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  • Comfort Reads from Perpich Library

    December 20, 2022

    It’s wintertime, which means many of us finally have a bit more time to curl up with a good book and a hot beverage. And what’s more comforting than revisiting one of your favorite books? Comfort reads don’t need to be happy,…

  • Perpich Arts High School Theater Department Presents “Queen Bull”

    December 19, 2022

    Perpich Arts High School Theater Department presented “Queen Bull” over a three-show run on December 15 & 16, 2022.

    Using middle school interviews, found elements on Quora, text and study of Eugene Ionesco’s play “Rhinoceros”, along with the tween/teen archetypes defined in psychologist…

  • New Library Materials – Graphic Novels – Fall 2022

    The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins – adaptation by Clint McElroy, Carey Pietsch (library also owns volumes 2 and 3)

    Alone in Space: A Collection – Tillie Walden

    Beetle & the Hollowbones – Aliza Layne

    Boys Run the Riot. 1 – Keito Gaku (library also owns…

  • Two Perpich Students Receive Honors in St. Catherine University’s 2022 Fashion Competition

    December 16, 2022

    Perpich Arts High School is home to two students who received honors in St. Catherine University’s 2022 Fashion Competition. Both Catrielle Barnett (Visual Arts 2023) and Maeken Ploof (Music 2023) were named award winners! Catrielle received the best overall design recognition and…

  • Perpich Arts High School Dance Program presents “Liminal Spaces”

    December 12, 2022

    Perpich Arts High School Dance Program presented “Liminal Spaces” on December 8 and December 9, 2022. Their fall concert was the culmination of a semester of work. The dancers demonstrated their creativity, choreographic skills, and performance expertise in 12 student choreographed works,…

  • Representative Mike Freiberg Visits Perpich Center

    December 8, 2022

    Representative Mike Freiberg (43B) with Perpich Center leadership and Board members. Pictured (left to right) are: Molly Chase, Board Member; Linda Brobeck, Board Chair; Rep. Mike Freiberg; Dr. Wendy Barden, Director of Professional Development and Resources; Conn McCartan,…

  • Lee Christianson (Dance 2023) Receives Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

    Lee Christianson (Dance 2023) is a Horatio Alger State Scholarship recipient

    December 7, 2022

    Lee Christianson (Dance 2023) has received the Horatio Alger Association State Scholarship valued at $10,000! This honor is awarded to eligible students in all fifty states and the…

  • Perpich Arts High School Musical Theater Ensemble Presents “Life: A Woman’s Journey”

    December 5, 2022

    The Perpich Arts High School Musical Theater Ensemble presented their fall semester show, “Life: A Woman’s Journey”, over two nights and a matinee on December 1st and 2nd, 2022.

    What happens when eight intelligent, thoughtful, caring, and determined young women get together to…

  • Aiyana Sol Machado (Dance 2000) Speaks to Students During Common Experience

    Aiyana Sol Machado (Dance 2000) [right] with Mary Harding, Dance Instructor [left]December 5, 2022

    Perpich alum, Aiyana Sol Machado (Dance 2000), spoke with students during Common Ex on Monday, December 5th. Common Ex is a series of presentations where students hear…