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High School Student Gives Generous Gift

High school student and Spooky Skedaddle attendee donates $1,000 to the TSD Foundation, supporting 10 different classes at the Texas School for the Deaf. 

Imagine the surprise of the TSD Executive Director when Jo Jo Rockwell (AKA Swamp Thing from the first annual Spooky Skedaddle) donated a check to the TSD  foundation for $1000!! Ms. Rockwell, […]

Registration Open For The Diamond Chefs Gala!

Registration is now open for the event of the year – the TSDF Diamond Chefs Gala!

What: 7th Annual Diamond Chefs Gala
When: May 23rd at 5:30pm
Where: At the Hilton, Austin, 500 East Fourth Street

Vic Galloway, An Inspiration To All

Victor Henry Galloway was born in Atlanta on July 29, 1928 to Frances and Henry Galloway.  He lost his hearing at a very early age from repeated fevers, which destroyed his auditory nerves.Vic attended the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind (SCDB) in Cedar Spring for ten years, between 1935-1948. He is believed to […]

Marisa King: Student Testimonial – How TSD Helps

Learn about how TSD has helped students grow and thrive in 2012 by reading a student testimonial shared with our Board. The following is a letter from TSD Senior Marisa King, shared with the TSD Foundation’s Board:Dear Foundation Board,            After a month of staying at the National Association of the Deaf Youth Leadership Camp (NAD […]

Ghouls, Goblins And Ghosts Aplenty At The 1st Annual Spooky Skedaddle

About 1000 guests of all ages came to take part in the Spooky Skedaddle 5K and Festival at the Texas School for the Deaf campus on Saturday, October 27.

Runners dashed round the campus, hot air balloons lit up the night sky, and children searched for candy in a scavenger hunt. Plus, festival-goers danced to Thriller, […]

Texas School For The Deaf Hosts Austin’s First Sunset Halloween 5K And Festival

On Saturday, October 27, 2012, Austinites will gather on Texas School for the Deaf’s (TSD) South Congress campus for the first annual Spooky Skedaddle 5K and Festival. Join us as a Spooky Volunteer!!

Kids of all ages are encouraged to take part in the family-friendly festival, kids’ run and 5K. Festival activities include safe trick-or-treating, costume […]

Craig’s Story

“My daughter was born on April 21st 1995, in a small village in Soc Trang, Vietnam. When she was seven months old my wife and I traveled to Vietnam to bring our adopted daughter home. We named her Erin. Texas School for the Deaf has over 10,000 students and alumni. Every one of them is a […]

Jacobs’ Story

I started out in an oral school and because I couldn’t speak well, I really had no chance of success. I felt frustrated, isolated – a failure. Texas School for the Deaf has over 10,000 students and alumni. Every one of them is a human being with so much to contribute to the world. Every […]

6th Annual Diamond Gala

Once again the Texas School for the Deaf and its Foundation joined hands with the fabulous staff from Hilton Austin to host an unforgettable evening of fine food and wine, lively auctions and great camaraderie.  Culinary Arts students, under the direction of Diamond Chef Mark Dayanadan, served an incredible meal including Mussel Soup Montgolfier, Flank Steak […]

Spooky Skedaddle Coming Soon!

Run for your lives! Ghosts and Goblins welcome for the First Annual Spooky Skedaddle 5K and Festival hosted at the Texas School for the Deaf. Race your way through a jack-o-lantern course as the sun is setting and beware what might be around the next turn! Saturday, October 27, 2012Gates open at 4:30 pmKid K at […]