Talk O Tuesdays Family Resource Night

WSSB PRESENTS “TALK O TUESDAYS” FAMILY RESOURCE NIGHT For parents of children aged birth to 5 with blindness or low vision SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH IN 2021 from 6 TO 7 PM The Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) is hosting a virtual early childhood parent resource night every month in 2021.  Our

2021-01-07T12:09:15-08:00January 7th, 2021|WSSB|

White Cane Awareness Day

Today is white cane awareness day!  Let's celebrate independence and empowerment for blind and low vision individuals!  Attached is a Proclamation from Governor Inslee proclaiming today is White Cane Awareness Day! Washington’s White Cane Day Hub is up! Please go check it out for: Live White Cane Day activities & events White Cane Day activities

2020-10-15T10:49:41-07:00October 15th, 2020|WSSB|

Starting the School Year From Campus

Being at a distance doesn't prevent us from being a community.  For many of our students, families, staff, and volunteers, WSSB's campus is a hub for building meaningful relationships that support our success as a community of learners.  While we're away from campus, our students will connect to their classrooms live using Zoom video, access

2020-08-31T18:55:09-07:00August 31st, 2020|WSSB|

Summer Feeding Program

Though WSSB won't be having a summer feeding program, we are providing the following resources: Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Emergency School Meals Program (pdf) Get help buying groceries while schools are closed - P-EBT ends on the first day of school. You need to apply for P-EBT by visiting WashingtonConnection.org or by calling 877-501-2233. Your EBT

2020-06-23T10:47:47-07:00June 15th, 2020|WSSB|

Summer Programs

Check out some of the summer programs in the area!  Please note that due to COVID-19, some or all of these programs may not be available. Summer Programs: https://dsb.wa.gov/services/youth-programs-and-workshops.shtml Overnight Skills Program (Independent Living Skills Ages 9-13 Youth Employment Solutions/Yes 1 (ages 14-15) includes career exploration, community service, daily living skills, and recreation.  CANCELED YES

2020-06-09T15:52:29-07:00June 9th, 2020|WSSB|

Pride Wall: Inspirational Music Essay by Angie

The following is an essay entitled "Inspirational Music Essay" by WSSB student Angie for a music project      Music is important because, it is an element, which inspires you to have a creative imagination, and music can also contain a variety of feelings, events, and as well as emotions that are within your own

2020-05-01T15:42:18-07:00May 3rd, 2020|WSSB|

Fourth Quarter Distance Learning

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, WSSB is closed for in-person education on-campus through the end of the school year.  The last day of school is June 19th.   Updated student schedules were emailed to students and families on 4/17/2020.  Student's individual schedules are brand new for the fourth quarter.  For any questions, please email office@wssb.wa.gov Fourth Quarter

2020-04-20T16:33:52-07:00April 20th, 2020|Daily Announcements, Irwin Blog, WSSB|

National School Counseling Week

Happy National School Counseling Week! This week is the dates of Feb 3-7 2020. At WSSB we have two school counselors, Miss Hendricks and Miss Thomas. A school counselor helps students… -learn strategies for focusing, keeping up, and organizing school work -manage emotions, build confidence, increase positive thinking -problem solve situations at home and school

2020-02-06T12:47:55-08:00February 6th, 2020|WSSB|

YES 1 – July 12-23

Youth Employment Solutions (YES 1) The current situation with COVID-19, and the potential need to continue to practice social distancing into the summer months, is impacting planning for summer youth programs like YES 1.  DSB has made the decision to cancel the array of in-person Summer 2020 youth programs that have typically provided intensive career

2020-03-31T11:54:54-07:00January 15th, 2020|WSSB|