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  • Perpich Studio Arts Presents “Active Reactions” Self-Portrait Exhibition, Dance and Literary Arts Students Perform at Opening

    September 3, 2021

    Perpich Studio Arts students opened their first exhibition of the 2021-2022 school year on Thursday, September 2nd, 2021. The exhibition is showing in the Perpich Gallery through October 30, 2021.

    Titled Action Reactions, the show features artwork created over the summer by Perpich…

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  • A Note from Conn McCartan on the Start of the 2021-2022 School Year

    August 23, 2021

    As I write this, I am most anxious to start the school year. I choose the word anxious intentionally. There is so much to look forward to as the school year begins. We have a student body that is 40% larger than…

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  • Hwy 55 Closing This Weekend for Mill and Overlay Project

    August 20, 2021

    Traffic Alert: Resurfacing on Highway 55 Means Weekend Detour in Golden Valley, 10:00 p.m. Friday, August 20 through 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 23

    Greetings Dorm Students and Dorm Families,

    The MN Department of Transportation will be working on Highway 55 the weekend of dorm…

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  • Bobbie Burnham Joins Perpich Board of Directors

    Bobbie Burnham

    July 23, 2021

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Bobbie Burnham as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Burnham is Assistant Commissioner for the Office of Teaching and Learning of the Minnesota Department of Education.

    As…

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  • kennedi (Music 2016) Wins a GRAMMY and Releases New Album

    July 20, 2021

    kennedi Photo Credit: Lauren Dunn

    Kennedi Lykken (Music 2016) has been making a name for herself in the music industry since she graduated from Perpich Arts High School. kennedi is an artist, topliner, and producer signed to Warner Chappell….

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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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  • John Thro (Music 2021) Releases “A Week with Annabelle”

    July 7, 2021

    John Thro (Music 2021) Photo Credit: Kevin Stanke for KUMD

    Congratulations to John Thro (Music 2021) on releasing his newest album, A Week with Annabelle. John graduated with honors from Perpich Arts High School on May 28, 2021. He will…

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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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