FAQs for New Students

Q:  What time does school start and end?
A:   7:45 am to 2:20 pm; after 7:45 am you are late to school.

Q:   What is “A” day or “B” Day?
A:   PHHS has 90 minute classes with 4 periods on an “A” day and 4 periods on a“B” day. A and B days alternate.  For a copy of the yearlong BCPS A/B Day schedule click here

Q:  When do I eat lunch?
A:  There are four lunch shifts which are built into the 3rd period class. Lunch shifts A-D are indicated next to period 3 on your schedule. Your whole 3rd period class on “A” days or “B” days will eat at the same time. Lunch time
may be different on “A” days and on “B” days.

Q: Do I have to take PE and wear a PE uniform?
 A: All BCPS students must gain one credit in “Fitness Foundations/Mastery” or
Physical Education. All PE students can purchase a PE uniform and padlock
during the first week of school.

Q: Do I have to wear a uniform to school?
A:  No. It is expected that students attending Perry Hall High School will continue
to dress appropriately for an educational setting. See student planner for more details.

Q: Is summer reading assigned?
A: Yes, this information can be found on the Perry Hall HS website or a hard copy is available in the school counseling office.

Q: How do I purchase lunch?
A: You can add money to a debit card by going two ways link

You can apply for Free or Reduced Lunch (qualification based on income). 
This takes up to two weeks to go into effect. You are responsible for supplying
lunch or money until this program is in effect. Link here

You can also pack or bring money for lunch.  It costs approx. $3.00 for a

Q: How will I get information about bus transportation?
A: Bus information for summer enrollments will come via school messenger. 
If you have questions you can speak with the AP in charge of transportation, Ms. Anne Dorsey or Mrs. Molly Kessel in the front office at 443-809-5108

Q: Is there a school supply list?
A: Because there is a great variety of classes here at Perry Hall HS we suggest
you come prepared the first day with a three ring binder (2.5-3 inches), loose
leaf paper, dividers, pens, pencils and a book bag. After the first few days
specific classes may have specific items you need to purchase for that class.