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Yancey Schools 2015-16 Calendar (Details)


 

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)

Cane River Middle School Choral Students Compete


Cane River Middle School choral students attended the NC Middle School Solo and Ensemble festival in Gastonia NC on April 2nd.  Students (pictured left to right), Sarah Elkins, Hailey Benfield, Paige Holloway and Carly Biddex went as a quartet.  The group was awarded an (more)

Yancey School Board Recognizes Achievements


At its regular meeting on Monday, May 4, 2015, the Yancey County Board of Education recognized the following students for recent achievements at state level competitions: (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.

State Funded Driver Education Ending


After June 30, 2015, North Carolina will no longer fund Driver Education for public, private, home or charter schools, yet, Driver Education will still remain a requirement for anyone under age eighteen to get a permit or license. Funded since 1977 with funds from the Highway Trust Fund, NC Legislatures have opted to make Driver Education funding a non-recurring expense as of June 30 (more)