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 Realtor scholarship winners and families posing in entryway

Since 2001, the St. Augustine & St. Johns County Board of Realtors has awarded more than $180,000 in scholarships to St. Johns County graduating seniors to help them defray the cost of attending college or trade school. At the start of each school year, members of the education committee reach …  


FSDB Rosalee Connor hugs sister Natalie Bryan in an airpor

On the ninth day of every month, Clark and Rosalee Connor of Ortega hurry to be the first to wish the other a “Happy Anniversary.” The Connors will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary on June 9, 2017, remaining very much in love since they day they met in 1963. Described …  


Blind elementary boy holds 2 books during Reading is Fun event.

Reading is Fun


During the week of May 15th, 2017, students from both departments attended the annual “Reading is Fun” (RIF) in their respective library. This event is funded through private donations each school year. As summarized by Joy Carriger, Blind Department Librarian/Media Specialist, RIF is a free book giveaway program designed to …