Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: .. Calendar.. 2012-13 School Year Important Dates.. About Us.. History.. Original School Building.. A Proud Monument.. Civil War Period.. Mayflower Street Campus.. Present-Day Campus.. LSD Teachers of the Year.. School Mission/Vision.. Facilities.. 2012-13 Calendar.. Admissions.. 2012-13 Registration Information.. Traditions.. Business & Operations.. Links.. Ways to Help LSD.. Pupil Progression Plan.. LSDVI Strategic Plan.. Director's Message.. Academics.. Elementary.. Elementary Faculty.. Middle / High School.. Middle / High School Faculty.. Administration.. Library.. Positive Behavior Support.. School Technology.. Admissions/Enrollment.. ASL Services.. Sign Language Classes.. Sign Language Resources.. Athletics.. LHSAA Forms 2012-2013.. Girls Basketball.. Boys Basketball.. Middle School Boys Basketball.. Football.. Volleyball.. Cross Country.. Cheerleading.. Track and Field.. Powerlifting.. Community.. Area Churches.. Organizations.. Equipment Program.. Deaf Action Centers.. Relay Services.. Advocacy.. Faculty and Staff.. Links for Teachers.. Links for All Staff.. Organizational Charts.. Teacher/Para of the Year 11-12.. Faculty Listing.. Job Opportunities.. Current Openings.. La.. Dept.. of Civil Service.. Civil Service Application/SF-10 (Word).. Civil Service Application/SF-10 (PDF).. Unclassified Job Application (Word).. Unclassified Job Application (PDF).. LSD Foundation.. 2013 Dash for Deaf Kids.. Outreach.. Parent-Pupil Education Program.. 2013 Summer Family Learning Program.. PPEP/Outreach Instructors.. PPEP Informational Brochure.. Links of Interest to the Deaf.. Links Related to ASL ... for April 30.. Testing Schedule Revised.. LSD Newsletter, April 6, 2013.. 2013 PPEP Family Summer Learning Program.. LUMCON Experience.. Telephone System Outage on March 21.. LSD Athletes Win Powerlifting Medals.. Congratulations to our LSD students who won medals in the inaugural LHSAA State Powerlifting Tournament.. College and Career Fair - April 5, 2013.. 2013 Dash for Deaf Kids to be Held April 20, 2013.. News Coverage of ProStart Kitchen Opening.. Click Here for News Archives.. Announcements.. Raising the Bar.. TESTING:.. iLEAP, ITBS (Iowa Test of Basic Skills) and LAA2: April 8 - 17.. End of Course (EOC) testing: April 25-28 and May 8-14 with make-up tests April 29-30 and May 15-17.. SAT: May 21-24.. DASH for Deaf Kids.. : Saturday, April 20.. For details, click.. here.. Events.. Tuesday, April 23, 2013.. EOC Testing.. Wednesday, May 1, 2013.. Elementary Star Students Celebration.. Monday, May 13, 2013.. Jr.. NAD Meeting.. High School Cafeteria.. Wednesday, May 22, 2013.. Graduation.. Thursday, May 23, 2013.. Elementary Awards' Day.. More Events.. Louisiana School for the Deaf.. Post Office Box 3074.. 2888 Brightside Lane.. Baton Rouge, LA 70821 / 70820.. (225) 769-8160.. (888) 769-8111 (in-state toll free).. (225) 757-3424 fax..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: Home.. > About Us.. Dear Visitor:.. Welcome to our web site, the LSD SignPost.. Our school, which was established in 1852, has provided excellence in education for over 150 years.. We serve approximately 500 deaf or hard of hearing children and their families, making us one of the major schools for the deaf in the nation.. Our school is fully accredited by CEASD (Conference of Educators and Administrators Serving the Deaf) in acknowledgement of the excellence of our program.. At LSD.. Kids Come First.. This motto guides our decision-making process as we deal with ... management team have adopted and actively promote this approach to providing quality service to our students.. We invite you to learn more about LSD as you visit our website.. You can view teacher/class web pages (in the Faculty and Staff section), read information about our various Outreach and Support Services, check out employment opportunities and even see what our talented Food Service staff is preparing for lunch or dinner.. For more information, click the Contact button on the bottom of any page of our site and submit your request.. Thank you for visiting our SignPost..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: >.. > History.. Since opening its doors to eleven students in 1852, the Louisiana School for the Deaf has provided superior educational programming to deaf and hard-of-hearing students from across the state.. From its humble beginnings in the old Baton Rouge College building to the present-day 116-acre campus on Brightside Lane, LSD has been steadfast in its mission - to provide a nurturing environment in which students have the opportunity to achieve their potential.. Originally known as "The Louisiana Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind" and often referred to as an "asylum," the history of the school reflects the evolution of deaf education in America.. In 1908 the name was changed to "Louisiana State School for the ... and Secondary Education (BESE).. In 2002, LSD celebrated its 150th year of providing excellence in education to the deaf and hard-of-hearing students of Louisiana.. The school achieved another milestone that year by earning national accreditation by the Conference of Educational Administrators of Schools and Programs for the Deaf (CEASD).. Our school is rich in tradition and has many stories to tell.. The pages in this section provide a very brief glimpse into LSD's history.. Anyone interested in learning more about the history of LSD is welcome to visit the Archives room on our campus.. If you would like to view our Archives, please click the Contact button at the bottom of this page and request information about scheduling a visit..