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Perham high school principal moving to Saudi Arabia

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Perham High School Principal John Rutten and his wife Cheryl are leaving Perham and heading to Saudi Arabia this fall.

"I think it will be really challenging and rewarding," John Rutten said.


John will be an administrator in International Schools Group, Al Dammam High School, which has about 1,200 students. The private school is right on the Persian Gulf near Bahrain. Students are about 10 percent Saudi, 10 percent American and 80 percent Egyptian, Indian or Pakistani.

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