News & Announcements

TSD Press Release: Signing Santa Claus in Town, Dec 6th

Santa arrives at Barton Creek Square mall ready to check wish lists from area children who are deaf or hard of hearing, starting at 3:00 p.m. today until 8:00 p.m. Santa Claus knows all languages, including sign language.

GoodNews: Texas School for the Deaf Ranger to Ranger - November 29, 2021

On this issue (Volume 6 - Issue 3): TSD Homecoming • TSD Students Thank First Responders • CEASD's Recommendation: Full Accreditation • The Early Learning Center is Open! • Middle School Science Class Does Escape Room • TSD Alumni Spotlight: Emily Johnson and Kimberly Gonzales - Deafenstein • and more...

SSES Eligibility to be Expanded Next Month

Starting November 1, TEA has announced that the Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) program will be expanded to include any student who receives special education and related services. Part of the requirements of SB 1716, which expanded the SSES program, involve the ARD committee’s responsibility to notify each parent of this program.

Celebrate Deaf Awareness Week with ASL Expressions

September 22 at 7:00 p.m. CST, on Facebook and YouTube, SOC Brings you ASL Expressions - an exciting lineup of performers showcasing their unique artistry incorporating the beauty of sign language through, stories, songs and dance.

Superintendent Message: Update to TSD Parents and Guardians

July 19, 2021 Dear Parents and Guardians, Our summer programs are finished and the opening of school is just around the corner! We are preparing for a safe and productive school year! I want to reach out to all our families with information about vaccinations. At this point in time vaccinations are readily available for all of us over the age of 12 across the state. Many doctor’s offices are now equipped to vaccinate adults and students over the age of 12.

FEMA Updates Hurricane Emergency Preparedness Videos in ASL

Hurricane season began June 1st, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages individuals and communities to work together to improve preparedness in the event of hazardous weather resulting from hurricanes and other tropical storms.

Texas School for the Deaf Class of 2021

The first graduating class to persevere through their final two years of school during a global pandemic, the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) celebrates the accomplishments of 56 extraordinary students today. TSD’s in-person commencement ceremony, outdoors on the school’s R.L. Davis field, begins at 7:00 p.m. CST this evening. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance is limited to invited guests only.
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