The Spirit of the Highlander: Heathwood Hall Episcopal School Blog

Our school blog, The Spirit of the Highlander, provides a forum for the Heathwood community to share thoughts, resources, ideas, and advice.

Submissions to the blog from any member of the Heathwood community, past or present, are welcome. If you're interested in contributing, send your blog entry or topic proposal to us at

Blog Archives: 2020


November, 2021

Stress Management, Study Skills, Team-building, and More: 9th Grade Field Trip Helps Set Students Up for Success

Elizabeth Grove '95, Upper School Counselor


"The full range of human experience is within the purview of literature": How We Choose the Texts Our Students Read

The Upper School English Department


April, 2021

Wicked Columbia: A Haunting Winterim Experience

Webb Hodges, Class of 2023


March, 2021

Lifting a Weight We Didn't Know Was There: Students Reflect on a Year With Covid

Rev. Jill Williams, School Chaplain


Exploring Future Options: Winterim College Tours

Adelaide Wood, Class of 2022, and Adair Wood, Class of 2023


February, 2021

For the Love of Little Debbie: Mr. Blackstone's Advisory and the Creation of a Wall of Calories

Gabe Cooper, Class of 2023


To Create Lifelong Readers, At Home Be More of a Cheerleader Than a Coach

Jennifer Falvey, Head Librarian


January, 2021

"The change starts with kids like me": Participating in the NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference

Liam Quan, Class of 2023