News & Announcements

Afterschool Closures

Happy Holidays! Afterschool will be closed at all campuses on the following days:

We hope you and yours have a restful break!

Increased Absenteeism due to Sickness

Swain County Schools is continuing to see an increase in absenteeism among staff and students due to illness. NC Department of Health and Human Services is documenting a noticeable increase of multiple respiratory viruses other than COVID across the state, including influenza, RSV, and rhinovirus. Please monitor your student(s) for the following symptoms
fever* or feeling feverish/chills
sore throat
runny or stuffy nose
muscle or body aches
fatigue (tiredness)
Please keep your student(s) at home until they are 24 hours free from fever with other symptom improvement. If you have any questions please reach out to your school nurse.

2022-23 School Calendar

The 2022-2023 Swain County Schools' District calendar is available for download at

No School at Swain High, Swain Middle & Bright Adventures - 10/19/22

Due to the concern over the safety of water because of a water main break in Bryson City, there will be no school at Swain High School, Swain Middle School and Bright Adventures Prek on Wednesday, October 19th. We fully anticipate water being returned to normal by the end of the day Wednesday. East Elementary and West Elementary will all operate on normal schedules tomorrow.

Mobile Dentist

The Mobile Dentist will be on campus the week of November 14, 2022.
For more information or to sign up visit or call 888-833-8441 . Forms will go home the week of September 12th.
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