Mission Statement: To serve as a model rural school of excellence where all stakeholders prepare and excel.
Theme: Rise Up!
Monday - Hurricane Hat Day - Students will pay $1 to wear hat for Hurricane Victims
Tuesday - Sports Team Day
Wednesday - Decades Day
Thursday - Camo/Hillbilly Day
Friday - Purple and Gold Day
Outfits must stay within the school dress code with exceptions noted above: however, hats may
be worn during the week as long as they go along with the theme of the day.
Seniors in Mr. Potters shop.
Juniors in Mr. Qualls shop.
Sophomores in Surplus shop next to Mr. Potter’s.
Freshman in Surplus Shop next to Mr. Patton’s welding shop.
The Homecoming Dance will be sponsored by the Freshman Class and held in the
cafeteria following the game. The dance will be open to all York and Clarkrange students. No
elementary or post secondary students allowed. The cost of the dance is $5.00 (Gold cards are
free, purple/white cards get in for $3.00 if they show their card).
9/22 Homecoming (most of the day, notes coming to relevant parties)
9/25 Senior Retakes from 2:00 to 5pm (Seniors will be emailed details in
their yaidragons accounts)
9/28 Basketball at 1:45
10/3 Underclass Retakes & Clubs-Before Lunch
Soccer Round 2-5th Period
The Bloodmobile will be here Tuesday September 26 from 10-3. If you are
17 years of age and would like to donate please go by the front office
window and sign up.
Hiking Club will meet Wednesday September 20th during activity period in
the bottom of the science building.
All seniors and those underclassmen who signed up will take the ASVAB test
on September 19th. A posting of testing rooms is located outside of
guidance. Please check the list for your testing location.
Field of Faith!
York Institute’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be holding their
4th annual Field of Faith at the York Institute Football Field on
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 during Homecoming Week.
The FFA Livestock Judging Team placed 3rd yesterday at the Tennessee State
Fair! Team Members were: Macy Waters, McKinley Waters, Hayley Waters, and
Also the Dairy Judging Team placed 4th at the State Fair as well! Team
Members were: Lauren Jones, Abigail Beaty, Cody Adams, and Edward Wiley.
Thank you all for your support and encouragment towards our students!
The Y.A.I Cafeteria is having another drawing contest to showcase the
talent at York Institute. The contest consists of a free hand 8 x 10 (or
larger) color drawing that promotes healthy eating. (Must be at least an 8
x 10). Use your imagination and come up with something awesome! There
will be 3 winners, whose drawings will be on a large display in the
cafeteria. Each winner will also receive a 25 dollar gift card. All
entries must be turned in to Ms. Barbara Voiles in the business office, by
A big congratulations goes out to our 2017 YAI Homecoming Queen Mady
Ipock, the Senior Attendant Hannah Asberry, and Senior class favorites:
Justin Peebles and Courtney Taylor.
Seniors going on Senior Trip a deposit of 250.00 is due September 29 this
amount is non-refundable.
Congratulations to our new FBLA officers!
President - Jackie Cravens
Vice President - Tanner Fowler
Vice President of Community Service - Mary Lotempio
Vice President of Memebership - Courtney Taylor
Reporter - Nick Kirby
Treasurer - Autumn Roberts
Historian - Lauren Jones
Webmaster - Fredrick Duncan
Congratulations to the new Miss Mountaineer Shelby Storie.
1st runner up - Harli Smith
2nd runner up- McKinley Waters
3rd runner up - Ryanne Conatser
4th runner up - Shelby Beaty
and Miss Congeniality Cyra Sparks
Hit the ground running this school year and get involved in one of our
awesome clubs and organizations. Check out the "Clubs" page on our website
for a full list and description.
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!
Andrew King, a Junior at Alvin C York Institute, will be spending half of
his Junior year in our Nation's capitol, Washington D.C., as a Senate Page.
Andrew has been selected by Senator Lamar Alexander to represent Tennessee.
The picture above is State Representative Kelly Keisling, who was
instrumental in Andrew's recommendation process, Andrew, and his parents,
Larissa and Scott King. YAI is so Proud of Andrew and this wonderful
opportunity for which he has been selected.
Oba William King, a poetic storyteller, visited the YAI Library on
Wednesday, Sept. 13 th . Mr. King combines professional theatrical training with a
distinct poetic style. He is an entertaining educator and award winning featured
performer that has traveled all over sharing stories. Mr. King shared several
empowering stories with high school students, and also played his drum. The
students, faculty, and staff really enjoyed this engaging speaker. For more
information you can visit www.OBAWILLIAMKING.COM YAI would like to thank
the Big South Fork for sponsoring the Storytelling Festival and school assemblies.
Check out the YAI Library on Facebook for more pictures and upcoming library
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.