Welcome to East Yancey Middle School

Special Announcement

East Yancey Middle School

Special Announcement

We would like to say a special 
"Thank You"
to our Yancey County School Board Members

School Bus Driver Appreciation Week
February 9- 13, 2015
Thank You to all our School Bus Drivers!

Congratulations East Yancey Panthers
East Yancey Girls Basketball Tournament Champs
East Yancey Boys Basketball Conference Champs

UNCA Explore the Tour Featuring EY and CR Students

Congratulations FBLA Winners
Click Here to see more information

Congratulations to our Mathcounts Winners
 see announcement below

Congratulations Bright Ideas Grant Winners
Ms. Beryl Carroll and Ms. Keli Miller
Congratulations Yancey Schools Foundation Grant Winners
Mr. Brad Carey and Ms. Keli Miller

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

Congratulations Mike Miller
Yancey County Support Person of the Year

East Yancey Middle School

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.


  • Donate 2 Educate/Goodwill Donations Donate 2 EducateEducate students about the impact recycling has on our environment and community.Donating (vs discarding) diverts millions of pounds from landfills annually.Donations provide revenue to fund education and job training for people in our community.If you would like to make a donation, there will be 3 large blue containers in the lobby at East Yancey for donations to Goodwill.
    Posted Feb 13, 2015, 12:54 PM by Gail Branton
  • Mathcounts On February 7th, nine students from East Yancey Middle School traveled to TC Roberson HS for the western region's annual Mathcounts competition. Students have worked after school to prepare for this highly competitive event which consist of three rounds, two individual and one group. Out of the 28 schools competing East Yancey received the most improved award. East Yancey also had one student, Reagan H. place 25th overall out of 205 students.The students who participated are: Reagan H., Ian C., Amna K., Devon S., Hunter C., Gabriel S., Hannah P., Marvin L., and Brooks M. The team is coached by Leslie Hilliard and Lucy Lodge.
    Posted Feb 11, 2015, 7:18 AM by Gail Branton
  • Sports Physicals Baseball and softball tryouts are fast approaching.  Your student must have a current physical on record at East Yancey to tryout.  You can find a link to the sports physical form under the parent link at the top of this page.  It is also located at the bottom of the EYMS softball and baseball link on the left side of this page.  Physicals can be done in the student health center if your student is enrolled. 
    Posted Jan 28, 2015, 8:53 AM by Tamara Presnell
  • Health Center Announcement The week of Feb 3, 2015 BMI information will be collected on all sixth graders. If you do not want your child to participate please contact the school nurse.
    Posted Jan 26, 2015, 10:55 AM by Gail Branton
  • Boys Basketball Tournament Boys Basketball tournament begins on Wednesday, December 10East Yancey boys do not play until ThursdayClick link below for bracket
    Posted Dec 9, 2014, 9:09 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

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

Website leads: Gail Branton, Tamara Presnell