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Corbin Board of Education recommends masks for faculty, staff, students, visitors

When classes resume at Corbin Independent Schools on Aug. 19, faculty, staff, students and visitors are encouraged to wear masks. At a special called meeting of the Corbin Board of Education Thursday night, the board approved updated guidance on COVID–19 safety recommending that...

Forcht Group donates building to Corbin Independent Schools

With the continued growth of Corbin Independent Schools, the school system has outgrown the available space for the staff and administrators at the central office on Roy Kidd Ave. Relief is on the way as Forcht Group of Kentucky has donated the two-story building on Barbourville...

Corbin Independent Schools offer new way to get high school diploma

Corbin Independent Schools is offering a new way for students and adults to get their high school diploma. “[The Corbin] Re-engagement Center is designed to be a flexible and personalized learning place that is open to bring students back and get them on the right path,” said...

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 BOE votes to begin in-person school option next week, beginning Thurs., Oct. 8

Concerning the return of in-person school, the Corbin Board of Education sent out the following notice Friday afternoon:
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Spike in new COVID-19 cases prompts school officials to delay return to in-person learning

Students across Whitley County who had planned to return to in-person classes at area schools for the first time since early March will have to wait a little longer.

UPDATE: Whitley County COVID–19 cases remain within threshold to allow in-person classes to resume

UPDATE: Despite additional COVID–19 cases being reported on Thursday, the incidence rate has remained below the number that would have prevented schools across Whitley County from resuming in-person classes on Monday. With the 10 new cases reported on Thursday, the incidence rate...

Corbin Board of Education follow’s governor’s recommendation to push in-person attendance back to Sept. 28

The Corbin Board of Education officially pushed the start of in-person classes back to Sept. 28 Thursday night. At a special called board meeting, the board voted unanimously to follow the recommendations by Gov. Andy Beshear to not have students return to school in-person until...

Corbin Board of Education changes first day of school to September 9

The spike in COVID–19 cases and the efforts to finalize details on what will be a new experience for faculty, staff and students alike, led the Corbin Board of Education to move the beginning of the upcoming school year to Wednesday, Sept. 9. At a special called board meeting...

Corbin Board of Education approves new 2020-21 school year calendar

Corbin Independent Schools will begin its 2020-21 school year on Aug. 26. At a special-called board meeting Thursday night, the board voted unanimously to approve a new calendar in the wake of the COVID–19 pandemic. One thing that is different from calendars in previous years is...