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Corbett Prep Teacher Receives TV Award

Corbett Prep Drama/Dance Teacher Julie Nelson traveled to New York in November to see one of her students appear on Broadway. A few months later, the fourth grader returned to Tampa with a surprise for his influential teacher.

Alumnus Graduates from IDS Sports to ESPN Calls

Zealand Shannon, Class of 2010, has come a long way since he served as the announcer at the IDS Student-Faculty Sports Challenge! Shannon is a professional play-by-play announcer and can be heard on ESPN. Corbett Prep/IDS "puts the environment in place to give kids chances to grow," he says.

Eighth Grade IB Project Showcases Altruism

The eighth-grade students began by considering the many ways they could make a difference in the world. Through the IB Community Project, students experienced the responsibility of completing a significant piece of work over an extended period of time and put their chosen subject into a global context

Peacock Mother's Day Surprise

This peahen spent Mother's Day sitting on her baby peacock eggs at Corbett Prep. Peacocks have called Corbett Prep/Independent Day School their home for 50 years. Middle School Science Teacher Gery Morey says farmers first brought the peacocks to the Carrollwood neighborhood as watchdogs for their orange groves.

Volunteer Appreciation Day

Whether they helped in classrooms or with events, planned cookouts, filled Thursday Folders, chaperoned field trips, built sets for plays or served on committees, volunteers make Corbett Prep special.

CSA Presents "Cats"

Three casts featuring more than 80 students from the Tampa Bay area are appearing in the Broadway classic Cats. The students are enrolled in Corbett Prep's Community School of the Arts, which offers performing arts opportunities as well as music, drama and dance lessons to students at Corbett Prep and the greater community.