Welcome to East Yancey Middle School

Special Announcement

East Yancey Middle School

Mary Sapp 
Winner of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
 Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) grant
                                                Congratulations Michelle Geouge                         
                                                 East Yancey Teacher of the Year       

UNCA Explore the Tour Featuring EY and CR Students

Best School In America
Recently our students were asked “Why is East Yancey the Best School in America?"
Click Here to see why our students at East Yancey Middle School
believe that we are the Best School in America.


  • 6th Grade Orientation 6th Grade Orientation will be Tuesday, August 16, from 9:00-11:00.This will be an opportunity for students to "experience" a typical day at East Yancey.  It is not a drop-in event, so please have your student here by 9:00.  They will find out what homeroom they are in and actually spend the morning in that class.  They will also meet 6th grade teachers, learn about and practice with their locker, and  get further information about supplies needed to be successful for the 2016-2017 school year. Parents, we will also have informational sessions for you to learn about our brand new schedule as well as other things to help your student have a great three ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2016, 7:56 AM by Gail Branton
  • Health Center Offers Mosquito Prevention Information Please see flyers below for Mosquito Prevention Information
    Posted May 16, 2016, 10:28 AM by Gail Branton
  • MyON Reading Program At the May 2nd Yancey County School Board meeting, Technology Director Kay Ball updated Dr. Tipton and board members on the progress of implementing the free myON Reader within the school district. The myON program provides all students access to thousands of titles of digital books for reading during the summer months. Every student in Yancey County Schools now has an individual myON account. They will be able to select books of their personal interest and reading levels. Books from the myON collection may either be read online or downloaded to digital devices. Mrs. Ball said key personnel at each school will be trained to assist students in learning how to use the myON program prior to leaving for summer ...
    Posted May 12, 2016, 7:40 AM by Gail Branton
  • Testing Begins We will begin testing on Thursday, May 26 -May 27 and then May 31 - June 3.  Please make sure your student is present for testing.
    Posted May 11, 2016, 6:47 AM by Gail Branton
  • Congratulations Ms. Sapp Mary Sapp has been selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) grant in the amount of $2,708.00.  The grant will be awarded to East Yancey Middle School on her behalf for her project titled "Light Up Life- Macro to Micro."  Through these PRISM grants, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund seeks to support K-12 teachers in their efforts to promote excitement for science and mathematics by providing grants for materials, equipment, and supplies related to the implementation of high quality, hands-on science and/or mathematics curriculum or activities in the classroom.Thank you, Ms. Sapp for all that you do for the students at East Yancey! 
    Posted Mar 3, 2016, 8:55 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

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