News & Announcements

Plan B Students return to In Person Instruction 4 days/week on Feb 22

All Plan B Elementary Students (K-5) will begin 4 days a week of in person instruction beginning on February 22, 2021. The new schedule will be Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday for in person instruction in the classroom. Wednesday will continue to be a remote learning day. This change will not affect Elementary Plan C students (Virtual Learning Students) or High School, Middle School or Bright Adventures students.

Weather Warning - February 16, 2021

Swain County Schools will issue a WEATHER WARNING when weather conditions are or will be present that have the potential for delays or cancellation of school. WEATHER WARNINGS will be issued in advance so that our community can be prepared IF school is delayed or cancelled. The Warning will also alert our community to the possibility of weather situations during travel as well as for students who wait on buses. Please note that the WARNING does not mean schools will be delayed or cancelled, only that the possibility exists. Check all Maroon Devil media outlets for updates, delays or cancellations.

Special Board of Education Meeting

There will be a Special Called Meeting of the Swain County Board of Education has been called for Monday February 15, 2021 at 5:30pm at Swain County High School, 1415 Fontana Rd, Bryson City, NC. The purpose of the meeting will be to meet with the Swain County Board of Commissioners to tour the completed construction at the high school. No Board action will be taken. Appropriate social distancing will be observed.

Board of Education Meeting

The Swain County Board of Education will meet, Monday, February 8, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd
Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713.

Appropriate social distancing and mass gathering limits will be observed. The meeting will be broadcast on the school system YouTube link at Maroon Devil Network.

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Optional Teacher Workday, Feb 2

Due to deteriorating road conditions, Tuesday, February 2, there will be no school for students and it will be an optional teacher workday for staff.

Change to a Remote Learning Day - Feb 1

Due to the unpredictable nature of the weather today, Swain County Schools will have a remote learning day on Feb. 1. This is not a teacher workday. All instruction will be delivered virtually. It is our hope to bring all schedule A students to the buildings on Tuesday, Feb. 2

Two Hour Delay - 2/1/21

Swain County Schools will implement a two hour delay on Monday February 1. The purpose is to allow for further observation of the weather and to allow drivers better vision. Additional schedule changes for the day are possible pending deteriorating weather.
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