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Students return to some in-person class

Students at Corbin Independent and Whitley County Schools returned to in-person classes last week for the first time using a hybrid model of instruction. Meanwhile, Williamsburg Independent schools returned to targeted instruction for small groups of students last week. Students...

Corbin parents will decide whether students learn at home, or in-person this fall

Corbin Independent Schools will begin its 2020-21 school year on Aug. 26 and it will involve students attending both in person and virtually. During a special-called board meeting Thursday night, the board voted unanimously to approve a new calendar in the wake of the COVID–19...

Corbin moves up again, now ranked in top five among Kentucky school districts

While its too early to tell whether Kentucky’s new 5-star accountability rating system for its public schools is an improvement over previous incarnations, officials with the Corbin Independent School District know one thing for sure — by just about any measure, things are...

Corbin Independent Schools hosting Readifest Tuesday

Corbin Independent Schools will be hosting the annual Readifest Tuesday at The Corbin Center. The event, which is open to all Corbin Independent students and families is scheduled from 4-6 p.m. It will include free school supplies, clothes and assorted vendors. The Corbin...

Corbin Schools to host forums addressing e-cigarette use

The Corbin Independent Schools is working to put together a series of informational forums at the end of February regarding “vaping,” it’s possible dangers, and prevalence in the school system. School Superintendent Dave Cox said the school system decided to get on top of the...

Greer recognized by board for ‘Principal of the Year’ honors

The Corbin Board of Education recognized one of its school leaders Thursday for earning, “Principal of the Year” honors. Tom Greer, principal at the Corbin Educational Center received the award during the Kentucky Alternative Education Summit in Lexington in July. “That is not...

Corbin Police posted outside Corbin schools during drop off

People driving up to one of Corbin’s seven school buildings to pick up or drop off students Monday may have noticed a Corbin Police officer standing near the entrance. Corbin Police Chief Rusty Hedrick said during Monday’s meeting of the Corbin City Commission that beginning...

Local schools and community partner, receive $40,000 Early Childhood Healthy Living grant

Corbin Independent Schools, in partnership with Whitley County Schools, Whitley County Health Department and Williamsburg Independent Schools, is excited to announce that they have received the Early Childhood Healthy Living Program grant from Kentucky Public Health in the amount...