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Perkins celebrates the Class of 2017
June 19, 2017
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo offers words of advice in moving Commencement Address.
5 ways to start preparing for college this summer
June 7, 2017
Set yourself up for success by visiting schools, signing up for the SATs and sharpening your skills.
Finding independence in aisle six
May 16, 2017
Residential students at Perkins learn independent living skills everywhere, including the local grocery store.
Experiencing theater from the inside out
April 24, 2017
At the Winter Vacation Theater Program, students step outside their comfort zone as they rehearse and perform a play.
A cottage full of life lessons
April 21, 2017
Every time they do a load of laundry or cook a pizza, residential students at Perkins are learning essential skills for living independently.
Annual Science Fair energizes Perkins students
March 28, 2017
Students incorporate popcorn, saltwater snails, grape soda and homemade rockets into their science experiments.
The Gettysburg Address, Perkins style
November 18, 2016
In beards and top hats, Perkins students recreate Abraham Lincoln’s famous Gettysburg Address on video.
Q&A: Making music at Perkins
November 11, 2016
Arnie Harris has taught music at Perkins for more than 30 years.
Discovering her inner awesomeness
October 14, 2016
Home-schooled student Danielle Sturgeon turned to Perkins’ Short Courses to learn essential skills before going to college.
Students have questions, Ask Bob has answers
October 12, 2016
A unique program helps Perkins students learn from the experts about on-campus construction projects.