FSDB Girls Goallball National Championship Team 2018

Goalball Teams Sweep National Championships


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) hosted the 2018 US Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) High School Goalball National Championships on November 1-3, 2018, in the Copeland Fitness Center. Six girls teams and eight boys teams from across the country traveled to St. Augustine to compete …  


FSDB students Briellys Colon Menedez and Bailey Thomas given Character Counts awards.

FSDB Students Chosen For Character Counts!


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) selected two exemplary Middle School students to represent the school at the St. Johns County Character Counts! awards ceremony held on the morning of October 17, 2018. Bailey Thomas, an eighth-grade Blind Middle School student from Glen St. Mary, and …  


Hilary Norman works with a blind student using a laptop.

Teacher Spotlight: Hillary Norman


FSDB Teacher Hillary Norman is a master at employing “task analysis” to break down technology tasks for Blind Middle School students, enabling them to navigate technology and the world around them. She has a ritual in her classroom–during attendance, students each say something good about themselves. Norman also jumps in …  


Open House To Be Held On October 2, 2018


The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) invites the community to attend an Open House on October 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm in Claude J. Kirk Auditorium on the school campus. The event is free to the public and provides guests and visitors the …  


FSDB student Thomas Rice speak into the microphone.

Blind Students Take Part In Radio Interview


On September 13, 2018, five students from the FSDB Blind Department went to the local Beach 105.5 FM radio station to talk about White Cane Safety Day awareness. Thomas Rice, Kaitlyn Deverson, David Hunt, Bailey Thomas, and Khayree Lofton were interviewed by Scott Reinhardt on the morning show Round Table …