OSSB Panther Paws News

Monday - February 15, 2021




  • 22nd Swim season begins
  • 24th (schedule change) Residential Students travel home
  • 25th (schedule change) Remote Learning for ALL students

  • 1st (schedule change) Remote Learning for ALL students
  • 1st (schedule change) Residential Students travel to campus
  • 2nd OSSB Family Webinar - Save The Date! Social Security 101 6:30 pm - learn about Supplemental Security Income, Supplemental Security Disability Income, and more!
  • 29th - 31st NO SCHOOL - Spring Break

  • 1st - 2nd NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
  • 5th NO SCHOOL

Cold Weather Video Announcement & Student Safety on Campus

Weather Update for Families

Helpful Resources on Guardianship and Estate Planning

On Wednesday, February 10th, the Ohio State School for the Blind and the Ohio School for the Deaf hosted Derek Graham from Resch, Root, Phillipps, and Graham (RRPG) to speak to families about Special Needs Planning. Mr. Graham touched on topics such as Guardianship and Alternatives, Medicaid and Waivers, Estate Planning and, more. We were pleased to have more than 20 people joining the Zoom meeting that evening! If you missed the presentation and are interested in learning more, feel free to use the links below to order your free copies of helpful booklets from RRPG.

** Interested in learning more about the Social Security Administration, and specifically Supplemental Security Income, please join us online or by phone - March 2nd at 6:30pm. Details coming in the next newsletter.

Click here to order a copy of Guardianship in Ohio.

Click here to order a copy of Planning for Bright Tomorrows: Estate and Future Planning for Ohioans with Disabilities and Those Who Love Them

21st Century After School Club Updates

Reach out to Mrs. Williams if you are interested in joining any of these clubs!


Meeting ID: 843 2224 9208 Passcode: 4iaHrr

Meeting ID: 946 9539 2297 Passcode: 6FkmD0


Meeting ID: 820 1297 1122 Passcode: OSSB

Meeting ID: 940 459 0514 Passcode: 890625

Meeting ID: 437 771 9721 Passcode: ossbart1


Meeting ID: 232 738 3635 Passcode: panthers

Meeting ID: 831 6166 6684 Passcode: Lz6paD

Meeting ID: 260 884 3290 Passcode: dEid4M

Photo: Jancel and Jayden playing air hockey in the Rec Room at OSSB.

Jancel wears a grey hoodie, mask and red pants and Jayden wears a white tshirt, grey cap and mask and they play air hockey in the rec room

Fitness Friday returning on February 19th!

Fitness Friday (join here) will resume on Friday, February 19 starting at 9:30 am. To maximize the health benefits, full and active participation is a must. Be ready to sweat! The sessions will start at 9:30 am and run for approximately 45 minutes. Proper dress is required – tennis shoes and exercise clothes. You may want to keep a water bottle nearby during the activity. We encourage everyone to join. It will be a fun time!

Boxtops For Education

For over 20 years, Boxtops for Education has given families a way to earn cash for their school just by purchasing products they already buy and clipping Boxtops coupons. The program has changed, but you can still help OSSB. Families no longer have to clip Boxtops for Education - it's virtual! Download the Boxtops App on your smartphone > scan your store receipt > instantly add cash to our school's earnings online! Click here to register for Boxtops - look for Ohio School for the Blind.
OSSB Parent Teacher Staff Foundation Facebook Page

Did you know that OSSB receives support from the OSSB PTSF, a non-profit Foundation? Find out more at www.ossbfoundation.org or click on this link.

The photo in the February newsletter backgrounds shows an open book, with two pages forming a heart's shape.