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > Original School Building.. The old Baton Rouge College was the first house used as the State School for the Deaf in Louisiana.. The school opened on December 8, 1852, with eleven pupils in attendance.. It was located on the northwest corner of the former grounds of the Institute for the Deaf which were purchased by the State in 1852.. This picture of the building was drawn from memory by the late Mr.. Joseph Labrans, deaf artist of New Orleans, an early pupil of the Institute..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > A Proud Monument.. In the mid-1850's, the Louisiana School for the Deaf occupied this beautiful building on the banks of the Mississippi River.. This painting of the school was done in 1857 by Adrian Persac, whose work has become a record of many old Baton Rouge landmarks.. An article in the local newspaper, then called the.. Daily Gazette and Comet.. , on July 21, ... the Capitol either on business or pleasure; should not fail to visit the proud monument to the Christian philanthropy of the Sugar Bowl State.. There is no institute of a similar character in the Union of more beautiful proportions or greater extent.. It stands out - on the landscape, and is one of the first objects to strike the eye, either ascending or descending the river..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > Civil War Period.. This photo of LSD was taken during the Civil War, when Union troops were using the school as a hospital.. The story is told of the time when a Union gunboat was firing cannon at the school.. The school's Principal actually rode in a small boat to the warship and explained that this beautiful building was a school and not the state Capitol - the firing was halted before any significant damage occurred..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > Mayflower Street Campus.. For many years, LSD's home was on eight acres in the Beauregard Town area of downtown Baton Rouge.. The physical address was 504 Mayflower Street; the other streets that formed the school's boundaries were South Boulevard, East Boulevard, and St.. Philip Street.. From 1977 until 1985, this school was known as North Campus, with South Campus being Phase I of the new school on Brightside Lane.. The photo below is of the Vocational Building, which in the present day houses the headquarters of the Baton Rouge City Police..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > Present-Day Campus.. Louisiana School for the Deaf is currently located on 116 acres of land just south of LSU at 2888 Brightside Lane.. There are 22 major buildings on campus: school/classroom buildings, dormitories, administrative areas, auditorium, Physical Education Complex, Student Center, cafeteria, warehouse and others.. From the LSD football stadium there is a clear view of Death Valley, the LSU stadium.. Our ... weight room, racquetball courts, a bowling alley, locker rooms and office space.. The auditorium is specially equipped with cameras, projectors and large screens to make it possible for persons sitting in the back of the room able to understand what someone on stage is signing.. During the summer of 2009, the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired (LSVI) joined us on the Brightside campus..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > LSD Teachers of the Year.. Congratulations to our 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year, Mrs.. Lorraine Loup, Reading/Learning Interventionist and to our 2011-2012 Para of the Year, Mrs.. Angela Grevious.. To view pictures of our honorees, please visit their page by clicking.. Lorraine joins the following people who have been named LSD Teacher of the Year:.. Ryan Gollner 2011.. Lisa Cook 2010.. Pamela Ross 2009.. Joyce Pourciau 2008.. Robby Porter 2007.. Lovie Oyekenu 2006.. Laurie Grier 2005.. Mona Alkadi 2004.. BB Stirling 2003.. Debbie Anderson 2002.. Laurie Williams 2000, 2001.. Louella Johnson 1999.. Richard Malcolm.. Connie Tullos.. Linda Thomas..
Title: Louisiana School for the Deaf Descriptive info: > School Mission/Vision.. A.. L.. earning community that is.. S.. tudent-oriented and.. D.. edicated to excellence.. Mission Statement.. To enhance the academic, vocational, physical, emotional, social and cultural development of each student.. To provide a visually accessible, positive and nurturing environment that emphasizes literacy and effective communication skills.. To be a caring community where students can achieve personal excellence and become independent lifelong learners.. Vision Statement.. LSD will continually work to ensure full communication access in all settings; to present instructional materials in a bi-lingual environment.. utilizing both American Sign Language (ASL) and English; to ensure that we are ... language learning styles of our students; and to use advances in audiological and educational technology.. LSD strives to be an educational environment that encourages students to become literate/analytical thinkers; that encourages families to develop reciprocal communication with their child and to share in decision making.. about their child's education; that promotes teachers who are experts/specialists in language and literacy instruction and who reflect on their students' progress; that is led by an administration that supports and advocates for innovation, expansion of curricular and dormitory residency programs and over-all school improvement; with the full collaboration of the school's core stakeholders..