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  • A letter to Perpich Students and Families on the Death of George Floyd

    May 28, 2020

    Dear Perpich Arts High School Community,

    It is not often that words escape me, but I am struggling to come up with the appropriate message a leader should deliver in a time such as this. The death of George Floyd has left me…

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  • Common Ex with Ryan McCartan

    April 27, 2020

    On Monday, April 27, over 100 students and Perpich faculty joined a video call with Ryan McCartan, the son of Conn McCartan. McCartan is currently back in Minnesota after Broadway closed due to COVID-19.

    Ryan McCartan currently plays Hans in Frozen. In 2018,…

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  • A note from Conn McCartan, Perpich Arts High School Principal – March 17, 2020

    March 17, 2020

    Students & Families of the Perpich School Community,

    Let me begin by acknowledging that we are in a strange time that offers challenges none of us have faced before. I will not pretend to have everything figured out. I will, however, commit to…

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  • Perpich Students Shine at Portfolio Day 2019

    On Monday, October 7, students at Perpich Arts High School participated in Portfolio Day, celebrating college and career readiness. For over 20 years each October, Perpich sponsors a Portfolio Day, offered in conjunction with a national portfolio day at Minneapolis College of Art and…

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  • Dedication Day 2019

    Dedication Day 2019 was September 24. Dedication is a Perpich tradition where new students and faculty/staff are welcomed into the Perpich community. This year’s ceremony featured speeches from students in all six art areas (Noah Engebretson, Catherine Hinz, Anna Miller, Lucy Roberts-Niemann, Ash Wood,…

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  • Conn McCartan to be Interim High School Principal for the 19-20 School Year

    We are happy to announce that we have a new member of the Perpich community. Conn McCartan will serve as our interim high school principal for the 19-20 school year. Conn’s start date was 8/5/19.

    Conn McCartan’s educational career spans 36 years. During that time,…

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