Q1 Awards Ceremony & Quizbowl Finals

Students were presented awards for grades and athletics at the Q1 Awards Ceremony on Oct. 27. Chris Gray from Missouri Council of the Blind presented three students with awards for their outstanding entries into the Alma Murray Essay Contest. The ceremony was followed by Quizbowl Finals, in which two teams of students answer questions covering the material they've learned in various classes during the quarter.

Student Damon Tyson receiving Alma Murray Essay Contest award from Chris Gray of Missouri Council of the Blind Student Jessica Johnson receiving Alma Murray Essay Contest award from Chris Gray of Missouri Council of the Blind

 

Student Zyshaun Cross-Williams receiving Alma Murray Essay Contest award from Chris Gray of Missouri Council of the Blind MSB boys track team posing with their awards

 

MSB girls track team poses with their awards MSB Q1 Quizbowl finals

 

 

White Cane Day - The Amazing Cane Race!

White Cane Day, also known as Blind Americans Equality Day, is a national observance in the US celebrated on Oct. 15 every year since 1964. The date is set aside to celebrate the achievements of people who are blind or visually impairedand the white cane, an important symbol of blindness and tool of independence. On Oct. 13, students and staff of MSB celebrated White Cane Day with The Amazing Cane Race, a scavenger hunt that led students and teachers around campus and the community to complete fun and challenging activities.

Teams made posters to carry throughout the race Students who didn't participate in the race made White Cane Day decorations for the school

 

Students and staff completing challenges around campus Students and staff completing challenges around campus

 

Students and staff completing challenges around campus A team of students and staff take a selfie as they complete a challenge

 

A team of students and staff take a selfie as they complete a challenge A team of students and staff take a selfie as they complete a challenge

 

A team of students and staff complete a challenge in the AMazing Cane Race Students made s'mores at the MSB firepit after the Amazing Cane Race

 

The winning team for the Amazing Cane Race on White Cane Day MSB students and staff celebrating White Cane Day

 

 

Eberhardt Track Meet

MSB hosted the 41st annual Eberhardt Track Meet on Sept. 15. Named for longtime coach and teacher Al Eberhardt, the meet brings together student-athletes from Midwest school for the blind to compete in track and field events. MSB won for the 7th year in a row.

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet MSB students participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

MSB students participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet MSB students participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

MSB students participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet

 

MSB students participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet An MSB student participating in the Eberhardt Track Meet