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Posted on Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The classroom curriculum came alive for Heathwood's 6th graders when they spent November 7th and 8th at Camp Thunderbird, working with Heathwood teachers and the staff at the camp’s Environmental Education Center and expanding lessons learned in their science classes. Classes at Camp Thunderbird allowed the students to study the qualities and properties of soil and the complexities associated with aquatic ecology. Some of the questions the 6th graders explored included: --How do temperature... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018
On Sunday, approximately 20 faculty, students, and parents met at the chapel bell near the pond to remember and reflect upon the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War.  The bell chimed eleven times at exactly 11 a.m. to commemorate the cease fire that occurred at that moment 100 years ago.  The service closed with all present reading aloud the poem "For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon.  The occasion was also a time to pause and give thanks on Veterans' Day for all those who... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018
1x1 Design provides architecture, interior design and planning services for a range of residential and commercial clients, focusing on innovative design.  Recently, two projects received design recognition by the Columbia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Columbia).  The Interior and Exterior Renovations at The Bakery at BullStreet was given a Citation Award in Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse/Renovation.  The Bakery was first constructed in 1900 as part of the South... Read More
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018
Jennifer Gray '01 is a Partner with Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman in Los Angeles, CA.  She has been named one of the next generations Hollywood's Rising Executives 35 and Under.  Jennifer represents a fellow Alum, Manish Dayal (Patel) '01, star in The Resident as well as many other rising talents.  Read the full article here
Posted on Monday, November 12, 2018
On Veterans Day it's common for history classes to focus on critical moments in American military history. This Veterans' Day, 5th grade history teacher Kitty White took that focus a step further when she shared with students the story of her own uncle's experience in World War II.  As Ms. White discussed the sacrifices American soldiers have made for our country, she described what her uncle had shared with her about being forced through the Bataan Death March by the Japanese. Ms. White's... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Madelyn Smith '09 was recognized in the Midlandsbiz newsletter announcing her new dual role as Home Works Operations Officer and Health Works Director. She will be working in partnership with Palmetto Health to facilitate home repairs linked to health factors and oversee day to day ministry efforts throughout the state.  Read the full article here
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Heathwood Middle School and Upper School students celebrated National Mix It Up Day on October 31 by changing up who they ate lunch with. The goal was to build community by creating opportunities for new connections—and that’s just what students reported. “I have literally never sat with any of these people before,” said 7th grader Thysen Jonell, “and it’s nice, because you get to connect with new people.” “It’s really cool to get to talk to new people and become closer with them,” added... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Heathwood’s distinctive PEAK outdoor education and leadership program celebrated its 20th anniversary on October 25 by opening its doors to the Heathwood community for an evening of outdoor adventure and fun. The 200+ Heathwood students and families who attended the anniversary party had the opportunity to climb PEAK’s signature Alpine Tower, paddle on Heathwood Pond, hike the Anne T. Weston Trail around the edge of campus, shoot on the Archery Range, and more. They were assisted by PEAK... Read More
Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018
Heathwood 7th grader Jais Ward is the 2018 SCISA Girls Cross Country Individual State Champion, and the Heathwood Boys Cross Country Team are 2018 State Runners-Up. Both the Girls and Boys teams capped off strong seasons with outstanding performances at the state meet, which was held at Heathwood on October 27. On the boys’ side, sophomore Neb Sneath and freshman Hugh Willcox earned All-State honors by finishing in second and third place respectively among all runners, and sophomore Jack... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018
When Heathwood 5th graders traveled to Harbison Forest on October 24 for the Wood Magic Forest Fair, they weren't just walking through the woods -- they were watching their science curriculum come to life.  As 5th Grace Science Teacher Susan McRae explained, "Fifth grade science content is environmental science, including resources and the management of resources.  The field trip provided information to the students about the sustainable management of forest resources in our state, and the... Read More