News & Announcements

Time to schedule your child's vaccinations!

Students entering the 7th grade must have 1 dose of Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) and 1 dose of MCV (meningococcal vaccine) prior to the start of the 2022/23 school year. Contact the school nurse if you have questions, 488-3480 x 5333 Thank you!

Board of Education Meeting - change of location

****CHANGE OF MEETING LOCATION: 101 MITCHELL ST, BRYSON CITY, NC 28713****

The Swain County Board of Education Meeting will be Monday, October 11, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 101 Mitchell St,
Bryson City, NC 28713.

The meeting will be broadcast on the school system YouTube link at Maroon Devil Network.

To submit a public comment go to: https://forms.gle/pUfSVr8sPkUHbS1t8

Free COVID-19 Testing Site

Swain County Health Department in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, is pleased to be able to offer expanded no-cost COVID-19 virus testing capacity as part of a partnership between the state of North Carolina and OptumServe. This new community testing site builds on North Carolina’s ongoing work to increase access to testing and slow viral spread in key locations and reduce the burden on public and private local healthcare providers.



Rapid and PCR Testing will begin on October 1, 2021 in Swain County at the Swain County Recreation Center (old Pepsi building) ), 30 Recreation Park Drive Bryson City NC 28713. This testing site will be open Tuesdays from 8am to 2pm and Fridays from 11am to 6 pm (subject to change based on need and availability). Anyone can be tested, with or without symptoms, including those who have no insurance, undocumented and homeless individuals. While walk-ins are accepted, we encourage residents to register and schedule an appointment at lhi.care/covidtesting or call (877)562-4850. Curbside testing will be available for those who are unable to leave their vehicle.

Latest Calendar Posted

The Swain County School District calendar has been updated. Download your copy at https://bit.ly/2122SCSCalendarRev1

Contact Tracing

Contact tracing is key to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and helps protect you, your family, and your community

Online Registration Open!!

Online registration for this school year is available. You should have received a snapcode in your email to use for registration at https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=29469&culture=en. If you have not received one, please call Ms. Kathy at 828-488-3480 and she can give you the snapcode. We are encouraging all to register online. Computers will be available at the Swain Middle for anyone who would like to register at school.

Also, Open House will be on August 12th from 1 pm to 6 pm and the first day of school is Monday, August 16th.

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance
Parents may wish to consider purchasing the voluntary Student Accident Insurance available online at www.k12studentinsurance.com. There are various options and coverages available. The voluntary coverage is a primary coverage and you may apply for this coverage on-line or by mail using the applications below. Please click on link for instructions and applications: https://www.swain.k12.nc.us/apps/pages/studentaccidentinsurance
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