberly Martinez, Aric Stech, Tatum White; and to the Structure Toss Team, led by Michael Bradley: Jack Baliff, Liam Bradley, Aria Browndyke, Nicole Clamann, Avery Mangum, Brayden Ritchea, Renee Rizvi.


April 11, 2019

31st Annual Chatham County Schools

Young Author's Celebration


Perry Harrison School is very proud to announce two District Level First Place Winners at the District Young Author Celebration!


Waelynn Hardee won First Place for the District in Kindergarten - Second Grade with her book, Ellie and Waelynn's Circus Adventure.


Claire Patterson won First Place for the District in Third - Fifth Grade with her book, A Normal Day.


Both books will be on display, along with the other two winning books, at McIntyre's Fine Books in Fearrington for the next month. Drop by and read them!





April 4, 2019
North Carolina Science Olympiad


NC Science Olympiad is a collaborative outlet for students who enjoy problem solving and challenges involving science, technology, engineering and math. This season, students built bottle rockets for the 3,2,1, Blast Off event, studied native trees and insects for the Backyard Biologist event, built towers out of pasta for the Pasta Tower event, built K'nex cars and ramps for the Ramp and Roll event, learned how to create games using scratch for the ProGamer event and used scientific tests to solve a mystery in the Super Sleuths event. 
Students competed in a local competition this past weekend. 
Perry Harrison NCSO Team (coached by Abbey Drechsler, Dawn Rizvi, Imran Rizvi, Michael Bradley and Regi Bradley): Addison Lauren, Aria Browndyke, Claire Cantrell, Claire Prehodka, Emma Lloyd, Felix Pardue, Henry Dangel, Jack Baliff, Jack Hadley, Karmen Alston, Liam Bradley, Nolan Rizvi, Oliver Pulito, Penelope Faris, Renee Rizvi, Sanjay Subramani, Sophe Hayes, Sophie Pulito, Stephanie Frankowski, Stuart Vaughn, Taylor Perry, Waylon Rogers-Vickers, Wyatt Marchun





March 19, 2019
Elementary Battle of the Books

District Winners!



On March 19th, our PHS Elementary Battle of the Books Team competed in the District Competition in Pittsboro. They faced five other teams from other schools in Chatham County.

 We are proud to announce that our EBoB Team won! We have the Chatham County District Championship Team again. This is Perry Harrison’s Fifth, First-Place win!


We are so very proud of all the hard work that our team members put into this effort. All of the members worked tirelessly to make this win possible. They are AWESOME!

    PHS PTA sponsors our Team and we are so grateful for this opportunity!


Team Members are:

Chloe Ames
Marielle Byers
Colin Dorney
Adrian Fedoriw
James Flanagan
Rebecca Hoopes
Claire McGuire
Theo Nicholas
Taylor Perry
Jaedyn Rader
Brenda Randell
Carson Smith





March 12, 2019
Dr. Seuss Reading Challenge Winners!



The results are in! All of the students who entered should be so proud of themselves! Students read anywhere from one book to 121 books!
Altogether, PHS students read a total of 4,002 Dr. Seuss books during the one week challenge!!
Individual Grade Level Winners:
Kindergarten - Parker Brown (45 books)
1st Grade - Lucas Hodge (68 books)
2nd Grade - Landon Turner (110 books)
3rd Grade - Cecelia Kelly (35 books)
4th Grade - Dana Sudhir (121 books)
5th Grade - Sophe Hayes (49 books)
And a special shout out goes to 2nd Grade! These students read a total of 1,469 books as a grade level - wow!! Way to go 2nd grade!!
Congratulations to all our readers!!








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