March 20, 2020
Perpich Center for Arts Education is open for business and continues providing arts education services to Minnesotans across the state.
We are committed to providing a safe environment for both the people we serve and our employees. Following guidance from Governor Walz and…
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 – email@example.com. I am…
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…
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…
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…
Eleanor Koster (Visual Arts 2019) Curates “Lost & Found” ExhibitionEleanor 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…
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…
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….
Artist Mark Rivard Speaks to Arts High StudentsAssistant 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…
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…