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Gilly Hill

Staff Spotlight: Gilly Hill
Nov 17, 2022

I am so excited to be a part of the ground-breaking work we will be doing at the Academy at Elkin. Our mini-Mountaineers deserve the best and I know e...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - December 6, 2022
Nov 15, 2022

The Elkin Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet at the Academy at Elkin.The meeting will be held according to the followi...

Rachel O’Callaghan

Staff Spotlight: Rachel O’Callaghan
Oct 20, 2022

I wanted the opportunity to teach in a place where experience-based learning is the goal and students’ growth is the focus.   Rachel O’C...

Jennifer Nelson

Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Nelson
Sep 29, 2022

I am building connections with students and the local community to bring those two stakeholders together for the benefit of our school community. I am...

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...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - September 7, 2022
Aug 25, 2022

The Elkin Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet at the Academy at Elkin.The meeting will be held according to the followi...

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...

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Advisory Board Meeting Announcement - July 25, 2022
Jul 12, 2022

The Elkin Advisory Board of Appalachian State University will meet virtually.The meeting will be held according to the following schedule:Wh...

Emma Hatfield-Sidden

Emma Hatfield-Sidden named principal of App State’s Academy at Elkin
Apr 21, 2022

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University has appointed alumna Emma Hatfield-Sidden ’08 ’19 as principal of its newest lab school, the Aca...

Elkin Elementary school

App State to open lab school at Elkin Elementary
Feb 9, 2022

ELKIN, N.C. — Appalachian State University is partnering with Elkin City Schools to open the university’s second laboratory school aimed at enhanc...