Become part of Ariel's world as the Middle School Thespian Troupe 88622 presents Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr." The students have prepared these special performances for the Florida Junior Thespian Mainstage Competition. Be sure to join us for this beloved show Oct. 11-12.
Founders Marilyn Gatlin and Betty Anderson embraced a philosophy that happy students – respected as individuals and allowed to fulfill their needs to "play, investigate and be themselves" – were more open to learning than students who felt unhappy, tense and fearful at school. Corbett Prep will host Admissions Open Houses for prospective families at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, and Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019.
With butterfly releases, rocket launches, magic and more, Corbett Prep teachers inspire students on the first day of school to think about the kind of year they want to have and how they will work together.
Known as "WOWs," these first-day traditions make for a memorable start to each school year. In August, teachers plan activities for each grade level to help students set goals, learn to work in teams and build community, setting the tone for the new school year in a positive and engaging way.
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.
Thank you to everyone who voted for the "Best of the Best" People's Choice awards from the Tampa Bay Times! Your support helped us win the gold award for "best private grade/middle school" and the silver award for "best preschool!"
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.
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