Our mission at L.B. Yancey Elementary School is to Spread Happiness And Practice Excellence (S.H.A.P.E.) so that all students and staff will become lifelong learners and future leaders in our global community.
We are a diverse community of learners who are nurtured and empowered by our values to achieve our dreams; this is the Yancey Way!
RoboVANCE is a robotics and coding competition open to VCS students in grades K-8. This program is for students who are interested in working as a team to learn about using robots and coding to solve real-world problems! Each school team can have up to 8 students. Only students who are willing to attend the weekly team meetings and be a true team player should apply! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00PM ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2022
On Friday, September 16th, North Carolina State Human Resources Director, Barbara Gibson, and North Carolina State Budget Director, Charles Perusse, visited Pinkston St. Elementary School, and read a book to students. They also visited the Center for Innovation. The NC Office of State Budget & Management (OSBM) and the NC Office of Human Resources (OSHR) donated school supplies to our students. To learn more about their visit, please read here: OSBM and OSHR to Donate School Supplies to Vance County
The Vance County Board of Education voted to appoint Mr. Rey Horner as the Executive Director of Student Services at the September 12th meeting.
Vance County Public Schools is partnering with the Vance County Fire Department to host the Vance County Public Safety Expo on September 10th. The event will take place at the old Charles Boyd Chevrolet Lot on US 158 Bypass from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. There will be informational booths, safety car seat checks, giveways & more. We hope to see you there!
Vance County Schools students made growth for the 2021-2022 school year based on accountability data released today by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction. Fifteen of our district’s schools are meeting and/or exceeding growth in one or more areas. The results were made public today after the data was presented to the N.C. State Board of Education.