Recording of the Wheelwright Bells in the Perkins tower. The peal of English bells was donated in 1912. Learn more by reading “The change ringing bells at Perkins” Archives blog post. Recording by Jerry Berrier, 2014.
A short recording of a goalball game at Perkins recorded circa 2004. Goalball is played on a rectangular court on the floor of a gymnasium, with a goal at either end. All markings are tactile, and all players, regardless of the degree of vision, must wear blindfolds throughout the game. Each team of three attempts to roll the ball across the opposing team’s goal line while defending its own. The ball has bells in it. Learn more by reading “Sports” on our Historic Curriculum page.
A short recording of cheerleading recorded at Perkins in 2004. Cheerleading, still a popular Perkins activity, is mentioned for the first time in the annual reports of the 1950s. In 1955, the cheerleaders accompanied the wrestling team to New York for a match. Learn more by reading “Sports” on our Historic Curriculum page.