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Starting March 22, in-person classes will likely be five days per week in Whitley County

Next week, life should be getting just a little bit more back to normal for students in the Whitley County School District. Starting Monday, March 22, students opting for in-person learning will likely be going to school five days per week. Superintendent John Siler made the...
Posted On 11 Mar 2021

Whitley, W’burg students return to school March 8; Corbin returned March 1

Starting next week, barring unforeseen weather delays, all school districts in Whitley County will be back to in-person classes four days each week for students opting to attend in-person instruction. Students at Corbin Independent Schools returned to in-person classes on March...
Posted On 03 Mar 2021

Whitley Co. School District seeking community input

If you have children who will be attending class in the Whitley County School District this fall or if you work in the district, then when would you like to see the 2021-2022 school year begin? If you haven’t given the subject much though, then you might want to start doing so....
Posted On 24 Feb 2021

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...

School superintendents follow state recommendations, postpone in-person classes

While most everyone hoped that COVID-19 would be left behind in 2020, superintendents, teachers and staff are preparing for its continued appearance while trying to best facilitate learning for students and a return to in-person classes in some form with COVID rates decrease....
Posted On 07 Jan 2021

Whitley County School District getting $356,651 in federal safety funding

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) recently announced that 10 Kentucky school districts received a total of $3,169,388 to keep students safe in school, including the Whitley County School District. The Whitley County Board of Education will receive $356,651,...
Posted On 28 Sep 2020
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Corbin, W’burg, Whitley Co. schools will only offer in-person classes four days a week

When students across Whitley County return to school on Monday, it will be a combination of in-person, virtual, or a hybrid, depending on the district. Corbin students will have the options of in-person, virtual, or hybrid, but according to a letter sent to parents by...

Corbin, Whitley County, Williamsburg schools all plan to resume in-person classes Sept. 28

Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday that local school districts will now making decisions on how students attend classes without additional recommendations from his office. However, under an emergency regulation filed Monday that requires parents and guardians, to inform schools...

Schools urging spectators to observe all safety precautions to help make sure fall sports can continue

This week the fall 2020 interscholastic sports season officially kicks off, and to avoid a repeat of this past spring local school systems are asking all attendants at athletic contests in the coming days to adhere to the safety guidelines that have been put into place. As...
Posted On 10 Sep 2020
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WCHS students will soon be able to get an associate degree while in high school thanks in part to the University of the Cumberlands

In a little less than three years from now, many Whitley County High School students will be walking across the stage to receive their degree, only not the one that you are probably thinking about. In many cases this degree will be an associate’s degree from the University of the...
Posted On 14 Aug 2020