School News

Yancey County Schools» Mitchell County Schools»

Yancey Superintendent Weekly Report 9/25/20

Superintendent Weekly Update from the desk of Kathy Amos September 25, 2020 As we prepare for our students return on October 5, I appreciate everyone working together to meet the needs of our students and employees. We...Read More

Mitchell County Schools Reopening Update

(News release from Mitchell Schools) Mitchell County Schools Board of Education met on Friday, September 25 to reevaluate and revise the 2020-2021 school reopening plan.  The time-line for returning our middle and high school students is outlined...Read More

Yancey School Board Votes 3-2 To Reopen Schools

In a split decision the Yancey County School Board voted Monday evening to reopen on-site learning. Beginning September 29th K-5 students will return to classes 4 days per week with a modified schedule dismissing at 11:45 a.m....Read More

Mitchell Bus Drivers’ Class

Mitchell County Schools will hold a school bus driver class at the Board of Education on October 5th, 6th & 7th. Class times are 8:30-3:00. For more information call: Mark Hughes: 828-766-2233...Read More

Yancey School Board Considers Reopening Schools

The Yancey County Board of Education spent Tuesday evening, September 8th looking at COVID-19 numbers, discussing possible class sizes and other issues that will affect the possibility of reopening Yancey County Schools. Superintendent Kathy Amos opened the...Read More

Yancey County Schools Administration Promotions

(News Release from Yancey County Schools) We would like to congratulate the following educators on their advancements in our education services.  Stacey Greene, former YCS Testing/Accountability and Power School Coordinator has accepted a position as Regional Computing...Read More

Mitchell Co-Teachers of the Year

Congratulations to Justin Hollifield and Michelle Lord as they were named our  2020 Mitchell County Schools Co-Teachers of the Year this morning! We had outstanding nominees from every school and would like to recognize and congratulate them...Read More

Yancey School Board Changes Reopening Plan

In an emergency meeting held Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the Yancey County Board of Education revised the reopening school plan for the upcoming school year. Working with the local health department director and emergency management leaders, Superintendent...Read More

Mars Hill University Postpones Fall Sports Seasons

Mars Hill University has announced  that all fall sports are postponed, with plans to compete during the spring semester. The decision comes following a meeting and vote  of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC), in response to numerous...Read More

What’s Next for Schools and Sports

When NC Governor Cooper made a decision on Schools for the fall he had 3 choices. Plan A, B or C. He chose Plan B which presents these guidelines. Districts must limit their capacity to maintain six...Read More