Makerspace Continues to Rock and Roll!

grey t-shirt with KSSB in orange and Eagles below in white, the t-shirt was created by students at the KSSB Makerspace

The KSSB students continue to advance their skills and creativity in the Makerspace! Accessibility is so much easier for a low vision student when using a laptop, and not the build-in LCD menu .  Since the laptop has several magnification tools, the student can select which tool is best for…

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STEM Van Goes to Iola, KS

a teacher and student sit on the floor and have created a path for a robot to follow that is on puzzles

On Thursday, November 11th, 2021 the STEM van hit the road again. This time the students at Jefferson Elementary were able to explore the variety of options the STEM van has to offer. Both the students and the teachers had a wonderful day of exploring, creating, problem solving, and learning!…

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Symphonic Orchestra to KSSB

students and staff sit in chairs, on the gym floor, and on the bleachers and listen the symphonic orchestra.

Thank you Jeanne Goodin for arranging a visit visit from Mr. Ariel Aguilar and his orchestra from the Park Hill School District on this Wednesday, November 10th in our gym. It was an all school assembly. Everyone enjoyed the music and we thank Mr. Aguilar and his orchestra for sharing…

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KanLovKids Low Vision Collaboration Clinic

boy sitting in a chair, holding an eye chart with light overhead and Dr. Krug looking on

Many students throughout Kansas have utilized KSSB's KanLovKids program for a low vision collaboration clinic. These clinics can help IEP teams (parents, students, teachers, related service providers, etc.) learn more about the students vision and what devices may help the student to access his/her curriculum in school. Recently, Dr. Krug,…

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Learning How to Use Seeing AI

girl with glasses and brown hair holds a phone and leans over a table that a 5 dollar bill laid out

Seeing AI is an app that can be used for a number of different things such as; reading a book jacket, identify money, and describe a person. The free app works great however it is good to note that it is not always accurate on predicting a person's age. Field…

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Trunk-or-Treat

Ms. Hillary's and her table decorated with Peppa Pig balloons and items

KSSB hosted their first trunk-or-treat this year! Not only did the KSSB students get to enjoy the event but students from Open Minds Child Development Center were able to dress up and enjoy the fun too! The day was cold and rainy but that didn't stop the fun! The event…

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Pumpkins, Halloween, and the Library Oh My!

Miss Angela and Miss Jeanne dressed up as Mr. Potato Head for Halloween

Pre-School has had a busy October! From trips to the pumpkin patch, learning about the inside of pumpkins, making jack-o-lanterns, enjoying trunk-or-treat, and a trip to the library! Pre-School never stops learning and gaining experiences both inside and outside the classroom. Not to mention they have a BLAST doing all…

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ON THE JOB!

student wearing navy blue scrubs, backpack, name badge, and holding a white cane walking down an empty hallway

Former KSSB transition student doing fantastic at her job placement here in South Central KS through Project SEARCH. Her job coach says “ Things couldn’t be going any better!” I thought you’d want to know! The student is working in a clerical setting currently and will experience a new job…

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