Marla Riemer Retires After Nearly 25 Years at Perpich
May 29, 2020
Marla Riemer, Perpich Arts High School Administrative Specialist, is retiring from Perpich after nearly 25 years and a total of 30 years with the State. Her last day at Perpich will be Tuesday, July 7th.
When asked to reflect on her time at Perpich, Marla offered this: “I have really enjoyed working at Perpich. I started out in PDR (Professional Development and Resource programs) in 1995 and then started at the high school in 1998. I loved my Arts High School job because it had so much variety. I have always tried to instill my strong work ethic working with all facets of the agency, whether I was working with principals, teachers, students, our finance department, etc. I was proud to be selected as the 2009 Metro Division Principal’s Office Professional of the Year by the Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals.”
“Over the years, I have worked with 11 principals, 83 teachers, 184+ staff members, and have watched 2,715 students graduate from Perpich. I really wish I could have seen a live graduation ceremony during my last year at Perpich, but I am looking forward to watching these talented students in the virtual ceremony. The community of Arts High School students (current and alumni) are amazing; the building comes alive when they are in it. I will continue to be a strong supporter of Perpich, this gem of a school for creative students. And the Arts High School faculty and staff put their hearts and souls into working with students every day. This is the community that I will miss.”
We thank Marla for her years of service and wish her the best of luck in this next adventure.