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Calling All Juniors: SAT Prep

February 20, 2020 1:02pm | Hailey Hopkins

If you are a junior at Perry Hall, you will most likely be taking the SAT on March 25. And with the SAT coming up, you are probably trying to find effective ways to study and actually remember the information. Khan Academy offers official SAT […]

Stereotypes: What Can We Do?

February 5, 2020 1:33pm | The Hallmark Staff

Throughout the school year, the Hallmark will focus on various student voices and groups. Maelada (May) Yowell approached the Hallmark and expressed interest in sharing her experiences with stereotypes and what people can do to be more understanding. Some may argue that racial stereotypes are […]

Two New Completer Programs for 2020-21 School Year

December 12, 2019 2:00pm | Alisha Hancock

Next school year, two more completer programs are being offered to PHHS students: Food and Beverage Industry ProStart and Teacher Academy of Maryland. The Teacher Academy of Maryland completer program is headed by Ms. Hilary Scala, Business and Consumer Science. A teacher recommendation is required […]

Freshmen Transition Committee

November 20, 2019 2:27pm | Staff Writer; Interview by Justin Jacobs

High school can be overwhelming for all students, but especially for freshmen.  In order to support freshmen academically, Mr. Logan Belinda and Ms. Caitlin Furman lead a program to assist freshmen throughout their first year of high school. Statistically freshmen fail more often than any […]

Applying to Colleges: What should seniors be doing now?

November 20, 2019 1:55pm | Alisha Hancock

Now that November is in full swing, many seniors are done applying to college and are awaiting acceptances. Laziness and senioritis become the silent killers of grades and work ethic. Seniors with later deadlines or regular decision deadlines should still be working on their applications […]

Girls’ Varsity Soccer: Another Run for States

November 7, 2019 3:49pm | Gabby Chiericoni and Kylie McAllister

The Girls’ Varsity Soccer team will play their state semifinal game against Montgomery Blair High School at Gaithersburg High School on Saturday, November 9 at 5 p.m.  Lead by Coach Matt Smoot, this game will determine who will play in the Maryland state finals.  The […]

GSA: A Welcome Place for All

October 25, 2019 12:27pm | Fatou Sonko, Staff Writer

Gay Straight Alliance, also know as GSA, is a unique club at Perry Hall High school, created almost seven years ago. The group was created to be a safe place for LGBTQ students. Statistics show that 77% of LGBTQ teens are more stressed out than […]

SADD-Sponsored Blood Drive: October 24

October 21, 2019 12:05pm | Hailey Hopkins

On Thursday, October 24th, SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) will be hosting an American Red Cross student and staff blood drive.  Both students and staff are invited to donate. The blood drive will be held in the auditorium from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. It […]

College Fair 2019

October 10, 2019 12:05pm | Alisha Hancock

On Thursday, October 3, Perry Hall High School held its annual college fair from 6:30 to 8 for the benefit of all students who plan on attending college. About 83 colleges attended the college fair last Thursday, most of them from surrounding areas. The event […]

Club Fair Preview

October 2, 2019 6:57pm | Hailey Hopkins

With the club fair quickly approaching, here a few newer clubs offered at PHHS to check out. Animal Impact Club Animal Impact Club is ideal for students who are interested in bettering the health and well-being of animals. Their main goal is to educate others […]