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April 21, 2016
Speech topics offer expanded experiences for State contenders
April 21, 2016 - 10:38am
Mental health topics added to curriculum
April 21, 2016 - 10:13am
March 17, 2016
Report outlines ways to fight teacher shortage
March 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
March 9, 2016
Fourth-grade classroom addition preps students for middle school
March 9, 2016 - 12:49pm
March 3, 2016
The new Early Childhood Family Education wing of Heart of the Lakes Elementary School will feature a distinct entrance and fenced playground area, as well as classrooms geared toward the district’s youngest students.
HOTL remodeling plans revealed
March 3, 2016 - 12:01pm
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