Tennessee School for the Deaf - Knoxville
Our Purpose

The Tennessee School for the Deaf offers an individualized and comprehensive educational program. The school provides a total learning environment that utilizes state of the art curricula, materials and methods for the purpose of preparing students for adult life. Students are equipped academically, vocationally, physically, emotionally and morally to meet the daily challenges presented by society.

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Beginning July 15, Dr. Nancylynn Ward is the new superintendent of Tennessee Schools for the Deaf. Her responsibilities include oversight for both the main campus in Knoxville and the West Tennessee campus in Jackson. Dr. Ward previously served as assistant director of the national work component in planning, development, and dissemination at the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center on the campus of Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C.
 
We are thankful that our students have such a devoted and passionate leader. Welcome, Dr. Ward, to TSD!

December 2017
15Pancake and Sausage Day
21End Second Grading Period
22–29Christmas Holidays
Students Home1, 8, 15, 21
Students Return3, 10, 17

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Alan J. Mealka High School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
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The Alan J. Mealka High School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony will occur on Thursday, December 14th starting at 10:00am EST in the foyer of the new high school. The event will be streamed live via YouTube.

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Parent Night Live Stream
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Parent Night occurred on Friday, December 1st at 6:00pm EST in the Ward Building Auditorium. A recording of the event can be viewed on YouTube.

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The Cube - TSD Sports
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TSD is streaming sporting events live online. Tune in to see High School sports and events on The Cube. If you miss the live performance, you can still watch the replay.

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2017 Tennessee School for the Deaf