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Kindergarten Kick-Off a Success

The Ninth Annual Kindergarten Registration Kick-Off Event at the Town Center was a success!  This event was sponsored by Yancey County Schools and the Burnsville Police Department. This event brought out 60 upcoming kindergarteners and their families.  The rising (more)

Spaghetti Supper, Digital Showcase, Music Program Fundraiser (Details)


Yancey Board of Ed Recognizes JV Basketball Team

Yancey County Board of Education recognized the MHHS Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Team as Western Highlands Conference Co-Champions with Mitchell County.  Head Coach Evan Hall

Yancey Board of Ed Recognizes Lady Cougars

Yancey County Board of Education recognized the MHHS Varsity Lady Cougar Basketball Team as the Western Highlands Undefeated Conference & Tournament Champions.  Head Coach Susie Shelton.

Yancey Board of Education Schedule of Meetings (Details)


Last Day of School and MHHS Graduation Date Set

At the April 13th regular meeting of the Yancey County Board of Education, Yancey County Schools Superintendent Dr. Tony Tipton announced the last day of school for Yancey County students and the date for Mountain Heritage High School Graduation. Friday, June 12, 2015, will be the last – half-day – of school for Yancey County students.  Inclement weather in January and (more)

State Funded Driver Education Ending

After June 30, 2015, North Carolina will no longer fund Driver Education for public, private, home or charter schools, yet, Driver Education will still remain a requirement for anyone under age eighteen to get a permit or license. Funded since 1977 with funds from the Highway Trust Fund, NC Legislatures have opted to make Driver Education funding a non-recurring expense as of June 30 (more)

Mt Heritage Earns Lowest Dropout Rate in School History

In a press release on March 5, 2015 – the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction reported the dropout rate for NC public schools hit a record low of 2.28% for a statewide average.  Mountain Heritage High School can claim a new record low - for the second year in a row – at 1.45%. Last March, the release of the dropout report was certainly a proud moment for the (more)

Bald Creek Elementary Awarded $80,000 NC Title I Reward School Grant

Last week, Yancey County Schools was informed that Bald Creek Elementary School has been awarded an $80,000 NC Title I Reward School Grant.  Bald Creek Elementary has been named a NC Title I Reward School for the 2013-14 school year, a distinction given to the Top 10% of NC (more)