News & Updates

DAR Connection

Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Dread

Shortly after starting at Hindman Settlement School, I was put to task with sourcing a... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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Hutchinson Named Obama Fellow

Hindman Settlement School’s Executive Director Selected for Obama Foundation Fellowship Dr. Brent Hutchinson among diverse... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Dyslexia Program Spring Update

It seems like the beginning of the school year was only yesterday but the rush... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Refreshing Campus

Over the past two years we’ve shared a lot of updates about the construction of... [Read More]

Written By Linda Jones

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2017-18 Annual Report

Some of my favorite memories are in my grandmother’s kitchen when she and my aunts... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Teaching Traditional Arts

As autumn slowly brings its changes to our surroundings here on Troublesome Creek, the Traditional... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Canning with Kids

On October 16th, the 6th and 7th grade classes from Leatherwood Elementary in Perry County, piloted... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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Growing Goodness for Families

Our Grow Appalachia participants grew over 20,000 lbs. of organic produce this year to feed... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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Teaching Kids Cursive

One of the things we have always focused on in our dyslexia after-school and summer... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Announcing New Board Leadership

Hindman Settlement School recently welcomed eight new members to its board of directors and advisory board.... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Keeping Families Safe, Warm, & Dry

SWAP (Sharing With Appalachian People) is a home repair program of Mennonite Central Committee Great... [Read More]

Written By Lou Pirozzi-Erb

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Another Successful Market Year!

The Knott County Farmers Market wrapped up this month after its most successful season yet.... [Read More]

Written By Ali Hintz

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