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  • Mariner Fun Run!

    On November 1st, our 2-week MARINER FUN RUN fundraising program will begin and we are so excited! We’ll start with a Pep Rally, then your family will have time to get pledges, and then every student in the school will participate in the actual FUN RUN! This year, our goal is to raise $18,000 for NEW Technology in our PHS classrooms and we need your help! Please begin thinking about friends and family who could pledge your student for our MARINER FUN RUN. Look for a pledgebook to come home on November 1st to learn how to pledge. And don’t forget to save the Fun Run Date—November 9th—on your calendar. You’re invited to come out and cheer on our students!


    Please check your email to see a FUN, short video that will show your family a small taste of the excitement to come:


    Thank you for supporting Perry Harrison and have a great day!”


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    OCTOBER 21 - 27, 2016

    Friday, October 21 st – “Team Up Against Drugs” – Team spirit day

    Be sure to wear your favorite team jersey or shirt.

    You can also wear your Mariner Pride colors.

    Monday, October 24 th – “Sock it to Drugs” 

    Wear different shoes and socks this day. The brighter the better.

    Tuesday, October 25 th – “I Elect to Be Drug Free” 

    Wear red, white and blue on this day.

    Wednesday, October 26 th – “Wild About Being Drug Free” 

    Feel free to wear wacky, mismatched clothes.

    Thursday, October 27 th – “Hats off to being Drug Free” 

    Wear your favorite hat today.

    We hope to see EVERYONE participating and having fun this week!


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  • School Tours
    Friday, October 21st at 8:30 am
    Friday, November 18th at 8:30 am
    Friday, December 9th at 8:30 am
    Please email Mrs. Munoz at if you are interested in signing up for a building tour.

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  • Order Your YearBook Now!

    Use the link below to order


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  • Welcoming our students back to School!

    Please click here for student supply lists for the upcoming school year!



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  • We are pleased to announce our

    Teaching Assistant of the Year, Ms. Doris Snipes!

    Doris Snipes

    Ms. Snipes has worked at Perry Harrison for many years and also serves as one of our great bus drivers.  She helps all the students in her grade level and throughout the school in many capacities.  She works very hard to make Perry Harrison a wonderful place to go to school!


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  • We are very pleased to announce the

    Perry Harrison Bus Driver of the Year, Ms. Doris Gilmore!  

    Bus Driver of the Year

    Ms. Gilmore has worked at Perry Harrison for many years and has been a great help and influence to all of our students.  She is a Teaching Assistant and a Bus Driver, so she works very hard! 

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  • Needed: Substitute Bus Drivers

     We are striving to build our pool of available substitute bus drivers. Chatham County Schools will offer a bus driver class on October 26, 27 & 29 at the Central Office South Conference Room (Horton Middle School) from 9:00am to 3:00pm each day. If you or someone you know may be interested in taking the course, please contact assistant principal John Heath at or 919-967-9925, ext. 35232.


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  • Morning and Afternoon Traffic Patterns 

    Thank you for your patience during morning drop off and afternoon pick up times. Late last year the traffic pattern was evaluated by the Chatham County Schools’ Central Office staff and the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office.  We recognize that traffic has increased this year.  Below are the directions for traffic flow.  Please bear with us as we continue to monitor this situation.


    Freda Hicks




    ·       Each day we will close the traditional front driveway entrance from approximately 2:30-3:15.  During this time frame, cars will enter via the traditional driveway exit and proceed through the upper parking lot.  An additional lane has been added to this part of the driveway to accommodate the traffic pattern.

    ·       Two car rider queue lines will extend from the front of the school through the upper parking lot.  Drivers that intend to pick up car riders will join and follow one of the two queue lines.

    ·       No procedural changes will occur for picking up students and exiting the driveway.

    ·       Individuals that wish to park and access the school or leave campus between approximately 2:30-3:15 are advised to utilize the gravel parking lot on the corner of Hamlet Chapel Road and River Rd, and follow the pathway that extends through the wooded area. Please use the front door(Main Entrance).


    • All cars entering in the mornings should enter through the second gate which is the entrance with the yellow gate arm.
    • Please stay in the line and not go around cars as some students do exit the car on the left.
    • Individuals parking should also go through second gate and exit through the entrance near the Perry Harrison sign.
    • Please do not enter through the entrance with the (Perry Harrison sign) in the mornings.

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  • Perry Harrison School has New School Hours!

    School starts at 7:55 AM
    School ends at 2:55 PM
    Students may be dropped off at the
    Multipurpose Room Entrance at 7:25 AM 
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  • Anonymous Bullying Reporting
    Anonymous Bullying Report Form
    Use this form to anonymously report patterns of bullying.
    Please note we define bullying as “repeated and intentional behavior that hurts another person physically or emotionally”.
    Bullying may include:
    • Physical Bullying
    • Verbal Bullying
    • Relational Bullying
    • High Tech Bullying
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  • STEM Excellence Awards Finalist!
    • Perry Harrison was named a finalist for the national STEM Excellence Award for elementary school STEM programs.  We are one of three finalists chosen from hundreds of elementary schools across the country.  Ms. Lemons and Ms. Gill represented Perry Harrison by presenting our STEM program to conference attendees from across the country.
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