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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.

Farmer Spotlight: Elmer Handshoe

Regulars of the Knott County Farmers Market expect to see the red Ford pick-up backed... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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2018-19 Annual Report

This past year has seen unparalleled attention toward Hindman Settlement School due to a special... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Hindman Settlement School to Receive $15k Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Hindman Settlement School has been approved for a $15 thousand Art Works grant to support our Traditional Arts Education Program. This project will continue the... [Read More]

Written By Isabelle Ryerson

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HSS After-School Tutoring

The Hindman Settlement School After-School Tutoring Program offers us the opportunity to work with many... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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On Mr. Rogers, Gratitude and Writing Lessons in Appalachia

I save up most of my movie watching for Christmastime. One of the movies I... [Read More]

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A Look Back: Holiday Greetings!

With the holiday season upon us, I thought it’d be fun to share some holiday... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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DAR Spotlight: Conejo Valley Chapter NSDAR

Ever eager to tell of our story and successes at Hindman Settlement School, Josh Mullins... [Read More]

Written By Brian Shannon

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Archives Blog: Ann Cobb & Friends

Looking through the materials in the archives here at the Settlement School, I often think... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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Traditional Arts Program Applies Arts Connect All, Part I

For the 2019-2020 school year, Hindman Settlement School received an Arts Connect All contract from... [Read More]

Written By Sam Gleaves

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Summary of Dumplin’s and Dancin’ 2019

I sit here at my desk, staring at Uncle Sol’s cabin wall, thinking of the... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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The 2019 Sunshine School Tour: 1st Stop, Hindman Settlement School!

     The 2019 Sunshine School Tour was a tour in which 200+ members of... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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A Look Back: Hunting

     This past week, I had the joy of coordinating an artist residency at... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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