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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
April 28, 2017
This drawing by Perham's Elsa Brandvold earned her a third place finish in this year's Minnesota Aviation Art Contest, sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Transportation's Office of Aeronautics and Aviation.  Submitted photo
Perham girl places 3rd in state art contest
April 28, 2017 - 3:30pm
Perham High School Speech team members Grace Kalina, left, Annika Kovar and Olivia McNair competed in the Class A State Speech tournament last weekend in Apple Valley. McNair placed eighth in the Creative Expression category. Submitted Photo
Perham student places eighth at Class A State Speech meet
April 28, 2017 - 7:30am
April 16, 2017
Eight Perham High School students, as well as a few parents and an advisor, traveled to Washington, D.C. in March for a "close up" view of the nation's Capitol as part of the school's Close Up group. Submitted photo
Close Up delegation returns from the Capitol
April 16, 2017 - 7:00am
April 15, 2017
Emma Briard, Teri Harthun and Eve Honer put together bags with various hygiene products purchased from a donation by KLN Family Brands. To continue their project when money ran out, they planned a fundraiser in partnership with Lakeside Tap. Submitted photo
Students making a difference in bullying
April 15, 2017 - 8:59am
April 13, 2017
Three PHS students advance to state speech meet April 21-22
April 13, 2017 - 4:00pm