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March 3, 2016
Tiffany Lanthier and Dan-iel Early, both juniors, said it can take anywhere from a couple days to a couple weeks to get through a Mechatronics assignment from start to finish. Here, they do some final trouble-shooting before successfully operating a ‘trainer’ handling station. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Mechatronics class connects PHS students to college, high-tech jobs in manufacturing
March 3, 2016 - 11:57am
February 25, 2016
Community Read Project aims to get students, public talking
February 25, 2016 - 10:13pm
February 18, 2016
Forum set for Perham-Dent building projects
February 18, 2016 - 2:34pm
February 12, 2016
A team building activity, “Nuclear Reactor,” on day one of the Laurentian Journey outdoor adventure required the team to move the cone without touching it. Submitted Photo
Laurentian Journey Program gets students into the great outdoors
February 12, 2016 - 11:43am
February 11, 2016
A1 rating shaves four years off loan
February 11, 2016 - 10:34am
January 28, 2016
Alum donates $50K to Perham-Dent schools
January 28, 2016 - 4:49pm
January 21, 2016
State foundation offers new FFA scholarship
January 21, 2016 - 1:38pm
Perham FFA students (pictured center, in t-shirts) with National and Region 1 FFA officers and Perham High School on Jan. 8. Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
National FFA officers visit Perham High School
January 21, 2016 - 1:36pm
January 7, 2016
Exchange student Jussara Neeracher and Mya, Elijah and Gracie Morris, left to right, boil peanuts at the Morris home in Perham. “It’s a North Carolina thing,” explained family patriarch Jeff Morris, a North Carolina native, of the ‘nutty’ tradition. They boil the peanuts in salt water for about 8 hours, which  makes them soft and salty. Submitted photo
Big fun in a small town
January 7, 2016 - 5:21pm
Perham High School teacher Robb Moser gets his social studies students laughing during a class on Tuesday. The Every Student Succeeds Act, a new education initiative that replaces No Child Left Behind, will touch on many aspects of education, according to school officials, and eases the focus on standardized tests.Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
Every Student Succeeds: Schools prep to meet new state-led education standards
January 7, 2016 - 12:01pm
December 31, 2015
Angkawara Songtarn, center, (or Fang, for short), is a 12th-grade foreign exchange student from Thailand who is spending this year in Perham with her host family, Roberta and Dirk Currier (left and right). Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Getting a feel for ‘the American way’
December 31, 2015 - 1:20pm
December 26, 2015
Hannah Frink works with seventh grade student Ben Burkman to create his own comic strip with the help of a program called Pixton during a Writers’ Conference last Wednesday at Prairie Wind Middle School.
Writers’ conference em-phasizes styles
December 26, 2015 - 12:00pm
December 23, 2015
Nienke Vis and Lidia Brunegard, with their host parents Lori and Gary Skillings (left to right), are both attending Perham High School as juniors in a foreign exchange program this year. Nienke is from the Netherlands; Lidia is from Sweden. They’re the most recent in a long line of exchange students who have stayed with the Skillings over the past several years. Lori and Gary live on Long Lake, near Vergas.
From strangers to ‘sisters’ in a matter of months
December 23, 2015 - 12:34pm
Perham Community Ed offers hundreds of online courses
December 23, 2015 - 12:25pm
December 18, 2015
District earns ‘clean audit’
December 18, 2015 - 12:00pm