Get to know Dr. Webster

May 28, 2020

At the beginning of March, Dr. Armistead Webster was named Head of School by The Swain School Board of Trustees, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Webster will succeed current Head…

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Virtual Community at a Time of Uncertainty

April 15, 2020

Growing up, I watched the Jetsons, a comical cartoon about a futuristic world where Elroy, a school-aged boy, attends Little Dipper School and interacts with robots, holograms, and space age…

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Expect Amazing

March 31, 2020

  Timing isn’t always everything, but I am trying so hard to focus on silver linings during this COVID-19 pandemic.  Sleep evaded me for much of last night (and those…

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Celebrate Middle Level Education Month!

March 9, 2020

As a Middle School Director, many people ask me why I love to work with early adolescents every day. My answer is so simple: they are amazing; correction – our…

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Harvest and Hope: The Start of A New School Year

October 14, 2019

One of the highlights of working in a school is that every year begins anew in September. A fresh start, that affords opportunity, new ideas, and a harvest of summer…

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Celebrating 90 Years of Success at Swain

September 14, 2019

90 years is a long time.  In 1929 the life expectancy for a male was 56 years, the US Golf Open was won by Bobby Jones and the most popular…

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