May 13, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Education began the formal rulemaking process for the K-12 Academic Standards in the Arts. The Request for Comments was published in the State Register on May 29, 2018. The department completed the Statement of Need and Reasonableness (SONAR)…
Two Perpich Students Selected for Access/Print Teen Mentorship Program at Highpoint Center for Printmaking
February 21, 2020
Two Perpich students have been selected for this spring’s ACCESS/PRINT Teen Mentorship Program at Highpoint Center for Printmaking. Alexandra Alvarado (Media Arts 2020) and Frankie Palmer (Visual Arts 2021) make up two thirds of the three students selected for this season. They are…
Faith Blackstone Organizes Black History 365 Event
Faith Blackstone (Visual Arts 2021) organized and hosted a Black History Month event on February 6, 2020 in Chaska. Faith, a former student at Chaska, created this event after Chaska High School wouldn’t allow her to hang black history posters in the school’s halls….
Artist Mark Rivard Speaks to Arts High StudentsAssistant Principal Rebecca Bullen with Mark Rivard
Perpich welcomed artist Mark Rivard to Common Experience this week. Rivard is a professional fine artist, writer, educator, and entrepreneur. Working out of Minneapolis, Rivard runs the highly regarded arts educational platform Do Rad…
Ramert & Ruggeri Experience National Unified Auditions in Chicago
Every February, inside the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, the theater departments of several dozen colleges converge to hold the National Unified Auditions, a make-or-break, do-or-die audition week for anxious, hopeful theater kids. This year, two of our Perpich students were part of the…
Regional Arts Teacher-Leaders named Candidates for Minnesota Teacher of the Year
UPDATE: February 28, 2020
Wonderful to see that TWO of the 36 semifinalists for Minnesota Teacher of the Year are members of the Perpich Center’s Regional Arts Teacher-Leader network! Congratulations to John Myszkowski and Nora Tycast! Read more: https://edmn.me/2w1s1kD
When Education Minnesota named their 134 candidates…
STEPHANIE LEIN WALSETH AWARDED 2020 ARTIST INITIATIVE GRANT BY MN STATE ARTS BOARD
Congratulations to Stephanie Lein Walseth, PhD, Theater Education Specialist, for being awarded an Artist Initiative Grant by the Minnesota State Arts Board. Lein Walseth will create The Empathy Project, a new play based on interviews of Minnesotans, exploring empathy across lines of geographic, political,…
JEREMY LUNDQUIST AWARDED 2020 ARTIST INITIATIVE GRANT BY MN STATE ARTS BOARD
Congratulations to Jeremy Lundquist, Visual Arts Instructor, for being awarded an Artist Initiative Grant by the Minnesota State Arts Board. Lundquist will create and exhibit a new series of large-scale etchings based on the minimal media coverage of the end and subsequent continuation of…
Studio Arts Students Present “Weighted Blanket” and “Apples & Oranges”
Perpich Arts High School Media & Visual Arts students presented Weighted Blanket and Apples & Oranges on January 30, 2020.
The curriculum exhibition Weighted Blanket is showing in the Upper Gallery through April 3, 2020. Weighted Blanket features artwork by every studio arts student at Perpich….
2020 Minnesota Scholastic Writing Awards
We are very pleased to announce the 2020 Minnesota Scholastic Writing Awards! Congratulations to the Perpich American Voices, Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention award winners and our hard working and inspiring faculty! With this list of impressive students, Perpich Literary Arts has…