Dr. Susannah Richards sparked a love of literacy in students and teachers alike on Corbett Prep's annual Young Authors Day. As the featured speaker, she spoke to every grade before the backdrop of a cozy bookstore, holding books high and spilling their secrets to capture her audience's attention. Richards is a national leader in English language arts and young adult literature whom Corbett Prep teachers connected with during summer conferences on gifted education.
Thespian Troupe 88622 will present a "tale as old as time" Oct. 12 and 13. Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. is Corbett Prep's entry into the Florida Junior Thespian Mainstage Competition, new this year for middle schools. A professional panel of judges is visiting middle schools across the state to screen full-length productions this fall for a chance to perform at the state thespian competition.
A Corbett Prep fourth grader is making his Broadway debut in Kinky Boots. He is the second Corbett Prep student to appear on Broadway this year.
Nearly 1,000 alumni, teachers, families and students filled the campus on Aug. 18, 2018 for a special 50th anniversary celebration for Corbett Prep/Independent Day School.
Guests enjoyed browsing photos, yearbooks and other memorabilia in the Farish Center. A special program followed in Gatlin Hall that honored long-time teachers Gery Morey, Kathy Folen and Debi Brockmeyer, retired teacher Judy Sobel, board member Bette Maniscalco and retiring Associate Headmaster Pam Ripple.
For 50 years, Corbett Prep has lived its founders' dream to create an educational environment that would cultivate the gifts and talents of every student.
See how Corbett Prep teachers put the school's philosophy into action during our Fall Admissions Open Houses at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 9 and Nov. 13.
The 50th anniversary celebration of Corbett Prep/Independent Day School provided faculty and alumni with time to revel in the school's warm philosophy and recall history, writes Tampa Bay Times reporter Scott Purks.
The entire school gathered to watch runners in third through eighth grade test their limits in Spring 2018 at Corbett Prep's ninth annual Mile Run Championship. Students had to qualify for the event by running a specific time during their physical education classes.