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Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021
.     After 22 years of exemplary leadership from Jeff Whalen, Heathwood will have a new Director of Athletics on July 1. Washington, DC native Eva Greenberg will replace Whalen upon his retirement from the role, while Andrew Richardson will be promoted from Assistant AD to Associate Director of Athletics and Sports Information Director. Greenberg and Richardson will be a formidable team, says Heathwood Hall Head of School Chris Hinchey: “Eva impressed us with her deep knowledge about the... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The Highlander boys bowling team won the SCISA State Championship match at Sumter’s Gamecock Lanes on Monday, February 8th. They put together their best three game series of the year with a total of 540, finishing in first place and beating seven other schools. The team was made up of five bowlers: James Lucas, Andrew Kriter, Van Clarke, Hugh Willcox, and Daniel Sobel. It was the second state championship in a row for the Heathwood bowling program, as the girls team earned the title last... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Be a good mentor, help teach and model good screen time, and distinguish between digital "candy" and digital "vegetables." Those were some of the key recommendations from Katey McPherson, a nationally recognized expert in youth mental health who also has 25 years of experience as a teacher, school administrator, and guidance counselor, when she met virtually with Heathwood parents on February 5. McPherson's presentation, "Generation NEXT: How to Reach, Teach, and Support Your iGen Student,"... Read More
Posted on Monday, February 1, 2021
Gus Herlong '06 launches six-week effort to assist hungry families in his market. Read More...
Posted on Monday, February 1, 2021
Through her senior exhibition research, Carter Seibels '98 ultimately chose to study glass blowing, took a class from a local artist, and began producing unique glass beads that could be sold to people who were interested in crafts and homemade goods. Fast forward a few years, and Seibels found herself attending college, where she continued to hone in on her skills and interest in making jewelry and designing glass beads. What started as a class project and a fun hobby soon became a budding... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Greenville attorney Michael W. Rabb’s '10 motivation for his recent SC Lawyer article is rooted in recent events. His inspiration stems from a recent American Bar Association interpretation of Good Samaritan statutes, which highlights how the COVID-19 pandemic may bring more relevancy to the statutes than ever before. Read More...
Posted on Friday, January 22, 2021
Heathwood freshman Yana Johnson is one of seven students nationwide to be named winners of this year's New York Times Teen Personal Narrative Contest. Yana's essay "Contraband", which recounts her experience as a first-generation American encountering peers who don't believe we should welcome immigrants to our country, has been published on the New York Times website. Senior Charlotte Hughes was also named a finalist in the contest, for her essay "Automobile Trouble."
Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2020
This year's Middle School Turkey Trot looked a little different than usual, but its results were the same as in any previous year: more than $12,000 raised in support of Harvest Hope Food Bank. While the Turkey Trot, held each year on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, is traditionally an opportunity for all Middle School students and faculty to raise money for Harvest Hope by walking, running, and dancing along the Heathwood track together, this year's Turkey Trot had to be reimagined in... Read More
Posted on Monday, December 7, 2020
Six Heathwood Upper School students took part in the 2020 NAIS Student Diversity Leadership Conference, spending the week of Dec. 1-4 working with fellow independent school students from across the nation to develop cross-cultural communication skills, learn how to design effective strategies for social justice practice, and more. The participating students were Justin Ansley, Annie Benoit, Allison Davis, Genevieve Marterer, Liam Quan, and Myles Roberts. Their faculty mentors were Director... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 4, 2020
Heathwood Hall senior Ronnie Porter has been named Mr. Richland County Football Player of the Year. The award caps off a stellar season in which Ronnie rushed for more than 1600 yards, scored 15 touchdowns, and had 98 tackles and seven sacks. “Ronnie is an outstanding football player but an even better person,” said Heathwood coach Danny Lewis. “He means so much to our Heathwood Hall football program and our community. I’m tickled to death for him and I’m excited to watch what the next phase... Read More

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