Insight to a Bright Future

Exposing the best opportunity and most unique learning environment for blind and 18 Video Photovisually impaired students within the state, Tennessee School for the Blind released its latest video on August 9th. Entitled “Insight to a Bright Future”, the production came at the hands of the school’s media staff over the summer. The video is a collections of “must see staff interviews” focusing on the school’s offerings and the impact they’re having on students. Superintendent David Martin provides informative details of the state’s special school, and the staff gives credence to how students are becoming contributing, participating members of society. The school has been described by visitors to the campus as one of the “state’s best hidden secrets.” Viewing this video gives you insight into the reasons why.
Released to the public on the school’s YouTube channel, a link is available from the TSB Tigers website and below. Don’t miss seeing what the excitement is about.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rwrNTLD8S4  

Tiger Growls Again Boost Wrestlers to Top of NCASB

With loud cheers and the spirit of the Tiger the TSB wrestling team again finds itself atop the North Central Association of Schools for the Blind (NCASB). Celebrating continues as the2019 Wrestlers and Cheerleaders defending champions bring home the gold again. 

The journey for TSB’s cheerleading and wrestling teams began in October with practices and scrimmages. Adding excitement to the beginning of the season, the Tigers hosted the 2nd Annual Frank Alexander Wrestling Invitational on December 1st. Eighteen teams from across the region and other states saw 123 wrestlers engage in the day long meet. 

With support from the cheerleaders, the wrestlers continued their journey with 13 events against private and public schools. January 25th found the teams traveling north to the NCASB Conference Championships in Illinois. Their sendoff on 

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Student Challenges Bring out the Best

What do you find to be challenging? Is it games, puzzles, physical achievement, other people, Student working on Braille Writter during Braille Challengeor even learning a new language? Children who are blind or visually impaired face a number of paramount challenges daily  with things often taken for granted by their sighted peers. Take, for instance, the advantage of sight in basic learning. How would you go about learning if you had limited sight or couldn’t see?

Despite inherent obstacles to overcome, students at Tennessee School for the Blind look forward to adding yet another challenge to their lives each spring. It’s the challenge to prove, in spite of difficulties, just how efficient they are becoming and what they have achieved. This challenge comes through two venues. Students learning a unique tactual writing system of communication for the blind called Braille are 
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Greetings TSB Families,

Spring has offically sprung and as the trees are budding and the flowers are starting to bloom, we find ourselves in the home stretch of the school year. 'Tis the season for testing, end-of-the-year field trips, and before you know it, graduation! I would like to take a moment to highlight some of our many accomplishment over the past few months. I would like to first congratulate our

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Greetings All!

April is a month filled with, events, tests, and activities to begin the closing out of the school year. Third quarter IEP progress reports and report cards will be sent home on April 5. Families, be on the lookout for these documents. Please call us at 615-231-7397 if you do not receive these documents over the next week. We are offically two weeks away from state TNReady testing for grades

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Happy Spring! 

Hopefully we will start to see warmer days and more sunshine in the weeks ahead! The coming of spring brings a lot of exciting activities to TSB, so be sure to be checking the newsletters and website for updated information!
Our recreational students have been very busy recently! Our Recreation Coordinator, Charity
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APH Federal Quota Count Phase 1 Completed by RCVI

Phase one of the 2019 American Printing House for the Blind Annual Federal Quota Census was just completed and submitted by the Resource Center for the Visually Impaired on March 15, 2019. There are two more phases of the census to complete, but phase one is the most demanding. The totals for the Federal Quota Registration are

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