FSDB Blind Middle School students holding swords in front of the Escape U St. Augustine sign

Blind Students ‘Escape’ Room Trip


On April 4, 2018, five hardworking FSDB Blind Middle School students – who demonstrated yearlong excellence in reading – were rewarded with a field trip to a local Escape Room. At the start of the school year, BMS students were challenged to read all 15 of this year’s Sunshine State …  


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 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 …  


FSDB Deaf Middle School Battle of the Books 2017 team.

FSDB Heads To Battle Of The Books


FSDB Deaf Middle School eighth graders Ryker D’Angelo and Shanna Cooley, along with sixth grader Geoffrey Porter, are heading to Washington, DC for the annual Battle of the Books national championship at Gallaudet University. FSDB is among eight schools in the Buff Division. The purpose of the Battle of the Books competition is …