Electrifying News – Congrats SCASB Competitors!

Campus Activities Board Meeting Empower Campus updates

Congratulations to our SCASB competitors from this weekend at the Mississippi School for the Blind. Julie S. placed first in the mascot competition. Jazmin K. placed second in individual cheer. Ajon D. and Alex Q. both placed second in their weight classes for wrestling. Performing Arts students were recognized for an outstanding performance and our TSBVI students placed second for the Spirit Award. Many thanks to the TSBVI Coaches and staff who spent a loooong weekend supporting this fun and empowering event. Go Wildcats!

This Friday at 10:15 am, the TSBVI Board will convene a public meeting in the Boardroom in Building 600. You can find the full agenda online. We will be recognizing Outstanding Staff as well as recognizing the Board for Board Appreciation Month. We cannot carry on the important work of TSBVI without the support and engagement of our fabulous Board.

The American Council of the Blind’s Audio Description Project (ADP) and the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) are now accepting entries for BADIE, or the Benefits of Audio Description in Education, an essay contest for young people (ages 7 to 21) who are blind or have low vision. It’s a great chance for students to engage with accessible learning materials, unleash their inner film critic, and compete for fun prizes. More information can be found online and the deadline for submissions is February 11th.

In additional campus updates, this Sunday we will welcome another group of educators to our Mentor Center. Thanks again to teachers welcoming visitors into their classrooms for these important observations. As everyone knows, we continue to have our phones down due to a cyber attack on our service provider. We will keep giving updates via emergency messaging and email as needed.

Finally, PLEASE remember to wear/ bring badges to work every day. This is a critical component of campus safety and security.

Have a great week!
Emily Coleman, Superintendent