Artists in Residence at FSDB


From January 29 to February 2, 2018, FSDB hosted two Artists-in-Residence Wes Swing and Bolanle Adeboye, who travelled all the way from Charlottesville VA to be here!  Swing is a world class cellist, and Bolanle is the artistic and multimedia production director. FSDB Music Director Leslie Costello made the arrangements …  



FSDB Blind Middle School Teacher Edith “DD” Stein has been teaching her 7th & 8th grade Civics students about the democratic election process in America. On January 30, 2018, Stein brought presenters to FSDB to share their extensive expertise in this arena with her students. St. Johns County Poll Worker …  


Banner for Braille challenge and ballons.

Braille students poured into the Jacksonville Main Public Library on January 25, 2018 for the 11th Annual North Florida Regional Braille Challenge. They were accompanied by attentive adults doing their part to make the event happen – coordinators, scorekeepers, test proctors, group guides, vendors, parents, teachers of the visually impaired …  


March Teacher Spotlight: Joy Moers


Joy Moers teaches ASL in the FSDB Deaf High School. Noticeable features of her classroom are the posters extolling ASL and Deaf culture, and the green screen where students film Dragon News. Q: What was your career pathway to the ASL Teacher position in Deaf High School? Before FSDB I …  


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FSDB Observes Severe Weather Awareness Week


On January 24, 2018, FSDB will carry out a campus-wide tornado drill. This is in line with various emergency preparedness efforts that the school undergoes throughout the year. FSDB will observe Severe Weather Awareness Week during January 22-26, 2018 which has three key goals: to increase knowledge of potential weather …