FSDB students watch as a forklift places the cupola on top of the gazebo.

Gazebo Project Ends with Cupola Lift


On May 3, 2018, the gazebo construction project undertaken by the FSDB Building a Tradesman (BAT) program reached completion. In a historic ceremony well-attended by students and staff members, a crane from the campus Facilities Department lifted the cupola aloft and crowned the pavilion with it. The long-anticipated gazebo project was …  



The 104th Commencement Ceremony for the Classes of 2018 was held on May 18, 2018, just after the Senior Awards Ceremony, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus. FSDB Board of Trustees Chair Christopher D. Wagner and FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks …  


Marissa Droleski and Milliken Bartlett receive the St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club Award at the 2018 FSDB Senior Awards.

The FSDB 2018 Senior Awards Ceremony was held on May 18, 2018, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus, just before the 104th Commencement Ceremony. FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks and congratulated graduates on their achievements. An impressive roster of awards and …  


Walter C. Blackmon dressed in suit and tie.

Distinguished author, poet, and motivational speaker Walter C. Blackmon of Tallahassee will provide remarks as guest speaker during the 104th Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) Commencement Ceremony, sharing words of inspiration with 2018 graduates from across the state of Florida as they embark on the next chapter of …  


Teacher Spotlight: Ken Morse


Ken Morse teaches Algebra and Geometry courses in the Blind High School at FSDB. If enough students are interested, he teaches Pre-Calculus courses. He integrates the latest technology in his instruction and uses Socratic questioning to ensure students understand the content. Peers check each other’s work; after a student gives …