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Oct 4, 2012 6:13 PM by Karlisa Galarza

Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind celebrating 100 years

TUCSON- The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (ASDB) are commemorating its 100 year anniversary this month over three days starting today, October 4th, with a homecoming weekend, museum grand opening, and alumni reunion.

Jonathan Rothschild, Tucson Mayor, will join the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Museum on October 5 at 1:30 p.m., according to a news release from the school. This ceremony will take place at 1200 West Speedway Blvd, along with other guests from local and state offices. On October 6, some planned events are:

1:00 p.m. Arizona School for the Blind Concert- Berger Performing Arts enter
2:00 p.m. Arizona School for the Deaf Homecoming Volleyball Game- ASDB Gym
4:00 p.m. Arizona school for the Deaf Homecoming Football Games- Football Field

Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind started in 1912, as a residency on the University campus, the news release states. In October 1912, classes officially began for nineteen children. Today, the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind serves more than 2,300 students all over Arizona.

Image courtesy asdb.az.gov/

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