Staff Spotlight: Darron Daniels
Sep 21, 2023

I am working to influence how the student conduct referral process works through implementing restorative and other best practices that reduce suspensions, focus on community developme

News segment

Enrollment opens for App State's Lab Schools in Triad
May 31, 2023

There are two in the Triad that service elementary aged students, one in Elkin and another in Walkertown. Dr.

Students gardening

At App State lab schools, empowered teachers foster supportive classrooms for K–5 students
May 15, 2023

At Appalachian State University’s two lab schools in Walkertown and Elkin, K–5 students have access to a one-of-a-kind elementa

Melissa Boyd

Staff Spotlight: Melissa Boyd
Aug 23, 2021

Melissa Boyd, originally from Jennings, Louisiana, earned a B.A. in education from McNeese State University in 1987 and an M.A.

Alix Shaver

Staff Spotlight: Alix Shaver
Jul 12, 2021

This past year, with the help of my grade level team, I focused on implementing activities that allowed students to have their voices

Brittany Hendricks

Staff Spotlight: Brittany Hendricks
Jun 16, 2021

I think "learning together" means always working to understand and learn from others.

Academy Author Visits

Four Award-Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators Visit with the Academy
Jun 9, 2021

Four award-winning children's authors, Kwame Alexander, Stacy McAnulty, Meg Medina, and Lauren Castillo, visited virtually with Appalachian State...

Joseph Fewell

Staff Spotlight: Joseph Fewell
May 11, 2021

As an ELL teacher, I work to bridge the linguistic gap for the Academy’s EL students.

Academy at Middle Fork Student Teachers

Learning Together: Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Five Student Teachers Spring 2021
May 4, 2021

This past semester, the Academy at Middle Fork hosted five student teachers from Appalachian State University.

Staff Spotlight: Hannah Cope
Apr 16, 2021

The Academy really focuses on relationships with our parents and families.

Allison Wright

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern
Apr 13, 2021

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sci...

Academy at Middle Fork opens classrooms most days, continues connections with university virtually
Apr 6, 2021

With the option of in-person or virtual learning, most students at App State’s lab school have returned to classrooms four days a week.