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Former English teacher Kerri Huffman finds ‘simple joy’ in writing her first novel Jan 25, 2023

During her 36-year career as an English teacher at North Stanly High School, Kerri Huffman enjoyed the chance to unleash her creative side through the written word.

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Davidson County teacher publishes first book Jan 25, 2023

Growing up, Sydney Sanders could get lost in book series, plowing though "The Hunger Games" saga and Percy Jackson books.

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Avery County Native Liz Silvers Promoted to Vice- President at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Jan 18, 2023

Liz Silvers, a veteran educator who was raised in the Powdermill Community of Avery County, has been promoted to Vice-President for Instruction at Caldwell Community College and Technical... Alumni Update, Higher Education, In the Media

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Robin Moeller, Associate Professor of Library Science at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, as the next Member Editor for its open source, peer-reviewed research journal, the Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults (JRLYA).

Moeller to serve as YALSA’s research journal editor May 14, 2018

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) has selected Robin Moeller, Associate Professor of Library Science at Appalachian State... In the Media

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges Named Watauga County Schools District-Wide Teacher of the Year

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges Named Watauga County Schools District-Wide Teacher of the Year May 14, 2018

Blowing Rock School’s Terri Hodges was named Watauga County Schools district-wide Teacher of the Year in a surprise ceremony held Frida

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Alumna Megan LeFevers named Gaston County Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year

Alumna Megan LeFevers Named Gaston County Schools’ Assistant Principal of the Year May 14, 2018

Four Gaston public school teachers and administrators have been honored as the school system’s most outstanding educators for 2018-2019.

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he Caldwell County Board of Education has unanimously selected Dr. Donald W. Phipps as the next superintendent for Caldwell County Schools.

New Superintendent Chosen for Caldwell County Schools May 10, 2018

The Caldwell County Board of Education has unanimously selected Dr. Donald W. Phipps as the next superintendent for Caldwell County Schools. Dr... In the Media

CMHC Student, Jenna D. Willis Awarded $11,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates

CMHC Student, Jenna D. Willis Awarded $11,000 Counseling Fellowship From NBCC and Affiliates May 4, 2018

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), recently selected Jenna D.

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Catina Chestnut

Alumna Catina Chestnut Named Principal of of the New Moss Street Partnership School May 1, 2018

Former Moss Street Elementary principal Catina Chestnut will be returning to her old school in the fall.

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The Girls’ Club poses for a picture at The Local during a post-work brainstorming session. Pictured clockwise from top left: Haley Childers, Audrey Gurkin, Meghan McCandless, Ellen Gwin Burnette and Heather Brandon.

Girls’ Club Mar 30, 2018

Reich College of Education Communications Liaison, Heather Brandon, is also a columnist for local magazine,... In the Media

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year

Watauga Schools Announce Teachers of the Year Mar 26, 2018

Watauga County Schools named its 2018-19 teachers of the year — one from each school in the district — after they were selected by the

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Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks.

Teachers are now being asked to punch time clocks. What does that mean for their profession? Mar 19, 2018

This opinion piece was written by Appalachian doctoral student, Chris Gilbert.

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Anna McGeenamed elementary curriculum director

Alumna Anna McGee Named Stokes County Schools Elementary Curriculum Director Mar 19, 2018

Stokes County Schools announced Anna McGee has been chosen as the new elementary curriculum director.

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