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FSDB Observes Severe Weather Awareness Week


On January 24, 2018, FSDB will carry out a campus-wide tornado drill. This is in line with various emergency preparedness efforts that the school undergoes throughout the year. FSDB will observe Severe Weather Awareness Week during January 22-26, 2018 which has three key goals: to increase knowledge of potential weather …  


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Eyes Alive! Releases Nursery Rhymes


The FSDB Eyes Alive! Deaf Elementary Performing Arts Troupe is pleased to announce that their latest production, “Nursery Rhymes in American Sign Language” is now available to watch online. Nursery rhymes are important for young children because they help language skills development. Both rhyme and rhythm help kids see and hear the sounds and …  


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Weekly Math Challenge Aims For Fluency


In November 2017, FSDB students learned of a new mathematics skills challenge coordinated by Math Specialists BJ Mayo, Sue Clark, and Mark Largent.  Each week, students visit the Math Challenge website and select the “Problem of the Week” (POW) they want to solve. Student solution videos will be posted on …  


Jacob: A Very Special Child


Jacob was born in December of 2011. After a complicated pregnancy, the only thing we prayed for was a healthy baby. That did not end up being the case. Jacob had a seizure hours after birth. He was in the Neonatal intensive care unit for 3 weeks. After he was …  


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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 …