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Learning how to speak English in Perham: Language class lets loose at the first ESL Fiesta
Man files lawsuit after he slipped, fell at UND football game
13-year-olds involved in car theft, chase, crash in Otter Tail County
Perham locals bike and hike to beat MS
County ditch hearings review work near NY Mills, Dalton
Perham takes first at final HOL meet before Championships
Perham returns to the Section 8A Championship
Perham girls fourth at True Team Championships
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Perham-Dent School Board
May 14, 2019
Heart of the Lakes Elementary Principal Jen Hendrickson resigns, Former Concordia coach Phil Moenkedick hired as PHS Dean of Students
Former Concordia College wrestling coach Phil Moenkedick was hired as the new Perham High School Dean of Students at the Perham-Dent School Board...
May 14, 2019 - 10:59am
October 10, 2018
Board approves new pay rate for support staff subs
The Perham-Dent School Board voted to establish a new rate of pay for support staff substitutes Wednesday at their October meeting in the Senior High Studio Room. After Deb Nornes, a substitute paraprofessional rose to thank the board for considering the raise in pay for subs, Board...
October 10, 2018 - 9:00pm
August 23, 2018
School district entering one-year agreement with PACC
The Perham-Dent School Board took up new quarters in a sun-drenched Media Center last Wednesday night at the Perham Senior High. The new $40...
August 23, 2018 - 8:51am
July 8, 2016
Elementary school construction on track
The Perham-Dent School Board heard an update on the elementary school building project and approved a recommendation for a change order which will likely be approved at its regular meeting July 13. The Heart of the Lakes Elementary construction is moving head, according to Jeff Flettre,...
July 8, 2016 - 12:55pm
December 31, 2015
A look back at 2015
1) Voters say ‘YES’ to a new high school Perham-Dent School District celebrated a major win in November after voters narrowly approved a...
December 31, 2015 - 12:48pm
October 16, 2015
Levy to decrease by 20 percent in 2017
Perham-With the total Perham-Dent School District levy decreasing by nearly 20 percent after 2017, district officials are hoping voters will find it easier to approve a building referendum on Nov. 24. Levies typically comprise about 18 percent of the school district’s budget,...
October 16, 2015 - 1:00pm
October 15, 2015
Teacher increases approved
Perham-A unanimous vote by the Perham-Dent School Board to approve a contract with the teacher’s union is a step in the right direction toward equalizing new teachers’ pay. The district will now be able to offer quality teachers a salary that is competitive with surrounding...
October 15, 2015 - 2:06pm
August 1, 2014
Athletes may be required to take concussion tests
As students, parents and coaches prepare for the start of the fall sports season, the school district has been considering adding a new requirement for all athletes in grades seven through 12. “I’m curious how this board would feel about making it a requirement to have the...
August 1, 2014 - 12:38pm
May 29, 2014
Looking ahead to next school year
With the current school year drawing to a close, Perham-Dent School Board members and administrators are looking ahead in preparation for the upcoming school year. At the school board’s regular monthly meeting on May 21, discussion and action continued on several matters: CEO...
May 29, 2014 - 3:53pm
April 25, 2014
Staffing changes, calendar approved
The Perham-Dent School Board has begun preparations for next school year’s staffing and scheduling needs. On the staffing side, at a recent board meeting, the contracts of seven probationary teachers were terminated. In a conversation with the Focus, Superintendent Mitch Anderson...
April 25, 2014 - 11:56am
April 17, 2014
Tri-Board addresses PACC’s future
Members of the Perham City Council, Perham-Dent School Board and Perham Area Community Center Board of Directors met on April 14 to recognize the community center’s 25-year history, and to plan for its future. “The PACC is a three-legged stool,” said the PACC’s Board Chairperson,...
April 17, 2014 - 2:54pm
Kid’s Adventure adds full-day programming, adjusts tuition
At a special school board meeting on April 10, the Perham-Dent School Board approved updates to the district’s Kid’s Adventure preschool program. One of the primary changes was to the class offerings for kids ages 4 and 5.
April 17, 2014 - 1:04pm
March 27, 2014
PHS class scheduling will change next year
Student schedules will look a little different at Perham High School, starting next school year. Currently, students have five 75-minute classes each day. Next year, that’ll change to six 60-minute classes. The Perham-Dent School Board voted to adopt the new class schedule...
March 27, 2014 - 3:50pm
March 13, 2014
Building assessments continue to move ahead
The Perham-Dent School Board is moving forward with a professional assessment of the condition of the district’s school buildings. The board voted at a special meeting March 6 to continue working with ICS Consulting, a move that will allow ICS to move ahead with the first two...
March 13, 2014 - 4:13pm
February 28, 2014
Consultant attends special school board meeting
The Perham High School building was the center of discussion in the second special school board meeting in as many months. Discussion of how to proceed with assessing the building’s condition and needs was facilitated, in part by Pat Overom, from ICS Consulting, Inc., in Mounds...
February 28, 2014 - 10:37am