Lab School News

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at Appalachian Football Game on September 29. Photo by Heather Brandon

Mountaineer Readers Celebrated at Appalachian Football Game on September 29
Oct 30, 2018

Mountaineer Readers were recognized for their reading achievements during Appalachian State University’s Education Day football game on Saturday, Se...

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Appalachian’s Chancellor Everts engages with students, shares books at Middle Fork Academy
Sep 21, 2018

Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts engaged with the university’s youngest students to date when she visited the Appalachian State ...

At the Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, Appalachian Chancellor Sheri Everts prepares to read a story with students in the third grade classroom of teacher Heather Wham. Students photographed are: Clarise Serrano-Hernandez and Yarel Candela-Lucero. Photo by Marie Freeman

ASU starts Middle Fork lab school in Winston-Salem
Sep 21, 2018

Appalachian State University is in its fourth week of school at a state-mandated laboratory school it launched in Winston-Salem this year.The Academy ...

Chancellor Sheri Everts reads to Academy third-graders Larise Serrano Hernandez (left) and Yarel Candela-Lucero on Thursday.

From ‘our big school in the mountains,’ App State chancellor visits Middle Fork Academy students, staff
Sep 4, 2018

For a short time Thursday afternoon, Appalachian State University Chancellor Sheri Everts returned to a familiar scene: a K-12 classroom.Everts stoppe...

Open House at the Academy at Middle Fork. Photo by Chase Reynolds

Forsyth students enter school year with fist bumps and high fives. Middle Fork becomes lab school under Appalachian State University.
Aug 28, 2018

Each of the 80 schools in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County district welcomed students back with celebrations and cheers on Monday as more than 55,000 ...

Summer Reading Clinic at Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork participating teachers.

Summer Reading Adventures
Jul 20, 2018

For Logan Marie Poplin, learning to read hasn’t been easy.“She struggles in reading,” said her mother, Shawnie Poplin.So it’s no surprise that...

WS/FCS, App State agree to rent, other conditions for lab school next school year
Jun 27, 2018

Appalachian State University has agreed to pay Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools $426,840 annually to rent Middle Fork Elementary School for a plan...

Eric Groce, professor of education at Appalachian State, talks with Middle Fork Elementary School third-grader Joanna Meng.

App State Academy accepts more than 200 Middle Fork Elementary students and is still taking applications
Mar 9, 2018

Winston-Salem JournalMarch 5, 2018The Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork, which will have a reading literacy focus, last week accepte...

Eric Groce, a Professor of Elementary Education at Appalachian State University, read to students at Middle Fork Elementary School.

Hop on Pop: Celebrating Reading at Middle Fork Elementary
Mar 6, 2018

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County SchoolsMarch 6, 2018On Friday morning, Middle Fork parent Argrear Walker came to read students as part of the school’s ...

UNC Board of Governors

Three UNC lab schools cleared by Board of Governors
Jan 9, 2018

EducationNCJanuary 9, 2018Three UNC lab schools were given the green light to open for the 2018-19 school year by the UNC Board of Governors ...