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Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020
Recent Heathwood graduate Nico Adamo, '20, is the winner of a 2020 High School Mock Trial Scholarship from the South Carolina Bar Association. It's one of a string of recent awards for Heathwood Mock Trial students: both the Middle School and Upper School teams advanced out of regionals to the state competition this year, and both were also awarded the coveted Professionalism and Civility Award. Nico, who was nominated for the scholarship by Heathwood Mock Trial Coach Barbara Petit, will be... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020
So many of you who knew Molly Roddey during her many years at Heathwood expressed interest in honoring her legacy on campus. Now, you can be part of establishing a new garden space for outdoor reflection and learning in memory of Molly and recognizing her love of all things Heathwood, especially the natural beauty and teaching opportunities she found outside the traditional classroom walls. A committee of faculty, staff, parents, and friends have thoughtfully planned this memorial garden... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Unless you’ve been at Heathwood for more than 20 years, you likely can’t remember a time when Antara Brander wasn’t running the Plaid Peddler. Since the year 2000 Antara has been the store’s manager and the person you were most likely to see when dropping in for uniform items, spirit wear, or snacks. Now, with a move to Asheville, she’s passing the torch, leaving an entire generation of Highlanders with fond memories of her as the face of the campus store. When Antara and her husband Tom... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The South Carolina Independent Schools Association has named the 2019-2020 Heathwood Yearbook Best All Around in its annual Student Publication Awards. It is the 3rd time in the past five years that the Heathwood yearbook staff has earned that honor. Yearbook Co-Editors Grayson Miller and James Lucas, Copy Editor Addie-Grace Cook, and Faculty Advisor Cindy Scannella worked with a talented staff to build the yearbook around the theme "Blaze," because, as they explain in the letter... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Twenty members of the Class of 2024 were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on May 12 by NJHS faculty advisors Liza Johnson and Pamela Pope and Middle School Head Suzanne Nagy.  The new inductees are: Lyles Barre Annie Benoit Davidson Bradley Jack Burrows Madden Collins Anna Cooper  Chacey Cox Nicole Craft Allison Davis Austin Herndon Sophie Hughes John McConnell Tess Overstreet Krish Patel Sophie Peek Georgia Robertson Reed Smith Cam Taylor Spencer Thomas... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Thanks to a host of generous donors, the National Junior Honor Society's 2020 Diaper Drive significantly exceeded its goal of collecting 5000 diapers for Harvest Hope Food Bank, bringing in 6800 diapers and counting. The Diaper Drive is the NJHS's biggest annual service project, and normally fills the lobby of the Middle School with bags and boxes of diapers and wipes, which are always greatly needed at Harvest Hope. This year's campus closure and social distancing requirements meant the... Read More
Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020
When the conoravirus pandemic forced the closure of Heathwood’s campus, most of our international students returned to their homes in Asia and Europe. But once remote learning began, most have also joined in, despite the challenges of time differences of as many as 12 hours. We asked several of them to tell us what their remote learning experience has been like, what keeps them feeling connected to Heathwood, and what they’re planning to do next. Here’s what they had to say:   Freshman... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020 — Heathwood Hall announced today its plans for a phased reopening of its campus in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.  Head of School Chris Hinchey said the school will welcome students back to campus on August 19 for the 2020-2021 academic year.  “While I’ve been impressed with how Heathwood teachers and students have adapted to remote learning, face-to-face interactions with teachers and mentors contribute positively to student engagement and learning outcomes,”  said Mr.... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Fourteen Heathwood Honors Science students have won recognition from the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science (SCJAS) for the independent scientific research they conducted during the 2019-2020 school year. While SCJAS was unable to hold its annual conference this year, students were still invited to submit the written versions of their research projects, which were judged in competition with other submissions from around the state. The Heathwood students whose work was honored are:... Read More
Posted by Erin Pope, Director of Development on Monday, April 27, 2020
Heathwood’s 36th Annual Auction: Lights, Camera, Auction on March 14 was scheduled to take place in a new exciting venue with every detail of the evening planned to maximize community spirit and fundraising. This annual tradition has raised more than $3.5 million dollars to directly benefit thousands of Heathwood students, numerous dedicated faculty members, and Heathwood programs. When the threat of COVID-19 caused us to consider canceling this event, the thought of endless hours from deeply... Read More

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