Alvin C. York Institute
Thursday, August 17     2:07:35 PM

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Mission Statement: To serve as a model rural school of excellence where all stakeholders prepare and excel.

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FCCLA is Here!
Anyone who wishes to join the FCCLA club dues are $14 and will be taken up on the following activity periods: Aug. 23 Aug. 30 Sept. 12 Please see Mrs. Gammon to pay club dues.

Dragon Renaissance Night
The School Meet and Greet shall be held Thursday, Aug. 31 from 5-8 p.m. 5:00-Hot dogs in the cafeteria!5:30-Parents visit the classrooms.7:30-Renaissance Drawings and Recognition in gym.

Year Books are on Sale!
Yearbooks are on sale again. Right now, save 60% by ordering online at This special online only price of $20 will only last until Labor Day, so don't miss out. Again, the website is Campus yearbook sales will begin at the regular back to school price of $30 after Labor Day.

Join the Book Club!
Book Club will begin meeting around the middle of September after books come in. If you missed the meeting yesterday, you need to see Ms. Julie today before leaving. Today is the last day to join!

Sophmore Class Officers are Here!
Congratulations to this year's Sophomore class officers! President: Lily Conatser Vice President: Autumn Robers Secretary: Tiffany Cockrell Treasurer: McKinley Waters Reporter: Nathan Pratt Sgt-At-Arms: Kathryn Lamb

Football Time on the Mountain!
The first football game of the season is this Friday!! Come out to the Dragon Pit and support our boys as they take on the Cumberland County Jets. The theme for this game is beach party so wear your beachy attire to school and to the game. All students who dress up will have their name entered into a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate to Garcia's. REMINDER THAT DRESS CODE STILL APPLIES

Seniors Taking ACT!
Any Senior who wishes to retake the ACT on October 17th please sign up outside of guidance. This is a one time no cost to you and will be given during the school day. Deadline to sign up is August 31st. You must sign up. No late names can be added.

Get Involved!
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.

Join the Pep Club!
Pep club dues will be taken up in the front lobby during lunch on Thursday and Friday. Dues are $20.00. Dues are $10.00 for athletes of any YAI sport. Students must be on a roster. Pep club members get a free shirt, $2.00 discount to all home football and basketball games, and get to ride the pep bus to all away football games and any basketball away game that a pep bus is available

Get Those Forms In!
The beginning of the school year means lots of forms to get completed, signed and turned in.
Here are quick links to forms you might need in the first few days.

* Introduction to the Free and Reduced Lunch Application
* Instructions for the Free and Reduced Lunch Application
* Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Need Help in Math?
Math tutoring will be available in the library beginning Monday August 14 beginning at 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!

Faculty, Staff and Students took a short break on first day back to school so the faculty could take on the seniors in a friendly game of volleyball! The faculty battled their way to victory over the seniors, Go Dragons!

Football Time on the Mountain!

 Early Dismissal @ 10:30am
 Fair Day, No School
 School Meet and Greet, Dragon Renaissance Night
 Labor Day, No School
 YAI Homecoming Game, 1/2 Day
 End of First 9 Weeks
 Fall Break
Week of 16th
 Parent Teacher Conferences 3pm-6pm

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