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 …  


Author Sheena McFeely presents to Deaf Middle School students in Kirk Auditorium.

Creative Powerhouse/Deaf Author Visit


Sheena McFeely visited FSDB on October 26, 2017 as the second Author Visit for the year.  Smiling and energetic, McFeely wove glimpses of her childhood into the visit to provide context for her many creative projects. Born Deaf in Hong Kong, to a Chinese mother and Irish father, McFeely was …  


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 …