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 …  


Teacher Spotlight: Lauren Fox


Lauren Fox teaches a variety of English Language Arts classes in the FSDB Deaf High School. A visitor to her Pope Hall classroom will immediately notice her educational and thought-provoking classroom displays. Her bookcases are full, the walls are lined with helpful teaching aids including a poster set on Figurative …