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East Yancey Middle School

2016-2017 East Yancey Faculty

                                                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.


  • Golden Apple Award Nomination Information WYFF News 4 and Ingles are proud to continue the strong tradition of presenting the Golden Apple Awards Program.  The Golden Apple Awards are a way for others to recognize the excellent  work taking place in the classroom throughout this area. Each week, an outstanding educator will be featured during the Thursday 5:00pm newscast on WYFF News 4.If you would like to nominate an outstanding educator, stop by your local neighborhood Ingles store and pick up a Golden Apple nomination form. Using the form, you can share why your favorite teacher should receive this honor.
    Posted Sep 19, 2016, 12:09 PM by Gail Branton
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens East Yancey Middle School has taken the initiative to develop a building-wide implementation plan for our students to learn and use The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. We want to create a common language within our schools, built on proven principle-based leadership skills found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. These skills include implementing the following habits: For parents who want to help implement these good habits at home and school, we encourage you to check out our resources under the PARENTS link. East Yancey is confident that we will achieve positive results in both the short and long term with the implementation of these 7 Habits ...
    Posted Sep 14, 2016, 11:00 AM by Gail Branton
  • School Picture Day School Picture Day, Tuesday, September 13
    Posted Sep 6, 2016, 8:48 AM by Gail Branton
  • 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
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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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