FSDB senior Samy Vital runs the football during an Aug. 9 practice.

Positive Attitude No.1


T.E.A.M has been an acronym bandied so long the cliché could probably collect Social Security checks. While that is the motto for the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind football program, second-year head coach Christian DeNight has a different definition. DeNight wants the Dragons to be Tough-minded; Earn …  


FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett

Greetings from the FSDB President


Welcome back!  This summer is coming to a close and we at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) are all busy preparing to welcome new and returning students and their families for the start of the 2017-2018 school year. View ASL Translation of Greetings from the FSDB President. …  


FSDB sophomore Jackson Gilreath beaming with pride wearing his silver medal in the Class 1A Adaptive shot put

There is hardly an offseason at small schools. Many of the same students who play football or volleyball in the fall come inside during the wintertime and play basketball. Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind senior Megan Lockner may have been the best example of that. She was …  


FSDB Track & Field athlete Jackson Gilreath.

Athletes Compete In State Finals


FSDB student-athletes Tyre Singleton (Jacksonville) and Jackson Gilreath (St. Johns) participated in the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) State Track & Field Meet in Bradenton, FL on May 6, 2017. Singleton, a senior in the Blind Department, competed in the 400-meter race and placed 12th with a time of …  


FSDB student-athlete Vanessa Coleman speaks during the St. Johns Sports Club ceremony.

Sixteen high school students received Athlete of the Year awards from the St. Johns County Sports Club on Thursday. The award stresses academics and community service as much as it does athletics. Among the award winners — a male and female from each of eight county high schools — there …