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. …  


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FSDB Featured On River City Live


Rance Adams of Jacksonville WJXT’s Lifestyle and Entertainment Show, River City Live, visited the FSDB campus on Wednesday, December 7 to learn more about the school. The first video segment gives a brief overview of the school (link below). Another video to be released will feature students and teachers from …  


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Students Compete in Annual Science Fair


The 2016-2017 Science Fair held at FSDB on November 17, 2016, was a great success! Just like all of St. Augustine, students experienced stormy weather this year and were out of school for several days. As a result, there were fewer student project submissions than in previous years. Still, this …  


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Board of Trustees Meeting Postponed


The Board of Trustees of the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) October 28 meeting has been postponed. The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on December 2, 2016. Future Board meeting dates are as follows: January 20, 2017February 24, 2017April 14, 2017May 26, 2017 For more information …  


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Man Returns From Paralympic Games With Silver


Jacksonville native and two-time Paralympian, Daryl Walker,  will return home from the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio. According to TeamUSA, the U.S. Men’s Goalball team entered this tournament drawn in arguably the most difficult group of the tournament, full of medal contenders. At the end of the tournament, Team USA finishes the …