Friday, December 16: 10:45 AM Christmas Program (open to the public)HOMEGOING: Classes dismiss at 12:10 PM; Dorms close at 1:00 PM
Monday, December 19 through Tuesday, January 3: No Classes
Friday, December 23: CLOSED
Sunday, December 25: Christmas Day
Monday, December 26: CLOSED; Christmas Holiday Observed
Sunday, January 1: New Year's Day
Monday, January 2: CLOSED; New Year's Day Holiday Observed
Tuesday. January 3: No Classes; Dorms Open at 1:00 PM
Wednesday, January 4: Classes Resume
Monday, January 16: In Session; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
March 1 - May 5: SD ELA & Math Assessments; SD Science Assessments; SD Science Alt Assessments
March 13 - April 28: SD ELA & Math Alt Assessments
Friday, April 28 & Saturday, April 29: NC Forensics (Round 3) and Swimming in Ohio
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The South Dakota School for the Blind is happy to welcome students and staff back for the 2022-2023 School Year. The summer sessions have been very memorable and we can’t thank the staff enough for their work this summer. Students had some great opportunities and experiences. This school year will be used to implement a number of new curriculums and software platforms. We have purchased a new social studies curriculum, employability resources, and a digital software life skills platform. These new materials will help our staff and students meet content standards and the educational needs of our students.
We look forward to a great year and, as always, please stop in for a visit
at the school if you are in the Aberdeen area.
(Superintendent Dan Trefz)
When the student needs touch cues, place the student’s hands on top of the teacher’s hands:
this gives the student more choice about how much to feel and gives them a better level of comfort and control.
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