September 17, 2021
This week we celebrate National Arts in Education Week. Recently I came across an article by Americans for the Arts that highlights 10 Reasons to Support the Arts in 2021. I encourage you to check out the article. After reading it, the…
Perpich Success in MN Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
The Minnesota Scholastic Art & Writing Awards have been announced.
The Minnesota Scholastic ART Awards have been announced. This year, Perpich Arts High School students received 63 total awards: 14 Gold, 17 Silver, and 32 Honorable Mentions.
There are 97 schools in Minnesota receiving awards. Of…
Samantha Rei (Visual Arts 1999) Fashions a Piece of History
Samantha (Crossland) Rei was a contestant on Season 16 of Project Runway.
When Peggy Flanagan entered the One Minnesota Party on Saturday, January 12, 2019, as the new Minnesota Lt. Governor, she did it wearing a Samantha Rei original. Samantha (Crossland) Rei (Visual Arts 1999)…
Mandy (Wolf) Meisner ‘93 Sworn in as Anoka County Commissioner
Mandy studied music and graduated from Perpich in 1993.
On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Perpich alum Mandy (Wolf) Meisner took the oath of office to become the newest Anoka County Commissioner. Mandy studied music and graduated from Perpich in 1993.
Meisner broke many barriers when she…
Perpich Regional Arts Teacher-Leader Network Announced
Perpich Center for Arts Education is proud to introduce the Regional Arts Teacher-Leader network. Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders comprise a collaborative network of 62 distinguished teachers of dance, media arts, music, visual arts, and theater coming together to increase professional development opportunities across the state….
Noted MN Composer also at Home in the Perpich Music Department
Janika Vandervelde, who retired in December 2015 as music teacher at Perpich, is not one to toot her own horn (although she does happen to play French horn). As a result of her modesty, many parents and non-music students and alumni are unaware that…