Blind Students Not in Dark During Total Eclipse

Wow! Being able to witness in person a unique and once-in- a-lifetime experiences, leavesStudents view eclipse with enlarged NASA map in background impressions that are sometimes hard to describe. Yet, when the event is largely visual and one is blind, description through the use of other senses besides the eyes becomes all important. The teachers and staff at Tennessee School for the Blind worked hard to ensure that when the darkness of the August 21st total solar eclipse came to Nashville, their students were not in the dark about what was taking place. The teachers were diligent in the classrooms providing hands-on models, knowledge and scenarios. With good resources and through the joint efforts of other great organizations, the students received the information and tools necessary to have a memorable once-in-a-lifetime event. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) supplied large tactual maps and charts allowing

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Tigers Host NCASB Track Championship Meet

Tennessee School for the Blind provided another wonderful platform for its student athletes to exercise their talents and abilities as the school hosted the 2017 North Central Association of Schools for the Blind (NCASB) Track Championship. The event, held over the weekend of September 29- Oct. 1, brought teams from nine regional states to the Nashville campus. Athletes from schools in Ohio, Arkansas, Kentucky, Indiana, Kansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri were trained, pumped, and anxious for the event to begin.
Teams began arriving Friday afternoon and competition began shortly thereafter at 5:00 pm. The recent arrival ofRunners at start of race
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Greetings TSB Tiger Families,

I hope that you all had an enjoyable Thanksgiving break! It is an especially busy time here at school during the holiday season. The students are diligently working hard to finish the semester strong. I wanted to provide a couple of updates as we finish out the first half of the year.
As a part of my transition plan asthe new superintendent, I have evaluated the school’s
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Kelly Benton

Staff, Students,and Families, 

Wow! What a joyful season at Tennessee School for the Blind. Many activities surround us during this holiday season.  Our very own TSB chorus, under the direction of Ms. Madeleine May, will perform for the Commissioner’s office in December. Semester test week will be upon us soon! We look forward to a performance from AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), and Lions Day at TSB, where each student received

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Photo of Michelle Cormier with a cottage in the background

Cottage Corner – December 2017

Happy Holidays!

December is always a busy month here with lots of festivities and celebrations! It is hard to believe that we pack so much into only three weeks! Here are some of the wonderful events that our students will participate in this year!

The ladies of Delta Gamma Sorority will provide their annual stockings and treats to all of our

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Resource Center Dr. Kathy Segers

Hello from RCVI!

The Night before Christmas at the RCVI

‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the halls,

Not a creature was stirring, but Melanie was making calls,

The equipment was hung in the equipment room with care,

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