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Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

Cotting’s annual art show on May 22 showcased the many talents of our students. Musical performances by Lower, Middle and Upper School classes demonstrated their competence with singing, signing, and playing instruments, including the piano and the kazoo. The first floor of the school was full of artwork ranging from ceramics, self-portraits, and paintings to mixed media and hand-made jewelry made in Vocational Skills. The Museum of Fine Arts staffed a table for children to create their own personalized pendant, and families enjoyed refreshments and time spent together. See more photos on Facebook.

William Taylor, former Board Chair

William Taylor, former Board Chair

  The Cotting School Community extends its sympathy to the family of William O. Taylor, the retired publisher of The Boston Globe. Bill chaired the Board of Cotting School from 1973 to 1986. He was a staunch advocate for children with special needs. Under Bill’s leadership the school moved from Boston to Lexington in order to give students a more rural setting for therapies and gym as well as a more geographically central location. He also upgraded wages and benefits for staff. Our school has lost a great friend, wise leader and generous benefactor today. Dave Manzo Watch the Boston... Read More