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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.


    Lions Club International Foundation recently provided a 
    grant to support low vision services through KSSB

    Extended School Year concludes...fall approaches

    posted Jul 15, 2014, 8:31 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated Jul 15, 2014, 8:32 PM ]

    KSSB’s Extended School Year (ESY) program was hosted on our campus for three weeks, from June 9th through June 27th.  Fifty-seven students participated in activities designed to promote both academic and social achievement.  The Expanded Core Curriculum is an essential part of our summer program for students.  Not familiar with the Expanded Core Curriculum?  Learn more here:  

    http://www.afb.org/info/programs-and-services/professional-development/teachers/expanded-core-curriculum/the-expanded-core-curriculum/12345

    • Enrollment for students will be Sunday, August 17th.  First day for students is Monday, August 18th.  Enrollment packets will be mailed to parents of prospective students soon.  We look forward to having students back with us on campus soon!


    Alumni Weekend 2014

    posted May 21, 2014, 1:38 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 29, 2014, 1:08 PM ]

    Alumni weekend will be held from May 29th-June 1st on KSSB's campus.  We are excited to host former students once again on our campus.  We anticipate a packed weekend of fun events, highlighted by an outdoor picnic (weather permitting).  The Friday-Sunday agenda is attached below.  Please note Saturday's picnic has been moved and will now be hosted on KSSB's campus.  

    End of Year Skating Party

    posted May 21, 2014, 1:24 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 29, 2014, 1:03 PM ]

    Our students had a blast roller skating this week as a end-of-year celebration.  See all the photos on our Facebook page here:

    Reminders: Last Day and ESY

    posted May 12, 2014, 1:28 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 12, 2014, 1:29 PM ]

    A reminder that the last day of school for students will be Thursday, May 22nd.  Students will dismiss @ 1:45 p.m.
    Extended School Year (ESY) enrollment will begin Sunday, June 8th @ 12:00 noon.  Classes will begin Monday, June 9th and end on Friday, June 27th.  

    2014 Honors and Award Ceremony

    posted May 9, 2014, 8:30 AM by Jon Harding

    Our students were recognized for their talents and accomplishments in PE, reading, financial literacy, Job Olympics, athletics, forensics, braille, and other endeavors.  We are proud of our students' success and hard work.  Congratulations to all!

    Jazz on Friday

    posted Apr 26, 2014, 8:55 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 29, 2014, 1:18 PM ]

    A terrific jazz ensemble from Southwestern Community College (Creston, IA) paid a visit to our campus recently.  Students and staff were treated to a morning of music from some talented young musicians.  We want to thank Southwestern College for providing our students with an opportunity to appreciate the beauty of jazz in a place where it has 
    strong roots.  

    KUMC highlights work study program

    posted Apr 23, 2014, 12:10 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 9, 2014, 8:43 AM ]

    KU Medical Center has published an great article that highlights one of our students who has participated in a work study program in the mail services department at KUMC.  You can find the article here:

    Stillwater, MN orchestra visits KSSB

    posted Apr 13, 2014, 10:11 AM by Jon Harding   [ updated Apr 24, 2014, 9:58 PM ]

    We were treated to a performance by the Stillwater, MN, High School orchestra on April 11th.  The group was visiting Kansas City and stopped by KSSB in the morning to share their considerable talents with our staff and students.  We're always grateful for cultural opportunities provided by talented guests!

    2014 Spring Concert

    posted Apr 10, 2014, 8:59 PM by Jon Harding   [ updated May 29, 2014, 1:15 PM ]

    Our spring concert was held April 10th this year.  Our students shared their musical and vocal talents with friends, family, and our school staff.  The evening was capped with an after-concert social in the Accessible Arts space downstairs.  A special thank you to our music therapist, Jenny Karnes, for spearheading this event.  Thank you also to all the Accessible Arts staff, our students, staff, volunteers and everyone who made the event a success.  

        "True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time"- George Gershwin

    Boys' Weekend Pictures

    posted Apr 7, 2014, 6:55 AM by Jon Harding   [ updated Jun 4, 2014, 6:48 AM ]

    A few pictures from our most recent Boys' weekend (below):

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