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Amarien Hines

N.C.'s 7th lab school opens in Elkin this fall
Feb 15, 2022

SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Education is taking new shape in North Carolina through laboratory schools. The state’s seventh lab school will open in ...

Elif Erginer

Staff Spotlight: Elif Erginer
Feb 7, 2022

With a strong sense of justice and equality, I aim to create a climate of compassion and intentional equity at the Academy. I bring empathy and positi...

Middle Fork student groups

Beyond the Classroom: Student Groups at the Academy
Jan 20, 2022

Similar to the students on the campus at Appalachian State University, the mini-Mountaineers at the Academy at Middle Fork have opportunities to engag...

Jessica Hill

Staff Spotlight: Jessica Hill
Jan 18, 2022

I chose to work at the Academy because I believe in what the school stands for and is trying to achieve. I started out volunteering, then became a sub...

Sarah Macrow

Staff Spotlight: Sarah Macrow
Dec 15, 2021

I feel that it is up to all of us — whether you are a classroom teacher or not — to teach our youth because everything has a teaching moment! Bein...

Desteney Greene

Greene Receives the Educator of Excellence Award
Dec 6, 2021

Desteney Greene, an exceptional children (EC) teacher at Appalachian State University’s Academy at Middle Fork, received the Educator of Excellence ...

Academy at Middle Fork Student Teachers

Learning Together: Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Two Student Teachers Fall 2021
Dec 6, 2021

This past semester, the Academy at Middle Fork hosted two student teachers from Appalachian State University. These students teachers shared their exp...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - December 2, 2021
Nov 19, 2021

The Middle Fork Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet virtually.The meeting will be held according to the following sched...

Rebecca Nieves

Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Nieves
Nov 16, 2021

I hope that I am making a difference in my students' lives by helping them enjoy learning. When they come to school and have a positive experience, th...

Jean Carlos Garcia Reyes

Staff Spotlight: Jean Carlos Garcia Reyes
Oct 25, 2021

As a Hispanic, male teacher, I hope that many of my students can see themselves in me and that I can help them know that they can do whatever they put...