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Military Families

Military Families at YMS

Welcome Military Families!

Welcome to Virginia and Yorktown Middle School—we are excited to have you as part of the Falcon Family! The YMS team is committed to supporting the unique needs of our military students. Below you will find information and resources to help with the transition process and making connections with our school community. Please let us know if we can be of assistance in any way!

Jessica Carwile
YMS Military Liaison

Military Purple Star Designee


The Virginia Purple Star Designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that show a major commitment to students and families connected to our nation’s military. Yorktown Middle School has been selected to receive the 2023 Purple Star Designation.  We are one of the first schools in Virginia to receive this distinguished honor.

Purple Up for Military Kids!

Purple Up for Military Kids


YCSD Military Family Information Page:

Registration Information

  • When enrolling a new student, please complete the new student pre-registration online and then contact Yorktown Middle School’s School Counseling Office at 757-898-0410 to complete the registration process.

Transferring from Yorktown Middle School

  • Contact the School Counseling Office at 757-898-0410 to inform us of your move and request records.

Academic Planning and Graduation Requirements for Virginia


Additional Resources


School-Based Military Student Point of Contact

Yorktown Middle School

Jessica Carwile

Assessment & Compliance Coordinator


YMS School-Based Student Transition Team Coordinator

LaTrese Martin

School Counseling Director


YCSD Military Student Point of Contact

Cheryl Parr

Associate Director of School Administration

Military School Liaison Officers for York County School Division

Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Langley)
Gwen Lee

Joint Base Langley-Eustis (Eustis)
Christine Stiefel

Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
Katrina L. Patterson