Bell Tolls for Class of 2019

Loud resounding dongs rang out from a large iron bell and could be heard over the hills and throughout 2019 Photo of Graduatesthe streets of Donelson, TN on the last morning in May. The huge historic school bell cradled atop the high bell tower in front of Tennessee School for the Blind’s west wing, again symbolically proclaimed freedom and celebration. It sounded once for each of twelve students. The newly proclaimed graduates of the school’s Class of 2019 were expressing freedom from and completion of secondary education and celebrating the beginning of life’s next phase. After spending hundreds of hours in specialized learning, they were emerging to fulfill the school’s vision of becoming
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Students of the Year for 2018-19

Tennessee School for the Blind announced the Students of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. The2019 Students of the Year Photos students were chosen in one of three categories: Life Skills, K-8th grade, and High School. The winners are:

Gunner Lincoln – for Life Skills

Anyone who is around four-year-old Gunner very long knows he loves puppies, his family, and tools. His signature scarf around his neck has paw prints that he loves to wear. Gunner is in his first year at TSB and has a passion for learning. He is inquisitive, friendly, and very curious. He is an excellent student and has perfect attendance this year. Gunnerhas gained a good command of reading and writing the Braille alphabet, understanding time, and money. He loves to audible books and

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Honoring Student Accomplishments

Awards Day at Tennessee School for the Blind is always a great time of reflection for staff and students2019 Awards Day graphic as they muse over the year’s accomplishments. Just before graduation, the 2018-19 awards were presented on Thursday May 30th,  in the school’s auditorium. The exercise was also streamed live for the school’s larger audience. Here’s a listing of this year’s winners:
Community & Honorary Awards
Friends of Tennessee School for the Blind- seniors receive gift bags
Lion Gary Laura Award- Rickey Meadows
Donelson-Hermitage Exchange Club
ACE Awards- TeganTadlock/Levi Dykes
Young Citizenship Award- Candi Herrera/Anthony Bonetti
Stones River Women’s Club
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Greetings TSB Families,

It is hard to believe that we have come to the end of another school year. As I walk the halls, I see students and teachers still going strong towards the finish line. Together we have accomplished a lot and our students have grown tremendously this year. We have laughed, we have cried, but through it all, we have done it together. As we move into our summer break, I want to say

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Greetings All!

Dear TSB Parents,
Happy end-of-school-year to you and your family! It’s very hard to believe that the 2018-19 school year has gone by so quickly. During this season, we reflect on the past school year and begin looking toward the future. In this magnificent month of May, we celebrate accomplishments!

Students have been honored and showcased

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Photo of Michelle Cormier with a cottage in the background


It’s that time of year again – time to bid farewell to another school year and welcome in summer! These past few weeks have been full of ups and downs at TSB, and I am reminded this year more than ever what a special family we all have found in each other. Every member of TSB, from the students and parents, to the staff and volunteers, make this school the incredible place it is. Thank you for all that you
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Resource Center Dr. Kathy Segers

RCVI Ramps up for Summer Circulation Escalation

The RCVI is ramping up for its busiest time of the year, when all of the books checked out by local school districts from across the state that are no longer needed by that district, come back to be checked back in and redistributed to other students who need them.  During this time, it is not uncommon for a large box truck to arrive dailyAPH Federal Quota Count Phase 1 Completed by RCVI with as

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