At age 50, she's still big and beautiful. Beginning this year, Perry Hall High School will mark a half-century of existence with celebratory events stretching 14 months.
"It's going to be a party," Principal George Roberts said.
The scope of the celebration befits the size of the school, which, student-population-wise, is a monster.
As it approaches a landmark year, Perry Hall boasts a student body that has frequently reached or exceeded 2,300 students. This year, it's a shade over 2,200. Student spillover fills nine trailers.
Alumni number 24,000 for a school with enrollment boundaries that reach Harford County on the north, Route 43 on the south, Old...