Perpich News


  • Literary Arts Students’ Picks from Perpich Library

    March 26, 2024

    Everyone likes a good book recommendation, and who better to recommend books than our Perpich Arts High School Literary Arts students! Here is what they had to say about why they love their favorite reads and why they think you would enjoy…

  • Artist and Illustrator Jonathan Thunder Presents in Native Authors Series

    Jonathan Thunder (left) signs a book for Perpich student, Aiyana Beaulieu (Visual Arts 2024)

    March 7, 2024

    On March 5, 2024, Artist and Illustrator Jonathan Thunder was the second presenter in the new Native Authors Series hosted by Perpich’s Professional Development and…

  • Novels about Black Love from Perpich Library

    February 22, 2024

    It’s Black History Month, and the month when we celebrate love! So this year, the Perpich Library decided to combine the two themes. The following books celebrate Black love in all of its many forms.

    All items on this list are available at…

  • Minnesota Department of Education Assistant Commissioner Visits Perpich Center

    February 15, 2024

    Left to Right: Pasha Khosravi, Board Chair; Dr. Charles Rick, Executive Director; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of PDR; Bobbie Burnham, MDE Assistant Commissioner; Maggie Loxtercamp (Musical Theater 2024); Rebekah Doyle, Board Member; Rebecca Bullen, Arts High School Principal;…

  • Nichole Laven Joins Perpich Board of Directors

    Nichole Laven

    February 13, 2024

    Perpich Center for Arts Education is pleased to welcome Nichole Laven as an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. Laven is Standards Implementation Manager in the Division of Academic Standards, Instruction, and Assessment for the…

  • Allison Waukau Presents in Inaugural Native Authors Series

    Allison Waukau was the first presenter in Perpich’s new Native Authors Series

    January 24, 2024

    On January 23, 2024, Allison Waukau was the first presenter in the new Native Authors Series hosted by Perpich’s Professional Development and Resource Programs (PDR). The series of…

  • Books to Inspire Creativity from Perpich Library

    January 23, 2024

    It’s the time of year when energy levels are often at their lowest and creativity can be a struggle. The Perpich library team came up with a list of books to help you get your mojo back! These books can help you…

  • Board Members Linda Brobeck and Julie Workman Say Farewell

    Left: Linda Brobeck; Right: Julie Workman

    December 22, 2023

    Perpich Board Members Linda Brobeck and Julie Workman attended their final Board meeting on December 21, 2023, after two terms which equals eight years of service. Both Brobeck and Workman were appointed by…

  • Escapist Fiction from Perpich Library

    December 19, 2023

    The holidays can be a stressful time for people, so what better way to escape in your own house (or grandma’s house) than with a book! Here are some suggestions of books that can take you away to another world so you…