This video is a tribute to Illinois School for the Deaf's Class of 2020, whose graduation was postponed due to COVID-19.!
We just wanted to say we are missing you and sending you all the best during this time apart.
We'll get through this!
ISD Outreach Department received an award at the EDHI conference on March 5th! It was a beautiful key under glass representing the key role ISD Outreach plays in the lives of families with D/HH children across the state of Illinois. We are so proud of the Outreach staff.
DRS Director, Rahnee Patrick, toured ISD, visiting classrooms and getting to know our students!
CTE Students of the Week for CTE Month
Abi, Esmeralda, James, Alex, and DeAngela (not pictured)
Many thanks to Deb and Josh Gossrow in honor of her late husband for their HUGE donation of two personalized ISD golf carts!
The RealCare Geriatric Simulator includes a weighted vest, elbow and knee restraints, wrist and ankle weights, gloves and a walker. In addition, students will be able to experience visual impairments, decreased range of motion and mobility, joint stiffness, fatigue, and a decreased sense of balance.
Students pose with an entertainment center they created in Mr. Hatfield's Construction Trades class.
Students pose with projects created in Mr. Hatfield's Bowl Turner's Club.
TLS student, Demitri, created a metal star and said “I enjoyed learning the process”.
Mrs. Christensen’s Homeroom students and her classes all helped get these toys ready to deliver so children around Jacksonville could have a wonderful Holiday this season. Thank you to everyone who donated! We are truly GRATEFUL for all you have done to make this event a success. We collected OVER 125 toys.
First Place goes to Power Plant!!!!
Second Place: Dietary
Third: Main Building
Fourth: Health Center
Pro golfer, Kevin Hall, deaf since the age of 2 presented at ISD. The students were actively engaged while he told his story and demonstrated the art of the game.
Staff, Students, and Alumni enjoyed a flag football game after the Girls Volleyball Game.
ISD Homecoming 2019 Royalty Anhuar, Trystan, King James, Queen Shaylin, Rashawana, Ayomide, Jazmine, and Doniyah along with their PreK-8 escorts
Homecoming Pep Rally Games
Wednesday, 11/13: The Students, and Officer Saxer, participated in World Kindness Day.
Congratulations to Shaylin for being ISD’s DAR Good Citizen Winner for this year. November 12 at Governor Duncan’s Mansion. Congratulations Shaylin!
ISD Elementary YMCA basketball team posing together for a picture on the basketball court.