Busy September in Pre-School Enrichment

Child Reaching To Pick Up A Dandelion

The 3-5 year olds in the KSSB pre-school enrichment program have been busy this September! They have spent the month learning about apples! So many things have been done from measuring the length of an apple skin, to making smoothies, observing a ladybug under a microscope, planting seeds to watch…

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MakerSpace Helping to Enhance Job Skills

Two Students Leaning Over A Desk Working On A Woodworking Project

KSSB's MakerSpace is on fire these days! Students have a wide variety of items to work with but while working they are enhancing job skills. Students can use 3D printers, embroidery, Circuit machines, heat press, and so much more! Students are able to enhance their skills, creativity, and interests in…

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I’m Just Like Everyone Else

Gracie Posing In Her Dorm Room Wearing Flip Flops, Jeans And Long Sleeved T-shirt

The following is a note from Gracie Fisher. She is a sophomore at Southwest Baptist University. With her permission, her Facebook post is below. ANOTHER EDUCATION POST: Yesterday almost every place we went, people stared at me and talked about me. Please DO NOT do this. I may not know…

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Running Blind: A Guide for the Guide

Lex Gillette Running With His Guide In The Olympics

What is a Guide Runner?   A guide runner is a volunteer who assists a person with a visual impairment in running. Whether it is a short jog around the park, a 5k run, a marathon, or even an Olympic race, The logistics of being a guide runner is relatively straightforward: The…

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Life of a COMS or Itinerant TSVI

Kylie Kilmer Driving The Tech Van

Whether you are a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) or Itinerant Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TSVI) you are always on the go! Often teachers will find themselves eating lunch in the car between schools or districts. They even may take a few minutes in a parking lot…

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Benefits of a Hand-Held Monocular

Girl With Blonde Hair And Red Shirt Sitting On The Floor Looking At Different Monculars

After coordinated instruction from her TSVI and COMS, this young student can enthusiastically share the benefits of her hand-held monocular telescope: see her handwritten note below! Students need to learn a set of progressive skills so they can successfully use a monocular telescope. These skills include spotting, focusing, scanning, tracing,…

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