Mission Statement: To serve as a model rural school of excellence where all stakeholders prepare and excel.
Cooking club will meet Tuesday, November 28 in Ms. Gina Gammon's classroom.
You must sign up with Mrs. Karen Flowers or Ms. Angel Beaty by the end of the day Monday, November 27 in order to participate.
Hiking club will be going on a hike to Pickett State Park on Monday, November 27.
You must be signed up with Ms. Angel Beaty or Mrs. Karen Flowers by 12:00 on Monday, November 27 in order to go.
Meet in the bottom of the Science building by 3:15 the day of the hike and everyone needs to bring money for supper.
Seniors December 15 a deposit of 150.00 is due for Senior trip.
The York Institute Student Council is sponsoring A Christmas Dinner Food
Drive for the HOPE Foundation. Food will be given to local families in
need, so that they can have a great Christmas dinner. We are accepting any
Christmas Dinner items: yams, green beans, green peas, stuffing mix,
cornbread mix, mashed potatoes, corn, mac-n-chesse and cranberry sauce.
We are asking that all first block classes participate. We began on
Monday, November 13th and will end on Thursday, December 7th. The class that
collects the most items will receive Christmas Treats on Friday, December
Attention Seniors: December 1 (Friday) has been designated as Job
Shadowing Day. Seniors can use this day to Job Shadow for their Tennessee
Promise hours or to learn about a particular career interest. In order to
be school excused, you must sign up in the guidance office by November 30.
To sign up, you must provide the name of the business or organization and
a contact person with their phone number.
The first local scholarship for seniors is available. Applications for the
$2,000 Rex Hitchcock Memorial Scholarship from the Bank of Fentress County
are outside the guidance office. Applications are due between now and
March 1, 2018.
Attention Seniors: All seniors who complete their FAFSA by November 15
will receive a Hot Fudge Cake break on November 17.
Yearbooks will be on sale again here at school, from November 14, through
November 21. The price is $40, and goes up after Thanksgiving Break. See
the j.Staff in the front lobby to place your order.
Need Help in Math?
Math tutoring is available in the library 7 am each morning. Students should only be in the library for tutoring during this time.
Every day is a great day to be a Dragon!
2016-17 End of Course Test Accountability Outcomes
The entire student body and faculty attended the Veterans Day
event held at Alvin C. York Park on Friday, November 10. Students
were able to experience a little of what it was like during World War I.
It was a great time to commemorate our favorite war hero, Sgt. York!
YAI's Nursing Education class enjoyed visiting with Mrs. Maxine
Crouch. "Aunt Mac" as she is affectionately known to many is 103 years
young. She shared many interesting stories with us. The Nursing Education
class focuses on the care of older adults. We certainly appreciate Mrs.
Crouch and her niece, Kathy Williams, for their hospitality. Some of our
most valuable lessons occur outside of the classroom.
A group of students went out to the TCAT in Huntsville to see what they were offering!
Alvin C. York Institute is a public high school founded in 1926 by World War I hero Alvin York and later transferred to the state of Tennessee in 1937.
It is the only school in the United States that is financed and operated by the state and government.