Ms Carden and Ms. Carriger with student writer at podium.

BHS Writer’s Club Debuts


Blind Department Librarian & Media Specialist Joy Carriger, along with High School Reading Teacher Rene’ Carden, hosted a club this year for BHS students interested in writing. The club idea evolved out of last year’s BHS Poetry Slam event. Carriger explained, “We were deeply impressed by the student’s creativity and …  


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Chip In For Youth 2017


FSDB is a participating charity again this year with Chip in for Youth, which allows FSDB to sell discounted tickets for THE PLAYERS Championship, a PGA tournament held each May at TPC Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. FSDB receives $25 of each tickets sold to benefit campus programs …  


FSDB Deaf Middle School Battle of the Books 2017 team.

FSDB Heads To Battle Of The Books


FSDB Deaf Middle School eighth graders Ryker D’Angelo and Shanna Cooley, along with sixth grader Geoffrey Porter, are heading to Washington, DC for the annual Battle of the Books national championship at Gallaudet University. FSDB is among eight schools in the Buff Division. The purpose of the Battle of the Books competition is …  


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Teacher Spotlight: Tristan Alfant


Tristan Alfant is a teacher in the FSDB Early Learning Center (Montessori preschool), located in the Cary White building.  She works with blind/low vision students, who are taught separately from deaf/hard of hearing students. All students come together for lunch and during recesses for communal time. In the past you …  


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FSDB Board meeting April 14, 2017


On April 14, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold an Endowment/Investment Committee meeting at 8:00 am in Moore Hall Room 215 followed by a regular Board meeting at 9:00 am in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and …