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Yancey Pre-K Kickoff Celebration February 16


Yancey County Schools, who is the NC Pre-Kindergarten Program Contract Administrator for Yancey County, is hosting a Pre-K Kickoff Celebration for Yancey County families on Tuesday, February 16th at the Burnsville Town Center.  Festivities begin at 9 am and end at 3 pm. This event is the first opportunity for families with eligible three and four year-old children to register (more)

Yancey Schools and AMY Library Partner for STEM Program


The Yancey County Schools after school MAGIC (Making Academic Gains in Children) program has developed a collaborative partnership with the Avery-Mitchell-Yancey public library to provide STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) and Literacy sessions to the students of Burnsville, Clearmont, Micaville, Cane River, and East Yancey.  Once a week, MAGIC students travel by school activity bus (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)

New Principal for East Yancey Middle School


The placement of Angie Anglin as the new Yancey County Schools Exceptional Children / Accountability Director resulted in a vacancy of the principal position at East Yancey Middle School. Hoping to provide a smooth transition while the students are out for the holidays, Dr. Tony Tipton and the School Board moved quickly in posting the vacancy and filling this position.  At a special (more)

New Hand Signals for School Buses Beginning January 1st


During the summer legislative session, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a new law regarding student school bus safety.  Beginning January 1, 2016, all school bus drivers will begin using hand signals to students as they get on or off the school bus.  The school bus driver must hold out his/her hand as a signal to stop and wait at every stop.  When traffic is clear, the (more)

Peterson Retiring / Anglin New EC/Accountability Director


At its regular monthly meeting on December 7th, the Yancey County Board of Education named East Yancey Middle School Principal Angie Anglin as the new Exceptional Children / Accountability Director for Yancey County Schools. Anglin will begin her new duties on February 1st, bringing 26 years of experience within Yancey County Schools to her new role.  Anglin’s career began at (more)

Clearmont Elementary Fuel Leak


On Tuesday, November 17th, a fuel leak was discovered on the campus of Clearmont Elementary School.Yancey County Schools maintenance found that a heating fuel line had ruptured and was seeping into the ground.  The line was immediately shut off and administration was notified. (more)