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TSB Work-Based Learning Students in Video

Recently, the Tennessee Disability Coalition began a new initiative entitled "Tennessee Businesses for the Better." TSB Student working at Donelson Cafe getting photo takenThe goal of the program is to break down stereotype barriers about hiring people with disabilities. They seek to spread awareness in general about the great benefits of disability employment. By removing any barriers and spreading awareness about the positive aspects of a disability work force, business owners will be encouraged to take the next step towards inclusivity. As part of the initiative, Hannah Vickery was assigned the task of producing a video depicting the scope of work, usefulness, and benefits gained. Hannah decided to begin her video by highlighting businesses within the state that already recognize these benefits and currently do a great job in 
 
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Camps in Rear View Mirror

Thanks to generous donations from the Lions Club, Tennessee School for the Blind continued its tradition19 Summer Camp Group Photo of hosting three weeks of summer camp in 2019. The camps were held during the month of June. The school has altered the lives of hundreds of blind and visually impaired students from across the state through its summer enrichment programs. The camps have been held each summer on the school’s campus for several decades. The past two summers, Mr. Andy Joiner and Dr. Tammy Parsons have served as directors.
Each week of camp comes with a different emphasis and focuses on particular ages and abilities of the children. This summer, the first week of camp brought together elementary-age children and also focused on those needing 
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Tiger Track Off and Running

Tennessee School for the Blind began their 2019-20 interscholastic athlethic program by hosting an invitational track meet. OnRunners on the TSB Track  Friday, September 13th, athletes from six other schools began arriving on campus for the all-day-Saturday competition. Participating this year were teams from Kentcky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, and Arkansas.

It was a great weekend seeing the camaraderie among all the athletes, both on and off the track. These athletic events create friendships, wonderful socialization avenues, and times of bonding with like-minded peers from other parts of the nation. Together, they learn life lessons on commitment and striving for achievement, as well as tucking away in the pockets of the mind great memories for tomorrow. Many TSB alumni reflect back to 
 

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Greetings TSB Families,

What a fantastic start to school we have had at TSB!  This first quarter has just flown by. I am grateful for the support that our school receives from our families and stakeholders.  As I walk through the halls and into classrooms, I see students engaged in learning and staff working hard to meet the unique needs of our students.  

Our first big event of the year was our annual
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Greetings Families, Students, and Staff,

We have enjoyed a wonderful start to the 2019-20 school year at Tennessee School for the Blind! We take pride in ensuring our students have a welcoming, supportive, academically-rigorous, and safe experience at TSB. Positive energy from students, teachers, and staff has been evident throughout the building. Teachers are teaching and students are learning! Each calendar year, we
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Welcome Back Tigers!

I hope you all had a wonderful and restful summer! It was wonderful to see so many families on campus during registration and student move in! We spent a great deal of time over the summer preparing the cottages for the students’ arrival! At registration, you should have received the phone number for your child’s cottage – please call any time you need to. Keep in mind, staff are not in the cottages during the
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Resource Center Dr. Kathy Segers

Off to a Very Busy Start!
Staff at the Resource Center for the Visually Impaired have been very busy all summer and continuing through the beginning of school, procuring accessible instructional materials for student across the state and at TSB.  Twenty-five new titles were sent to be transcribed into braille for the 2019-20 school year, most of which were new science and social studies adoptions. 
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Video of the Month

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Photos of the Day

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Photos We Remember

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