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  • School Picture Day Smile for School Picture Day; September 14, 2017
    Posted Sep 11, 2017, 9:46 AM by Gail Branton
  • Open House East Yancey will be having an open house on Tuesday, August 29th starting at 6:00. 
    Posted Aug 24, 2017, 8:11 AM by Gail Branton
  • 6th Grade Drop-In There will be a 6th grade drop-in on Tuesday, August 15 at East Yancey.  It will be from 9-11:00. Drop in with your parents to meet 6th grade teachers and get important information for the coming year.
    Posted Aug 11, 2017, 8:02 AM by Gail Branton
  • New Dismissal Procedures Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!  We are very excited to have each and every one of you here at East Yancey Middle School.  One of our main priorities is to get students in the door safely.  It is also crucial students get home safely, whether it's on the bus or through the pickup line. Due to the large number of student pickups, our current plan causes a major back up of traffic on Georges Fork Road.  Beginning this school year, we will implement a new dismissal plan.  We have worked carefully with our transportation director to coordinate a plan that we believe is in the best interest and safety of our students. Parents/guardians will enter at ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 8:27 AM by Tamara Presnell
  • EYMS Volleyball Camp There will be a volleyball camp at EYMS on Monday, August 7-Wednesday August 9th from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  This is for students entering grades 6-8 who are interested in playing for East Yancey this fall.  Try outs will be on Monday, August 14th and Tuesday August 15th at 3:30 PM at East Yancey. 
    Posted Aug 7, 2017, 7:15 AM by Tamara Presnell
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Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a nurturing educational environment where students develop academic, physical, social, and emotional skills necessary for a lifetime of learning. 
East Yancey Middle School
285 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville NC, 28714.
Phone: 828-682-2281
Fax: 828-682-3513

Site is maintained through a collaborative effort of East Yancey Staff and Faculty

Website leads: Gail Branton, Tamara Presnell