2019 Adapted Physical Education Workshop

Educators interested in learning more about adapted physical education will want to attend a free hands-on workshop on Monday, October 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Columbus at the Ohio State School for the Blind. During the session, all attendees will teach other participants a lesson plan he or she developed, followed by group discussion. Active engagement is essential for the workshop. Each participant will be expected to submit a lesson plan in advance for inclusion in a workbook that will be available to all attendees who submit plans.

To participate, register by Monday, September 30 in STARS using your SAFE account by click here.

Be sure to include a current email address in the registration so that you will receive a lesson plan form.

Registration is limited to 50 participants. The event sponsor, the Ohio State School for the Blind, will host the event at the school at 5220 N. High St., Columbus 43214. For questions about SAFE accounts, contact the SAFE help desk at safe.admin@education.ohio.gov or (877) 644-6338, option 3. Direct other inquires to Lisa Lyle Henry.

2019-2020 Calendar now available

OSSB Calendar 2019-2020
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OSSB Marching Band Camp 2019

OSSB Marching Band Group Picture.

Band Camp will be held Sunday, July 28- Friday August, 2, 2019 at OSSB. Camp is open to OSSB band students in grades 7-12. Any non-OSSB student with a visual impairment wishing to join the marching band should contact Music Director Yolanda Johnson at yjohnson@osdb.oh.gov

This year the OSSB Marching Band will be performing during the Outback Bowl in Tampa Florida as well as visiting Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Any student wishing to go on the trip must attend band camp to be eligible.

We invite you to the debut performance of our new halftime show on Friday, August 2nd at 1:00 p.m. Family members and guests are invited to come to a lunchtime BBQ and awards ceremony before the show.

Residential Students should report to OSSB on Sunday, July 28th at 4:00 p.m.

Day students should report on Monday, July 29th at 7:45 a.m.

All students must be picked up from camp on Friday, August 2nd by 1:30 p.m.

Band Camp registration packets can be found here.


OSSB Student Art Show

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OSSB students have artwork displayed at the State Library of Ohio. Student artists, accompanied by Dr. Lou Maynus (Superintendent), Danny Ransey (Principal), Rachelle Smith (art teacher), and Shelley McCoy and Michelle Johnson (chaperones) attended a special opening event. You can see all of the individual works of art: https://library.ohio.gov/news/ohio-state-school-blind-student-art-display-state-library-2/


ECC Camp News

Want to find out what campers did during the week-long ECC camp? Read through the student-produced newsletter to learn about their adventures. Click here to read.   

ECC's Podcast


Sports Camp News

Check out the fun activities campers did during OSSB's Sports Camp.

O & M Camp News

O&M Campers had fun out and about this summer. Check out their adventures.


The 2019 Summer edition of OSSB's Panther Paws

OSSB Panther Paws (smore website)OSSB Girls Goalball Team


The March edition of OSSB’s Panther Paws



OSSB 2018-19 Athletic Schedules

OSSB Athletic Schedule 2018-2019

OSSB Little NC and PE Schedule 2018-2019

FinalForms (https://ossb-oh.finalforms.com/)
FinalForms assists high school athletic departments with online collection and management of student eligibility, coaching certifications, medical information, and much more.


Students discuss reading importance

Check out some of our students discuss the importance of literacy and reading in this McGraw Hill Education video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY00soBKlHA


OSSB Facebook

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