Children hunt for eggs that beep at Perkins School

Mike helps his daughter Mila hold and examine eggs outdoors on at Perkins.

Mila and her dad Mike examine their eggs-quisite treasures.

March 26, 2016

...More than 200 people gathered Saturday morning in the playground at the Perkins lower campus, which was dotted with hundreds of colorful beeping eggs and candy-filled plastic eggs.

Perkins has hosted an annual Easter egg hunt with beeping eggs for visually-impaired children for the past five years. The renowned special education school was established in 1829 and has about 200 preschool through high school students with some visual impairment and often a mix of other disabilities.

“Good mayhem,” said Paul Pilkons of Peabody, wearing white bunny ears on his head as he surveyed the chaotic scene.

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