YCS Announcements

Yancey County Schools is nestled in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina providing education to approximately 
2,400 students through six elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and a K-8 alternative program.

MISSION STATEMENT                                                  
The Yancey County Schools strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment to empower all students to achieve their full potential as life-long learners and global citizens.


Press Releases

  • Press Releases and other Items of Special Interest
  • Community Close Up YCS NC Pre-K Event Listen to the recorded broadcast regarding the YCS NC Pre-K Kickoff by clicking link below.WKYK Community Closeup  select YC Schools - Pre K Special Event
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 7:57 AM by Kay Ball
  • YANCEY COUNTY SCHOOLS HOSTS YANCEY PRE-K KICKOFF CELEBRATION 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 to attend one of the county’s four licensed NC Pre-K sites for the 2016-17 school year.  If you have a child that will turn four before August 31, 2016 and meets NC Pre-K Program eligibility standards, your child may further qualify for free NC Pre-K slots at one of the four ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2016, 9:06 AM by Xan Robinson
  • Retirement Celebration
    Posted Jan 17, 2016, 4:09 AM by Xan Robinson
  • SPECIAL MEETING OF THE YCBOE - JANUARY 7, 2016 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Yancey County Board of Education shall, pursuant to NC General Statute 143-33(c), hold a special meeting at the following designated place and time: Date of Meeting: Thursday, January 7, 2016 Time of Meeting:6:00 p.m. Place of Meeting: Superintendent’s Office YCS Central Office Building   Purpose of Meeting: To discuss a personnel matter.   Xan Robinson Board Recorder Posted 01-04-16  6:21 p.m.
    Posted Jan 6, 2016, 7:58 AM by Xan Robinson
  • Tamara Presnell - EYMS Principal 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 personnel meeting on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, the YCBOE approved East Yancey Assistant Principal Tamara Presnell as the new Principal for East Yancey Middle School.  According to Superintendent Dr. Tipton, “Anytime you have to replace an administrator mid-year it’s challenging, however, knowing we had several qualified staff within our ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2015, 8:40 AM by Xan Robinson
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