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Superintendent's Message Regarding Important Safety Updates

Dear TSD Parents, Guardians and Caregivers, I hope you are enjoying the remaining days of summer and ready to begin a new school year. I wanted to share some important safety updates with you. Although we cannot erase what happened in Uvalde we can work together to ensure that our school is as safe as possible. On June 30, 2022, in coordination with the Texas School Safety Center (TxSSC), the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released the Required School Safety Action Steps This Summer that outlines immediate steps that schools are required to take to support the safety and security of our campuses.
TSD Class of 2022 Graduation (full video) Featured Photo

TSD Class of 2022 Graduation (full video)

Sixty-two extraordinary individuals graduated on June 2nd, 2022 from the Texas School for the Deaf. Julian Mateo Zea, Salutatorian, and Trey Scott Johnson, Valedictorian, addressed their graduating peers and audience. Dip-hop sensation Warren "Wawa" Snipe delivered the commencement address. Joel Pennington ended the evening with the benediction. Watch the full video here.
Best Supporting Actor Academy Award Winner Troy Kotsur Visits Austin Featured Photo

Best Supporting Actor Academy Award Winner Troy Kotsur Visits Austin

On the heels of winning an Academy Award for best actor in the movie CODA, Troy Kotsur visits Austin Texas with a stop at Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) today. Kotsur is in Austin to be featured in a documentary being shot at the school produced by Austin-based non-profit content studio, Emergent Order Foundation, for its’ Dad Saves America content initiative.
TSD Press Release: GRADUATES INVITE SUPER BOWL HALF-TIME PERFORMER FOR TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS Featured Photo

TSD Press Release: GRADUATES INVITE SUPER BOWL HALF-TIME PERFORMER FOR TEXAS SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS

Austin, Texas – June 2, 2022 – At 7:00 p.m. today, acclaimed hip-hop recording artist, Wawa, delivers the commencement speech to Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) 62 extraordinary graduates. Warren “Wawa” Snipe has been a viral sensation since his half-time performances at the last two NFL Super Bowls. In 2021, Wawa performed The Star-Spangled Banner alongside Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan, and in 2022, he was on the global stage alongside fellow rappers, Sean Forbes, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, 50 cent, and Kendrick Lamar.
GoodNews: TSD Ranger to Ranger - May 27, 2022 Featured Photo

GoodNews: TSD Ranger to Ranger - May 27, 2022

On this issue (Volume 6 - Issue 6): Deaf Authors Book Festival • Mad City Money • National Student Poet Shares Skills with Middle Schoolers • State Police Surprise ELC and Elementary Kids • Business Appreciation Breakfast • Student Spotlight: Skyler W. • Austin Animal Center Post Big Thank You to TSD First-Graders • Congratulations to Class of 2022 Graduates!

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Texas School for the Deaf ensures
students learn, grow and belong
in a language-rich environment
that maximizes each individual’s potential
to become successful life-long learners
while supporting students, families, and professionals
through statewide outreach services.
 

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