Panther Newsletter

March 2019

EYMS 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.

Principal's Message

Happy Monday! I cannot believe it is already March AND we are out of school today because of icy conditions. "In like a lion, out like a lamb". That's the saying, right? Maybe the end of March will be sunny and beautiful and we will miss no more days! (Fingers crossed). As always, I want to stress the importance of attendance. Missing 10% of the school year, which is 18 days or 2 days a month can really impact your student's education. Every day matters!

As you can tell from the list of events below, there is a lot going on at East Yancey. With track, softball, baseball and for the first time, our girls soccer team, we have an athletic event just about every afternoon. Remember, these are subject to change due to weather or other unexpected circumstances. We try to update any changes on the website and will contact athletes and their parents through the 8to18 platform.

Now is the time that students often start getting anxious about testing, grades and what will happen next year. If you feel your student needs extra support please call me or Ms. Robison (school counselor) so that we can work out a plan to help them be successful. See the graphic below for ways in which anxiety may present itself in your student.

Thank you for sharing your student with us!

Ms. Presnell

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School Calendar-Important Reminders

Monday, March 4~No School (Weather)

Monday, March 4~Yancey County Schools Board Meeting 6:30

Tuesday, March 5~Track @ MHHS Field events start at 3:30, Running Events at 4:00

Wednesday, March 6~NAEP Testing (8th grade) TWO HOUR DELAY

Wednesday, March 6~Ladies Soccer @ Cranberry 4:00

Thursday, March 7~Track @ Mitchell Field at 3:30, Running at 4:00

Monday, March 11~Gold Card Sale Begins (look for information from your student)

Monday, March 11~Ladies Soccer @ EYMS 4:00

Monday, March 11~Softball and Baseball @ Watauga 4:30

Tuesday, March 12~Track @ MHHS Field at 3:30, Running at 4:00

Wednesday, March 13~Ladies Soccer @ Avery 4:00

Thursday, March 14~Gold Card Rewards (Sold 4 or more cards)

Thursday, March 14~Track @ Mitchell Field at 3:30, Running at 4:00

Tuesday, March 19~Track @ Avery Field at 3:30, Running at 4:00

Wednesday, March 20~8th Grade to Tour MHHS 8:30

Wednesday, March 20~Ladies Soccer @ Mitchell 4:00

Thursday, March 21~End of 3rd Nine Weeks

Thursday, March 21~Arts Department to Elementary Schools

Thursday, March 21~Track @ Avery Field at 3:30, Running at 4:00

Friday, March 22~Gold Card Rewards (Sold 8 or more cards)

Friday, March 22~Ladies Soccer @ EYMS 4:00

Monday, March 25~Wednesday, March 27~ FBLA Trip

Monday, March 25~Softball and Baseball @ Cane River Park (Watauga) 4:30

Thursday, March 28-29~8th Grade Trip

What I'm Tweeting About

I love Twitter. I find some great articles there so I would like to take this opportunity to share some things I have been reading. I look for articles that are relevant as an administrator but also as a parent. I hope you find these interesting and beneficial.

Ms. Presnell

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