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Corbin Elementary School students present Cinderella

Corbin Elementary School students performed Cinderella on Friday. The elementary school is comprised of fourth and fifth grade students.  

Area academic teams win big at regionals

Local teams took brought home top awards at the elementary Region 22 Governor’s Cup competition Saturday. The Corbin Elementary Academic Team was named the Overall Region 22 Governor’s Cup champions, and Williamsburg Elementary was named runner up. In addition to the overall...

Read Across America celebrations

Area students recently celebrated Read Across America with special lessons and schoolwide events. At Williamsburg Independent School, Media Center Specialist Tammy Lowrie said that because of COVID, events were not as big this year. In the library, kindergarten through second...

Approximately 300 students attended Corbin Elementary School’s reverse Christmas parade

Corbin Elementary School’s reverse Christmas parade saw approximately 300 students Thursday, said Chris Webb, principal of Corbin Elementary. The idea for the parade came from the teachers after the school had a successful parade in the spring. “In a normal school year, we would...

Corbin schools seeking Angel Tree sponsors

The family resource centers and youth service centers at Corbin Independent Schools are facing a huge challenge with the Angel Tree Program that has already seen 169 children in need added to the list. “I have been helping with the Angel Tree for 12 or 13 years and that is, by...

Corbin schools auctioning off surplus furnishings from old elementary, intermediate schools

The Corbin Board of Education approved a motion to declare numerous desks, chairs, tables, shelves and similar items that remain following the closure of the intermediate and elementary schools as surplus. At the board’s regular meeting last Thursday, the members unanimously...

Old Corbin Intermediate, Corbin Elementary buildings to be sold at auction

Seven months after the last students roamed the halls of the former Corbin Elementary and Corbin Intermediate School buildings, the buildings are headed to the auction block. At Thursday’s regular meeting of the Corbin Board of Education, the board authorized Superintendent Dave...

Corbin student teacher starts winter clothing drive

A student teacher at Corbin Elementary School is leading a drive to collect winter clothing for students in need. Brittney Johnson, who is working under the tutelage of math teacher Wendy Philpot, is set to graduate from the University of the Cumberlands in December. “One of the...

Corbin Traditional Building dedicated Saturday

Corbin Independent Schools’ officials and members of the community officially brought the curtain down on the school system’s construction and renovation efforts Saturday at the dedication ceremony for the Corbin Traditional Building on Kentucky Ave. After a $7 million...

Area schools receive ‘Kayaking for Kids’ proceeds

Some local elementary schools and Upward basketball programs received money last week thanks to a recent kayaking and jon boat race near Williamsburg. August’s Second Annual Kayaking for Kids race generated a little over $6,400, and last week those proceeds were distributed to...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018