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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

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will have its regular meeting, Monday, October 11, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713. The meeting location may change depending on availability.

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

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education Meeting will have its regular montly meeting Monday, September 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 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/jVGvEjJrJWBDoCBF8

Swain County Surplus Property Alarka Watershed - July 16

The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an as is condition the offer to purchase amount is $55,711.55 by Anne Sontheimer. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269. The current closing date for bids is July 26, 2021. This website will be updated with new upset bids as they are presented.
Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am July 26, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require the bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will meet Monday, August 9, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, 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/43Tj5otg4gyKW6Kw9

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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