MSB Highlights

News from The Maryland School for the Blind

Awards 2017-18

Rob Hair, Superintendent & Education Director

Matt Mescall, Physical Education and Health Teacher, Athletic Coach


Photo of Dr. Joshua Irzyk

Dr. Joshua Irzyk



MSB Principal, Dr. Joshua Irzyk, has received the 2017 Claire Loder McGough Professional Achievement Award for  outstanding professional achievement in the advancement of knowledge related to the education of children who are blind or visually impaired.




Video News Coverage


WBAL-TV digital coverage of MSB Athletic Complex Dedication with Cal Ripken, Jr.

MSB Savage Bees compete in Savage Race – July 2015

WBFF- Fox 45 News coverage of MSB Camp Abilities – July 2015

WBAL-TV 11 News coverage of MSB & USABA Goalball Camp for Wounded Warriors, April 2015

WBAL-TV 11 President and GM Dan Joerres’ editorial on the 50th Anniversary of White Cane Day
 – October 2014

WBAL-TV 11 coverage of Camp Abilities Maryland at MSB – August 2014

Video of Mary Beth Marsden’s Real Look Autism segment filmed at MSB – May 2014 

Local Print Publication Coverage

East County Times – October 2016

Northeast Booster Reporter June 2016 – MSB Graduation

The Baltimore Sun Darkroom, July 2, 2015

The Huffington Post, April 2015

The Baltimore Sun, February 2015

The Northeast Booster Reporter, February 27, 2014

The Avenue News, February 20, 2014

The Baltimore Sun, November 30, 2013