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Eyes Alive! Releases Nursery Rhymes


The FSDB Eyes Alive! Deaf Elementary Performing Arts Troupe is pleased to announce that their latest production, “Nursery Rhymes in American Sign Language” is now available to watch online. Nursery rhymes are important for young children because they help language skills development. Both rhyme and rhythm help kids see and hear the sounds and …  


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Weekly Math Challenge Aims For Fluency


In November 2017, FSDB students learned of a new mathematics skills challenge coordinated by Math Specialists BJ Mayo, Sue Clark, and Mark Largent.  Each week, students visit the Math Challenge website and select the “Problem of the Week” (POW) they want to solve. Student solution videos will be posted on …  


Teacher Spotlight: Marissa Harrer


Marissa Harrer teaches second grade in the FSDB Deaf Elementary School. She is known for an exceptional math curriculum and sense of humor. She co-teaches this year in the same classroom with two other second grade teachers – the classroom is in Kramer Hall, while Gore Hall is being renovated. …  


FSDB Lorelee Bundrick displaying 3D printed items

How long have you worked in the Print Shop? At FSDB? It will be 34 years next month, in the same position at FSDB!  I was hired as a printer to work in the Print Shop. Back then I worked in a different building but had the same job – …  


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Creative Powerhouse/Deaf Author Visit


Sheena McFeely visited FSDB on October 26, 2017 as the second Author Visit for the year.  Smiling and energetic, McFeely wove glimpses of her childhood into the visit to provide context for her many creative projects. Born Deaf in Hong Kong, to a Chinese mother and Irish father, McFeely was …