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Welcome to East Yancey Middle School

Special Announcement

East Yancey Middle School was recognized at the Monday night board meeting for receiving 
a third re-designation as a Schools to Watch by the NC Association for Middle Level Education.
 Congratulations to East Yancey faculty and staff.

Congratulations Dawn Proffitt
East Yancey Teacher of the Year
Yancey County Teacher of the Year

Congratulations East Yancey
2013-2014 Toe River Conference Cup Winner
Soccer undefeated season
Girls volleyball; runner-up conference
Boys football; conference champs & tournament champs -undefeated
Boys basketball; conference champs & tournament champs - undefeated
Boys baseball; conference champs & tournament champs - undefeated
Girls softball; runner-up conference & tournament champs
Boys track; conference champs
Girls track; runner-up conference

Congratulations Erika Tyner and Jenny Martin

They were selected for the Governor’s Teacher Network.

Beginning this summer, these teachers will serve for one year developing

 projects that support key RttT initiatives in their schools and districts.

Erika was selected for Pathway I: Professional Development.

 Jenny was selected for Pathway2: Instructional resources.

East Yancey Middle School

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. 


  • Tdap Immunization Reminder This is a reminder to all  6th grade parents. If your student did not receive their Tdap booster immunization this summer you have 30 days from the first day of school to get this for your student in order to comply with state law. If your students has already received their Tdap in North Carolina before school started we do not need a copy of the shot record, we have access to it.Thank you for taking care of this as soon as possible
    Posted by Tamara Presnell
  • PICTURE DAY Picture day will be August 21
    Posted Aug 18, 2014, 12:13 PM by Gail Branton
  • Volleyball Try-Outs Volleyball try-outs will be Monday, August 4 and Tuesday, August 5; 10:00 - 12:00.
    Posted Jul 25, 2014, 11:17 AM by Gail Branton
  • Next Volleyball Open Gym Volleyball open gym will be Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29; 10:00 - 12:00.
    Posted Jul 22, 2014, 2:38 PM by Gail Branton
  • Second Annual WNC Concussion and Injury Prevention Symposium For the second year, Southeastern Sports Medicine presents the Western North Carolina Concussionand Injury Prevention Symposium! We will present the most current Concussion research and updates from the NCATA.For more information click here
    Posted Jul 21, 2014, 12:27 PM by Gail Branton
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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