January 22 Board Meeting Announced


The Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 am on January 22, 2016 on the FSDB campus in the Moore Hall Center for Learning and Development. This event is open to the public; American Sign Language interpreters …


“Ready, Set, Grow” Training Challenge


Consultant Christel Reaves began her December 12, 2015 “Ready, Set, Grow” training – which flew in the face of conventional wisdom – with an Ice Breaker Super Challenge. FSDB staff from the four Title I schools (Blind Elementary, Blind Middle, Deaf Elementary, and Deaf Middle) sat together in small groups …


Third Annual Vocabulary Showcase Held


A total of 146 FSDB Blind Elementary and Deaf Elementary students in kindergarten through third grade and staff members took part in the Third Annual Vocabulary Showcase, held October 30, 2015.  The story, “Miss Alaineus: A Vocabulary Disaster,” by Debra Frasier serves as the basis for the annual FSDB event. …


BHS Yearbook Production Now A Popular Class


Blind and visually impaired high school students were excited when a new class showed up on the FSDB course schedule for the fall semester, among the usual listings. Technically “Journalism 1,” the class focuses on Yearbook Production, and is taught by English and Language Arts instructor Melissa Fonda. The class …


Holiday Message From Dr. Prickett


As we approach the holiday season, I want to wish you all the very best and thank you for your support and contributions to the successes of students at FSDB. This is a time of reflection, joy, and happiness. It is also a time to look ahead, think about the …