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March 24, 2017
Forty Perham High School choral students were part of a 300-voice choir that performed as part of the Windy City Choral Festival last Saturday in Chicago, Ill.
PHS students perform in Chicago festival
March 24, 2017 - 9:07am
March 23, 2017
JV speech takes first; Yellowjacket team takes second in Osakis
March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
March 18, 2017
Yellowjacket Speech competitors place in DL meet
March 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 17, 2017
Gage Grunst, with his hand on a controller, upper right, lines up the robot to place a gear. Submitted photo
Full Metal Jackets show what their bot's got
March 17, 2017 - 7:30am
March 10, 2017
The bottom line: Screenings are crucial to colorectal cancer prevention
March 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
St. Paul's Lutheran School in Perham plans kindergarten roundup
March 10, 2017 - 11:30am
March 9, 2017
The 2017-18 school year will begin on Aug. 28, approximately one week earlier than usual. The school board approved the early start at its meeting Wednesday night. Focus file photo
Perham schools to open one week earlier this fall
March 9, 2017 - 3:38pm
March 2, 2017
Perham Speech team continues to earn accolades
March 2, 2017 - 11:30am
February 28, 2017
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New bill would eliminate snow days in Minnesota
February 28, 2017 - 11:03am
February 24, 2017
The following students were a part of the Perham Knowledge Bowl Team: first row, from left, Madelyn Tangen, Grace Tangen, Faith Blonski, Morgan Hanson and Alisha Rosen; second row, from left, Ethan Sirra, Terrel Bellanger, Audrey Swanson, Max Priebe, Keith Nordick Jr., Peter Benson and Gage Grunst.  Submitted photo
Perham students place in Knowledge Bowl meet
February 24, 2017 - 3:00pm
Olivia McNair, who placed first overall, earned a trip to the International Science and Engineering Fair in California later this year; and Gage Grunst took fourth place overall during the Western Regional Science Fair in Crookston Feb. 11. Submitted photo
Perham sends one to international science fair, team to state science contest
February 24, 2017 - 11:30am
February 23, 2017
Young rainbow trout, or fry, hatched by Jenni Melvin’s seventh grade science students at Prairie Wind Middle School, swim through bubbles created by their tank’s aeration system. The fish eggs came from a hatchery in Lanesboro, Minn.  Marie Johnson/FOCUS
Trout in the Classroom: Perham 7th-graders get hands-on lesson on fish life cycle
February 23, 2017 - 4:41pm
February 17, 2017
Heart of the Lakes Elementary teacher Tracy Hein welcomed family to a book publishing event to celebrate her students’ book, “Poems for Each Season.” Nearly all of the authors were on hand to receive a copy of the book, and one copy was presented to HOTL librarian Heidi Swenson. Debbie Irmen/FOCUS
'21 fabulous authors': Perham elementary students pen poetry book
February 17, 2017 - 7:30am
February 11, 2017
Elizabeth Spencer, left, Lily Lorenson and Aurora Sauer were the top three spellers in the Prairie Wind Middle School spelling bee held Jan. 20. Lily Lorenson earned the title of top speller. Submitted photo
Prairie Wind's Lorenson advances to Regional Spelling Bee
February 11, 2017 - 8:00am
February 10, 2017
PHS choir chosen for highest state honor: Group to perform for music educators Feb. 16
February 10, 2017 - 11:30am