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Countdown to the levy referendum
Can a school be run like a business? Should it be run like a business? These questions have been a reoccurring theme during the campaign for--and against--the Perham-Dent school levy referendum. "The school should be run like a business... Businesses run a year at a time, they...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Vote 'yes' for strong schools, communities
As members of the business communities of the Perham-Dent school district, we support the upcoming school levy. While we realize the passing of the referendum will result in property tax increases, we also realize a strong school system is important to the livelihood of our communities...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
Levy-lobbying fires up as referendum vote nears
Voters will decide November 4 whether or not to increase funding to the Perham-Dent schools by an estimated $950,000 to $1 million. Campaign efforts on the increased levy have been limited mostly to Together for Kids, a group promoting a "yes" vote to increase local taxes by $695...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am
September 24, 2008
School's future on agenda for Dent council
Perham School Board representatives and administrators are planning to meet with the Dent City Council in October. Future uses of the Dent Elementary School will be the focal point of the discussions. The present school year will be the final year for kindergarten to grade 4...
September 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
'Country Hoedown' Sept. 13 aims at raising more than $10,000 for Perham-Dent schools
Perham-Dent school supporters hope to break the $10,000 fundraising goal this weekend, at a dinner-dance fundraiser Sept. 13 at the Grandview Heights Ballroom, on the Pioneer Grounds. United Community Bank and the 549 Family Foundation are presenting the "Country Hoedown" Pig Roast...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Perham students can explore careers in the food business
Despite all the gloom and doom news on the economy, food service is an industry with a steady stream of jobs. In response to this demand for workers and managers, Perham students can learn about the food business in the classroom. Perham High School recently announced that it will...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
New elementary principal named
Parkers Prairie elementary principal Kari Yates has been named principal for the Perham-Dent elementary schools. The Perham-Dent school board conducted a final interview Wednesday, July 9, before voting to offer the position. Yates has extensive experience in the classroom and...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
July 9, 2008
'Bully-free' is school goal
With 63 to 81 percent of grade 3-4 students saying they "feel very safe" in their Perham classroom, it suggests the school doesn't have a "bullying problem." But taking a closer look at a survey conducted by school social worker Julie Vomacka, 30 to 40 percent of Perham 3-4 graders...
July 9, 2008 - 12:00am
May 29, 2008
Perham schools go to 4-day week summer schedule
The latest budget cutting act for the Perham-Dent schools was performed with a paring knife, not an axe--with summer hours reduced to four days a week. The Monday to Thursday schedule was suggested by Superintendent Tamara Uselman at the May 21 school board session. Actual savings...
May 29, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Support your schools...locally
It's been a grueling time in the neighborhood. I mean the big neighborhood--not just Perham city limits, but out to Dent and around East Otter Tail County. In an area that remains unusually prosperous, it seems bizarre that financial hard times have forced discussions about closing...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am