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YCS Central Office Helps with Stuff That Bus


Some members of the Yancey County Schools Central Office Staff sort and pack school supplies from United Community Bank's Stuff the Bus 2014 School Supply Drive.  A special thank you to the staff at UCB for this annual event as well as other local businesses (more)
 

Additional School Nurse Added


Each spring, members of the Yancey County Board of Education and administrative leaders of the Yancey County Schools Central Office travel to each school to meet with staff in Team Leadership Visits.   These meetings provide a direct, open line of communication for staff to voice concerns, offer possible solutions and share their opinions and points of view from the school and classroom (more)

Reminder on School Bus Safety (Details)


 

Parent Portal System for Yancey County Schools


This year Yancey County Schools, will be opening the NC HOME BASE/PowerSchool Parent Portal.  This state-wide student information system was first implemented in the 2013-14 school year for teachers and administrators.  The second phase of implementation now opens up both the parent and student portals for use this year.  Access to the Parent Portal will allow parents to gain (more)

Yancey Schools Awarded $1.3 Million for After School Programming


Yancey County Schools was recently notified that it had been awarded a four-year $1,360,000 grant from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. This funding will provide free afterschool programming at all eight district elementary and middle schools. The grant also (more)

Yancey County Schools Meet the Challenges of Read to Achieve


The preliminary end of year assessment results for all grades K-12 are currently being analyzed at the local and state levels, and the early indications show gains being made across the board in the second year of the heightened standards of the NC Career and College Ready Standards initiative.  Of particular interest are the results for 3rd Grade Reading in light of the NC (more)

Yancey Board of Education Meetings Set


The Yancey County Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meetings for the 2014-15 school year as follows: (more)