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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.

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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 Aca

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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... Lab School News

Allison Wright

Academy Hosts Social Work Intern Apr 13, 2021

Allison Wright, a graduate student in Appalachian State University’s Beaver College of Healt

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Welcome Back

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.

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Kwame Alexander

Poet Snaps and Author Claps: Award-winning Author and Poet, Kwame Alexander, Reads and Collaborates with the Anderson Reading Clinic Literacy-Cast Apr 1, 2021

Derek Hernandez Evora, a fifth-grader at Appalachian State University’s Academy at Middle Fork began: “It’s time to get started!

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HPC Student Presentation to Academy

Lessons Learned Project: A Successful Collaboration Proves Beneficial for Students Mar 8, 2021

A recent collaboration between Appalachian State University’s Academy at Middle Fork and the Reich College of Education’s (RCOE) Depar

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Academy Principal Tasha Hall-Powell pictured with Winston-Salem Mayor Allen Joines

Academy at Middle Fork Selected as a 2021 Leadership Winston-Salem Action Learning Project Site Feb 18, 2021

The Appalachian State University Academy at Middle Fork has been selected as a 2021 Action Learning Project site by ... Lab School News

Academy Student Teachers Fall 2020

Learning Together: Academy at Middle Fork Hosts Six Student Teachers Fall 2020 Feb 18, 2021

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

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