Markerspace-Smith STARS Program
Smith Center Elementary (SCE) has recently started to take time out of each school day for the student body to participate in "makerspace" or also referred to as "STARS time." Makerspace is a time that provides hands-on creative ways for students to design, experiment and invent while engaging in science, engineering and tinkering.
Smith County Community Foundation awards over $77,000 in spring grantsMay 19, 2022
SMITH CENTER, Kan.— During its spring grant cycle, the Smith County Community Foundation awarded over $77,000 to 12 projects throughout the Smith County area. The following organizations received funding:
Smith County Community Foundation awards scholarshipsMay 16, 2022
SMITH CENTER, Kan.— The Smith County Community Foundation has awarded $2,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year.
- Thursday, September 15, 202209/15/2022 11/15/2022 Fall Grants Open Fall Grants Open Online
Fall Grants Open
- Tuesday, November 1, 202211/01/2022 02/15/2023 Scholarships Open Scholarships Open Online
- Tuesday, November 15, 202211/15/2022 true Fall Grants Due Fall Grants Due Online
Fall Grants Due
- Wednesday, February 15, 202302/15/2023 04/15/2023 Spring Grants Open Spring Grants Open Online
Spring Grants Open
- Wednesday, February 15, 202302/15/2023 true Scholarships Due Scholarships Due Online
Chamber of Commerce
The Smith Center Chamber of Commerce hangs flags downtown for holidays and events every year. The current flags were showing varying degrees of wear that needed to be addressed.
Thunder Ridge Music
Most of the instruments Thunder Ridge owned for the music program were old, broken and in need of constant repair. Thanks to a community foundation grant, the school district was able to purchase new instruments for the program.