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Something Fishy Going On

There’s something fishy about to go on at Perkins. We will be the host of the New England Fancy Guppy Association’s (NEFGA) annual International Bowl Show. The NEFGA is an association of guppy breeders from New England and beyond. Once a month a bowl show is held to show off guppies and learn from moreContinue Reading

Steve Pemberton to be Perkins Keynote Speaker

  A gifted communicator and powerful storyteller, Steve Pemberton will be the keynote speaker at Perkins second annual Evening Under the Stars, Creating Bright Futures Gala to be held November 3 at The International in Bolton. Pemberton, the author of A Chance in the World, a memoir about how he overcame abuse and abandonment inContinue Reading

Sports Banquet Recognizes Outstanding Athletes

Several sports teams were recognized at Perkins annual sports banquet on Thursday night June 15. This year we had 80 students participate in five sport including soccer, basketball, softball, dirt biking and Rein in a Dream Therapeutic Horseback riding. Several students participated in more than one sport, but huge kudos went to Caleigh McKnight whoContinue Reading

Adults and Elders Celebrated

As though in recognition of the fact that there was plenty of warmth in the room, the heat wave broke just in time to welcome Perkins adult and elder program participants and their families to the annual recognition banquet held under the tent on the Perkins Manor lawn Wednesday evening June 14. Several of PerkinsContinue Reading

SCREENAGERS Viewing Elicits Important Discussions

Close to a hundred people – including many teenagers – packed the Dr. Charles P. Conroy Auditorium Thursday night for the premiere viewing of the movie SCREENAGERS. This is an award-winning documentary on mental health and screens meant to be viewed by young adults and their parents in the hopes of starting a discussion. Here at Perkins, a discussionContinue Reading

Perkins Newsletter – Spring 2017


Check Out Our Live Auction

Pre-Auction bids will be accepted for all live auction items until Monday, May 22 at noon. Interested in bidding? Email Kflathers@perkinschool.org. LIVE AUCTION ITEMS Golf Foursome at the International in Bolton Golf Foursome at Charter Oaks Country Club, Hudson Two Boston Celtics Tickets for the 2017-2018 Season, Team’s Executive Seats (lower loge level) Two BostonContinue Reading

Support Perkins With The Purchase of a Raffle Ticket.

Too busy to golf? You can still support our tournament by purchasing a Super Raffle Ticket(s)or a Golfer’s Delight Raffle Ticket for one of these great prizes. You don’t need to be present to win. Need help purchasing a raffle ticket? Contact Kerry at Kflathers@perkinschool.org or 978-368-6449. SUPER RAFFLE – $20 BOSTON RED SOX FourContinue Reading

Dedicating the Dr. Charles P. Conroy Auditorium and Speakers Series

You know you have left a mark on a place when approximately 120 family, friends, and staff members – past and present –  gather to celebrate the dedication of an auditorium and speakers series that will bear your name. Such is the legacy of Dr. Charles P. Conroy – former Executive Director and CEO ofContinue Reading

Blooming to the Beat – Perkins Students Showcase Their Talent

They sang, they rocked the house with electric bass guitars and acoustic guitars, they read poetry, and they left pieces of their hearts and souls on the stage. They are our students, and today was the annual Art in Bloom presentation. It was a great afternoon filled with lots of energy, great performances and aContinue Reading