Staff Spotlight: Casey Darnell
Sep 21, 2023

To me, learning together means learning from each other whether it be peer-to-peer or from the students. We each have different training, life experience, ideas, views and feelings.

Trail Days Collage

Take a Hike: Academy at Elkin Recognized as North Carolina Year of the Trail School
Aug 1, 2023

Students at the Appalachian State University’s Academy at Elkin are used to hiking — it’s part of their motto of Honesty, Integrity, K

Betsy Rosenbalm and Hannah Reeder

PODCAST: School Boards and Educator Preparation Programs
Jun 14, 2023

Listen to this podcast interview with the NC School Board Association as Dr. Hannah Reeder, assistant dean and director of lab schools, Dr.

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.&nbsp

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

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...

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.