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Celebrating 75 Years of YAI Mountaineer.
The j.Staff would like to invite everyone to the library Thursday evening
at 5:00. We will have a special reception to celebrate Volume 75 of the
The entire community is invited, as we hope folks will bring in their old
copies of the Mountaineer and share their special stories with us. We plan
to do a special flashback section of the yearbook this year to honor the
deep well of heritage found in our yearbooks. We need help gathering those
stories, so come and visit.
The giant yearbook will also be making an appearance, for those that
haven't signed it yet.
Let's Beat Hogeye!
The Dragons will be facing our biggest rivals this Friday night, so for
our theme we are asking everyone to get your Yeehaw gear back out as we go
on the Hog Hunt! Everyone deck out in camo, flannels, boots, hats, etc. as
we plan to take on Livingston!
Alvin C. York Blog Post!
Tom Mason, editor for ProQuest, has created a blog post honoring our very
own Sgt. Alvin C. York. Click on the link to read the blog post.
Link for Blog
Student Council Care Package Project!
The YAI Student Council is doing a care package project and they need your help gathering materials, see full form below for more information regarding this project
The York Cross Country teams competed in the Albany Invitational on
Monday. The York girls defeated Albany to win the meet. Lori Cook led York
with a 22:03 time. Lori won 1st place, Charity Southerland finished 3rd.
Also competing and taking medals was Izzy Walker, Mckinley Waters, Olivia
Reagan and Sara Lapeer. The York boys defeated Albany to win the meet.
Braden Leffew led York with a 16:59 time. Braden won 1st place, Case Moody
finished 3rd. Also competing and taking medals was Will Weaver, Thomas
Dillard, Kane Fowler, Trey Hall, Nic St John, Derek St John and A.J. Waters
Congratulations Golf Team!
The York golf teams competed in the Region Tournament on Monday in
Cookeville. The York Girls finished REGION RUNNER-UP,
falling to State Tournament Qualifier Upperman. The York Girls finish the
season, District and Region Runner-Up. Autumn Roberts led York with
her career best round. Also competing was Samantha Kirby and Loran
Tompkins. Loran also posted her career best round in her
Three York boys qualified as individuals for the Region Tournament by
earning at-large bids at the District Tournament.
Braxton Brown finished 15th overall, Nathan Owens finished 23rd and Adam
Owens finished 25th.
A Great Season Comes To An End!
The Lady Dragon Soccer Team saw their season come to an end last night.
They lost in the first round in the regions. Mikaela Reagan had 38 saves
for the game. Great job girls we are so proud of you. The girls would also
like to thank all their fans who showed great support this season, it
really made a difference
Thanks For 25 Years of Dedication!
After 25 years of service to the students of York Institute, Mr. Greg Qualls is retiring from education. He will be missed! Hes got big shoes to fill...CTE Teacher, Coach, Basketball Clock Keeper, and so much more!
Check out our Library!
The YAI Library is open in-between classes, breakfast breaks, activity
periods, and during lunches to check out books, use a chromebook and do
research for classes. Stop in and see the latest book additions to the
library. The library is also open Monday thru Thursday until 4:00.
Freshmen can now check out books! Stop by!
Parents and Students...
Log on to Skyward to check out grades.
If you need log in information, contact Mrs. Brown in guidance!
Every day is a great day to be a Dragon!
Huge "Thank You" to Matt Garrett & his students for building a cabinet
tobe used to store CPR mannequins & various other items.
Congratulations Renaissance Winners Gold Card Andrew King, Purple Card Maddie Wilson, White Card Adam Owens
Congratulations to our YAI student of the month Zack Strong!!
Congratulations YAI Seniors!
Mr. & Miss YAI - Trey Hall and Abigail Beaty
Duke and Duchess of Citizenship-Kurtis Blevins and Olivia Reagan
Prince & Princess of Personality- Andrew King and Cyra Sparks
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.