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  • New Art Books in the Perpich Collection

    July 19, 2021

    The Perpich Library has been adding lots of new titles to the collection this summer! Here are just a few of the newest art books which are now available for checkout. All items on this list, curated by our Perpich librarian, Anne…

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  • Kevin Clark Retires After 31 Years at Perpich

    Kevin Clark

    July 16, 2021

    Kevin Clark, English Instructor, is retiring from Perpich after 31 years. His last day at Perpich will be Monday, August 9th. Kevin started at Perpich in 1990 as a German instructor. In 1994, he became a full-time…

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  • ​Anniversary of Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota

    June 18, 2021

    Governor Walz and Lt. Gov. Flanagan proclaimed June 19 as Juneteenth Freedom Day in Minnesota. Juneteenth commemorates the freedom of an estimated 250,000 enslaved African Americans in 1865. This day became known as America’s Second Independence Day as it occurred approximately two and a half…

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  • Jeremy Lundquist Exhibiting at Highpoint Center for Printmaking

    June 17, 2021

    Work by Jeremy Lundquist, Visual Arts Instructor, is currently on display at Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis. The exhibition runs through July 1st, 2021.

    Alarm Alarm is a series of progressive etchings that started with the exterior of a building not far…

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  • Books with Transgender & Non-Binary Characters

    June 14, 2021

    Representation in literature is important, especially for widely misunderstood groups such as transgender and non-binary people. Reading stories with trans and non-binary characters validates the experiences of those who identify as such and helps to promote empathy and understanding in the broader…

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  • Jessica Johnson (Theater 1997) Chats about Broadway with Perpich Students

    June 9, 2021

    Jessica Johnson, credit: Jenny Anderson

    Jessica Johnson (Theater 1997) chatted about Broadway with Perpich students and Tory Peterson, Theater Instructor, on May 20, 2021. Johnson is a founding member and Senior Vice President of Polk & Co., a Broadway…

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  • Studio Arts Juniors Present “Show of Growth Junior Exhibition”

    June 3, 2021

    Perpich Media & Visual Arts Juniors proudly present the final gallery show of the 2020-2021 school year. Show of Growth Junior Exhibition is the closing vision of a tough year full of progress and innovation. The exhibition is open to the public;…

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  • Libby Tonn (Visual Arts 2021) Receives Rotary Scholarship

    June 2, 2021

    Congratulations to Elisabeth “Libby” Tonn (Visual Arts 2021) on receiving the Golden Valley Rotary Club’s $1,000 Scholarship! Libby graduated with honors from Perpich Arts High School on May 28, 2021. She will study Biology at Loyola University Chicago in the fall.

    “I feel…

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  • Perpich Arts High School Graduation 2021

    May 28, 2021

    The Perpich Arts High School Class of 2021 graduated on the Perpich campus on May 28 in a series of three ceremonies that were also live streamed on Facebook. Perpich is proud to announce that 100% of the Class of 2021 graduated….

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