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KSSB is a catalyst and leader in the development of exemplary programs and practices in vision services in Kansas. We build local capacity throughout the state via strategic partnerships to ensure learners with visual impairments are able to assume responsible roles in society and lead fulfilling lives.

Fishing at Big Eleven Lake: Expanding Rec and Leisure Skills

posted Jun 17, 2015, 2:16 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Jun 17, 2015, 2:19 PM ]

K-SEE Check In Sunday, June 7th (dorm students)

posted Jun 7, 2015, 1:12 PM by Jon Harding

Check-In for those students staying in the dorm for the K-SEE program is Sunday, June 7th from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Students attending the K-SEE program are ages 5-15. 

Eagle Newsletter

posted Jun 4, 2015, 2:54 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Jun 4, 2015, 3:01 PM ]

Our latest newsletter is now available.  You can download it here:

Graduation Day

posted May 10, 2015, 11:10 AM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 14, 2015, 6:38 AM ]

KSSB will host a formal graduation (for first-time graduates) and exit ceremony (for those leaving our transition program) on Thursday, May 14th at 1:00 p.m. in our gymnasium.  Family of the graduates/exiters are welcome to attend a luncheon at 11:30 before the ceremony.  Robbie Makinen, Area Transportation Authority (ATA)  chairman, will be our speaker.


Spring Concert

posted Apr 16, 2015, 9:22 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Apr 21, 2015, 7:56 PM ]

KSSB's Spring Concert was held last Friday with the theme of "All About the Blind".  More than 75 family members and guests filled our gymnasium to enjoy the musical talents of our students, led by our music therapist, Jenny Karnes.  More pictures will be available via our Facebook page.  

Summer School Update

posted Mar 16, 2015, 6:39 AM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 8, 2015, 10:06 PM ]

Letters to parents of students attending our Summer Programs have been sent via mail.  Letters to staff working our Summer School programs have been sent.  We will host a meeting May 27th on our campus for ESY staff.  

Regional Braille Challenge competition

posted Feb 12, 2015, 1:35 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Feb 28, 2015, 8:09 PM ]

A very successful 2015 Regional Braille Challenge was hosted at KSSB on February 12th.  Visit our Facebook page for more photos!

Family Engagement with KPIRC

posted Jan 12, 2015, 6:54 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Feb 28, 2015, 8:10 PM ]

Jane Groff with KPIRC promoting family engagement strategies with KSSB staff.

Pool renovations complete

posted Sep 23, 2014, 9:27 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Feb 28, 2015, 8:10 PM ]

KSSB's pool was closed temporarily for repairs but has now reopened (to the delight of our students).  A refurbished deck and new cover will extend the life of the pool and allow students to learn swimming skills and enjoy water exercise on a weekly basis.

Gifted program from Shawnee Mission visits KSSB

posted Sep 12, 2014, 8:17 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Feb 28, 2015, 8:11 PM ]

Students enrolled in Shawnee Mission Schools gifted program visited KSSB and had an opportunity to engage in hands-on, experiential activities to increase their awareness and understanding of Visual Impairments.  

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