Clay artwork in the shape of the

National Deaf History Month is observed from March 13 to April 15 each year. March 13 commemorates the selection of I. King Jordan as the first Deaf President of Gallaudet University. April 15 commemorates the opening of American School for the Deaf as the nation’s first public school for the …  


FSDB students watch as a forklift places the cupola on top of the gazebo.

On May 3, 2018, the gazebo construction project undertaken by the FSDB Building a Tradesman (BAT) program reached completion. In a historic ceremony well-attended by students and staff members, a crane from the campus Facilities Department lifted the cupola aloft and crowned the pavilion with it. The long-anticipated gazebo project was …  


The 104th Commencement Ceremony for the Classes of 2018 was held on May 18, 2018, just after the Senior Awards Ceremony, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus. FSDB Board of Trustees Chair Christopher D. Wagner and FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks …  


Marissa Droleski and Milliken Bartlett receive the St. Augustine Sunrise Rotary Club Award at the 2018 FSDB Senior Awards.

The FSDB 2018 Senior Awards Ceremony was held on May 18, 2018, at the Claude R. Kirk, Jr. Auditorium on the FSDB campus, just before the 104th Commencement Ceremony. FSDB President Dr. Jeanne Glidden Prickett gave welcoming remarks and congratulated graduates on their achievements. An impressive roster of awards and …  


Students learn to write code using Swift through Apple’s Everyone Can Code curricula on the iPad.

Apple is teaming up with leading educators for blind and deaf communities across the US to bring accessible coding to their schools. Beginning this fall, schools supporting students with vision, hearing or other assistive needs will start teaching the Everyone Can Code curricula for Swift, Apple’s powerful and intuitive programming language. Apple created …  


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 …  


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