Students & After School Behavior

Any Swain County Schools (SCS) student is welcome to apply for after school attendance; however, please note that attending AFTER SCHOOL IS A PRIVILEGE and that there are limits to numbers of students that we can accept – due to staff and budget limitations.

Students may not verbally or physically bully, threaten or compromise the health, safety, or learning environments of any other students or staff. Students must follow directions of the after school staff for the safety and well-being of all attending. Should these basic rules be broken, students will not be allowed to participate in after school for a period of time suitable to the offense, and possibly for the remainder of the school year. (Please see individual schools’ after school behavior policies for more specifics applicable and appropriate to grade spans.)

Providing after school services is an “extra” that SCS works hard to be able to do, we are not required to provide this service, after school services are not a right (as is regular education provided by compulsory education laws.)

As long as there is space available (as allowed by budget and adult:student ratios,) your student abides by each schools’ discipline/behavior plans (more specifics – besides the general rules above – are adapted and posted for each after school,) and exhibits socially accepted behavior in general, we will work to ensure that your child will be provided engaging academic activities, projects, enrichment, tutoring, and other supports to ensure her/his success.

Please contact Regina Ash, 21CCLC Program Director, at rash@swainmail.org if you have questions about behavior policies.

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Contact Us: Phone: (828) 488-3129 Fax: (828) 488-8510     Swain County Schools: 280 School Dr. Bryson City, NC 28713     ©Swain County Schools 2016

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