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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FSDB Board Meeting December 8, 2017


On December 8, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a Board meeting from 9:00 am until the conclusion of business. The board meeting will be held in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development (CLD). All meetings are open to the …  


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An Interview With Pianist Marcus Roberts


For the now fifty-four years old Marcus Roberts, it’s been over thirty years since the pianist made his auspicious debut as one of the young lions of jazz along with Wynton Marsalis. Then, barely in his twenties, he joined Marsalis’ band spearheading a movement that eschewed the electronic driven fusion …  


FSDB Ms. Stein and student dress in Colonial attire.

BMS Students Experience Colonial Life


Last year, students in Edith Stein’s Blind Middle School Social Studies classes at FSDB experienced a “Taste of Rome” (ancient Rome) sampling raw foods and olive oil while listening to the first human melody found, dated to 1400 B.C. This year, students in Stein’s class travelled back in time to …