Two distinguished leaders will address graduating seniors during the 101st FSDB Commencement Ceremony in Kirk Auditorium at 4:00 pm on May 29, 2015. Featured alumni speakers are Jacquelyn C. Lally (’96), FSDB Coordinator of Transition and High School Counseling, and Owen B. McCaul (’82), Assistant State Attorney for the Second …


FSDB Announces Top Graduates


Special honors will be bestowed upon valedictorian Wesley Homewood and salutatorian Heather Hunt of the Blind High School Class of 2015, as well as valedictorian Alyssa Hanbury and salutatorian Franklin Stewart of the Deaf High School Class of 2015. Both valedictorians will address their respective classes during the 101st FSDB …



Edgar Gonzalez, a 1986 FSDB graduate, is deaf and communicates in American Sign Language. He has received several awards for his work as a steward with the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort & Spa in Orlando, a position he has held for 25 years.  In the spring of …



Eight students from FSDB went on a trip to Washington, DC during May 2015. The school has been involved in the Close Up program for 37 years, since 1978. All over the world, high schools and middle schools nationwide take part in Close Up, which began in 1970; their program …


iPads Take Middle Schools By Storm


Reading specialists, teachers, and students in campus middle schools are brimming with praise for the iPad project, funded through a generous donation from the Johnson Foundation. Blind Reading Specialist Elisha Zuaro, Blind Reading Teacher Kristen Beckham, and Deaf Reading Specialist Kathy Pyle (interviewed for this article) have noticed a huge …