Extracurricular Activities

A student sits at a table molding homemade slime with his hands while two people look on.
June 13, 2018
In weekly meetings, students make everything from slime to Rube Goldberg machines to prosthetic hands.
A man instructs a large chorus in an auditorium.
May 18, 2018
More than 100 students from up and down the east coast performed in the concert at Perkins.
A young girl zip lines through the trees
November 16, 2017
Students with visual impairment tackle new type of challenge during Perkins’ High Ropes Adventure Weekend.
HuyenTran Vo stands at her desk
November 15, 2017
What I do: Coordinator of the Grousbeck Student Technology Center HuyenTran Vo shares her passion for engaging every Perkins student.
Two girls in bathing suits crouch in the sand
October 6, 2017
From Fenway Park to Castle Island, public school students with visual impairment take a sensory tour of Boston during a summer Outreach Program.
A student and a teacher, both wearing headphones, hold a microphone with a fluffy cover.
July 11, 2017
Perkins students learn about soundscape ecology from Purdue researchers.
A student in a wheelchair approaches the doorway of Oliver Cottage
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.
Five cheerleaders with their backs to the camera raise their arms in a cheer.
February 8, 2017
Watertown High School and Perkins students show off their school spirit in a new annual tradition.
A headshot of Arnie Harris
November 11, 2016
Arnie Harris has taught music at Perkins for more than 30 years.
A college student in a baseball hat beatboxes into a microphone in front of two younger seated students.
October 26, 2016
Harvard senior Devon Guinn teaches students how to express themselves through hip-hop sounds and beats.

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