Lab School News

Participants for Education Policy Fellowship Program

Six from the RCOE Participate in the Education Policy Fellowship Program
Oct 24, 2022

Six staff in the Reich College of Education (RCOE) will be participating in the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP): Dr. Caroline Beam, Emma Ha...

The ribbon is cut to celebrate the opening of the App State Academy at Elkin.

App State opens Academy at Elkin, its second lab school
Sep 6, 2022

Six classrooms are trimmed in black and gold and 25 motivated teachers and support staff are ready to guide classes of mini-Mountaineers in exploratio...

Academy at Elkin staff at ribbon cutting

App State laboratory school ribbon cutting
Aug 25, 2022

Appalachian State University held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Elkin on Monday to celebrate the opening of their second Lab School Program.The newly u...

Sean Gaillard

Sean Gaillard named principal of App State’s Academy at Middle Fork lab school
May 27, 2022

Appalachian State University has named Sean Gaillard as the new principal of its Academy at Middle Fork lab school in Walkertown, effective July 1.Gai...

Emma Hatfield-Sidden

Emma Hatfield-Sidden named principal of App State’s Academy at Elkin
Apr 22, 2022

Appalachian State University has appointed alumna Emma Hatfield-Sidden ’08 ’19 as principal of its newest lab school, the Academy at Elkin, s...

Amarien Hines

N.C.'s 7th lab school opens in Elkin this fall
Feb 22, 2022

Education is taking new shape in North Carolina through laboratory schools. The state’s seventh lab school will open in Elkin for the 2022-23 a...

Group Photo

North Carolina Humanities Council Grant Supports Digital Storytelling Community Project to Amplify Immigrant Voices
Feb 8, 2022

Through a grant totaling $19,269 from the North Carolina Humanities Council, Dr. Shanan Fitts and Dr. Greg McClure helped to amplify the immigrant voi...

Academy 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...

Academy Author Visits

Four Award-Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators Visit with the Academy
Jun 11, 2021

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

Allison Wright

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern
Apr 13, 2021

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Health Sciences’ social work program, has discovered h...