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Empowering blind and low vision individuals to reach their full potential


Empower Camp at WSSB - Urban Explorer Culinary Camp

Registration Open! Visit the Empower Camp page for more info 

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Check Out WSSB's Short Courses 2023-24 School Year  

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Daily Class Schedule 2023-24 School Year

Classes begin at 7:45 daily and end at 3 PM Monday through Thursday

On Fridays, classes will finish at 11:20 AM

Students have lunch before departing home for the weekend.  

Daily Bell Schedule   
















Essential Skills Resources

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Essential Skills - These skills are specific to WSSB students, yet may be more widely applied. While the first part of the year was spent focusing on developing these skill areas, these are skills will last the entire year and benefit students well beyond.

Shifting to Standards Based Grading

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Standards Based Grading - WSSB is transitioning our grading practices to more accurately reflect each student’s demonstration of their learning through standards-based grades. Grades communicate how students are progressing with their learning based on standards.