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Darron Daniels is the behavioral support coach and director of student affairs and emergency management at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork in Walkertown. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Darron Daniels leads mini-Mountaineers on a HIKE toward success at App State Academy at Middle Fork
Nov 6, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — At the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, students in grades K–5 earn Mountaineer tokens for exhibiting honesty, i...

Academy High Five: August and September

Academy High Five: August and September
Oct 2, 2019

Though only a month into the 2019-20 school year, the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork has been busy! Here are the top five things ...

Literacy is a key focus at the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork. Students here gather in the media center. Photo by Marie Freeman

App State’s Academy at Middle Fork reports significant progress
Sep 12, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — Data on first-year student achievement released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) indicate significant p...

Students from Appalachian State University and Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) spend a day at the Appalachian State University Academy Middle Fork in Forsyth County as part of the social justice in education program created through the universities’ partnership. Pictured, from left to right, in front row: Dr. Chris Osmond, associate professor in Appalachian’s Department of Leadership and Educational Studies and associate director of the Reich College of Education’s doctoral program in educational lead

Appalachian partners with Winston-Salem State to provide social justice program for future teachers
Aug 26, 2019

BOONE, N.C. — A new program is helping future educators at two North Carolina universities — Appalachian State University and Winston-Salem State ...

Academy Summer Recap: 5 Things That Happened This Summer That You Should Know About

Academy Summer Recap: 5 Things That Happened This Summer That You Should Know About
Aug 12, 2019

Even though the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork completed its first academic year on June 11, it did not close its doors for the s...

Academy teachers and Appalachian faculty members gather together for professional development training on sustainability.

Amplifying Sustainability at the Academy at Middle Fork
Jul 29, 2019

During June 2019, the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork partnered with the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Sustainability Comm...

Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Poet-in-Residence Adrian Rice During May. Photo by Troy Tuttle

Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Poet-in-Residence Adrian Rice During May
Jun 21, 2019

The Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork hosted poet-in-residence Adrian Rice during the month of May, culminating with an event titled...

Academy at Middle Fork students. Photo by Troy Tuttle

App Academy lab results come back positive – for joy and engagement
Jun 21, 2019

The youngest student at Appalachian State University last year was 5 years old.She’s not a prodigy — at least, not as far as anyone knows so far. ...

A group of fifth grade graduates of the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork in Walkertown display the HIKE (honesty, integrity, kindness and excellence) awards they received at the academy’s graduation ceremony held Thursday, June 6. Photo by Troy Tuttle

48 of App State’s youngest Mountaineers graduate from the Academy at Middle Fork
Jun 20, 2019

On Thursday, June 6, the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork celebrated the 48 graduates of its fifth grade class in a stand...

Academy at Middle Fork. Photo by Troy Tuttle

ASU lab school sees improvements after completing first year
Jun 11, 2019

An elementary school located in Forsyth County with more than 270 students and 18 classroom teachers finished its first year as a new laboratory schoo...