Yancey Adult Learning Newsletter

Week of December 8, 2014

Thoughts for the Week

I hope you all had a great weekend, and are getting ready for a great week. I know that these weeks can take a lot as students have their routines disrupted at home, and it can be difficult for them to remain focused at school. Keep up your hard work, it will pay off as we enter the later parts of the year!

Have a great week,

Shout Outs

Jen Henry for organizing the toy lift.

Virginia and Jessica for sending shout outs!


I will be out of town on Monday and Tuesday. Matt Blundin will be in on Monday, and Tony Borash will be there on Tuesday. I have a principal's meeting on Wednesday morning. I should be in by 10am.

There is a word study class that is being taught by Virginia and Laura Shifflett. Some of you may have gone to a session at making connections and wanted more ideas and understanding. This is the place to get it. - 6 sessions on different Mondays from December through April 3:15-5:15. 1st sessions are December 15th and January 26th. You can register on the ARC website:

The next vocab session will be next Thursday, December 11th.

Have 3 lesson plans from each content area to me by December 10th, for the academic review.

Newsletter Updates:

If you have announcements, pictures, or shout outs, please send to Craig.

If you have events for the calendar, please send to Jennifer Wilkes or Cathy Martin.

Upcoming Events

Book Fair

Monday, Dec. 1st, 6pm to Tuesday, Dec. 16th, 8pm


Faculty Meeting - Vocabulary

Thursday, Dec. 11th, 2:45pm

Room 10

Winter Extravaganza

Friday, Dec. 12th, 6pm


Calendar for 14-15

About Us

Benjamin F. Yancey Elementary School

7625 Porters Road

Esmont, VA 22937

(434) 974-8060