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ISD students Enjoyed the scavenger hunt in the museum.

Scavenger Hunt

ISD students Enjoyed the scavenger hunt in the museum.


ISD CTE students and staff participated in the Illinois Association of CTE (IACTE)

CTE Showcase Day 2017

Illinois School for the Deaf (ISD) Career and Technical Education (CTE) students and staff participated in the Illinois Association of CTE (IACTE) Showcase Day held on April 4, 2017, at the State Capitol Rotunda in Springfield, IL. Seventy-five students from around Illinois represented 21 one schools, area centers and EFE’s with CTE displays, demonstrations and projects. Principal Jill Bruington, Educator MJ Martin, Instructor John Harper, and students Phyllis Appiah and Hermilo Villazana Barrientos represented ISD with their CTE projects. At the CTE Pep Rally Phyllis and Hermilo represented ISD speaking about their experiences and the importance of their CTE classes.


The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders created a wax museum for Black History Month

Wax Museum

The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders created a wax museum to honor several individuals as a part of their Black History celebration in February.


ISD is GREAT!

This video was created by ISD students from Mrs. Mansell, Mrs. Van Valey and Mrs. Williams’ 5-8th grade classes. Check out the reasons these students want you to know why ISD is GREAT!


The mission of the Illinois School for the Deaf is to educate students who are deaf or hard of hearing to be responsible, self-supporting citizens.