News & Announcements


Impact Aid survey forms are being sent home with your student this week. These forms are critical in helping Swain County Schools qualify for Federal Impact Aid Funding, which makes up a large portion of our budget. We ask that these surveys be completed and returned to your child's school by September 30, 2020.
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Online registration is now open for Returning students for the 2020-2021 school year!

Please visit our registration link to get started. You will need a "snapcode" for each child in order to to complete their registration. If we have an email address on file, you should have received an email with directions and the snapcode. If you have not received an email, call your child's school or go to the school to pick up the information.
Parents/guardians that used the registration system to complete online paperwork last summer for other children already have an account. You can use the "Forgot password?" link if you can't remember your password or call the school.
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Labor Day Holiday & Day Change for Plan B - A Day students

Swain County Schools will be closed to all students Monday, September 7th, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Plan B - Schedule A students will be in person on Tuesday, Sept 8th and Wednesday, Sept 9th, while Schedule B students will be in person on Thursday, Sept 10th and Friday, Sept 11th.

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Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will meet, Monday, August 31, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713. This is a SPECIAL CALLED MEETING for the purpose of giving an update on school opening and COVID related impact, approval of personnel and a discussion of parent/student concerns. Closed session may be held at the end of the meeting.
Appropriate social distancing and mass gathering limits will be observed. The meeting will be
broadcast on the school system YouTubelink at Maroon Devil Network
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Kindergarten Registration is Open Online!

Kindergarten Registration is open online! Please click "Read Full Story" for links to register your 2020-2021 Kindergarten student. There are also links to a virtual tour of West Elementary, a FAQ document and to submit your questions.
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Important Notification - Free & Reduced Meal Information

This is an important message regarding free and reduced-price school meals, household applications, and P-EBT benefits. If you have a student currently enrolled in Swain County Public Schools and have had a change in income due to COVID-19, which may make you eligible for free or reduced-price school meals, please submit a new application at or contact the School Nutrition Department at 828-488-3129 ext. 5126 or 5139 for a paper application or if you have questions. Students enrolled at West Swain Elementary School (because it is a CEP school) or those currently receiving FNS (Food Stamp) benefits do not have to submit an application to receive P-EBT benefits.
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Kindergarten Registration is Open Online!

Upcoming Kindergarten students, here is a virtual tour of West Elementary. We are so excited that you will be joining our school family. Registration link is here for you and we ask that you complete that as soon as you can. The link may come up showing as not available, but it should work.…

There is a link for a FAQ sheet of questions you might have.…/1FpxGM7Nq98iYBEixisF_EHtEYo0…/edit

There is also a link for a google form for you to submit any further questions you might have for us.

Thank you and we care looking forward to be being at our school !! Please contact the school for any further information. 488-2119 ext. 5525 for Lisa Sutton. Ext 5521 for Vicki Davis.
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