Perpich News


  • Dedication Day 2023

    September 19, 2023

    Dedication Day 2023 was September 18. Dedication is a Perpich tradition where new students and faculty/staff are welcomed into the Perpich community. The ceremony featured speeches from seniors in all art areas: Elyse Ulmen, Dance; Rowan Hilden, Literary Arts; Grace Mathews, Media…

  • New Graphic Novels from Perpich Library

    August 23, 2023

    The Perpich Library has an extensive and diverse collection of graphic novels. Graphic novels are similar to comic books because they use sequential art to tell a story. Unlike comic books, graphic novels are generally stand-alone stories with more complex plots. Collections…

  • New Library Materials – Fiction – Fall 2022

    The Astonishing Color of After – Emily X.R. Pan

    The Black Kids – Christina Hammonds Reed

    Black Sun – Rebecca Roanhorse

    A Children’s Bible – Lydia Millet

    Cinderella Is Dead – Kalynn Bayron

    The Cruel Prince – Holly Black

    Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From – Jennifer De Leon

    Every Body…

  • New Native American Titles from Perpich Library

    July 24, 2023

    The library is busy adding new titles to the collection this summer! We are especially excited that we have added a number of new Native American titles, many of which are by local authors from Minnesota. Here is a selection of just…

  • Minnesota State Representatives Visit Perpich Center

    June 26, 2023

    Left to Right: Rebecca Bullen, Arts High School Principal; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of PDR; Wilson Lee; Rep. Larry Kraft (46A); Rep. Emma Greenman (63B); Rep. Cheryl Youakim (46B); Rep. Kaela Berg (55B); Dr. Charles Rick, Executive Director;…

  • Books by LGBTQ+ Authors from Perpich Library

    June 21, 2023

    In celebration of Pride Month, the library is featuring a selection of amazing books by LGBTQ+ authors from our very extensive collection of materials.

    All items on this list are available at the Perpich library. Click on titles for more information.

    1. Afterparties: Stories…

  • Rebecca Bullen Named Perpich Arts High School Principal

    June 7, 2023

    Rebecca Bullen

    Perpich Center leadership is pleased to announce that the new principal for Perpich Arts High School will be Rebecca Bullen. Rebecca’s start date is Wednesday, June 21, 2023. She most recently served as Assistant Principal for Perpich…

  • Books About Plants and Gardening from Perpich Library

    May 23, 2023

    Happy May! It’s the time of year when Minnesotans finally emerge from their homes and the color green starts to emerge from the trees and the ground. In honor of the beginning of the growing season, the library is showcasing books about…

  • New Library Materials – Professional Books – Fall 2022

    Act as a Feminist: Towards a Critical Acting Pedagogy – Lisa Peck

    Acting in Musical Theatre: A Comprehensive Course, 3rd edition – Joe Deer and Rocco Dal Vera

    Activist Art in Social Justice Pedagogy: Engaging Students in Glocal Issues Through the Arts, Revised Edition – edited by…