Corbin Independent School Directory 2018 - Page 17

prides itself on high nity are growing more academic expecta- diverse and our school tions, extra-curricular embraces that diversi- activities and commu- ty seeing our students nity support. as members of the larger global family.  Our configuration Our school mission is unique that we have is: a learning model that divides schools into specific grade levels “Enriching and learning commu- the liv es of our nities.  PRINCIPAL students by culti- The primary school Travis Wilder vating a lifelong uses a grade level/ POD structure with a love of learning, “train” theme as the unifying motif discovery and citizenship.” that pays homage to the railroad/CSX.  Currently, we have 10 second grade Our goal is to eliminate as many classes, nine first grade classes and novice as possible in reading and math seven kindergarten classes. with a goal of less than 10 percent exit- Each classroom has a cap of 24 stu- ing second grade. dents to 1 teacher and many of our We also believe in the importance of classes are at capacity. We also provide the arts and offer rich experiences in an instructional monitor for each kin- music, art, media, technology explora- dergarten class and up to 2 hours of tion and health/physical education. aide time in our upper grades. The community is very supportive The demographics of Corbin and and involved in the school system and specifically the primary school commu- its initiatives. Each year, we have par- ent conferences and each teacher meets with every family prior to the begin- ning of school. We also do several community involvement activities such as Fall Festival, information nights, Veterans Day, Grandparents Day, etc. We also have a nationally recognized after school program called Redhound Enrichment that partners with our 21st Century grant programs. Currently, we are able to serve approxi- mately 100 students in our afterschool program and are in the process of developing an after school STEAM program.  Our school also partners with Knox County Promise Neighborhood and Save the Children to meet of our stu- dents in a collaborative model.  Our school is eagerly awaiting the opening of our new third grade wing which will open in 2019-20!  It’s a great time to be a Redhound!! Quality Pediatric Care for the Ones You Love From well-child exams to diagnosis, treatment and care of medical conditions and injuries, our physicians have the specialized training to put children at ease while addressing their unique healthcare needs. See us for all of your child’s back-to-school healthcare needs: • Immunizations & Vaccines • School & Sports Physicals • Vision & Hearing Screenings • Nutrition, Sleep & Behavior Concerns Fast Appointments Available Call 606-528-9700 57 Summit Drive Corbin, KY 606-528-9700 Monday –Thursday we are open 8:00am until 8pm for late clinics! Friday 8am-5pm Saturday 8am-noon August 2018 | Corbin Independent Schools | Page 17