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  • A note from Carol Grzybowski, Perpich Arts High School Counselor – March 24, 2020

    March 24, 2020

    Students and Families,
    Hi everyone! I am well aware that it’s Spring Break and you may or may not be on your email, BUT I’d love to offer some help to anyone who needs it.
    Please reach out to me – carol.grzybowski@pcae.k12.mn.us. I am…

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  • 2020 National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

    March 20, 2020

    Congratulations to the Literary Arts, Visual Arts, and Media Arts students, recognized below, on their successes in the 2020 National Scholastic Art Competition! And congratulations to their educators, as well!

    Our students are part of almost 3,000 teens across the country that have…

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  • A note from Conn McCartan, Perpich Arts High School Principal – March 17, 2020

    March 17, 2020

    Students & Families of the Perpich School Community,

    Let me begin by acknowledging that we are in a strange time that offers challenges none of us have faced before. I will not pretend to have everything figured out. I will, however, commit to…

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  • Update Related to Statewide COVID-19 School Closure

    March 15, 2020

    Families of Perpich Students,

    This morning, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz declared that all Minnesota schools will be closed to students from Wednesday, March 18, 2020 through Friday, March 27, 2020. Perpich Arts High School will remain open on Monday, March 16 but will…

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  • Eleanor Koster in frameroom

    Eleanor Koster (Visual Arts 2019) Curates “Lost & Found” Exhibition

    Eleanor Koster

    March 9, 2020

    Eleanor Koster (Visual Arts 2019) is a contractor at Perpich this year, working closely with the Studio Arts department. One day, while sifting through the frame room, Koster discovered boxes of artwork. “This can’t just sit here…

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  • Two Perpich Students Selected for Access/Print Teen Mentorship Program at Highpoint Center for Printmaking

    February 21, 2020

    Two Perpich students have been selected for this spring’s ACCESS/PRINT Teen Mentorship Program at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. Alexandra Alvarado (Media Arts 2020) and Frankie Palmer (Visual Arts 2021) make up two thirds of the three students selected for this season. They are…

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  • Faith Blackstone Organizes Black History 365 Event

    Faith Blackstone (Visual Arts 2021) organized and hosted a Black History Month event on February 6, 2020 in Chaska. Faith, a former student at Chaska, created this event after Chaska High School wouldn’t allow her to hang black history posters in the school’s halls….

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  • Artist Mark Rivard Speaks to Arts High Students

    Assistant Principal Rebecca Bullen with Mark Rivard

    Perpich welcomed artist Mark Rivard to Common Experience this week. Rivard is a professional fine artist, writer, educator, and entrepreneur. Working out of Minneapolis, Rivard runs the highly regarded arts educational platform Do Rad…

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  • Ramert & Ruggeri Experience National Unified Auditions in Chicago

    Every February, inside the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, the theater departments of several dozen colleges converge to hold the National Unified Auditions, a make-or-break, do-or-die audition week for anxious, hopeful theater kids. This year, two of our Perpich students were part of the…

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