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 Tigers!

It is hard to believe that the end of the first quarter is quickly approaching. It has truly been a pleasure getting to know the students, parents, and staff here at TSB.  Without a doubt, I can honestly say this is a fantastic place to call home. TSB provides a supportive atmosphere for students and families, and the success of our students is our number one priority.
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Staff, students,and families, 

Wow! What a whirlwind beginning to our school year 2017-2018.  We are rocking on all cylinders.  As I walk through the building each day, I see many things that make me especially proud! Teachers having success with a student learning to read for the first time. Students treating each other kindly! Staff busy with activities of cleaning, repairing and cooking for our students. Adaptive
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Photo of Michelle Cormier with a cottage in the background

Hello All,

The first month of school has flown by, and it is hard to believe that fall break is right around the corner! This month, the cottages prepared their first ‘Monthly Meal’ of the year! Students worked together to come up with a menu, find recipes, and cook dinner! This is always a wonderful opportunity for students to learn how to prepare new dishes and try new things. One cottage even shucked their own corn for 
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Resource Center Dr. Kathy Segers

Hello from RCVI!

Two TSB divisions have recently been brought together under the same umbrella at Tennessee School for the Blind. Dr. Kathy Segers is now providing leadership for both the Resource Center for the Visually Impaired (RCVI) and TSB Outreach Services. The combining of resources under the direction of Dr. Segers enables TSB to provide school districts more efficient access to
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