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 scholarships availableNovember 8, 2021
SMITH CENTER, Kan.—The Smith County Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 school year. Two scholarships are available to area students:
Community foundation accepting applications for fall grantsSeptember 13, 2021
SMITH CENTER, Kan.—The Smith County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open September 15 are due Sunday, November 15, 2020.
Last fall, the Smith County Community Foundation awarded funds to USD #237 to purchase new fine arts enhancements, like ukulele packs and autoharps for their students to utilize.
- Tuesday, February 15, 202202/15/2022 02/15/2022 Spring Grants Open Spring Grants Open Online
Spring Grants Open
- Tuesday, February 15, 202202/15/2022 02/22/2022 Scholarships Due Scholarships Due Online
- Friday, April 15, 202204/15/2022 04/15/2022 Spring Grants Due Spring Grants Due Online
Spring Grants Due
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.