News & Updates

General Updates

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.

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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HSS After-School Tutoring Programs Update

     Did you know that Hindman Settlement School has after-school tutoring?! These programs span... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Reflections

     Last week, during the keynote address at Keeneland, two tremendous Kentuckians talked about... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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The Appalachian Woman

I walk into Brent’s office on my first day in Hindman, and he hands me... [Read More]

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Staff Spotlight: Melissa Pigman, Reading Intervention Specialist

Melissa Pigman has worked for Hindman Settlement School since 2005. She currently serves as the... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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Meet Austyn Caudill

Although raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida, Austyn was born in Appalachia and is... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Introducing Our New Community Lunches & Dinners

September 2019 has met us here at Hindman Settlement School with many happenings and events,... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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