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September 19, 2017
Pictured left to right: Audrey Swanson, Emily Martinson, Kolbey Bormann, Maya Roe, Megan Tellinghuisen, Hope Johnson. Courtesy photo.
Local students attend Camp Ryla
September 19, 2017 - 7:35pm
September 13, 2017
High school Interact group supports Hurricane Harvey relief effort
September 13, 2017 - 9:16am
August 29, 2017
School started on Monday, August 28 for the Perham-Dent School district. (photo Kim Brasel)
Back to the grind
August 29, 2017 - 4:24pm
August 26, 2017
The United Way holds their annual Stuff the Bus school supply drive. Kaysey Price/Forum News Service
Back to school
August 26, 2017 - 10:18am
August 20, 2017
Perham's overall scores for science and reading fell 6.8 percentage points and 4.4 percents, respectively. Math did have the slight increase, though, going from 58.8 percent proficient in 2016 to 61.6 percent proficient in 2017. (file photo)
Minnesota test show minorities still struggle, Perham district scores drop in science and reading
August 20, 2017 - 11:49am
June 21, 2017
"The Bridge," an area overlooking the lunch room, will feature large windows and couches, designed as a place for students to hang out and study during lunch and other down times. Submitted Photo.
Photo mockups of new Perham High School released
June 21, 2017 - 11:18am
June 5, 2017
Perham High School Students stand during the opening of the commencement ceremony. Kaysey Price/Perham Focus
The big day
June 5, 2017 - 10:39am
May 26, 2017
Heart of the Lakes Elementary School music teacher Kim Jacobson, at the piano, gets one of her fourth grade classes into formation for a scene in "Mademoiselle Louise and the Flying Yankee" during a rehearsal on Monday.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
‘Because of others’ sacrifices’: Perham fourth graders are the first in the country to perform new WWII musical
May 26, 2017 - 12:53pm
May 25, 2017
Tiegan Detloff, Carter Flatau and Ashton Detloff, left to right, laugh it up while playing the 'banana bongos' with their Makey Makey invention kits at Heart of the Lakes Elementary School earlier this month. Submitted photo
That’s bananas! Kids make music using fruit slices, cups of water
May 25, 2017 - 4:20pm
May 19, 2017
Prairie Wind Middle School eighth grade student Tim Fritz flies a minidrone as part of his Computer Applications Class. The kids were able to attach a little 'pilot' to their drones, if they wanted to. Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Launching a new way of learning: Drones at PWMS
May 19, 2017 - 4:39pm
May 18, 2017
Local contractors will install school irrigation systems
May 18, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 15, 2017
Perham High School senior Lourdes Anderson, center, with some of the fourth grade Heart of the Lakes Elementary School students she works with as part of a new English language learning program. Students pictured are, from right, seated: Dulce Chavez, Ashley Tobon, Roxana Belem Macias Palacios and Angely Guzman. Standing in back is Yonnel Ramirez Fuentes.
Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Speaking their language: High school senior Lourdes Anderson connects with Perham’s growing population of Spanish-speaking youth
May 15, 2017 - 11:18am
May 12, 2017
'A school of color'
May 12, 2017 - 4:40pm
May 11, 2017
Perham-Dent School Board members were in good spirits as they 'dug in' at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Perham High School on Wednesday, breaking out into laughter after a gust of wind caught them off guard and blew dirt up into their faces.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Ushering in ‘a new era in education’: Ground is officially broken on the new Perham High School
May 11, 2017 - 3:03pm
May 4, 2017
Perham public schools earn state awards for innovation
May 4, 2017 - 11:32am