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Mountain Heritage Open House


MHHS will have an Open House for each grade level before the first day of school, which is Monday August 17.  During Open House, parents/guardians and students can make schedule adjustments, pick up school-issued Chromebook, and purchase student parking passes and athletic season passes.  Open House is from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM on the following days (more)

Yancey NC Pre K Applicants Now Have Two Sites to Choose From


At the July 23, 2015 meeting of the Yancey NC Pre K Committee, the members approved the Yancey County Head Start Child Center at 209 Indian Trail as an additional NC Pre K site for Yancey County.  Previously, Mountain Heritage Preschool at Mtn. Heritage HS had been the only NC Pre K site available for the 2015-15 school year. (more)

Yancey Schools Change Memorial Day Holiday Policy


Historically, Yancey County students have been in school on Memorial Day.  For decades YCS has implemented the Memorial Day holiday during the week of “Spring Break,” to help students and staff benefit from a full week off in the spring. Recent questions from the public have been asked about observing Memorial Day as we do for other days in the school calendar such as (more)
Yancey County Schools 2015 Teacher of the Year Jeremy Dotts

Yancey School Board Recognition


At its regular meeting on Monday, June 5th, the Yancey County Board of Education recognized several people for their contributions to the school system this past year, including Yancey County Schools 2015 Teacher of the Year, Jeremy Dotts.  The East Yancey Middle (more)

Yancey and Mitchell County Head Start is Accepting Applications


Yancey and Mitchell County Head Start is now accepting applications for children who are or will be 3 before September 1st up to Kindergarten.  For Mitchell please call Courtney at 828-688-2199 ext. 17 and for Yancey call Casie, Holly or Sally at 828-682-6668 to set up an appointment or come by Head Start on Indian Trail.