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Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
More than 60 young people have submitted short videos. The best will be shown at the school on April 13.
Friday, March 15, 2013
According to the Pioneer Press, Rep. Ryan Winkler’s bill “cleared its first hurdle” Tuesday.
Golden Valley-based Perpich Center for Arts Education is looking to take over Woodbury’s Crosswinds Arts and Science School. Related: Perpich Center for Arts Education Could Take Over Woodbury’s Crosswinds School On Tuesday, March 12, the Pioneer Press reported that the House Education Finance Committee will support a bill that will allow Perpich to run the school. According to the article, Rep. Ryan Winkler first introduced the bill that now needs to clear the Government Operations Committee. If Perpich can't secure funding from the Legislature by April 1, South Washington County Schools would claim the building, under an agreement reached Wednesday by the East Metro Integration District, which oversees Crosswinds, according to a Star …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A video of Perpich students taking on the popular new dance craze was posted on YouTube a few days ago. It already has almost 4,000 views.
If you don't know what the Harlem Shake is, it's safe to say you're "out of the loop." The new and popular dance phenomenon is popping up everywhere and invading YouTube. Apparently, Perpich Center for Arts Education students are no exception to the craze. Students took on the new flash-mob style dance and posted the video to YouTube on Feb. 15. and, in the last few days, the video has received almost 4,000 views.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
However, District 833 could claim the school if the Perpich Center fails to obtain approval for state funding.
If it can secure funding from the Legislature by April 1, the Perpich Center for Arts Education would take over Crosswinds Arts and Science School in Woodbury, according to multiple reports. If not, South Washington County Schools would claim the building, under an agreement reached Wednesday by the East Metro Integration District, which oversees Crosswinds, according to a Star Tribune story. District 833 has previously expressed interest in Crosswinds as a way to house a growing student population. It could cost as much as $3 million for Perpich to operate the school, according to a Pioneer Press story. “It is not unheard-of for important issues to get through,” Perpich Executive Director Sue Mackert told the Pioneer Press. “It is a …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Perpich Center for Arts Education alumni, staff, friends and relatives attended an event at the Walker Art Center hosted by the Perpich Foundation.
Close to 200 guests took the Walker Art Center party space to capacity on Saturday evening, Oct. 27, when the Perpich Foundation threw a party to raise money for the Perpich Center for Arts Education. A social hour, followed by a four-course dinner and a live auction to raise money for scholarships provided entertainment for alumni, faculty and staff of the center, along with friends and relatives. The event raised approximately $30,000, $10,000 of which will be used for scholarship programs (college, workshops, exchange programs, and arts competitions). The remaining funds will support the artscience program at the arts high school and advocacy for arts education. Five Friends of Art Education Awards went to the following recipients…
Saturday, October 20, 2012
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Friday, October 5, 2012
October is Teen Read Month at Hennepin County Libraries. Find out how Perpich Center for Arts Education students will be involved.
Do you have some “steampunk” books on your coffee table? Chances are, if you have a teen in the house, you do. “’Steampunk’ is a fairly new genre that combines alternate history and low-tech machines that can do very high-tech things,” said Johannah Genett, Hennepin County Library program librarian. Teen Read Month, which begins Oct. 1 at Hennepin County libraries, is a time for teens and parents to learn about this and other recent teen reading trends, check out special activities, and make the most of their library’s teen resources. Every year, the American Library Association’s Young Adult Library Services Association celebrates Teen Read Week Oct. 14–20 “to encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms — books, …
Friday, August 31, 2012
Perpich Center for Arts Education student Adam Jacobs' first feature-length film, "Weekend Hat," will debut this fall.
Adam Jacobs is only 17 years old, but you wouldn't know it. After watching the trailer of his first feature-length movie, "Weekend Hat," he's more like a Hollywood veteran. Jacobs, a senior at Perpich Center for Arts Education has always been crazy about movies. When he was in fourth grade, he started toying with stop-motion animation, a type of film making that's known for it's time consuming manipulation of still objects. "My dad was a photographer, so he always had a camera around," Jacobs said of his childhood. "I discovered very early on that I wanted to be a film maker." And film maker, he is. Jacobs is a few scenes and editing sessions away from completing his first film, titled "Weekend Hat." The movie, which he hopes will be 90 …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Perpich Center for Arts Education is developing an exchange program with China.
Students at the Perpich Center for Arts Education are getting ready for a trip to China. It’s the second trip the school has offered to its students in an effort to broaden their cultural horizons. “We are really interested in building a relationship with the high school in Luoyang, China,” said English Teacher Kevin Clark, who also organizes the trip. “We want our students to experience Chinese culture and Chinese students to learn about our art-infused culture here at Perpich.” A group of 11 students will leave at the end of the month for a 12-day trip during spring break. The students will stay with host families and tour the city and schools. “It’s truly an authentic experience,” Clark said. “It’s not designed to be a shopping trip. …