The Smyth County School Board will receive public comment on the American Rescue Plan (ARP) ESSER III Application at their regularly scheduled meeting on June 14, 2021 and July 12, 2021. The public comment time is 6:15 pm on both days. The meetings will be held at 121 Bagley Circle, Suite 300, Marion, Virginia.
Rising seniors are now required to have a booster dose of the meningococcal conjugate vaccine to protect them against meningitis. Click the above link for more details.
Rachel Myers, Marion Senior High School Class of 2018, is among the Princeton University students to have her research featured on Princeton's Research Day website. See the story for more details.
Virginia's State Health Commissioner has released a letter about the HPV (Human Papillomavirus) vaccine, which can protect children against certain cancers. See the attached article for details.
Smyth County Schools and the Mount Rogers Health District will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to students 12 and older on Monday, May 24. See story for more information and registration link.
Chilhowie High School will live stream its graduation ceremony tonight. See full story for the link.
Smyth County families with students enrolled in the county's public schools will be eligible for the new federal Emergency Broadband Benefit in May. See full story for details.
Smyth County Public Schools and United Way of Southwest Virginia will offer a summer jump start camp for students planning to attend kindergarten this fall. See the full story for more details and information on how to apply.
PE teacher Ashley Cannon has been named the Smyth County Teacher of the Year.
Marion Senior High School's Hurricane Players took second place in the Virginia High School League's regional one-act play theatre festival.