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NCWorks Career Center Preparing Seniors for the Workforce

Mountain Heritage High School and NCWorks Career Center partnered for their first year in preparing the senior class of 2016 for the world of work. Ben Varney, Career and Technical Education Facilitator, invited the NCWorks Career Center and Get R.E.A.L. youth career coach, (more)

Dollar General Awards $4000 to Clearmont Elementary

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awards youth literacy grants at the beginning of the school year in an attempt to give schools, organizations, and teachers a great start with the funding they need for the upcoming school year. Local award recipient, Clearmont Elementary School in Yancey County was awarded $4000.This grant award is part of  the over $4 million in grants awarded (more)

Yancey Board of Education Recognizes High Performance

The Yancey County Board of Education met for its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 14, and recognized Bald Creek, Micaville and South Toe Elementary Schools for earning the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s distinction of High Performance (more)

Emergency 911 Drill To Be Held at Mtn Heritage

Members of local law enforcement and emergency response departments met with Yancey County Schools’ administrators and staff this week to coordinate a county-wide emergency drill to be held later this month on the campus of Mountain Heritage High School. (more)

New Grading Scale for Mtn Heritage High Students

In October 2014 the North Carolina State Board of Education mandated a new 10 point grading scale for all North Carolina high schools beginning with the 2015-16 school year.  With this new grading scale, the quality points which students earn for Honors and Advance Placement classes have been changed from 5 to 4.5 for honors classes and from 6 to 5 in AP classes.  This change will be in (more)

Yancey Schools Issue Retiree Badge of Honor

In recognition of a lifetime of educating the children of Yancey County, retirees of Yancey County Schools can now stop by the YCS Central Office at 100 School Circle on Tuesdays and Thursdays, have their picture made, and receive a Retiree Badge of Honor. This ID badge is a YCS Events Pass giving retirees free admittance to any Yancey County School-sponsored event.  (Because of NCHSAA (more)