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Bee Log Elementary Fundraiser "Kathy's Kause" Nov. 5th

Bee Log Elementary School will be holding a Fundraiser for Mrs. Kathy Fender on Saturday, Nov. 5th, 2016.  The event will take place at the Banquet Hall of the Yancey County Senior Citizens Center .    Events will include a BBQ dinner and silent auction.  The festivities will begin at 2:00 pm and will run throughout the evening.  Mrs. Kathy was the secretary at BLES for 30 years.  The year that she retired, she was diagnosed with melanoma.  She has been fighting a very courageous battle with this disease.  It is the desire of BLES students and staff to show their love and appreciation for Mrs. Kathy through this fundraiser known as “Kathy’s Kause”.  We hope you can make plans to attend.  

Bald Creek Elementary Named National Blue Ribbon School

Eight North Carolina public schools have been named 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr.    Bald Creek Elementary School is among the 279 public and 50 private schools where students either achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap.
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Bee Log Elementary Fall Festival 10/14

Bee Log Elementary is once again having their annual Fall Festival on Friday, October 14th   beginning at 4:00pm.  Food will be served from 4:00 until 7:00.  The meal will include Hot Dogs, Baked Beans, Cole Slaw, Chips, Drink and Dessert.  Prices are:   Plates—$6.00 or Feed a Family of Four—$20.00. (more)

6th Grade Participation In Sports To Be Studied

At the September 6th school board meeting the board heard from the athletic directors and administrators from both middle schools and the athletic director from the high school about the option for local school boards to allow 6th graders to participate in all middle school sports. In early August the NC State School Board voted to allow individual school systems to decide whether to let 6th (more)

Find Out About College Financial Aid 10/29 (Details)

Two New Preschools in Yancey County

On Friday, August 19th, Yancey County School Board and Administrators met with preschool school administrators, staff, and representatives of Woodmen Life Insurance Society to tour the two new preschool locations and celebrate this momentous occasion for Yancey County (more)

Heritage Seniors Fall Events (Details)

Morgan Paints Murals for Burnsville Elementary

Artist Crystal Morgan is pictured with the 2 murals she has worked on this summer at Burnsville Elementary School.  She is pictured with the Solar System in the Media Center and the waterfall/river habitat in the cafeteria. She volunteered her time and her craft many long days and hours.  The staff and students are very grateful for her and her willingness to share her talent with us.

Yancey School Lunch Price Increases Slightly

With the beginning of the 2016-17 school year just days away, parents of students in Yancey County will once again see an increase in paid lunch prices.  Section 205 of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act and the Equity in School Lunch Pricing Provision mandate that school systems all across the United States gradually increase the price charged for paid lunches each year to equal the amount (more)
Superintendent Tipton and Ric Cedergren

Yancey School Board Recognizes Achievements

At its regular meeting on Monday, January 4th, the Yancey County Board of Education recognized the East Yancey Middle School Boys Basketball team.  They are the 2015 Toe River Conference Champions. This is the second year in a row that the East Yancey Middle School Boys were Conference Champions. The Head Coach for the team is Wade Shehan and   Assistant Coach is Jennings Vess. (more)