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Posted on Friday, May 4, 2018
Fifteen thousand meals are on their way to hungry children overseas thanks to Heathwood Hall middle schoolers and parent volunteers. On Friday, May 4, Heathwood’s 7th and 8th grade classes, along with teachers, staff, and parents, packaged 15,000 meals for the aid group Rise Against Hunger in just two hours. The meals will be delivered to schoolchildren in other countries where hunger is prevalent. The Heathwood event was the brainchild of 8th grader Addie Grace Cook, who was inspired by a... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018
Eight members of the Heathwood Class of 2018 and five members of the Class of 2019 were inducted into the prestigious Cum Laude Society on April 18. The new inductees are seniors Lydia Comer, Lawson Leidinger, Isabelle Lord, Emmye Mullins, Paris Tomlin, Ray Wang, Jim Xue, Coco Yuan; and juniors Davis Buchanan, Julia Lauterbach, Ben Mathews, Kathleen Powers, and Kate Willhide. They join seven members of the Class of 2018 who were inducted last year: Marie Charlotte Demetriades, Ruth Dibble,... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The Christian faith spans all continents, multiple cultures, and multiple languages. In Heathwood’s annual multi-lingual chapel services, students and faculty celebrate that rich and diverse faith experience in a variety of ways. This year’s Multi-Lingual Chapel day was April 18. Students in each division celebrated in different ways, but each service had strong multi-lingual components. In Early Childhood Chapel, for example, students listened to the Lord’s Prayer being recited in Spanish... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
After a hiatus of several years, Heathwood has a softball team again—and if their inaugural game was anything to go by, they’re going to be a force to be reckoned with. The Middle School Lady Highlanders are currently playing in a local league rather than in interscholastic competition. But plans are in the works for them to officially compete for the school in the future. In the meantime, under the tutelage of coaches Rob Bauer and Jim McMahon, they cruised to an 18-3 victory in their first... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Fourteen Heathwood Upper School students collectively won 18 awards for their original scientific research at the 2018 meeting of the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science at Presbyterian College on April 14. Altogether, 35 Heathwood students presented their research at SCJAS. All are participants in Heathwood’s Honors Science Research Program, through which students design, implement, and analyze results from an independent experimental research project. Heathwood is one of just seven... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Since Coach Lynn Humphrey took over the golf program in the mid-90’s, she’s had brothers, sisters, even twins, but never what she’s encountered this season.   The Boys Golf program currently features three different sets of brothers as the Lucas’ (senior Daniel and freshman James), Lamar’s (freshman William and 6th-grader Thomas), and King’s (senior Robert, and sophomore twins Manning and McLain) are all competing for the Highlanders this spring.  To say that the teammates are close is... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018
The trenches dug by soldiers along the Western Front in World War I stretched some 600 miles across France, from the North Sea to Switzerland. The trenches dug by Heathwood Upper School students in the woods near the Middle School are not nearly that extensive, but they do in many ways accurately replicate the originals. And they were on display to the larger Heathwood community on March 17, when seven students and two faculty members staged the 2018 trench program, “Quiet on the Western... Read More
Posted on Monday, March 19, 2018
PEAK Director Stan Wood started teaching at Heathwood right after he graduated from college in 1983 and has never left. Over that time, he’s been a P.E. teacher, coach, athletic director, and Upper School geography and science teacher. But it’s as the founder and long-time director of Heathwood’s signature outdoor education program that he’s had his most significant impact on the school. Here he talks about the origins of the PEAK program, why it's such a good fit with Heathwood’s... Read More

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